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    A popular topic during the warmer weather is fireworks and when they can be set off. A good reference for concerns about this matter is Ordinance 2018-12, an ordinance regulating the days and hours when fireworks may be used, ignited or discharged within the limits of the Civil City of H…

    The Hartford City Main Street Group are currently looking for volunteers. They are a group of citizens working to preserve the historic downtown. They are making the commercial district the hub of the community. They are preserving the architecture and want to create a positive image of …

     The Montpelier Historical Society will be celebrating their 50th birthday and Montpelier Founder’s Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Baldwin Park on West Huntington Street, Montpelier.  Free lunch, birthday cake, games, door prizes, raffle, and re-enactors. Bring …

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    If anyone knows of anyone who is a licensed certified athletic trainer, please have them contact athletic director Tony Uggen at tuggen@blackfordschools.org. This can be a recent college graduate.

    The BJHS Baseball team lost to Oak Hill 17-7. Oak Hill jumped out to an early 6-1 lead much in part to the Bruins pitchers inability to throw strikes. That continued until the Golden Eagles had built a 11-2 lead in the 4th. The Bruins would rally, thanks to a 2-out Oak Hill error in the …

    The JH baseball team lost to Jay County last night, 11-10. Mason Merkel went 3-3 scoring two runs to lead the offense. Landon Rogers added two hits and scored two runs. Kaleb Patrick added a hit.

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