Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Changes in feds’ grad rate could hurt local schools

By MATTHEW LeBLANC New federal education rules will lower graduation rates at Indiana schools and could also affect accountability grades. The rules change how graduation rates are...

Markle log cabin project secures $10,500 grant

The Markle Historical Society was awarded a $10,500 grant from the Mueller-Scherger ...

July 22 workshop’s topic: How to hew

The Markle Historical Society is partnering with Steven Lalioff, log cabin expert, on a log-hewing workshop Saturday, July 22, at Markle’s Mill Park, at...

Election Board reviews 2016, looks ahead to 2018

There’s no election during 2017, but the Wells County Election Board had some catching up ...

Bids received on upgrade for North Oaks lift station

The board was going to approve the bid Tuesday, but Operations Manager Jon Oman said ...

Bluffton woman sentenced for 3 felony offenses

By JESSICA BRICKER A Bluffton woman has been sentenced in three felony cases against her. Rebeckca A. Diaz, 39, pleaded guilty in drug-related and theft cases. •...

Police Notebook: 7-12-17

INCIDENTS City: Tuesday, 9:25 a.m., residence in the 1400 block of West Lancaster Street. Trash container destroyed. Tuesday, 2:10 p.m., Walmart Supercenter, 2100 N. Main St. Woman...

Wells Court Docket: 7-12-17

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Daniel R. Collier, 19, Bluffton, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal trespass, Class A misdemeanor, and one count of possession...

Kindergarten readiness program underway in Wells County

A summer program aimed at ensuring children are ready to start school ...

Zanesville looks at remedy for stormwater system

It seemed fitting, somehow, that a public discussion on a stormwater utility for the town ...