Tuesday, September 18, 2018

City plans a study of its water rates

The proposal from H.J. Umbaugh and Associates calls for the company to review the water ...

Citizen’s flood woes return to city

By DAVE SCHULTZ Arley Higginbotham returned to the Bluffton Common Council Tuesday night, pleading for the city’s assistance in dealing with flooding problems that have...

Quote for log jam removal gets OK

By JESSICA BRICKER A log jam near North Oak Street extended on the Wabash River will be removed for $8,400. The Wells County Drainage Board approved...

Council approves nearly $73,000 in additional funding

By JESSICA BRICKER Additional funding requests were approved for three county departments. The Wells County Council heard from department leaders Tuesday evening; the meeting was held...

Watersphere work should start soon

Bell Brook Estates water loop needs completed before tank is drained By DAVE SCHULTZ Some work on the exterior of the Dustman Road watersphere should begin...

American Legion Post 111 will host its annual birthday celebration Saturday

A birthday celebration, along with annual awards, will be held, Saturday, March 10, at the Grover Sheets American ...

Commissioners move ahead with plaza project, stair repairs and flood buyouts

Although he wasn’t on the formal agenda, Area Plan Director and Bluffton NOW! President Michael Lautzenheiser Jr. had two requests ...

It’s going well at recycling center

By JESSICA BRICKER The Wells County Solid Waste District’s recycling center is running smoothly. That’s the word from its supervisor, Mike Miller. It was the only...

Bluffton council approves departmental budget transfers

By DAVE SCHULTZ Five city departments — Parks and Recreation, Police, Animal Shelter, Public Safety, and Fire — were allowed to make end-of-year budget transfers...

Prime time next week for Bluffton’s big show

By DAVE SCHULTZ Street Fair Band? Check. Opening Night Parade? Check. Rides and food? Double check and triple check. Those who live in the Parlor City know that...