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FCS’ ‘Closet’ gets an update from Lowe’s

The local Lowes store made Family Centered Services’ The Closet its recent recipient of its corporate Community Heroes project. Volunteers from the store and the agency spent last Saturday remodeling the space that...

FCS March program sponsorship recognized

The top sponsor for Family Centered Services’ program, “The Closet,” during March was Bluffton Regional Medical Center. Pictured, from left, are Dr. George Babcock, FCS Executive Director Amy George, FCS Director...

NCAA winner

Josh Clark, left, of Ossian accepts his first-place prize of a 42” television from Justin Caylor of Stylus Audio-Video. Clark won the prize with his predictions of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, topping more...

Huntington’s drive-in has new owners

It has been announced that the Huntington Drive-In has been purchased by the Goodrich Quality Theaters group out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, the same group that has operated the Huntington 7 since 1999. The drive-in,...

‘Y’ child care effort attains 1st state level

The Wells County Early Learning Center, the child care program of the Caylor-Nickel Foundation Family YMCA, has received a Level 1 rating in Paths to Quality, Indiana’s rating and improvement system for child care...

Ossian rehab facility to get addition

The company that owns the Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center is planning to build an assisted living community adjoining the current facility. Marion-based TLC Management says a 36-apartment facility will be built,...

Wabash Electric is the Business of the Month

Wabash Electric is the Business of the Month

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce has awarded Wabash Electric as the “Business of the Month” for April. Vice-President of Operations Darren Crandel said...

Extra efforts, extra honors

Extra efforts, extra honors

Extra efforts, extra honors

iAB aids HU ag program

Lee Pasko, vice president and agribusiness banker at iAB Financial Bank, is shown presenting a $2,500 check to Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University, to support the university’s new Haupert...

Miller, Towery join Markle Medical’s office in Warren

Two new medical professionals have joined the staff of the Markle Medical Center’s Warren office. Deborah Miller, M.D., and nurse practitioner Julie Towery, R.N., provide services ranging from routine checkups to...

Ossian Health and Rehab gets honor

The Ossian Health and Rehabilitation facility has been awarded the 2015 Embracing Quality Award by the American Health Care Association’s Quality Symposium. During the symposium on Feb. 24, Providigm announced the...

New wheels

New wheels

Pictured is MaryKay Sales Director Lyn Rodgers, along with consultants Patty Baker and Judy Lynch, picking up the unit’s 16th free company car at Hiday...

County jobless rate jumped up in January

Wells County’s unemployment rate shot upward to 5.7 percent in January, according to figures released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. The rate is still two-tenths of a percent under the...

Novae opens new manufacturing facility

Novae opens new manufacturing facility

Officials from the area, the region and the state capital spent some time in Markle Friday afternoon celebrating the opening of Novae Corporation’s dump...

Briner Building is Business of the Month

Briner Building is Business of the Month

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors honored Briner Building March 6 as the March Business of the Month. Briner Building has been a...

Westaff opens new spot downtown

Westaff opens new spot downtown

Business helps connect workers with jobs The Wells County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, March 9, to celebrate the opening of new...

Ehlerding to speak at Fort Wayne food seminar

Ehlerding to speak at Fort Wayne food seminar

Wells County Economic Development Executive Director Tim Ehlerding will serve on the discussion panel at a “Fort Wayne Local Food Summit” seminar...

Kumfer joins First Bank of Berne

Kumfer joins First Bank of Berne

Kody Kumfer has recently been hired as an Assistant Vice President/Ag Lender at the First Bank of Berne, and is located at the Bluffton branch.

Southern Wells gets $2,500 donation

Southern Wells gets $2,500 donation

Southern Wells High School Athletic Department has received a $2,500 donation from Grant County farmer Barry Martin, Roush Family Farms and America’s Farmers...

Local agents receive Coldwell Banker awards

Jody Holloway, broker/owner with the local Coldwell Banker Holloway real estate firm, has been named to the Coldwell Bank International President’s Elite.

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