Saturday, December 10, 2016
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NEWS

Bicentennial gala

Approximately 60 people attended the Bicentennial Gala Friday night at the Sassafras on Main restaurant. Emily Smith of Studio 5003 provided the music during the...

A couple of Hoosier notables

John Stiles, 10, a fourth-grader at Ossian Elementary School, portrays NASA astronaut Gus Grissom...
By MATTHEW  LeBLANC Leaders of local schools are urging Indiana lawmakers to consider changes to...

Police Notebook: 12-10-16

INCIDENTS City: Friday, 10 a.m., west of 300E and Ind. 124. Report of the strong smell...

SPORTS

Norwell girls top Columbia City 61-53

Roller, Barger, Rowles help 3A No. 9 Knights Three Norwell players were in double figures as the host Knights defeated Columbia City 61-53 Friday night in...
By PAUL BEITLER A crucial Allen County Athletic Conference girls’ basketball game slipped away from...
Fourth-quarter blast helps Southern Wells go to 2-1 in conference MONROEVILLE — Southern Wells’ girls’...
By RICK SPRUNGER FARMLAND — Turnovers proved disastrous to the Bluffton Tigers Friday night. Seven big...

DON'T MISS

N-B Slideshow: Ossian Hometown Christmas 2016

(Photos by Glen Werling)

Senior Living, Winter 2016

Local features include Decatur's Yvonne Gilbert, Neil Potter of Berne, Jim Frantz' classic '37...
Speaking Friday, as featured in the video, were fourth-graders Hudson Gerbers (Lancaster Central), Shae...
(Photos by Jessica Williams, Glen Werling, Matt LeBlanc, Mark Miller and Dave Schultz)

LIFESTYLE

Don’t forget that tomorrow closes out the Indiana Bicentennial Birthday celebration! There are many...

Upcoming Christmas events

‘Come Let Us Adore’ cantata  slated for Dec. 11 Liberty Center Baptist Church will be...

What’s Going On? 12-10-16

SATURDAY, Dec. 10 Masonic Lodge breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast With Santa, 9 to 11...
TABLE FOR TWO — OR TWO THOUSAND If you have ever gone to a popular restaurant,...
Who could resist this Cub Scout sales crew from Pack 3149 as they will...

What’s Going On? 12-9-16

FRIDAY, Dec. 9 Bicentennial Gala, 6:30 to 11 p.m., Sassafras on Main. SATURDAY, Dec. 10 A Friend’s...

OPINIONS

An email popped up one morning a couple months ago from a News-Banner reader...

Good advice: Buy a sign

It happened once before. When my house was struck by lightning in 2005, I...
The most amusing part of the Trump transition has been watching its effortless confounding...
I just realized that I have a few short weeks to finish all the...

The disempowered majority

Starting next month, the United States will have a minority government. This assertion flies in...

Happy Birthday Weekend

“Thank you for bringing me home.” That statement came from a native Hoosier (state nickname)...

BUSINESS

By DAVE SCHULTZ Ralph Garcia, chairman of the Wells County Republican Party, former Marine, former...
Three Norwell High School students will compete in a national business education tournament after...

iAB donates to FCS

iAB Financial Bank, represented by Sid Schwartz, right, vice president and business banking officer,...
Master Trooper Jan Maller of the Indiana State Police, originally from Wells County, was...

Cooler winner

Jim Curran, center, was the winner of a cooler from the Grasshopper mower company...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana union leader who’s been slammed by Donald Trump on...

VIDEOS & PHOTO GALLERIES

N-B Slideshow: Ossian Hometown Christmas 2016

(Photos by Glen Werling)
Check out this video of the Southern Wells Lady Raiders vs the Bluffton Lady Tigers ...
The Norwell Knights won five head-to-head matches and took advantage of five forfeits to...
Bluffton Tigers vs Blackford Bruins

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Today's news: Plans advance for Sunday’s ceremonies; Ambassador of music; Ossian official seal contest winner picked; and more… If...

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Today's news: Advent Walk will bring faith, bicentennial together; Snow due over the weekend; NWCS...
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STATE / NATIONAL NEWS

He’s on the road again

Trump jovially rejoins campaign trail, tosses hat to a fan By KEN THOMAS Associated Press BATON ROUGE,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani formally withdrew from consideration...
By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to...
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the 2010 health care law will...
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What’s Going On? 12-10-16

SATURDAY, Dec. 10 Masonic Lodge breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast With Santa, 9 to 11...

What’s Going On? 12-9-16

FRIDAY, Dec. 9 Bicentennial Gala, 6:30 to 11 p.m., Sassafras on Main. SATURDAY, Dec. 10 A Friend’s...
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