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Man admits to stealing gun that ended up in Blackford High School  Muncie Star Press

A Hartford City man this week pleaded guilty to stealing a handgun that a 15-year-old boy later took to Blackford High School.

BLACKFORD HIGH SCHOOL: 2018-2019 Honor Roll | News  Hartford City News Times

2nd Semester. ALL A HONOR ROLL. Seniors All A – Jerret Barker, Spencer Blakely, Myles Cline, James Lee, Hope Maloney, Jessica Manley, Breanne Morgan, ...

We Grow Basketball Here: The Old Man and The Team

In the first installment of the We Grow Basketball Here documentary series, the incredible story of Blackford High School's ascendent basketball team — with an ...

Luke Brown, Jerry Hoover, Blackford Bruins featured in Pacers video series  Muncie Star Press

The Indiana Pacers have started a new video series, and the first episode features Jerry Hoover, Luke Brown and the Blackford boys basketball program.

Muncie graphic designer providing fresh, morale-boosting makeovers to area schools  Muncie Star Press

Wapahani, Wes-Del, Blackford, Burris and more have used Mullett Design Group to affordably improve school aesthetics.

Blackford County Schools celebrate two retiring Blackford High School teachers  Hartford City News Times

Blackford County Schools celebrated two of their retiring Blackford High School faculty members: Language Arts Teacher Mrs. Pam Jordan-Long and World ...

Blackford High School Class of 2019 Graduation | News  Hartford City News Times

The Blackford High School class of 2019 graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Blackford High School gymnasium, ...

Multiple arrests made after gun found at Blackford High School  FOX 59 Indianapolis

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. – Authorities say a gun was found at Blackford High School Tuesday, which prompted a lockdown. At around 2:10 p.m., it was reported to ...

Doyel: Blackford (Hartford City, Ind.) phenom Luke Brown leads state in scoring, lifts community  USA TODAY High School Sports

HARTFORD CITY – State scoring leader Luke Brown broke the scoreboard this season at Blackford High School. Literally, I'm saying, though they're not sure ...

Blackford High School students become Certified Nursing Aides  Hartford City News Times

Eight Blackford High School students participated in the Health Science Education Class of Blackford High School. They completed their clinical training at ...

Student brings gun to Blackford High School, forces lockdown  WANE

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (WANE) - Blackford High School went on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student brought a gun into the building. That's according to ...

Hartford City fills bleachers for Blackford HS basketball  WISH-TV

News 8 visited Blackford High School and its star sophomore guard Luke Brown Friday night.

More arrests likely after student found with gun at Blackford High School  WTHR

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (WTHR) - Blackford County Sheriff Jeff Sones says another arrest is possible after a student was found with a gun at Blackford High ...

A good day for Blackford Schools School board approves funding for new gym at BHS  Hartford City News Times

It was a vote to approve the spending of $5 million dollars. But members of the Blackford School Board were optimistic it would be money well spent.

Hope in Hartford City: Basketball success a ‘dream come true’  WANE

In Hollywood, they dream stories like this up for the money. In the Hoosier state, it's just for hoops.

Luke Brown Flips the Script for Blackford Basketball  Ball State Daily News

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Sheriff: Man arrested for supplying gun to high school student  WTHR

Police in Blackford C​ounty arrested a man they say supplied a gun that ended up at Blackford High School.

4 years in prison for mother of boy who took gun to Blackford HS  WISH-TV

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (AP) — A Hartford City woman whose 15-year-old son took a handgun to school has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center | News  Hartford City News Times

Blackford County Arts Center will host the annual Blackford High School Student Art Show from Monday, February 25th to Thursday, March 29th. The reception ...

Blackford coach Jerry Hoover headed to Indiana Hall  Hartford City News Times

MONTICELO — Blackford coach Jerry Hoover is headed into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

The Blackford Sequel: Luke Brown, Jerry Hoover and a basketball-crazed small town  Muncie Star Press

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. — Luke Brown, as he typically does, wanted to get some extra shots up last Thursday. The Blackford Bruins had two big games coming ...

BHS Class of 1973 reunion | News  Hartford City News Times

Blackford High School's graduating class of 1973 held its 45th year reunion on Sept. 29, in Hartford City.

Household Hazardous Waste Day | News  Hartford City News Times

Household Hazardous Waste Day is rescheduled for Saturday, March 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the north parking lot of the Blackford High School, 2392 ...

For the Love of the Game- Blackford sports fans start own network  Ball State Daily News

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Doyel: Blackford freshman phenom taking a whole town for a joy ride  Indianapolis Star

High school freshman phenom Luke Brown is turning around a team — and a town.

Patience is a Virtue: Blackford Basketball  Ball State Daily News

In the past two seasons under Coach Jerry Hoover, (Nathan) Brown and White have enjoyed the fruits of their labor, winning 31 of 45 games since the beginning ...

Blackford County Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient  Hartford City News Times

One Blackford County student has been named the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Alexandra D. Blackwood, Blackford High School senior, will ...

Batman and his Batmobile at IU Health Blackford  Hartford City News Times

On Saturday, April 6, Batman and his Batmobile will travel to IU Health Blackford hospital in Hartford City. While at IU Health Blackford, the community is invited ...

Blackford Youth Soccer | News  Hartford City News Times

Blackford Youth Soccer registration is available until to Saturday, June 1. All boys and girls ages 4 to 14 as of August 1, 2019 are encouraged to sign up. All.

Post-Secondary Scholarship Applications Available | News  Hartford City News Times

The Blackford County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year from students, other than high school seniors, ...

JROTC Raider team receives visitor | News  Hartford City News Times

Susan Brooks, U.S. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district made a visit to Blackford High School last week. During her visit, she met with ...

BHS JROTC has a new obstacle course | News  Hartford City News Times

For visitors to Blackford High School's new JROTC obstacle course located behind the school, one might think the students who train on the course were in ...

Blackford High School's freshman sensation bringing the town to life  WISH-TV

Luke Brown just broke the Indiana state record for points in a game by a freshman.

Northside Gym is going strong | News  Hartford City News Times

In November 2018, a new fitness gym, Northside Gym, was introduced to the Blackford County community and business is going strong. Owners Nate and Katie ...

How Blackford managed to turn its football program around  Muncie Star Press

The Bruins were 9-51 from 2010-15. Now they're 7-3 and ready to play for a berth in the sectional championship.

Blackford High School recognizes fall student-athletes | Sports  Hartford City News Times

Blackford High School on Nov. 9 held its Fall Athletic Award Program to honor recognize the dozens of student-athletes who participated in the school's fall ...

A new hope  Indiana Daily Student

An 83-year-old coach and a high school freshman have resurrected a basketball team.

Hartford City Health Club is opened for business  Hartford City News Times

Back in February a groundbreaking ceremony was held to introduce a new business to Blackford County, Hartford City Health Club. As of May 18 the business ...

Bruins 2018 Cheer Clinic | News  Hartford City News Times

The band blared across the field and the crowd shouted in the bleachers as the Blackford Bruins took on Oak Hills Golden Eagles on Friday, Aug. 31. The Bruins ...

Court News | News  Hartford City News Times

BLACKFORD CIRCUIT COURT. City of Hartford City vs. Leon Brenneman, LRB Holdings Inc.; Civil Collection. Ditech Financial LLC vs. Ednamae owen ...

Drive Thru Convenience Store coming to Hartford City  Hartford City News Times

Last June, Casey Dick took to social media to get the communities input on the idea of a drive thru convenience store. A majority of those who participated in the.

Blackford County's first ever Summer Swim Team program  Hartford City News Times

Blackford County has announced their first ever Blackford County Summer Swim Team program. The program will offer quality coaching and technique ...

Indiana Association of Student Council's State Conference | News  Hartford City News Times

Blackford High School's Principal, Scott Shimer, was named the High School Division Central East District Administrator of the Year at the Indiana Association of ...

Hartford City High School memories now permanently etched in granite  Hartford City News Times

It's been a long time in the coming, but the final phase to the Hartford City High School Memorial located in Airedale Park should be completed this week.

4 years in prison for mother of boy who took gun to school  WTHR

An Indiana woman whose 15-year-old son took a handgun to school has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Back-to-School for Blackford County youth | News  Hartford City News Times

Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds light and variable. Tonight. A few clouds. Low around 70F. Winds light ...

Seniors honored for academic excellence | News  Hartford City News Times

May 20 was the Senior's Honors Day at Blackford High School. In addition to the naming of the three top students for the Class of 2018, more than 75 ...

IU Basketball Recruiting 2021 Names to Know: Luke Brown  The Daily Hoosier

He's too short. He doesn't play against good competition. When it comes to most conversations about Hartford City, Ind.'s Luke Brown, there are questions.

83-year-old coach and freshman phenom rejuvenating Indiana hoops team  USA TODAY High School Sports

An 83-year-old coach and a freshman phenom have rejuvenated an Indiana high school team.

Two Former Indiana State Police Peru Post Commanders Recognized for a combined 70 years of Service to the Department  Hartford City News Times

Recently, two former Indiana State Police Peru Post commanders, First Sergeant Mike Nichols and Major Pat O'Connor, were recognized by Indiana State Police ...

A little bit of history of basketball and sports in Hartford City  Hartford City News Times

The state of Indiana is well known for its “Hoosier Hysteria” over high school basketball, and sports fans in Hartford City lived up the reputation. High school ...

Blackford County Community Foundation Grant Applications Available | News  Hartford City News Times

2019 The Blackford County Community Foundation Grant Applications are available online at or at the Community Foundation ...

Family is key to recent success for Blackford basketball  WTHR

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (WTHR) - Almost two years have passed since we told you about the Blackford Bruins, when the high school basketball varsity team was ...

Hi-Way 3 PRO Hardware extends their Hartford City location hours  Hartford City News Times

With outstanding customer *service* by their experienced and knowledgeable staff, Hi-Way 3 PRO Hardware is the ideal shopping stop for all your home repairs ...

Suspect on the run after father, daughter killed in Hartford City shooting  Fox 59

HARTFORD CITY (Feb. 5, 2015) - Police in Hartford City and Blackford County continue to investigate a double murder that left a father and his teenage ...

In The Courts (12.04.16) | Crime  Hartford City News Times

A look at the cases filed within the Blackford County courts system in the past week.

INDOT to make improvements to State Road 26 | News  Hartford City News Times

Widening the roadway is not part of project. It was about three years ago when local officials, including representatives of the Blackford County Economic ...

What's Going On | News  Hartford City News Times

... *** WEEKLY ***. EVERY MONDAY - Common Threads knit and crochet at the Hartford City Library from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for ages 16+ (beginners are ...

Blackford JROTC honored | News  Hartford City News Times

JROTC Award Recipients. Several members of the Blackford JROTC were the recipient of awards presented last week during the 2018 Blackford JROTC Award ...

Everyone wants to shoot 3-pointers — and it's changing the game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A major part of Luke Brown's daily shooting routine is the 3-point shot. Off the dribble. Catch and shoot. Shots from 6 or 7 feet beyond the 19-foot, 9-inch arc.

35th reunion for Class of 1982 | News  Hartford City News Times

The Blackford High School Class of 1982 held their 35th class reunion on September 22 and 23. Reuniting classmates cheered on the Bruins at the ...

Blackford City basketball team pushes on despite 0-24 record  WTHR

Life can sometimes be a cruel teacher whether you are looking for a job or looking for a win.A lot of people in Hartford City, Indiana are looking for both but as ...

Injury may end Luke Brown's Cinderella season way too soon  Hartford City News Times

Major media attention – from USA Today and The Indianapolis Star to Indianapolis TV stations and regional newspapers – have shined a bright light on ...

Two teens injured by propane explosion in Poneto  Hartford City News Times

Two area teens were severely burnt when a wall mounted heater exploded in a Poneto garage. Conner Hasinbiller and Will Moore were taken to St. Joseph ...

Hartford City is moving forward! | News  Hartford City News Times

There has been a lot of talk over the last year or so about a new apartment complex being built on the site of the old Bil's Grocery store.

Dust in the wind = cancer | News  Hartford City News Times

Community urges HI&M to relocate. Just about everyone in attendance at Saturday's meeting regarding concerns over contamination coming from Hartford Iron ...

Two charged after Blackford County home ransacked | Crime  Hartford City News Times

Police believe a Blackford County man earlier this month sold thousands of dollars worth of stolen items to a local couple for about $50 worth of heroin.

Winter wonders | News  Hartford City News Times

Sports banquet honors Blackford athletes who filled the community with many 'cheer'-ful times.

Blackford native to assume superintendent position at Jay Schools  Hartford City News Times

Jeremy Gulley, a 1991 Blackford High School graduate, was hired this week to be superintendent of Jay County Schools after a four-month-long search.

Four-hundred-ninety-four Graduates Celebrated at 2019 Taylor University Commencement  Hartford City News Times

25000th Taylor Graduate, Vice President Mike Pence Address, Highlight Ceremony.

Blackford County 2018 4H Results | News  Hartford City News Times

Allison Clamme; State Projects; Aerospace (AE); 11021: Grade 6-8, Rocket, Stage 3 (AE); Red.

Hartford City Heritage Days begins today | News  Hartford City News Times

For those who like carnival rides, great tenderloins and some awesome rock-n-roll music, the Hartford City Heritage Days Festival is the one event you won't ...

Taylor University News: Breaking Down Barriers | News  Hartford City News Times

When Dr. Kevin Johnson came to Taylor a few years ago as a history professor specializing in ancient Egypt, he knew he wanted to take students to Egypt.

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Hartford City Civil War Days reverts back to October date  Hartford City News Times

Officials of the group that oversees the Hartford City Civil War Days event have decided that the month of May was not the best time of year to hold the.

Animal shelter groundbreaking | News  Hartford City News Times

A monumental event. The sun was shining last week upon the Blackford County Animal Shelter. And the mood could not have been lighter as supporters ...

In The Courts (10.17.16) | Crime  Hartford City News Times

A look at the cases filed within the Blackford County courts system in the past week.

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Taylor University Art Camp | News  Hartford City News Times

The Taylor University Art Department will host an Art Camp June 11-14 in the Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center. The camp is designed for students in grades K ...

You Could Be My Baby - Viva G | AFV Music Compilation | AFV  Hartford City News Times

In this funny music compilation by America's Funniest Home Videos, tune in to see some of our favorite AFV baby moments set to some sweet tunes.

A myth? A leaf? Aquarium displays rare sea dragons  Hartford City News Times

A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened ...

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Monticello coaches headed to Indiana hoops hall of fame

MONTICELO — A pair of coaches with Monticello connections are headed into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

Indiana Teens Develop A Black Market Salt Sale In Response to Congress' Healthy Lunch Standards  Medical Daily

Teens are selling an illicit commodity at their schools, but it's probably not what you think.

This is Indiana's 'poorest county,' but there are plenty of reasons to visit  Indianapolis Star

Indiana's 'poorest county' may be worth a road trip. Gregg Doyel showed us one reason why.

On This Day: 10 June 1895 | Video  Hartford City News Times

In 1895, Oscar-winning actress Hattie McDaniel was born in Wichita, Kansas. (June 10)

Area roundup: Learn how to research your family history at Genealogy Info Fair  Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE — A Genealogy Information Fair featuring genealogy organizations and lineage societies will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Carnegie Library, ...

Trump at Air Force graduation: Must rule the skies  Hartford City News Times

Speaking at the U.S. Air Force Academy commencement on Thursday, President Donald Trump paid tribute to newly minted Air Force officers, thanking them for ...

Today in History for June 12th | Video  Hartford City News Times

Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ...

Meet the candidates: Blackford County | Local News  Hartford City News Times

To help voters make a more informed vote, The News-Times has asked local candidates for office a few questions. Each candidate was asked the same ...

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks | Video  Hartford City News Times

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is ...

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma  Hartford City News Times

Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left ...

Jamming with Leonardo | News  Hartford City News Times

It was a 'rockin' good time for some of the community's youth last week when Leonardo visited the Hartford City Public Library as part of the library's summer ...

County sees better than expected turnout for primary election  Hartford City News Times

May 8 proved to be a great day for an election. Nearly 30 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the local election that had three contested races. According ...

Jeff Daniels: playing Atticus Finch 'role of a lifetime'  Hartford City News Times

Jeff Daniels calls playing Atticus Finch in the stage adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' the "role of a lifetime." The Tony-nominee says the classic story still ...

Avicii's friends carry on his legacy with new album  Hartford City News Times

More than a year after Avicii's death at age 28, singer Aloe Blacc asks: "Why aren't you still here?" The Swedish DJ-producer's friends and frequent collaborators ...

Blackford County poorest in state | News  Hartford City News Times

But we are improving. Blackford County made a few headlines recently after a study showed that it was once again listed as the poorest county in the state of ...

Trump reads prayer read by Roosevelt in 1944 | Video  Hartford City News Times

US President Donald Trump has helped kick off two days of D-Day observances by reading excerpts of a prayer that President Franklin Roosevelt read to the ...

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Blackford basketball program goes outside to involve community, grow together  Hartford City News Times

The Blackford High School basketball program moved outdoors for several workouts in recent weeks, going to local parks and trying to establish a new summer ...

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