Happy retirement, Paul

Wells County sports fans lost a treasure when Paul Beitler retired as News-Banner sports editor. I was sports editor of The Star in Auburn for...

We cannot disregard God’s word

Compromise. An interesting word. One that may bring good feeling or uneasiness. It should be clear that compromising right living is evil, whereas compromising...

A grateful sister says ‘Thanks’

I want to thank Alan Daugherty and Mark Miller for their time, effort and remarkable perception in the Memorial Day articles in the March...

Letters to the Editor: Not a fan of downtown plaza

In regard to the park on the plaza in downtown Bluffton: There is no need. We do need the steps to the courthouse repaired. We do...

A forum fiasco

I work in county government in my hometown outside of Wells County. I attended the “Meet the Candidate Forum” hosted by Wells County Chamber...

Observations of a substitute teacher

For the past six months I have had the learning experience of substitute school teaching. From preschool through high school, from one day to...

Letters to the Editor: 4-12-18

A year ago, I was nominated to be an applicant of the National Teachers Hall of Fame in which the organization chooses only five...

Much to be proud of

My wife and I along with friends attended another “outstanding” theater production this weekend, performed by the Wells Community Theater. We are so proud to...

Downtown, pros and con’s

History: The branch of knowledge concerned with the past (From Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary). I read with great interest both sides of the issue...

Plaza not the solution

Somebody please stop this plaza thing in downtown Bluffton. We have enough problems with the drugs in the city of Bluffton, build this plaza...