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BFD unveils Haz-Mat trailer

BFD unveils Haz-Mat trailer

Bluffton firefighters found themselves in a predicament last year when they were faced with an unusual situation: Two major fuel spills from traffic accidents...

Molester gets 66-year term

Molester gets 66-year term

A Bluffton man was sentenced to more than six decades behind bars Friday in Wells Circuit Court. David C. Ennik, 51, was found guilty by a jury earlier this...

Less than 3 weeks until ‘Where Dreams Come True’

Plans becoming final for the 104th Bluffton Free Street Fair The countdown is getting shorter. Joe Ayers, vice president of the board of directors of the Bluffton Street Fair (formal name: Bluffton Free Street Fair and...

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton Luau Party

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton Luau Party

Check out all the fun from the city’s Luau Party on Aug. 23.

Labor Day brings some closings

Due to the Labor Day holiday, several local offices will be closed Monday.

Who’s watching the kids?

Who’s watching the kids?

Speaker addresses Wells County’s need for 1,500 additional child care spots

Parks Department starting ‘Girls on the Run’ program

A new group from the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department has been formed to encourage healthy lifestyles in young girls.

Former teacher has 1st court appearance

The former Bluffton High School teacher facing a charge of child seduction appeared in Wells Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon.

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Admitted car thief gets six years in prison

Admitted car thief gets six years in prison

A Fort Wayne man was sentenced to six years in prison following his guilty plea in Wells Circuit Court to auto theft.

BHMSD issues statement on Clark

Wayne Barker, superintendent of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District, said Wednesday afternoon that he was “deeply saddened” by the events that led to the arrest of Josh Clark, a former mathematics...

Full slate of events this weekend

From Montpelier to Zanesville, there’s plenty to do

Ex-BHS teacher faces child seduction charges

Ex-BHS teacher faces child seduction charges

A former Bluffton High School math teacher has been arrested on a charge of child seduction, a Class C felony.

Grasping diplomacy

Grasping diplomacy

BHS graduate speaks about life after high school

Variances for cell tower get BZA’s disdain

Variances that would have allowed construction of a communications tower along Ind. 124 west of Bluffton was denied Tuesday night by the Wells County Board of Zoning Appeals.

Sherburne wins motorcycle from sheriffs’ group

Sherburne wins motorcycle from sheriffs’ group

When Ossian resident Jon Sherburne learned he’d won a 2013 Harley Davidson Road King motorcycle, he was incredulous.

Reappraisal of CVS land filed in court

From 14 times more to 14 times less, the appraisal for the CVS signage relocation has been filed in Wells Circuit Court.

City to open K-9 Kommons

City to open K-9 Kommons

Dog park at Indiana and Market streets set for ribbon-cutting Saturday

B-H enrollment going up again

The “official” count won’t be made for another couple of weeks, but enrollment in the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District appears to be up again for the 2014-15 school year.

Women accused of working together in Walmart thefts

Preliminary pleas of not guilty have been entered for two Bluffton women in connection with a series of thefts that allegedly occurred July 3 through 6 at the Bluffton Walmart store.

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