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‘Blunt head trauma’ is official cause of Owen Collins’ death

‘Blunt head trauma’ is official cause of Owen Collins’ death

The cause of death of 3-year-old Owen Collins was blunt head trauma and his death has been ruled a homicide.

‘Blunt head trauma’ cause of Owen Collins’ death; ruled a homicide

The cause of death of 3-year-old Owen Collins was “blunt head trauma” and his death has been ruled a homicide. Wells County Coroner Kent Gilbert said Monday afternoon he signed the death certificate with that...

Police will look for seat belt violations

The Bluffton Police Department is participating in the national and statewide 2015 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization May 15 through 31.

Crash to be listed as Allen County fatality

Wells County Sheriff Monte Fisher confirmed that Tuesday’s fatal single-car crash on 1200N east of 100E will be counted as an Allen County fatality, not a Wells County fatality.

Crash on 1200N claims life of Ossian man

A rural Ossian man was fatally injured Tuesday evening when he rolled the car he was driving on 1200N about a half mile east of 100E.

Deer breaks glass to enter BHS, causes damage

A frightened deer made a mess of Mary Fogwell’s classroom at Bluffton High School Thursday night, but the mess was cleaned up and classes are going on today.

Rounded up

Rounded up

Rounded up

Elementary school plans unveiled

Elementary school plans unveiled

Members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s board got their first look at the design-build proposal for the improvements to the...

Former BHS coach, AD Jack Cross dies

Former BHS coach, AD Jack Cross dies

Former Bluffton coach and athletic director Jack Cross, 81, died unexpectedly sometime Saturday evening or early Sunday. A neighbor noticed Sunday morning that...

Architect firm hired for new Markle library

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington City-Township Public Library Board has hired an architect firm for the new Markle library branch.

Egg-citing hunt

Egg-citing hunt

Egg-citing hunt

Bidding adieu

Bidding adieu

Bidding adieu

Excise officer, firefighter arrested

Excise officer, firefighter arrested

A State Excise Police officer of Bluffton was arrested Monday on one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, a Level 4 felony, and one count of dissemination...

Industrial park to get directory sign

Industrial park to get directory sign

It’s been a little slower going than expected, but progress is still being made on a directory sign at the intersection of Ind. 124/Adams Street/Lancaster...

From wood to metal

From wood to metal

BHS industrial technology space gets prepared for welding program

City will buy two police cars, maybe a new dump truck

The Bluffton Police Department is purchasing two new vehicles and the manager of the Bluffton wastewater plant wants to buy one.

Winter’s last gasp?

Winter’s last gasp?

Winter’s last gasp?

Roush Park makeover at hand

Roush Park makeover at hand

Although not much, if any, dirt has been turned for the renovations at Roush Park, the goal is still to have the project done by the end of the year. Bluffton...

Bluffton teen dies in shooting

Bluffton teen dies in shooting

A teen is dead after what is being described by police as an “unintentional discharge of a firearm” early Wednesday evening in the 300 block of East Silver...

Big crane, big job

A crane is on site Thursday at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School. Crews are slated to use the 175-ton machine to place a chiller/condenser atop the school as part of an ongoing project to upgrade the building’s HVAC...

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