State tax court sides with county assessor

By JESSICA WILLIAMS The Indiana Tax Court has reversed a decision of the Indiana Board of Tax Review, siding in favor of the Wells County...

Votes still needed for teachers

Area residents can vote through Friday for Wells County teachers to receive “school supply packs” from TCC, the Verizon wireless retailer. A news release from...

Police Notebook: 2-11-16

INCIDENTS City: Wednesday, 3:28 p.m., 600 block of West Spring Street. Report of possible scam, but when officer spoke to the caller it was determined the...

Wells Court Docket: 2-11-16

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Jessica L. Vasquez, 24, Bluffton, violated probation by testing positive for morphine. Ordered to serve 170 days in jail. Vasquez was...

Ossian woman dies in I-469 crash

By GLEN WERLING Ossian resident Beth Ann Harmes was killed in a single-car crash at the I-69 overpass on I-469 near the GM plant Monday...

What’s for lunch?

Local planners find revisions to school meal rules much to their liking By MATTHEW LeBLANC A movement in Congress to scale back stringent school meal standards...

Bluffton sewer rates to go up, inside and outside of the...

Collection system improvements and upgrades require higher fees from users By DAVE SCHULTZ The residents of the McKinney-Paxson watershed east of Bluffton will have to pay...

Police Notebook: 2-10-16

INCIDENTS City: Tuesday, 1:14 p.m., Wells County Courthouse, 102 W. Market St. Report of an out-of-control teenage boy in custody who had spit on a courthouse...

Wells Court Docket: 2-10-16

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Preliminary plea of not guilty entered for Scott J. Moore, 28, Bluffton, on one count of battery, Class B misdemeanor. Bond...

City’s building permit fees will go up March 1

By DAVE SCHULTZ Permit fees for the Bluffton Building Department will be going up next month. Ted Smith, the city’s building commissioner, brought a proposal for...