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Hartford City Life Chain will meet Sunday, October 3, 2021. Sign-in will begin at 2 PM and the Life Chain will finish at 3:30. We will be signing-in at Dave’s Car Corner at 1225 N. Walnut Stre…

Personal health, family health, co-worker and public health continue to overshadow out thoughts, work activity and lives. Whether it’s COVID, allergies or the seasonal flu, we are bombarded wi…

        Hungry Blackford County residents in search of a tasty, inexpensive meal need look no farther than “The Sweeet Spot” in the old Highwater Auction House at 201 South High Street just do…

As the competition continues to intensify , the Bruin Harriers’ run proved once again their hard work and determination with great race times and some personal best times at the Maconaquah Inv…

While the Ball State Cardinals traveled to Happy Valley to play the Nittany Lions, the Bruins and the Tigers of Alexandria used their field to play another exciting game. The Bruins weren’t qu…

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As we celebrate National Chimney Safety Week September 26 through October 2, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) wants to remind all families how they can enjoy a safe, warm home this fall and winter. National Chimney Safety Week 2021 is designed to educate homeowners on the inherent dangers of fireplaces and provide them with tips to reduce their risk of suffering a chimney fire or carbon monoxide-related health emergency.

As the competition continues to intensify , the Bruin Harriers’ run proved once again their hard work and determination with great race times and some personal best times at the Maconaquah Inv…

While the Ball State Cardinals traveled to Happy Valley to play the Nittany Lions, the Bruins and the Tigers of Alexandria used their field to play another exciting game. The Bruins weren’t qu…

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Hartford City Life Chain will meet Sunday, October 3, 2021. Sign-in will begin at 2 PM and the Life Chain will finish at 3:30. We will be signing-in at Dave’s Car Corner at 1225 N. Walnut Street in Hartford City. There will be some parking at Dave’s and more parking on the side street. We wi…

Personal health, family health, co-worker and public health continue to overshadow out thoughts, work activity and lives. Whether it’s COVID, allergies or the seasonal flu, we are bombarded with additional life challenges that haven’t let up for a year and a half. Goods and services are in s…

        Hungry Blackford County residents in search of a tasty, inexpensive meal need look no farther than “The Sweeet Spot” in the old Highwater Auction House at 201 South High Street just down the street from the Hartford City Post Office. Owner Mike Fisher has drifted away from his time a…

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        The Christian Outdoor Ministry Experience (COME) held its seventh annual Wild Game Dinner Saturday evening serving a small crowd at the Blackford County Fairgrounds. The menu included deer sausage with cheese and crackers, fried fish, turkey and noodles, pulled duck, deer sloppy joes…

As the competition continues to intensify , the Bruin Harriers’ run proved once again their hard work and determination with great race times and some personal best times at the Maconaquah Invitational on Saturday. 

While the Ball State Cardinals traveled to Happy Valley to play the Nittany Lions, the Bruins and the Tigers of Alexandria used their field to play another exciting game. The Bruins weren’t quite as fortunate though, as the Tigers threw a 4th down 17 yard pass for a touchdown with 58 seconds…

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the Blackford County Courthouse is surrounded by flags with the main flag at half staff to honor those who gave their lives on that fateful day.

The Wings over Kokomo Airshow is returning to the Kokomo Municipal Airport on Saturday, Sept. 18. The airshow, presented by Commemorative Air Force (CAF), the Warbird Training Center, and the City of Kokomo will feature aerobatics, Warbird rides, kid’s activities along with food vendors and …

The Indiana Military Preservation Association and the Museum of the Soldier will be hosting the 2021 Military Vehicle Show and swap meet on September 17th and 18th at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana.

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The recently remodeled historic Johnston Glass Building at 1000 West Washington Street in Hartford City is now the home of the Deja Brew Espresso Bar. The Johnston Glass Company was one of the largest glass companies during the gas boom. The company was the largest producer of ornamental gla…

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Six-year-old Kennedy Clamme loves to read. She is a member of the Blackford County Mini 4-H. Mini 4-H is a program designed to encourage positive development of children, Kindergarten through second grade (though not all counties are able to offer this to all grades). The goal of Mini 4-H is…

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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the life of Cpl. Humberto "Bert" A. Sanchez of Logansport. Sanchez died while serving his country. The 22-year-old was killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The boys tennis hosted South Adams on Tuesday, August 31st. Sophomore Charlie Crabtree defeated his South Adams opponent 6-1, 6-4 to pick up his first varsity win of the season! “Charlie hit great groundstrokes and consistent serves to win in two straight sets easily,” according to coach Nolley. 

The Lady Bruins girls soccer team won their first match of the season after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Maconaquah last night. Coach Michelle Gross said “It was a great team effort.” 

The Bruins Cross Country teams ventured south to the Columbus North Columbus Rick Weinheimer Classic on Saturday and had a great day at the course at CERAland Park. The Bruin runners proved, again, their grit and determination with several personal and season best times on this fast course d…

The Junior High Cross-Country teams traveled on Saturday to CERAland Park’s Cross-Country course in Columbus North. Despite some missing teammates, the Junior High runners finished with great times and great experiences at this large meet. 

The Lady Bruins defeated Fort Wayne North Side in 3 sets last night, 25-13, 25-20, 25-20. Offensively, the Bruins served well, recording 11 aces. The Bruins converted 34 hits into 27 kills. Defensively, the Bruins allowed just 7 dropped balls and 8 free balls. Coach Shipley was pleased. “The…

The Lady Bruins played in the Wes-Del Invite on Saturday. After a slow start in the first game, the Bruins gave the Hagerstown Tigers a run for their money in their final game. The Bruins lost to Tipton during their first match, 11-25, 18-25. Coach Shipley said “I know that it is difficult t…

The football Bruins had high hopes heading into Friday night’s CIC opener and led at the half 7-6. But the Eagles seemed to figure out the Bruin D and scored two touchdowns in the second half to go on to an 18-7 victory spoiling things for the Homecoming crowd. 

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 1) – Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed Executive Order 21-24. The Executive Order outlines directives to help manage the spread of COVID-19.

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Biden has a choice to make: Does he want to establish his legacy as a president who fought for voting rights, or not?

The Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer is back and will be hosted at Lakeview Wesleyan Church, 5316 S Western, Marion on Saturday, October 2 from 8:45am - 4:00pm.  The event brings together women from all denominations and all walks of life for a day of biblical teaching, prayer an…

As Hoosiers, the sport of basketball is near and dear to our hearts. Although the class of 1963 was the last to graduate, and the school has been torn down, the tiny community of Roll left its mark on local basketball history during the school’s existence.

The end of Summer is here and school is starting. As a final Summer treat, the Hartford City Public Library and the Blackford Development Corp will be sponsoring a free showing of “Sherlock Gnomes” at Weiler Plaza on Friday, September 10 at approximately 9:00 PM.

On Monday August 30, Hartford City Mayor Dan Eckstein announced that Lt. Cody Crouse would be the new Chief of Police of the Hartford City Police Department.

Observant citizens may have noticed the planters outside of several businesses in the downtown areas of both Hartford City and Montpelier. These planters arose from an idea of Cheri Brown, the Director of Blackford County’s Purdue Extension Office. An avid gardener, she was familiar with the…

It was a triple header at Elwood last night and the 6th and 8th grade Lady Bruins picked up wins. The 6th grader defeated the Panthers in 2 sets 25-9, 25-8. Ava Mendoza had 6 aces to lead the Bruins who improved to 2-0 on the season. They head to South Adams on Monday, September 13th.