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Saturday, February 4, 2023
  • Dancing king
    Luke Vormohr celebrates after being crowned the champion of a dance off held at halftime of Friday night’s Class 3A Sectional 24 semifinal game between Jay County High School and host Hamilton Heights. Unfortunately for the Patriot faithful, the happiness ended there. After falling behind by 18 in the opening half, Class 3A No. 2 JCHS was unable to mount a serious comeback threat as its season came to an end with a 58-47 loss. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
  • Election filing ended Friday
    Republican nominations for both mayors in the county will be contested. They are two of only five contested primary races.
  • Triple knock out
    Over the last month, the Patriots had beaten every team they played by at least 25 points. Their overall winning streak was 22 games, with the closest of those a nine-point win over No. 10 Bellmont.
  • Fading away
    An array of colors were left along the horizon Thursday evening as the sun faded away in this view from Indiana 26 looking west toward Indiana 1. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
    
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  • To the editor: I am writing to thank Portland-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.
  • Shop class taught key life lessons
    It’s amazing what you can learn about life in seventh grade shop class, particularly if you have a great teacher. Mine was a guy named Don Oswalt.
  • Couple offers thanks for help
    To the editor: I would like to thank the couple who paid off my husband’s medicine and other purchases Saturday, Jan. 10, at Walmart.
  • Take action to save city’s bridge
    To the editor: As the Indiana State Historical Society appointed Jay County Historian, I am appealing to our Jay County residents and Jay County officials to stand up to help to save a big, blue piece of our Jay County history.
  • There’s a story behind the story
    Sometimes there’s a story behind the story. That’s the case when it comes to Louis J. Bruner.
Caldwell performs
Taryn Caldwell of Dunkirk performs the national anthem at a Fort Wayne TinCaps game.
Whitacre Memorial Ride 06/19/2017

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