Historic odds? Or just researching coincidence?

While Jim Sturgeon is the official Wells County Historian, there are several unofficial ones. Alan Daugherty and his numerous historical research projects come to...

Letters to the Editor: Bountiful thanks … again!

Bountiful thanks ... again! It has been another blessed and successful year as our community pulled together once again to make Christmas more special for...

A cure for school bus passers

A quick, effective solution for the current issues of vehicles not stopping for school buses at bus stops and emergency vehicles is an automatic...

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Indiana, this message is primarily for you.   When you attend...

Dionne wrong again

Once again, Mr. E. J. Dionne, the august columnist for the Washington Post, has demonstrated his blatant disregard for the population of the “fly-over...

Headlights on for safety

It amazes me how many people drive with one headlight, and do not turn on lights before dusk and even after. I think lights...

Lancaster Park: Let’s maximize this unique opportunity

The Lancaster Park Task Force has developed and championed a plan for the park that has significant public support evidenced by almost $600,000 in...

What’s on students’ minds?

Kristen Ross gave her U.S. Government class at Norwell High School an assignment for the semester: Identify an issue that is impacting people on...

Santa’s mailbox returns

Santa’s mailbox is up in my front yard at 122 W. Wiley St., waiting for your letters to Santa. Please try to get your letters...

Tougher treatment for unlicensed drivers needed

In the Tuesday November 27 edition of the Bluffton News Banner, the Police Notebook reported: A gentleman was pulled over by a sheriff’s deputy for...