Some schools gain, others drop in ISTEP results

After some delay, the Indiana Department of Education released the 2018 ISTEP+ results, which will be the last ...

Police Notebook: 12-12-17

INCIDENTS City: Monday, 9:05 a.m., Wells County Courthouse. Deputy requested at the security desk to serve a warrant for arrest on Jennifer Ann Bowman, 29, Decatur,...

Plaza plans see changes; cannon to be moved

New images and an update on fundraising efforts for the downtown plaza projects were ...

Honor to whom honor is due

News-Banner employees stand outside the newspaper’s building at 125 N. Johnson St. as Joe Smekens’ funeral procession makes its way east ...

Police Notebook: 7-17-18

INCIDENTS City: Monday, 10:15 a.m., Label Shopper, 1623 S. Harrison Plaza. Three men entered the store and tried to pass counterfeit money. Monday, 11 a.m., Hardees Restaurant,...

Police Notebook: 09-29-2018

INCIDENTS City: Friday, 11:34 a.m., 400 block of South Bond Street. Possible harassment by neighbor. Friday, 1:25 p.m., 900 block of Westfield Drive. Police responded to a...

150 years of Memorial Day

Esther Frye, left, vice regent of the William Wells Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Anita Haddix,...

Narcan will be handed out Dec. 12

Overdose Lifeline will provide education and training on the administration on naloxone, ...

Hiday and Frauhiger will leave board

Two school board members announced at the Monday board meeting that they will not run for ...

Wells Court Docket: 9-20-18

Wells Superior Court Criminal Case Kimberly A. Hopkins, 60, of Ossian, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft, Level 6 felony. Sentenced to 912 days with...