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Hiday construction begins

Hiday construction begins

Hiday family members broke ground Friday morning for the new site of Hiday Motors Chevrolet on North Main Street, just south of Hiday Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

They’ll have booths at the Senior Expo May 7

They’ll have booths at the Senior Expo May 7

The vendors who will participate in the 2015 Wells County Senior Expo May 7 at the Wells County Community Center gathered for a photo this week.

Manley Meats claims honor in contest

Manley Meats of Decatur had a winning entry in the recent Indiana Meat Packers and Processors Association Hoosier Cured Meat Show in West Lafayette.

Frauhiger named controller at BCS

Frauhiger named controller at BCS

Chris Frauhiger of Bluffton was recently appointed controller for Bi-County Services, Inc.

Mercy Seat Dentistry now open

Mercy Seat Dentistry now open

A Fort Wayne dentist who has worked in the dental field for 30 years, seven of them locally, has opened her own family dental practice in Bluffton.

Sengstack to succeed Trumbull May 8

Sengstack to succeed Trumbull May 8

FORT WAYNE — R. Scott Trumbull will retire from the board of Franklin Electric Co. Inc. at the conclusion of the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders May 8.

Lengerich Meats has winning contest entry

Lengerich Meats of Zanesville had a winning entry in the Hoosier Cured Meat Show, which was held during the annual convention of the Indiana Meat Packers and Processors Association in West Lafayette.

50 jobs moving from Huntington to Mexico

Wabash Technologies is moving around 50 jobs to Mexico, according to a company spokesperson.

FCS’ ‘Closet’ gets an update from Lowe’s

The local Lowes store made Family Centered Services’ The Closet its recent recipient of its corporate Community Heroes project. Volunteers from the store and the agency spent last Saturday remodeling the space that...

FCS March program sponsorship recognized

The top sponsor for Family Centered Services’ program, “The Closet,” during March was Bluffton Regional Medical Center. Pictured, from left, are Dr. George Babcock, FCS Executive Director Amy George, FCS Director...

NCAA winner

Josh Clark, left, of Ossian accepts his first-place prize of a 42” television from Justin Caylor of Stylus Audio-Video. Clark won the prize with his predictions of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, topping more...

Huntington’s drive-in has new owners

It has been announced that the Huntington Drive-In has been purchased by the Goodrich Quality Theaters group out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, the same group that has operated the Huntington 7 since 1999. The drive-in,...

‘Y’ child care effort attains 1st state level

The Wells County Early Learning Center, the child care program of the Caylor-Nickel Foundation Family YMCA, has received a Level 1 rating in Paths to Quality, Indiana’s rating and improvement system for child care...

Ossian rehab facility to get addition

The company that owns the Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center is planning to build an assisted living community adjoining the current facility. Marion-based TLC Management says a 36-apartment facility will be built,...

Wabash Electric is the Business of the Month

Wabash Electric is the Business of the Month

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce has awarded Wabash Electric as the “Business of the Month” for April. Vice-President of Operations Darren Crandel said...

Extra efforts, extra honors

Extra efforts, extra honors

Extra efforts, extra honors

iAB aids HU ag program

Lee Pasko, vice president and agribusiness banker at iAB Financial Bank, is shown presenting a $2,500 check to Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University, to support the university’s new Haupert...

Miller, Towery join Markle Medical’s office in Warren

Two new medical professionals have joined the staff of the Markle Medical Center’s Warren office. Deborah Miller, M.D., and nurse practitioner Julie Towery, R.N., provide services ranging from routine checkups to...

Ossian Health and Rehab gets honor

The Ossian Health and Rehabilitation facility has been awarded the 2015 Embracing Quality Award by the American Health Care Association’s Quality Symposium. During the symposium on Feb. 24, Providigm announced the...

New wheels

New wheels

Pictured is MaryKay Sales Director Lyn Rodgers, along with consultants Patty Baker and Judy Lynch, picking up the unit’s 16th free company car at Hiday...

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