Saturday, January 20, 2018

School leaders delight in graduation rate report

By DEVAN FILCHAK Improvements were aplenty with local graduation rates, but the non-waiver graduation rate at Southern Wells Community Schools increased by almost an entire...

City’s building inspector wants to check rentals

By DAVE SCHULTZ Bluffton Building Commissioner Ted Smith says the city needs to keep a closer eye on rental housing, and is proposing a yearly...

Wells Boys and Girls Club to host ‘Making a Difference’ banquet

The Wells Community Boys and Girls Club will host a “Making a Difference” banquet at the club on Monday, Feb. 26, with the evening’s program ...

Forum topic: Growth in Wells

Wells County Economic Development is hosting an open forum discussion to engage in a countywide discussion on how citizens can work ...

Wells performers will be part of Pulse fundraiser for firefighters

Among the area performers to participate in the fundraiser for firefighters at the Pulse Opera House in Warren ...

Judson University choir concert at First Baptist is set for Thursday

The Judson University Choir will present  a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at First Baptist Church in Bluffton. First Baptist, 202 W. Cherry...

Police News: 1-19-18

INCIDENTS City: Thursday, 2:40 a.m., residence in the 200 block of North Union Street. Altercation between a man and a woman. Officers responded. Lisa Rene McGuinn,...

Wells Court Docket: 1-19-18

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Marie Summers-Baughman, 41, Fort Wayne, pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II controlled substance or its...

High School Sports Calendar: 1-19-18

FRIDAY, JAN. 19 SWIMMING: ACAC Diving at Jay County, 6 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Norwell at New Haven, 6 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL: Bluffton at Adams Central, 6 p.m....

Ouabache park managers moving on

When Alec Snelson was hired about three years ago, Ouabache State Park manager Dustin Clark said he had finally found ...