Searching for goodies in the water

Above, 7-year-old Devin Clifton scopes out his Easter egg options during the Bluffton Parks’ annual underwater Easter egg hunt Wednesday at the Bluffton-Harrison Middle...

More donations needed for park

By JESSICA WILLIAMS The Lilly Endowment matching grant deadline for the upcoming all-inclusive park on the city’s southeast side is March 31, and so far...

12 years in prison for man charged with sex crimes

By GLEN WERLING A Fort Wayne man has been sentenced in Wells Circuit Court to 12 years in prison following his plea of guilty to...

Rural Bluffton home is damaged by fire

By GLEN WERLING Rags soaked in polyurethane are believed to have spontaneously combusted Tuesday afternoon and caught an upstairs bathroom at the Michael and Carmen...

Contract to build McKinney-Paxson’s second phase OK’d

By JESSICA WILLIAMS The Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety moved forward with the project in the McKinney-Paxson ditch area Tuesday. Ben Adams of...

Four are injured in north side crash

By GLEN WERLING Four people suffered minor injuries when two pickup trucks collided in the middle of the intersection of North Main Street and the...

Stats, stories, stars and drama

Mayor gives annual State of the City address, hits highs and lows of past yearBy JESSICA WILLIAMSMayor Ted Ellis looked back on 2015 and...

Parks announce new event series: Bluffton on the Move

By MATTHEW LeBLANCThe leader of the city’s Parks Department is hoping a new initiative in May encourages Bluffton residents to get out and get...

Local Roundup 3-12-16

Friends of the Shelter to meet MondayFriends of the Shelter, the organization that provides support for the Bluffton/Wells County Animal Shelter, will meet at 5:30...

Scott Street closing at Main Street Monday

The Indiana Department of Transportation said Thursday that Scott Street, between Spring Street and Ind. 1, and Spring Street, between Ind. 1 and the...