Ossian News

BZA: Ossian’s sign is welcome to stay where it is

​The sign saying “Welcome to Ossian” north of the town will stay where it is after the Wells County Board of Zoning Appeals gave it a second setback variance Tuesday night.

One of Ossian bank robbers pleads guilty in federal court

One of Ossian bank robbers pleads guilty in federal court

A Fort Wayne man believed to be the gunman in the robbery of the Ossian PNC Bank last May has pleaded guilty to one of the counts filed against him.

Ossian council OKs list of streets for summer repaving

Poor Ossian finds itself in the same predicament as other communities around the state — too many streets in poor condition and not enough cash in the budget to fix them all.

Join the Navy, see the world, get hitched, and live happily ever after in Ossian

Join the Navy, see the world, get hitched, and live happily ever after in Ossian

They met on a blind date while both served in the Navy. Jill and Jim Queener had pursued medical careers in the Navy, living at various locales around the...

Flower child

Flower child

Ossian Elementary student Hayden Double celebrates spring

Yummy pancakes!

Yummy pancakes!

Yummy pancakes!

Ossian’s crime rate plummets

What’s up in Ossian?

NWCS resource officer will come from the county

Ossian Police Chief Dave Rigney reported at Monday’s police commissioner meeting that the issue of an school resource officer for Ossian has resolved itself.

Two injured in 3-vehicle crash at Ind. 1/U.S. 224

Two injured in 3-vehicle crash at Ind. 1/U.S. 224

The Wells County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a three-vehicle accident Saturday after a Decatur man allegedly didn’t stop for the red light at the...

Suit filed in 2012 Ossian-area fire

A jury trial has been requested in a nearly $400,000 lawsuit resulting from a fire on the Ossian Furniture property in November 2012.

Ossian’s recycling, trash totals are picking up

Ossian’s recycling, trash totals are picking up

Recycling in Ossian increased between 2012 and 2013. But then, so did trash pickup.

Ossian Revitalization’s annual fundraiser set for April 26 this year

Ossian Revitalization’s annual fundraiser set for April 26 this year

The ninth annual “Evening of Wine Tasting, Microbrews, Jazz and More,” a benefit for the Ossian Economic Revitalization organization, will be held...

Cold crickets

Cold crickets

Cold crickets

Oversight causes Ossian to alert water customers

Ossian Town Manager Luann Martin doesn’t want Ossian residents to panic over the safety of Ossian drinking water just because the town missed a test on the water.

Budgets OK’d — with exceptions

Ossian and Bluffton must accept revised numbers

Branches causing problems in Ossian

In 34 places at curbsides around Ossian there are tree limbs hanging lower than the height of school buses.

Bye bye, balloons

Bye bye, balloons

Ossian Elementary first-grade students prepare to unleash 100 balloons

Ossian baseball league completes rally, saves season

Members of the Ossian-Jefferson Township Park Board — specifically Jason Heckber — have recorded a save of Ossian’s Minor League baseball program.

Ossian council replaces appointee

Monday night’s meeting of the Ossian Town Council was one of the shortest meetings that the council members have had for awhile.

Council establishes redevelopment group

Members of the Ossian Town Council Monday night agreed that they will serve as the members of the Redevelopment Commission for the town of Ossian.

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