Wells early voting turnout hits 10%

By JESSICA WILLIAMS Due to the popularity of early voting so far, a fourth voting machine was added this week outside the Wells County Clerk’s...

Cubs fans celebrate a World Series victory

By DAVE SCHULTZ Friends and family had an interesting word for their long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans Thursday morning. “Congratulations!” The Cubs, the franchise heretofore known as the...

Seeing snowflakes

Bluffton Electric worker Chase Ellet wraps garland around a utility pole on Market Street Monday afternoon outside the courthouse as crews prepared for the...

Man receives 10-year sentence for hitting woman with shotgun

By GLEN WERLING A Vera Cruz man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for striking his girlfriend with a shotgun at the residence...

ISTEP+ scores give good news to LCES, Southern Wells

Students’ scores on the 2016 ISTEP+ improved at two schools ...

NOW! updates Bluffton council on downtown reinvestment

The Bluffton Common Council heard an update on the Community Reinvestment Program operated by a group dedicated to improving the city’s ...

Hurt: Not much change for farmers in 2017

By GLEN WERLING Purdue professor of agricultural economics Chris Hurt readily acknowledges that he’s starting to sound repetitious in his advice to farmers. But for now,...

A hearty handshake

And a big welcome from Mayor Ted Ellis, right, as he greets former Bluffton Fire Chief Gary Markley at Monday’s Mayor’s open house. More...

A couple of Hoosier notables

John Stiles, 10, a fourth-grader at Ossian Elementary School, portrays NASA astronaut Gus Grissom during a History Hall of Fame event Friday at the school ...

Police Notebook: 12-16-16

INCIDENTS City: Thursday, 9:24 a.m., Wells County Public Library, 200 W. Washington. Library surveillance video reportedly captured footage of a man displaying his genitals in the...