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 th…

    EVERY MONDAY - A Better Life: Brianna’s Hope Addiction Recovery at Trinity Church, 303 North Walnut St., Hartford City, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    CFS Montpelier Church of Christ, 206 W. Huntington, Montpelier on Monday’s from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    An Introduction to Succession Planning Workshop will be held on Thursday, July 18 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Blackford County Fairgrounds, Merchant Tent. During this workshop you will l…

    Hartford City Wesleyan Church will host their 5th annual Car & Bike Show on Saturday, July 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m located at 1301 S. Walnut St., Hartford City.

    The Blackford County Fairboard, Inc. Golf Tournament will take place at the Blackford County Country Club located at 1605 W. Water St., Hartford City. It will be held on Saturday, July 27 …

    The Bethel Center Church will host a concert and chicken noodle dinner on Saturday, July 20 located at 1770 St. Rd. 26 W., Hartford City. There will be a local talent pre show starting at …

    Its that time of year again for the Hartford City High School Alumni Reunion! Blackford graduates from 1970 to 1975 are encouraged to attend this reunion to visit with Mr. Bob Bridge, form…

    Launch Your Own Business hosted by East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center and Hartford City Chamber of Commerce on Monday, August 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. located at 121 N…

    Join Purdue Extension, OISC, Midwest Hemp Council, and Heartland Harvest, LLC on Wednesday, August 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a morning packed with information and tours of an oper…

    The Tri County Basketball Team will be holding a fundraiser at the Food and Fuel Marathon Gas Station, 1621 N. Walnut St., Hartford City, owned by local resident Dan Eckstein. The fundraiser will be held on Friday 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. It will be a “G…

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    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 …

    EVERY MONDAY - A Better Life: Brianna’s Hope Addiction Recovery at Trinity Church, 303 North Walnut St., Hartford City, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    CFS Montpelier Church of Christ, 206 W. Huntington, Montpelier on Monday’s from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    An Introduction to Succession Planning Workshop will be held on Thursday, July 18 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Blackford County Fairgrounds, Merchant Tent. During this workshop you will learn more about how to start planning for the future of your family farm or business. Their focus is…

    Hartford City Wesleyan Church will host their 5th annual Car & Bike Show on Saturday, July 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m located at 1301 S. Walnut St., Hartford City.

    The Blackford County Fairboard, Inc. Golf Tournament will take place at the Blackford County Country Club located at 1605 W. Water St., Hartford City. It will be held on Saturday, July 27 starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be cash prizes. This tournament will be an 18-hole event and will b…

    The Bethel Center Church will host a concert and chicken noodle dinner on Saturday, July 20 located at 1770 St. Rd. 26 W., Hartford City. There will be a local talent pre show starting at 6:00 p.m. and Country Gospel Music concert by The Wacaster Family at 7:00 p.m. The chicken noodle di…

    Its that time of year again for the Hartford City High School Alumni Reunion! Blackford graduates from 1970 to 1975 are encouraged to attend this reunion to visit with Mr. Bob Bridge, former HCHS and BHS teacher and coach.

    The Northmen present the 20th Annual Alan Godsey Memorial Northern Gospel Singing Convention with over 40 Christian Music Artists from across the country and Canada. The convention will be held on August 1 at 5:00 p.m., August 2 at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., August 3 at noon and 4:00 p.m. …

    Launch Your Own Business hosted by East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center and Hartford City Chamber of Commerce on Monday, August 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. located at 121 N. High St., Hartford City. At this event you will learn how to evaluate your business idea with the …

    Join Purdue Extension, OISC, Midwest Hemp Council, and Heartland Harvest, LLC on Wednesday, August 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a morning packed with information and tours of an operation growing hemp for CBD Oil. Topics on farm management, equipment, legislative updates, and more …

    Smith Insurance Services, Inc. is hosting their Back to School Carnival once again. This is a great opportunity for children to get free school supplies while having fun. The event will be held on Thursday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m. to noon and will be located at the Montpelier School Gym…

    Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at a tailgate from 10:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, August 9 at the Blackford County Fairgrounds, 409 E. Park Ave., Hartford City. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a three family lim…

    A Jamboree Pork Chop Dinner will be held on Saturday, August 10 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Montpelier Fire Station. Cost will be $8.00 per meal.

    Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Francois Godfroy Chapter are hosting a Family Search, Start a Family Tree, and Ancestry Assistance event on Saturday, August 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Montpelier Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Montpelier.

    The Arts Council of Hartford City presents the Mississinewa Valley Band Summer Music Series. The band will perform at the downtown square in Hartford City at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17. The rain date for the event is Wednesday, July 24. Seating is not provided so please bring chairs…

    For the past 15 years, the Upland Friends Church has been offering hope and healing for people going through the pain and upheaval of divorce and separation. Scores of people have participated in the 13-week DivorceCare program that meets each fall and sometimes in the spring.

    The News-Times spotlights pets at the Blackford County Animal Shelter who are available for adoption.

    IU Health has once again joined forces with Community and Family Services, Purdue Extension Blackford County, and the Growers and Makers Market to offer their Families at the Market program in Blackford County. This is a free program designed to provide an opportunity for families to lea…

    4-H project judging kicked off with sewing, consumer clothing, quilting, and fashion review. Here stands some of the Blackford County 4-Hers displaying their sewn items to the judges.

    The Blackford Country Arts Center, Arts Place in Hartford City just wrapped up their last Arts in the Parks camp this past week. The camp was four days of fiber fun! The camp was offered to students in grades kindergarten to 8th. Throughout the week they explored a variety of techniques …

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    How do you make a difference just by shopping or donating to an Attic Window Thrift Store? By shopping or donating items to a Muncie Mission Attic Window Thrift Store you directly support the Muncie Mission. The Muncie Mission Attic Window sells gently used (and sometimes even new) donat…

    The Tri County Basketball Team will be holding a fundraiser at the Food and Fuel Marathon Gas Station, 1621 N. Walnut St., Hartford City, owned by local resident Dan Eckstein. The fundraiser will be held on Friday 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. It will be a “G…

    Hartford City Wesleyan Church will host their 5th annual Car & Bike Show on Saturday, July 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m located at 1301 S. Walnut St., Hartford City.

    The Arts Council of Hartford City presents the Mississinewa Valley Band Summer Music Series. The band will perform at the downtown square in Hartford City at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17. The rain date for the event is Wednesday, July 24. Seating is not provided so please bring chairs…

    A Blood Drive will be held by the American Red Cross in the Fellowship Hall of Church of the Nazarene located at Hartford City, 1402 W. Water St., Hartford City on Friday, July 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “cotnhc” t…

    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 …

    CFS Montpelier Church of Christ, 206 W. Huntington, Montpelier on Monday’s from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Join the Blackford County Arts Center for a four day Art Camp from July 8 to July 11 located at the Arts Place, Blackford County Arts Center, 107 W. Washington St., Hartford City. The classes will be held from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. The class will be instructed by Sidney Walter and the theme…

    Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at a tailgate from 10:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 12 at the Nazarene Church, 440 N. Standard Oil Blvd., Montpelier. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a three family limit per v…

    EVERY MONDAY - A Better Life: Brianna’s Hope Addiction Recovery at Trinity Church, 303 North Walnut St., Hartford City, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    The Blackford County Fairboard, Inc. Golf Tournament will take place at the Blackford County Country Club located at 1605 W. Water St., Hartford City. It will be held on Saturday, July 27 starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be cash prizes. This tournament will be an 18-hole event and will b…

    The Bethel Center Church will host a concert and chicken noodle dinner on Saturday, July 20 located at 1770 St. Rd. 26 W., Hartford City. There will be a local talent pre show starting at 6:00 p.m. and Country Gospel Music concert by The Wacaster Family at 7:00 p.m. The chicken noodle di…

    Blackford County Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. A snack will be provided to all children 18 years of age or under and are the same for all children regardless of race, color national origin, sex, age or disability and there will be no discrimination in the c…

    It’s that time of year again for the Hartford City High School Alumni Reunion! Blackford graduates from 1970 to 1975 are encouraged to attend this reunion to visit with Mr. Bob Bridge, former HCHS and BHS teacher and coach.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Michigan Power’s Hoosier customers who are having difficulty paying their electric bill and who meet eligibility requirements may get some help from their neighbors.

    Midland Funding, LLC vs. John Westerfield; Civil Collection.

    The Northmen present the 20th Annual Alan Godsey Memorial Northern Gospel Singing Convention with over 40 Christian Music Artists from across the country and Canada. The convention will be held on August 1 at 5:00 p.m., August 2 at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., August 3 at noon and 4:00 p.m. …

    Join Purdue Extension, OISC, Midwest Hemp Council, and Heartland Harvest, LLC on Wednesday, August 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a morning packed with information and tours of an operation growing hemp for CBD Oil. Topics on farm management, equipment, legislative updates, and more …

    The News-Times spotlights pets at the Blackford County Animal Shelter who are available for adoption.

    The Blackford County Arts Center, Arts Place, offered a wide variety of art classes with their Arts in the Parks program this summer. Arts in the Parks is a unique summer arts enrichment program that offers art classes to children six through twelve years of age. The program takes place …