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Fostering event is Saturday

Meridian Health Services’ FosterHope program will host Fostering the Future from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Suzanne Gresham Center in Muncie.

Pets earn new nicknames

If you have pet dogs, it's a pretty safe bet, at one point or another, you'll conjure up little “pet" names in addition to their actual “government taxpaying job” name.

Hope Fest is in September

Hope Fest returns later this year. The community outreach program and health fair will be from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Jay County High School.

Nome made for a good Memorial Day

Experiencing an adventure in Nome, Alaska, across from mainland Russia, was on a bucket list for my wife Gosia and me. Last Memorial Day weekend, we flew to this historic western city where Wyatt Earp ran the Dexter Saloon during the Gold Rush Days of 1900.

‘Sound of Music’ JCCT auditions are July 29, 30

Auditions for Jay County Civic Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music” are slated for the end of this month.

Cincinnatus honoring six with Hall of Fame

Cincinnatus League of Jay County will be honoring six individuals at its annual hall of fame induction ceremony during Jay County Fair.

Daughter’s first trip was an adventure

We were weary as to how the weekend was going to play out.

Purdue Extension offers events

The Purdue Farm Management Tour will be held in Randolph County on July 17.

New members elected to JCCT board

Two board members were re-elected to lead a local theatre group. Another board member was selected for her first term.

FR honor roll announced

Fort Recovery High School announced its second semester honor roll students.

Coalition grant applications close Monday

The organization is accepting applications to award grants from the Jay County Alcohol and Drug Countermeasures fund this year.

Area farmer won landmark case

This column is about an ordinary Jay County farmer who became a hero to many American farmers with marginal operations prior to World War II. Among the hardest hit by the Great Depression were farmers, particularly those with mortgages to pay. That certainly was the case with my maternal grandfather, …

Blood drive gets 55 donors

Fifty five people donated June 18 to the American Red Cross blood drive at Jay Community Center.

Free Portland concert series begins tonight

Arts Place’s first free concert of the summer is tonight.

Stubbornness led to stinging

Since it’s well into hay cutting season, here’s a story that is testament to a slower and simpler era of hay cutting. This is a true story from my youth near Ridgeville in the summer of 1978.
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