Bluffton News

A reassuring hand

A reassuring hand

An Ossian Elementary school bus was involved in a minor accident between bus 16 and a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon.

Pool to be discussed tonight

Come Thursday’s Wells County Council budget meeting, the council will be asked to consider giving employee raises and the amount to contribute to the Wells Community Pool maintenance fund.

VIDEO: The future of the Wells Community Pool

VIDEO: The future of the Wells Community Pool

The funding future of the Wells Community Pool is in question as Mayor Ted Ellis is looking for an increased contribution from the county – when the Wells...

2 Bluffton firefighters promoted

The Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety Tuesday unanimously promoted two city firefighters to fill two paid-on-call lieutenant positions.

Tucker is Indiana’s top D.A.R.E. officer

Tucker is Indiana’s top D.A.R.E. officer

The Indiana Drug Abuse Resistance Education organization has named Ossian D.A.R.E. officer Stephanie Tucker Officer of the Year.

Ossian Days seeks donors to keep the show going

Ossian Days seeks donors to keep the show going

Insurance costs are taking a big bite into the Ossian Days budget, said organizer A.J. Reynolds, but the show must go on.

Lightning strike damages house

Lightning strike damages house

An early morning lightning strike heavily damaged the Willowbrook Addition home of Daniel and Sarah Bertsch, 311 Greenbriar Drive.

Shaffer claims the crown

Shaffer claims the crown

Jordyn Shaffer is Miss Wells County; Brianna Bolinger is Miss Wells County Teen winner

N-B Video: Dream Team kicks off another season

N-B Video: Dream Team kicks off another season

In its 14th season, the Dream Team provides local children with learning and physical disabilities the chance to play T-ball. Here are some highlights from...

Ossian establishes its first TIF district Tuesday

A historic act was accomplished by members of the Ossian Town Council along with Northern Wells school board member Gene Donaghy late Tuesday afternoon.

APC gives green light to two rezoning bids

Two rezoning requests — one to create a dog park in Bluffton, another to allow a business to make better use of property on Ind. 1 north of Bluffton — were approved by the Wells County Area Plan Commission Thursday...

SLIDE SHOW: Rough and Muddy 5K Run

SLIDE SHOW: Rough and Muddy 5K Run

Click here to watch a slide show from the Saturday, June 28 Bluffton Parks & Rec Rough and Muddy 5K Run.

Refuse-ing to retire

Refuse-ing to retire

Recycling center director Mike Miller says he’ll keep working to continue improvements he started

Down and dirty

Sold-out Soggy Jog, Rough and Muddy events will be held at Ind. 201 and Elm Grove Road Saturday

Judge sends Ind. 1 appraisal back for for new amount

Wells Circuit Court Judge Kent Kiracofe has sent the Bluffton CVS appraisal in the Indiana Department of Transportation lawsuit back to his three court-appointed appraisers.

Abatements get Bluffton council’s OK

The Bluffton Common Council showed its appreciation to four city industries Tuesday and approved a dozen tax abatement compliance forms.

City seeks bids for Hideaway debris removal

The city of Bluffton has been given permission to obtain demolition bids for the rubble formerly known as the Hideaway Lounge, 128 W. Market St. The notice that “all parties agree to allow the city of Bluffton to move...

Event honors cancer survivors

Event honors cancer survivors

MARKLE — The 2014 cancer survivors’ dinner, known as the “Celebration of Life,” drew about 120 people to the Expectations Event Center Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Fun in the sun with bubbles June 17

VIDEO: Fun in the sun with bubbles June 17

A dozen or so children played with bubbles in Washington Park Tuesday morning. The event was put on by the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department.

One arrested for dealing meth

One arrested for dealing meth

A Bluffton man was arrested Saturday morning on two counts of dealing methamphetamine. Ronald L. Eckelbarger, 63, Bluffton, was arrested at 80 Sunset Drive,...

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