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Public Test of the Voting Machines for 2020 General Election will be September 29, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. at the Blackford County Courthouse in the Election Office on the first floor.

Public Test of the Voting Machines for 2020 General Election will be September 29, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. at the Blackford County Courthouse in the Election Office on the First Floor.

Girls are returning to school after a challenging time—staying home and away from friends has interrupted routines and made many students feel disconnected. We know girls will continue to grap…

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes of East Central Indiana has been approved for a crowd size variance for FIELDS OF FAITH 2020! The event will take place Wednesday, September 30th on the Shawne…

The Bruin boys tennis team traveled to Eastern Hancock for an individual tournament. The Bruins finished 4th of four teams and were only able to muster up wins in 2 games total in their defeats to Lapel, Oldenburg Academy, and Eastern Hancock. Saturday was the end to Bruin’s regular season. …

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This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. On September 2, 1945, formal surrender documents were signed aboard the USS Missouri, designating the day as the official Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day). United States President Harry S. Truman announced Japan’s surrender and…

Public Test of the Voting Machines for 2020 General Election will be September 29, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. at the Blackford County Courthouse in the Election Office on the first floor.

Public Test of the Voting Machines for 2020 General Election will be September 29, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. at the Blackford County Courthouse in the Election Office on the First Floor.

Girls are returning to school after a challenging time—staying home and away from friends has interrupted routines and made many students feel disconnected. We know girls will continue to grapple with new challenges this fall, and that’s where Girl Scouts comes in. Girl Scouts is a safe, sma…

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes of East Central Indiana has been approved for a crowd size variance for FIELDS OF FAITH 2020! The event will take place Wednesday, September 30th on the Shawnee Heights softball/football Field, 1600 E. Fuson Rd., Muncie, IN 47302. Gates open at 6:15 p.m. Musi…

Covid Testing in Hartford City 4-H building every Monday and Tuesday starting September 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on every 3rd Saturday starting Oct. 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, every Thursday at Nazarene Church on Standard Blvd. in Montpelier starting Oct. 8th.

HARTFORD CITY, IN – LifeStream Services will expand its current transportation service in Blackford County beginning October 1. The New InterUrban, previously operating three days per week, will now operate five days per week from 8am to 5pm, and will transport people of all ages to appointm…

The Indiana Wesleyan and Taylor University Chorales will perform a collaborative concert in Matter Park Gardens, Marion, IN, on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 P.M.  The community is invited to bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic to join the outdoor musical celebration.  The concert will fe…

The 2020 Hartford City Pro Life Chain will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2020, 2:30 - 3:30 at the crossroads of SR 3 and SR 26.

Early voting begins October 6, 2020 thru November 2, 2020. Weekday hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Monday, November 2, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. only!!

Owner of Sunflower Hill Studio and Company, Gina Peters has Hartford City in her blood. Her father is former Hartford City Mayor Ben Hodgin. In May, of this year, she opened the shop at 203 W. Washington Street. “It may not have been the best time to open, but the community has responded wel…

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MUNCIE, Indiana – The new Health Professions Building at Ball State University has earned a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), affirming the university’s commitment toward sustainable construction and environmental best practices. 

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INDIANAPOLIS —All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches are closed Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Arts Place President Mindy Weaver announced today (Aug. 24) that Limberlost Construction has been awarded the contract for the Legacy Capital Project.  The $1,453,032 bid by Limberlost was one of six for the project. It includes renovation and enhancement of the main building on the Portland…

Hartford City residents with a sweet tooth are rejoicing. The city now has its own bakery. Amazing Glaze opened about a month ago at 101 E. Main Street in Suite 3 of the recently completed Old Town Villa Complex. Owners Jessica and Jordan Sharp were born and raised in Hartford City. The coup…

On August 18, Indiana’s Junior Senator Mike Braun made a stop at one of Hartford City’s newest businesses. That Tuesday afternoon at Amazing Glaze, a new bakery owned by Jessica and Jordan Sharp, the Republican Senator spoke of various issues facing the State and the Nation in this most unus…

The Bruins have a much smaller team (numbers-wise) after three fun-filled, exciting seasons. But they don’t lack heart and effort. The smaller, tight group gave it their all Friday night trading scores the entire night but, with little varsity-ready depth from their bench, they were outpaced…

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Another one of Muncie Indiana natives has launched out to make a difference in the lives of people by way of a children’s book series called “Love Wins”.

The Blackford County Arts Center and the Portland Center of Arts Place are accepting registrations for the 2020-2021 MusicWorks program. MusicWorks is one of the oldest comprehensive music education programs in East Central Indiana.  All instructors are highly trained professional musicians.…

Fish community sampling is being conducted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries biologists, Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) Office of Water Quality and the Muncie Sanitary District’s Bureau of Water Quality (BWQ) over the next couple of month…