Getting ready to grow

Southern Wells Elementary School students are participating in Garden Club for the first time this year. Fourth-grade students Daizi Pennington (left) and Harmony Tuell...

Wreath hanging

Holiday wreaths are being hung at the Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre with care in ...

Sprunger & Sprunger law office opens

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff, ambassadors, friends and neighbors welcomed Sprunger & Sprunger Attorneys at Law to 105 N. Main St in...

Big July 4 block party planned

Members of the Markle Area Chamber of Commerce presented their request to the Markle Town Council Wednesday, and by consensus the block party was ...

Seniors’ final program discussed birdwatching and list keeping

By BARBARA BARBIERI Ed and Cynthia Powers took turns telling those attending the Ouabache State Park Senior Lunch at the park Thursday noon about “Things...

Family ‘Safety Kits’ now available at BFD

Bi-County Services and AWS Foundation, in collaboration with the Bluffton Fire Department, ...

Police Notebook: 8-19-17

INCIDENTS City: Friday, 8:34 a.m., Bluffton Middle School, 1500 Stogdill Road. Officer requested after a knife was found on school property. Friday, 1:11 p.m., Summit Avenue at...

News-Banner wins awards at AP event

The News-Banner picked up the following honors Friday evening at the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors awards in Indianapolis: • First place, feature writing, division...

1-and-done: Jarman resigns as Southern Wells principal

It was announced Thursday that Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School is searching for a new principal ...

Police Notebook: 5-24-18

INCIDENTS City: Wednesday, 1:08 p.m., 1717 S. Harrison Plaza, First Merchants Bank. Report of fraud on a teen’s account. Wednesday, 1:22 p.m., 2100 N. Main St., Walmart...