Blackford County Newswire

Blackford County Newswire

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  1. Indy boy scout troop visits Blackford Co. for storm clean upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Six days after an E-F 2 Tornado ripped through parts of Blackford and Jay counties, the cleanup continues. People from all over have been helping residents cleanup - and for some rebuild.

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  2. Sunday's severe weather destroyed 11 homes in Jay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Nearly three dozen homes in Jay County were damaged or destroyed by a severe weather system Sunday that included a tornado. Jay County Emergency Management Director Ralph Frazee told us Sunday's storm destroyed 11 homes.

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  3. Live Doppler 13 Weather Forecast - Tuesday 11/7/17 Sunrise UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS - We begin today with a raw, wet morning in Indiana. Lots of showers dot the area during this morning rush hour with a brisk northeast wind blowing at 10-20mph.

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  4. Power restored to majority of I&M customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... there. I&M said 100 customers are still without service in Jay County and 300 customers don't have power in Blackford County. More than 30,000 total customers lost service Sunday after four tornadoes touched down across Indiana. I&M said only 2,200 ...

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  5. Family spread along county road picks up after tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A family that has lived close together for decades are all picking up pieces after Sunday's tornado. They live off of County Road 400 South in Dunkirk.

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  6. 5 things you need to know for Monday, Nov. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The dead ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old. President Donald Trump said the shooting "isn't a guns situation," but a " mental health problem at the highest level."

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  7. Tornado watch issued until 7 p.m. SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | Palladium-Item

    ... il, tornadoes, heavy rainfall causing flooding and cloud-to-ground lightning, according to the NWS website. Blackford County was included in a severe thunderstorm warning issued at 12:35 a.m. and extending until 1:15 p.m.

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  8. Woman charged in OD arrested for dealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Star Press

    ... two weeks ago. At least one of the transactions allegedly took place in Moore's Dunkirk apartment, which is Blackford County. Other portions of Dunkirk are in Jay and Delaware counties. Moore and Keener, who faces the same charges, were being held ...

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  9. LANGDON, Margaret JaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Margaret married David W. Langdon (Hartford City) on August 27, 1961, and started their family on a farm in Blackford County, Indiana, raising crops and some 4,000 chickens and rearing daughters Ann Margaret (born 1962) and Sherry Jo (born 1963). ...

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  10. Selma to celebrate Bluebird Days with music, foodRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Star Press

    ... and Portland will be open later during the school year, as of Aug. 28, according to a release. Arts Place, Blackford County Arts Center, 107 W. Washington St., will be open 3-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday. The Portland Arts Place ...

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  11. Inmate dies in Blackford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | TheIndyChannel

    Blackford County Jail inmate Victoria Seats of Hartford City appeared to be having a seizure when she was found, Indiana State Police said. Around 11:30 p.m. Seats was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

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  12. State police investigating Blackford County inmate's deathRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    The inmate, Victoria R. Seats, died late Tuesday night at IU Health in Hartford City, state police said in a statement.

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  13. Jail inmate's death under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Star Press

    Jail inmate's death under investigation Indiana State police are investigating the Tuesday death of a Blackford County jail inmate. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/2vjpP33 According to an ISP release, Victoria Renee Seats, 24, of Hartford City, was found by jail personnel in a "semi-responsive state" in her cell about 10:40 p.m., suffering what appeared to be a seizure.

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  14. Burris grads receive memorial scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Star Press

    ... case manager in Randolph County, then a supervisor in Randolph County and then local office director in Blackford County. Cravens comes to Old National from Ball State University, where she worked in the president's office of Ball State as ...

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  15. Eaton man killed in scooter-SUV collisionRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | The Star Press

    Eaton man killed in scooter-SUV collision An Eaton resident was killed in a scooter-SUV collision at the intersection of two Blackford County roads Monday. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/2uNthml HARTFORD CITY, Ind.

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  16. Blackford County judge faces discipline over dispute with clerkRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... commission said Wednesday the charges against Blackford Circuit Judge Dean A. Young allege he barred then-Blackford County Clerk Derinda Shady from the courthouse while she was hospitalized in August 2015 with chest pains she suffered after refusing ...

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  17. Blackford County judge faces discipline over dispute with clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The Indiana Judicial Qualifications Commission has filed four misconduct charges against a northeastern Indiana judge over a dispute with his county's clerk. The commission said Wednesday the charges against Blackford Circuit Judge Dean A. Young allege he barred then-Blackford County Clerk Derinda Shady from the courthouse while she was hospitalized in August 2015 with chest pains she suffered after refusing to attend a meeting with Young and Superior Court Judge John N. Barry without a witness.

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  18. Anthony T. Orr, Appellant-Defendant, v. State of Indiana, Appellee-PlaintiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... of Class B felony child molesting. All ten counts alleged "that between August 16, 2010 and May 28, 2011 in Blackford County, State of Indiana, Anthony T [sic] Orr did perform or submit to sexual intercourse or deviate sexual conduct with S.H., a ...

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  19. Police: Texting, drug use caused crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Star Press

    ... while operating a moving motor vehicle. The Muncie man has been convicted of driving while intoxicated (in Blackford County), possession of a controlled substance (Henry County) and possession of marijuana (Delaware County). Charges of driving while ...

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  20. Three held in heroin, meth dealing probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Star Press

    ... His bond was set at $20,000. Meth dealing : The Delaware County Sheriff's Drug Task Force has accused a Blackford County man of repeatedly selling meth to one of its agents. Marc David Tobey, 48, of Montpelier, is preliminarily charged with three ...

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