Donuts with dad

More than 500 students and their fathers participated in Donuts with dad at Southern Wells Elementary School recently. The students and their dads are...

Wells County Foundation, Rotary honor 64 students

Freshman Scholars These freshmen were honored Wednesday evening at the 17th annual Scholars Dinner by the Wells County Foundation and the Bluffton Rotary Club. Seated,...

2016 election a learning experience for students

By MATTHEW LeBLANCWhen Jeremy Goldsworthy casts his ballot in November, he’ll take part in what certainly has been among the most unique presidential elections...

SW FFA Dress Blues

FFA students at Southern Wells wore their dress blue jackets and dark slacks as part of the recent FFA Week. A pancake and sausage...

Day of giving

Houston Lovell, 18, a Southern Wells High School senior, gives blood Wednesday during a blood drive at the school. Shaun Widmeyer, left, of the...

Steve Darnell to return, will lead Southern Wells

By GLEN WERLINGA familiar face to Wells County education is returning.Steve Darnell was hired as the new superintendent of Southern Wells Community Schools during...

SW board gets preliminary reports of campus water well replacement

By GLEN WERLINGWhile the big news from Tuesday’s meeting of the Southern Wells School Board was the announcement that Steve Darnell is slated to...

$30,000 grant highlights SWCD report

 The Wells County Soil and Water Conservation District has $30,000 to distribute to local farmers for conservation practices this year.SWCD Chairman Chad Fiechter reported...

Take your tractor to school day

Southern Wells recently celebrated National FFA week with Tractor Tuesday. “Driving tractors to school celebrates the history of FFA,” stated Southern Wells FFA sponsor...

Bill could impact area schools’ 1-1 technology

By MATTHEW LeBLANC The Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District will wait on a change in state law before moving forward with plans to upgrade some of...