An image.
Monday, February 27, 2017
  • Project awaits FAA funding
    There’s no set start date for construction of the runway extension at Portland Municipal Airport, but airport leaders hope to receive grant funding in 2018 or 2019.
  • Finalizing details
    Construction of Bluff Point Wind Energy Center is expected to begin June 1 and should be wrapped up by Thanksgiving.

  • FR steps toward rate increase
    FORT RECOVERY — Water and sewer raters are likely to increase.
  • Council approves payroll changes
    Portland wastewater employees who receive additional certifications will get a pay raise.
  • Local organizations have been awarded nearly $350,000 for a variety of projects.
  • Ordinances are approved
    REDKEY — Several new ordinances are now on the books.
  • Stone usage up for winter
    “We’ve used a lot more stone,” Jay County highway superintendent Ken Wellman told county commissioners Monday.
  • Governor pays Jay a visit
    Indiana’s governor visited Jay County Friday to learn more about Jay County High School’s career and technical education programs and discuss his plans to address issues that impact the community.
  • Hospital ponders its future
    For months and months, Jay County Hospital has stared at financial losses.
  • Journey of hope beckons
    A Portland police officer is making a 600-mile trip to visit a young boy with cancer whose story has inspired him.
  • JEMS needs more space
    We simply need more space.
  • Council deals with salary issues
    Jay County’s deputy coroners will see a pay increase. Decisions on other requests for salary bumps will wait until at least March.
  • Deeds turned over to Dunkirk
    Jay County Commissioners agreed Monday to deed seven more properties from the delinquent property tax list to the City of Dunkirk as part of an ongoing blight removal effort.
  • Officials react to spike in ODs
    County and city officials expressed dismay Monday over the spate of drug overdoses in recent days, voicing frustration about how to deal with the problem of drug abuse in the community.
  • Portland city court caseload drops
    Portland City Court saw its caseload drop a by 16.5 percent in 2016, but fees collected stayed almost stable.
Looking for something older? Try our archive search

The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371