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Blackford High School's 49 former Homecoming Queens | News  Hartford City News Times

In celebration of the school's 50th Homecoming, the Blackford High School would like to invite all 49 former Homecoming Queens to return and be recognized ...

Blackford High School principal says students are vaping THC products  CBS 4 Indianapolis

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. -- There's a growing concern across the country as six deaths are now linked to vaping. According to the CDC, people with lung injuries ...

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, ...

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 ...

Man who gave teen stolen gun placed on home detention  Muncie Star Press

A Hartford City man who provided a teen with a gun that ended up in Blackford High School has been sentenced to home detention.

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 ...

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.

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

UPDATE (Aug. 26, 2019)-- William Shelton accepted a plea deal and pleaded guilty to theft of a firearm. All other charges were dismissed. He was sentenced to ...

Blackford County School announces 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year  Hartford City News Times

Blackford County Schools Superintendent, Chad Yencer, announced Mrs. Linda Wallace as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year.

Judge to mom: You 'placed every child who was attending Blackford High School in danger'  Muncie Star Press

A woman whose 15-year-old son took a handgun to Blackford High\u00a0School was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to dangerous control of a child.

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.

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 ...

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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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.

2019 Blackford County 4-H Queen Contest | News  Hartford City News Times

Grace Marshall was named 2019 Miss Blackford County during this years Blackford County 4-H Queen Contest! She wore an elegant gold and tan dress.

Student brings gun to Blackford High School, forces lockdown  WANE

Blackford High School went on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student brought a gun into the building. That's according to a message sent to Blackford ...

Juvenile in custody after online Blackford school threat  Muncie Star Press

A juvenile was arrested early Monday in connection with an online threat aimed at Blackford Junior High School.

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.

2019 Hartford City High School “Airedale” Annual Alumni Reunion  Hartford City News Times

The 2019 Hartford City High School “Airedale” Annual Alumni Reunion recently took place at the Airedale Park located at the 700 block of N. High St., Hartford ...

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.

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'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 ...

Luke Brown helps lift Blackford to new heights  CBS 4 Indianapolis

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. - Small town Indiana basketball with a big game atmosphere. Each night Blackford High plays in their home gym, a capacity crowd of ...

Hartford City mother whose son took gun to school sentenced to 4 years in prison  CBS 4 Indianapolis

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. — An Indiana woman whose 15-year-old son took a handgun to school has been sentenced to four years in prison. The 40-year-old ...

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

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (NewsLink)- Hartford City was relatively unknown before Luke Brown started draining buckets from anywhere on the basketball court.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Court News | News  Hartford City News Times

BLACKFORD CIRCUIT COURT. Rick D. Bullard; F4: Child Molesting Fondling or touching with child under 14. Felony 4. BLACKFORD SUPERIOR COURT.

Brown back for more | News  Hartford City News Times

Sophomore is scoring at a 38.0 points per game clip after 4 games.

A new hope  Indiana Daily Student

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

Ground Breaking Ceremony for The Pit Stop | News  Hartford City News Times

The Pit Stop is a new business being built in town which will be located at 312 N. Walnut Street in Hartford City. The business is a drive thru convenience.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Applications Available | News  Hartford City News Times

The Blackford County Community Foundation, Inc. is nominating one student to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship in 2020. This award provides ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hoosiers in space - NASA astronauts from Indiana  Indianapolis Star

Joseph P. Allen (Crawfordsville): Born June 27, 1937, Allen graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1955, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in ...

Jeffrey Kieffer named associate superintendent of Catholic schools  News Sentinel

Jeffrey Kieffer has been named associate superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Kieffer has been a Catholic school ...

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.

Hartford City man claims shooting of wife was accident  Hartford City News Times

A Blackford County man accused of shooting his newly- wed wife was to appear for a 10 a.m. initial hearing in Blackford Circuit Court on Monday.

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 ...

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.

Winter wonders | News  Hartford City News Times

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

Meet these 12 astronauts — each from Indiana  Indianapolis Star

Here's a little bit about each of the 12 Indiana natives who've made the trek to outer space and back.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Murder charges filed in deaths of Hartford City man, daughter  Fox 59

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (February 9, 2015) -- A 59-year-old Portland man faces preliminary charges of murder in the deaths of a 40-year-old Hartford City man ...

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.

That's One Way to Do It! 🤣🤣 | Funniest Fails | August 2019 AFV  Hartford City News Times

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I am a vessel  The Echo News

Joe on the Go, the new coffee shop for Upland, adds another option for bonding. The well-priced coffee, welcoming atmosphere and the close proximity to ...

It was all about the seat belt | News  Hartford City News Times

Indiana Court Appeals conducts court at BHS. It's not too often that an attorney has the opportunity to make oral arguments before the Indiana Court of Appeals.

Man accused of sexual misconduct with teen | Crime  Hartford City News Times

Court documents indicate Matthew E. LaPierre, 28, had sex with a girl younger than 16 in late-August.

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High school boys basketball: NorthWood runs out of gas  South Bend Tribune

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. — As much as the NorthWood Panthers tried to finish strong, they could not overcome their sluggish start.

The truth behind the 'killer clown' rumors | Crime  Hartford City News Times

With Halloween ending and fall coming to a close, you may be wondering what the deal was with those crazy “killer clown” rumors that had been circulating ...

How Indiana reacted to the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing  Indianapolis Star

Hoosiers reacted with joy, relief and pride when the lunar module landed on the surface on the moon.

Blackford County Emergency Management | News  Hartford City News Times

Blackford County Emergency Management is looking for volunteers for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The CERT program educates ...

Larry Beeman, Jr. | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CASEY -- Larry Lowell Beeman, Jr., 52, of Martinsville, IL passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

'Let's Move!' Reevaluated: Why Some Obesity Awareness Campaigns May Lead To Weight Gain, Not Weight Loss  Medical Daily

In case there was not enough evidence that we need to reevaluate the way we are handling the obesity epidemic, a new study has found that obesity awareness ...

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools | Video  Hartford City News Times

An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful ...

Beyoncé drops behind-the-scenes look into album  Hartford City News Times

Beyoncé dropped a teaser for a new behind-the-scenes ABC special called "Beyoncé Presents: Making The Gift," which chronicles her journey through Africa as ...


Community activists in Seattle are taking a stand after racist flyers went up over the weekend in the Columbia City neighborhood. *Content* ...

He invited ICE to his town hall. Now he's under arrest.  Hartford City News Times

The recent arrest of an undocumented Houston immigration activist has many concerned that the Trump administration is targeting outspoken critics. CNN's Ed ...

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