A virtual “Celebration of Life” will be held for Pearl Caldwell Scott, will be held on Sunday, January 31 at 8 p.m. Eastern time. Pearl passed away April 22, 2020; she was the wife of the late…

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The Lake County coroner released the identity of a 15-year-old Harvey boy who died at Community Hospital in Munster late Saturday.

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Two more local deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Northwest Indiana, according to updated statistics provided Sunday by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Porter County Health Department.

Lake County is included in a winter storm watch issued for Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon that could bring 6-9 inches of snow to the area, the National Weather Service said.

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A virtual “Celebration of Life” will be held for Pearl Caldwell Scott, will be held on Sunday, January 31 at 8 p.m. Eastern time. Pearl passed away April 22, 2020; she was the wife of the late Dr. R. Lewis Scott and mother to Joy and Rich Scott. She was a resident of the wonderful Hartford C…

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The new exhibit at the Arts Place at 107 West Washington Street in Hartford City encourages guests to “Imagine.”  The exhibit entitled “Only Imagine” will be on display at the Arts Place until February 18, and features the artwork of local artist Charles Knox, as well as six pieces of art by…

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This school year looked different for many schools but teachers stepped up to the challenge and developed creative projects for their classes.  In light of the pandemic, ViaCU made the decision to provide funding to each teacher that applied for the Grant this school year!!  Therefore, Via C…

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The Bruins drove three hours south to near Louisville to do battle with 4A, #18 New Albany. The Bruins and Bulldogs did not disappoint the nearly 1000 in attendance. Both teams exchanged leads and built nine-point leads at one time or another before the Bruins rallied for the 71-70 victory. …

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The Blackford County Arts Center, located in Hartford City, Indiana is currently displaying art from Hartford City native John Knox and music legend John Lennon. The exhibit is called “Only Imagine” and will be on display until February 18th. The John Lennon original pieces were donated to t…

The Blackford varsity swim teams hosted Adams Central on Tuesday, December 15. The boys got a big win and the girls continue to improve. If they had had just a couple more girls on the team they would have won this meet. Several heats were within a tenth of a second that separated first and …

The Bruin wrestlers won both matches on Saturday in a 3-way meet. The Bruins barely defeated Tri-Central 19-18. They nudged past Taylor 24-21. With the wins, the Bruins improved to 4-6.

The Blackford boys basketball team picked up a win against another quality opponent in Liberty Christian.

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MUNCIE, Indiana – The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating the food industry in Indiana with 41 percent of restaurant owners reporting financial problems so severe that they may shutter operations by the end of the year, a Ball State University researcher said.  

On November 14, the Elks Lodge No. 625 held their very first drive through dinner for the benefit of Cancer Support for Blackford County. 150 tickets were sold and 144 dinners were served from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Elks Lodge. The proceeds, totaling $3,395, were then presented to Cancer Sup…

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 15, 2020) – Montpelier recently received $284,154 in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Ann Vermilion (R-Marion).

Turnovers, missed open shots, and poor defensive execution early leads to Alexandria leading 31-15 at the half. The second half was much better as the Lady Bruins out scored Alexandria 29-26. Unfortunately it was too little, too late, as Alexandria knocked the Lady Bruins off 57-44. 

The Blackford County Community Foundation has received a $100,000 grant as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) community foundation initiative.  This unrestricted grant can be used for any charitable purposes the community foundati…

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana National Guard has expanded its role within the COVID-19 pandemic by sending specialized teams of medics to provide patient support into hard-hit long-term care facilities facing critical staffing shortages.