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Jail Expansion Project now complete

Featured above is a view of one of the new jail cells located at the newly expanded Huntington County Jail.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Thursday, Jan. 13, marked a momentous occasion for Huntington County. Representatives from the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department, Huntington City Police Department, County Council, County Commissioners and more were present at the Huntington County Sheriff’s Office and Jail for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the jail’s new expansion.

 


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Historic Warren sets fundraising goals

Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) awarded Historic Warren, Inc. with its final Cycle II grant in the amount of $15,000. The grant will go toward the Riverside Park Project. The grant was sponsored by the following community funds: James & Nancy Breiner, J. Ben & Mary Good Family, Jim & Linda Howell and Herb & Corinne Scheiber Memorial. Pictured are (from left) Historic Warren Board Member Jessica Sunderman, HCCF Board Member Myrna Neff and Historic Warren Board Members Melinda Daniels, Jeff Souder, Neil Laymon and Becky Souder.
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Thanks to the efforts of Historic Warren, Inc., the Riverside Park Project could reach its Phase 3 goal through Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (IHCDA) CreatINg Places program.

Becky Souder, of Historic Warren, says that the Riverside Park Project originally began with the completion of Phase 1 in April 2013. Phase 2 was completed in September of 2018 and now Historic Warren wishes to finish Phase 3 of the project, which has an estimated cost of $137,000.

 


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Daugherty presents new re-entry updates

Updates to the Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) COVID-19 Re-entry Plan and the OSHA COVID-19 policy were discussed during the HCCSC Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Jan. 10.
HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty said that, in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), HCCSC has decided on several updates to its policy.

 


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Rosen earns recognition


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Abbi Wilson Rosen was honored during halftime of the Huntington North High School (HNHS) girl’s basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 12, for being named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team.

 


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Christmas fun


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Roanoke Elementary School Principal Jami Craft appeared as an Elf on the Shelf in different places around the school each morning the week before Christmas break so that the students could find her.