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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
  • Council OKs 5%, no longevity
    With their salaries again on the docket Monday, Portland’s city employees let their voices be heard.
  • Heroic dedication
    The outpouring of those who wanted to honor the veterans in their lives was overwhelming.
  • Scrimmage snag
    Jay County High School senior Patrick Hemmelgarn makes a catch on a deep pass from Sean Bailey in front of senior Anthony Cross of the Richmond Red Devils during Friday night’s scrimmage at Harold E. Schutz Memorial Stadium. The Patriots dominated the scrimmage — each team got the ball for a set amount of plays per “possession” — scoring twice in their first set of 15 plays (starting from their own 35-yard line). JCHS will open the regular season at 7 p.m. Friday with a trip to Blackford to take on the Bruins. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
  • Launch Jay entries are now open
    Local entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas again.
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  • CELINA, Ohio — In what they knew would be a rebuilding year, the Indians got a look Tuesday at where they will need to be in order to be competitive against area rivals.

  • FRHS?third in county
    CELINA, Ohio — Through two events, Eli Lennartz has been the team leader.

  • Lennartz leads FRHS in opener
    The Indians hope to be competitive throughout their schedule. If they can play with the consistency they did in their opener, that should be an achievable goal.

  • Thwaits on scoreless streak
    FORT WAYNE — A former Indian has found his groove with the TinCaps.

  • Smith paces JC at invite
    GENEVA — First-year coach Marvin Buckner acknowledged the competition for his team’s No. 1 spot was close. On the first day, Maddy Snow led the team.
  • We should embrace Ronald’s view
    To the editor: Since Jack Ronald passed earlier this year, I have reflected on Jack’s impact on our community.
  • Duet sparked idea for slideshow
    By the time you read this, I should have made my debut at Miller’s Merry Manor. Technically, it’s not actually my debut.
  • 4th of July committee says thanks
    To the editor: The Jay County 4th of July Committee would like to thank the Jay County community for making the 2022 4th of July Celebration another successful event.
  • Column elicited many responses
    You never know what’s going to prompt a response from readers.

  • Old road has been lost to history
    The rows of corn kept marching in neat lines, east to west, north to south. There wasn’t any hint of northwest or southeast to be seen. Any trace of what I was looking for had long ago been erased by passing time.
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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