Junior naturalist campers at Ouabache

After having spent this past week as campers at Ouabache State Park in the Junior Indiana Master Naturalist’s program the 13 youngsters served as...

A patriotic neighbor

One of Robert Chastein’s neighbors has nominated the home in the Bluffton Woods Mobile Home Park for a “Patriotic Neighbor” recognition. What a fitting...

Gloria’s summer strawberry delights

“Julia! Austin! Wake up, we’re ready to leave for Ohio! Remember, we’re going to Grandpa’s today!” I told my sleeping darlings. Shrieks of delight sounded...

20 minutes till quit time

Each year I try to include a column about the goal to “stop smoking.” It’s true; in the next 20 minutes you can decide...

Wells County Homemakers celebrate 96th spring festival

“Celebrate Spring!” was the theme for the 96th annual Wells County Extension Homemakers Festival held on May 18, at the 4-H Community Building. The evening...

Dad really does some things best

Dad does some things best. It may be blowing out birthday candles, golf, jumping rope, mopping floors, explaining science … Here are some stories...

Jan and Alice Curry to celebrate their 60th anniversary

Jan and Alice Curry will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 22, 2017. They were married in Bluffton on June 22, 1957. They...

A sweet and sour visit to the swimming hole

“What are we going to do tonight?” I asked my husband, Daniel. “I don’t know, do you have anything that you would like to do?”...

A Better Retirement Plan

(Part two of two parts) To plan for a better retirement, one must also plan financially. Do you have an emergency/contingency fund? Accidents do happen....

Wells Co. Council on Aging: 6-14-17

Office Hours Monday through Friday are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 2008 Wells on Wheels (WOW) Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday from...