West side crash

Bluffton firefighters sweep up debris from a crash at the intersection of Western and Adams streets Wednesday. No one was hurt in the crash,...

Frantz, Brooksher to serve as Ossian part-time officers

By GLEN WERLINGA familiar face in Wells County law enforcement will be returning to patrol the streets — if only part time.Former Wells County...

Funds for drug surveillance cameras approved

By JESSICA WILLIAMSA state grant will facilitate the purchase of cameras to be used to monitor local areas that drug dealers frequent.Prosecutor Andy Carnall...

New truck, fire department flooring get board’s OK

By DAVE SCHULTZThe city will buy a new dump truck and also repair the floors in the firefighters’ portion of the Bluffton Police-Fire Building.The...

Time to vote

Poll workers Lynn Elliott, left, and Marsha Crickard, wait for voters to cast ballots Wednesday morning at the Wells County Courthouse. Voting at the...

First phase released of Wells-led study of NE Indiana’s food industry

By MATTHEW LeBLANCBusiness leaders and economic development officials in northeast Indiana have begun reviewing the first of two planned phases of a project designed...

Man faces child molesting, other charges

By JESSICA WILLIAMSA 55-year-old Bluffton man has been charged with sex crimes against children.Johnny L. Langston faces one count of child molesting as a...

Courthouse improvements are OK’d by commissioners

By JESSICA WILLIAMSSeveral courthouse “beautification” projects were approved Monday by the Wells County Commissioners.Custodian Bobbie Studebaker was before the board to discuss a few...

Drainage projects approved

By JESSICA WILLIAMSThe low bidders for several drainage projects were approved Monday during a meeting of the Wells County Drainage Board.Surveyor Jarrod Hahn gave...

Cool construction

Work continues Monday in front of CVS, 1203 S. Main St., on a road construction project along Ind. 1, in the southern portion of...