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May 28, 2017

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Poetic License

Who ya for? The answer: both. This ONU and OSU supporter wears his school loyalty on his sleeve...or, in this case, his license plate. The two-university plate was spotted on a black Altima on ONU's campus.

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The daily grind

It's rare to see a unlicensed vehicle on Main Street. This was one of those times. Several streets in Bluffton are on the grind list. One is Vine Street. Watch this series of photos to see how street grinding falls into place.

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He's "Educator of the Year"

Bluffton middle school principal Kyle Leatherman

Bluffton Middle School principal, Kyle Leatherman, shared his talent on Friday morning at the middle school year-end talent show.

He wasn’t even on the program.

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And the end of the show, to Leatherman’s surprise, it was announced that he was named Ohio Middle Level Association (OMLA) “Educator of the Year.”

Attending the presentation was Jay Clark, president of OMLA and principal of Van Buren Middle. Also attending was is wife, Jill, and their three children, Kooper, Macy and Parker.

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Presenting the Bluffton High School class of 2017

Commencement is Saturday evening

Eight valedictorians and one salutatorian graduate in the Bluffton High School class of 2107 on Saturday.

It is the 136th annual BHS commencement. It is held in the Bluffton High School gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 7 p.m.

A copy of the commencement program with the entire list of graduates is attached.  The graduation list also indicates honor students and students graduating with diploma with honors

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You'd think it was the last day of school.

It was.

Interested in watching two minutes go by after the elementary bell rings for the final time in the 2016-17 school year?

The Bluffton High School boys' track team finished three points from runner-up in the Division III regional meet at Tiffin.

Click here for all meet results.

Silver Sneakers pickleball is coming to Bluffton Family Recreation on Thursday mornings in June.

Play takes place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., according to Joseph Beagle, BFR director.

Pickleball is free for Silver Sneakers members, and $4 for non-Silver Sneakers members.

Bluffton University’s 20th annual Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, July 15 at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod.

The application deadline for next year’s Allen Lima Youth Leadership Class of 2018 is approaching, ALL Executive Director Heather Rutz said.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a free, family-friendly movie
on the Presbyterian church lawn.

The animated movie "Sing" will be shown at 9:15 p.m., Friday, June 16.

Eight valedictorians and one salutatorian graduate in the Bluffton High School class of 2107 on Saturday.

It is the 136th annual BHS commencement. It is held in the Bluffton High School gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 7 p.m.

Bluffton Middle School principal, Kyle Leatherman, shared his talent on Friday morning at the middle school year-end talent show.

He wasn’t even on the program.

MORE PHOTOS AT BOTTOM OF STORY -

Bluffton Middle School students shared the stage on Friday morning for the school talent show.

It was a packed house of students and parents and grandparents. Here, Jasmine Whitlow sings "Loyal," as the closing number. She received a standing ovation.

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Here's the Bluffton High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) from the 1965-66 school year. Names of members are under...

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Interested in watching two minutes go by after the elementary bell rings for the final time in the 2016-17 school year?

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