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Fort Recovery students make honor roll

Fort Recovery High School recently named its third quarter honor roll students.

Youth asked to give input

Jay County Drug Prevention Coalition and other local entities are inviting teens to join the conversation.

Middle schoolers make honor roll

Fort Recovery Middle School announced its third nine weeks honor roll students last week.

Daughter is light of dad’s life

My last column explained that Chrissy had been having contractions for about three weeks, but a trip to the hospital resulted in nothing substantial; they weren’t quite Braxton Hicks contractions, but nurses told us they weren’t quite real contractions, either.

Learn technique to manage daily tasks

Organization Solutions is hosting a workshop sharing productivity techniques from noon to 4 p.m. April 11 at John Jay Center for Learning.

Jay County HS band performs Sunday

Jay County High School’s band department presents its spring concert this weekend.

Minnetrista plans for eclipse

Minnetrista Museum and Gardens is partnering with Muncie Children’s Museum to host Magic at Minnetrista in celebration of the upcoming solar eclipse.

Man leaves monumental imprint behind

Several years ago, an old friend of mine and I were out on a leisurely afternoon drive. The old pal of mine, now deceased unfortunately, was a monument man by trade.

Ninety-six students honored for academics

Jay County High School hosted its annual Academic Awards banquet March 18.

Applied for grant

The Portland Elks recently applied for a grant from the Elks National Foundation to benefit the West Walnut Street Church of Christ's Food Bank initiative. Receiving the check was Kelly Smeltzer, the coordinator of the food bank. Presenting the check was Exalted Ruler of the Portland Elks Bryan Alexander along …

FAFSA is due soon

In 2023, Indiana joined seven other states in adopting a FAFSA completion requirement for high school seniors. As of March 15, about 31% of high school seniors in the state had filed the application.

Easter services scheduled

A few local churches have announced special services for the holiday.

Birth announcements - Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Birth announcements

Recalling the infamous Ira W. Porter

Notorious Randolph County resident Ira W. Porter was born in 1844, the son of James and Hannah Porter.

Baroque group visiting Muncie

Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra will perform “Music at the House of Medici" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Ball State University’s Sursa Performance Hall in coordination with the Beyond the Medici: The Haukohl Family Collection that is on display at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
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