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No change on Rigney’s status

A packed house at the Ossian Town Council meeting Monday night still didn’t get to hear exactly what they wanted to hear — that Dave Rigney would stay on as the town’s police chief.

Ossian’s clerk asks $10,000 salary hike

Ossian’s Clerk-Treasurer, Jeannette Dickey, wants a $10,000 raise next year and she’s built it into the town budget proposed for 2016.

No names were stated by Shadle at Ossian Town Council meeting

Tuesday’s report about Monday evening’s Ossian Town Council meeting incorrectly stated that Ossian police commissioner Steve Shadle mentioned by name five individuals in relation to his concern about a conspiracy...

Keep the chief, Ossian council told

Ossian’s town council got an earful from its citizens and others Monday night and they were plenty angry — and they had 415 signatures on petitions to back up their assertion they were not alone.

Car slams into fire truck in Ossian

Car slams into fire truck in Ossian

A two-vehicle accident involving an Ossian fire truck snarled traffic Saturday afternoon in Ossian.

Ossian police chief supporters hope to get answers at Monday town council meeting

While it’s not on the agenda, members of the Ossian Town Council might get an earful from supporters of Ossian Police Chief David Rigney at the council’s meeting Monday night. At the prior meeting of the council,...

County gets yet another high rating

County gets yet another high rating

Study shows Wells had second highest increase in weekly wages since 2008 recession

Challenger files for Ossian council

Challenger files for Ossian council

Renee M. Sweeney has filed a declaration of candidacy with the Wells County Clerk’s office intending to seek election in November to the East Ward in the...

Rigney may be on the way out at Ossian PD

Ossian Police Chief David Rigney will step down from his position in January, his lawyer said Monday.

Church celebrates official opening

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce and Ambassadors celebrated a new building location for the First Baptist Church of Ossian at 201 S Jefferson St. on July 10. “It’s great to see the community come out for...

Ossian council approves water line replacement

The Ossian Town Council Monday night voted to go with the low bid for a water project because it needs to be done — even as they expressed concerns about the cost.

Ossian council opens water bids

Members of the Ossian Town Council Thursday afternoon opened bids on projects to replace water lines on Melching Drive between Davis Road and Morton Lane and in the alley behind Ossian Presbyterian Church.

Vandalism vexes Ossian Park Board members

Ossian Park Board members want to keep the town’s parks nice, but there’s apparently a group of boys in town who have other ideas.

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

SLIDE SHOW: 2015 Ossian Freedom Fest

SLIDE SHOW: 2015 Ossian Freedom Fest

Click here to view scenes from Tuesday night’s party in Ossian.

Man says he was attacked at home

A man was attacked in a reported robbery Friday afternoon.

Donaghy among members of RDA board

An Ossian resident has been named to a panel that will compete for up to $42 million in state matching funds for capital projects.

Years ago, it was ‘click, click, click’ and the Ossian ambulance was on its way

Years ago, it was ‘click, click, click’ and the Ossian ambulance was on its way

Prior to April 1, 1975, anyone in the Ossian area who required emergency transport to the hospital was taken there not by Wells County EMS, but by the local...

Ossian council OKs consultants’ plan for town

The Ossian Steering Committee and High Performance Government’s comprehensive plan for Ossian was adopted by members of the Ossian Town Council Monday evening.

Ossian Days will be Sept. 10, 11, 12

Organizers seek nominations for ‘diamond feature’

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