Police Notebook 01-16-2017

INCIDENTS City: Saturday, 2:36 p.m., East Dustman Road at Bellbrook Boulevard. Officer pulled over a vehicle and arrested the driver,  Paulin Luz Nava, 35, rural Bluffton,...

Police Notebook 01-23-2017

INCIDENTS City: Saturday, 12:57 p.m., 1000 block of Summit Ave. Caller reported someone called him pretending to be his grandson claiming he had been arrested and...

Gone fishing

Many of the younger Balentine Gallery visitors were fascinated by the fish carved by Dr. Lawrence Wiedman. The carvings are of fish that are...

Man injured in ATV accident early Sunday morning

By GLEN WERLING A Bluffton man was listed in critical condition this morning following an all-terrain vehicle crash near Uniondale early Sunday morning. Christopher M. Penrod,...

In jury trial, man found guilty of molesting 2 children

After a three-day jury trial this week, a 56-year-old Bluffton man was found guilty ...

WCT offering murder/mystery dinner theatre March 3, 4, 5

By BARBARA BARBIERI On the weekend of March 3 through March 5, the Wells Community Theatre is offering three performances of “Murderous Crossing” at the...

Taking advantage of the warmer weather

A crew from C&H Concrete Construction Inc. of Fort Wayne works on what will be the ...

Schools await final numbers as legislators set budget

Wells County schools would receive increases in base funding next year, according to ...

APC makes note of its 50th anniversary

By DAVE SCHULTZ There was a low-key celebration of sorts Thursday night as the Wells County Area Plan Commission marked 50 years since its creation. The...

Norwell band members win gold at state finals

Nine entries from Norwell High School band members won gold Feb. 25 at the Indiana State School Music Association Solo and Ensemble State Finals. The...