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January 22, 2017

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You'll see this plate on a white Ford. It stands for a former Bluffton business, Dunifon Oil.

It's a win for BHS girls' basketball team - details here

Future locksmiths

What this town needs is a couple young locksmiths. Here are two key and lock students discussing a possible business launch. When they are not in the locksmith business, they are students at Bluffton Community Preschool.

Community Assistance Program involves the entire Bluffton community

Perfect example - the birthday cake mix story posted below

A Bluffton Community Assistance (CAP) food pantry volunteer assisted a client whose young child was having a birthday.

The client couldn’t afford a birthday cake. When the mother came to the food pantry and discovered boxed cakes supplies and frosting, there were tears in her eyes.

Bluffton middle school and high school students, who brought donations from Christmas food drives, learned about this story.

As Ed Yeager, CAP board president, shares: “Following that, ‘whooom’ - bunches of baking supplies and cake mixes came pouring in.”

Morris Groman was former Bluffton council member and Lions Citizen of the Year

BHS and Bluffton College graduate was active in several community organizations

Morris Joseph Groman, 87, died Jan. 20, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital surrounded by his family and friends after a brief illness with acute myeloid leukemia. 

Morris was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Tiffin to the late Oliver J. and Esther M. (Gromann) Groman.  On July 3, 1955, he married Carol Sammet Groman who survives.

Morris graduated from Bluffton High School in 1947 and from Bluffton College in 1951.  He was an Army veteran, serving as a Petroleum Products Laboratory Technician in Pusan, Korea in 1953. 

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Bluffton defeated Pandora-Gilboa in girls' basketball, 57-34. The Pirates were led by Alivia Koenig's 25 points, and today scored her 100th career 3 pointer. The Rockets were led by Brittney Hovest, with 10 points.

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Morris Joseph Groman, 87, died Jan. 20, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital surrounded by his family and friends after a brief illness with acute myeloid leukemia. 

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Jeff Bridgewater, 47, of Bluffton died Jan. 20, 2017 at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.

Several seats will be on the November 2017 ballot in Bluffton village, Richland Township and school board races. The general election is  Nov. 7.

A Bluffton Community Assistance (CAP) food pantry volunteer assisted a client whose young child was having a birthday.

The client couldn’t afford a birthday cake. When the mother came to the food pantry and discovered boxed cakes supplies and frosting, there were tears in her eyes.

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CLICK HERE for Groman's obituary.

Most Icon viewers aren’t aware that former Bluffton council member Morris Groman once saved the Village of Bluffton $4,000 in federal fines, plus lots and lots of headaches and embarrassments.

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