Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Wheels of Yesteryear 2016 Pedal Tractor Pull results

The Bluffton Optimist Club sponsored a kiddie pedal tractor pulling contest as part of the Wheels of Yesteryear antique tractor show, on Saturday August...

Local D.A.R. will meet Saturday

The Captain William Wells Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the small meeting...

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...

Share Gloria’s favorite picnic picks on Memorial Day

Hello! I hope all of you readers are having a great month of May.  A special thank you to my mother for filling in...

From New York big shot to hometown librarian

By Carrie O’Malley *** With a high-paying job in New York City and bright prospects for her media career, Carrie O’Malley had what many 20-somethings dream...

A Joyful Noise … A WHOLE NEW WORLD

A WHOLE NEW WORLD In Feb. 28, 1944, Corrie Ten Boom fell victim to a “better world.” For more than three years, Corrie and her family harbored...

Art’s council’s fundraiser to have Fall Tailgate theme on Oct. 14

By BARBARA BARBIERI Grill chef for the Wells County Creative Arts Council’s Fall Tailgate fundraising event will be Mike Miller. Tailgating type foods will be offered beginning...

Markle News: 1-3-17

Today I want you all to realize that life can be beautiful if we just give it a try. Life is actually being a wonderful...

See the blessings in caring for a loved one

By ANNA FITZGERALD Anna Fitzgerald’s mom had always cared for her, but after undergoing surgery, Anna found herself in the role of caregiver. With the...

Gloria serves up zucchini hamburger casserole

Summertime is winding to a close and cooler days have arrived in the southern Illinois countryside we call home. Fall is here at last....