January 2018

11 Jan Township High Schools invited to Heritage Days parade meeting

The Heritage Days steering committee of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is planning a special addition to the 2018 Heritage Days Parade. As the theme for Heritage Days is the ’50s: Community Strong, the committee is inviting the 15 township high schools of that era to each produce floats representing their individual schools. A meeting will take place in the South Room of the Huntington Township Public Library on Tuesday, January 23 at 6 p.m. for those interested in being a part of the parade. Before the consolidation of these 15 schools into one county high school, a large rivalry existed between them during sectional tournament sports time. As individual entries to the parade, their floats will also be judged and a winning entry will be selected. This addition to the parade is being headed up by Stan Bippus and Jim Denman. The committee hopes that each school will be represented in the parade with a float decorated with things that represent their particular school. The schools include: Andrews High School, the Cardinals, colors red and white; Banquo High School, Indians, blue and white; Bippus High School, Tigers, blue and gold; Clear Creek High School, Bulldogs, red and white; Huntington Township High School, Bearcats, purple and gold; Huntington Catholic High School, Rams, black and gold and Huntington High School, Vikings, red and black. Additional schools included: Jefferson High School, Spartans, green and white; Lancaster High School, Lancers, red and white; Markle High School, Eagles, blue and gold; Monument City High School, Greyhounds; purple and grey; Rock Creek High School, Aces, black and red; Roanoke High School, Stonewalls, green and white; Union High School, Sharpshooters, blue and white and Warren High School, Lightening Five, blue and white. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24 with the parade on Saturday,...

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11 Jan Sock Hop planned for Heritage Days 2018, June 22

A Sock Hop is planned as a part of the 2018 Heritage Days festivities. The Sock Hop is part of celebrating The ’50s: Community Strong, the Heritage Days theme, and will take place on Friday evening, June 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. Participants are encourage to dress in ’50s garb, and dance to the music of the Moon Cats at a location in the vicinity of Jefferson and Franklin Streets. The Moon Cats play 50s and 60s classic type music, and the sponsor of the event is Lake City Bank. The Heritage Days car show will be also be taking place in downtown Huntington during this time as part of the celebration. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24. Official colors for Heritage Days are Black, White and Silver. For information contact the Chamber at (260) 356-5300 or email skimmel@huntington-chamber.com. Visit www.HuntingtonHeritageDays.com....

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11 Jan Heritage Days Parade has new judging categories

New judging categories have been selected for The Heritage Days Parade for 2018. The parade will take place on Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. With the theme The ’50s: Community Strong, parade judging categories will still include Best Theme Float. Other categories to be judged will include: Adult Group, Antique Vehicle, Best 1950s Sectional Float, Best Horse Unit, Best Musical Unit, Classic Vehicle, Marching Color Guard and Youth Group. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24. The official colors for Heritage Days are Black, White and Silver. For information contact the Chamber at (260) 356-5300 or email skimmel@huntington-chamber.com. Visit www.HuntingtonHeritageDays.com....

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11 Jan Township High Schools invited to Heritage Days parade meeting

The Heritage Days steering committee of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is planning a special addition to the 2018 Heritage Days Parade. As the theme for Heritage Days is the ’50s: Community Strong, the committee is inviting the 15 township high schools of that era to each produce floats representing their individual schools. A meeting will take place in the South Room of the Huntington City-Township Public Library on Tuesday, January 23 at 6 p.m. for those interested in being a part of the parade. Before the consolidation of these 15 schools into one county high school, a large rivalry existed between them during sectional tournament sports time. As individual entries to the parade, their floats will also be judged and a winning entry will be selected. This addition to the parade is being headed up by Stan Bippus and Jim Denman. The committee hopes that each school will be represented in the parade with a float decorated with things that represent their particular school. The schools include: Andrews High School, the Cardinals, colors red and white; Banquo High School, Indians, blue and white; Bippus High School, Tigers, blue and gold; Clear Creek High School, Bulldogs, red and white; Huntington Township High School, Bearcats, purple and gold; Huntington Catholic High School, Rams, black and gold and Huntington High School, Vikings, red and black. Additional schools included: Jefferson High School, Spartans, green and white; Lancaster High School, Lancers, red and white; Markle High School, Eagles, blue and gold; Monument City High School, Greyhounds; purple and grey; Rock Creek High School, Aces, black and red; Roanoke High School, Stonewalls, green and white; Union High School, Sharpshooters, blue and white and Warren High School, Lightening Five, blue and white. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24 with the parade on Saturday,...

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