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February 6, 2016

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Megan Sycks, BHS drummer, 12-22-15


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Coaching moment

Eric Garmatter gives the Bluffton HS girls' varsity some time out directions during the Pirates game against Ada on Feb. 4. Bluffton won the game.

Bluffton residents Scott - Banman's Talk in a Box game at Book Reviews' Saturday event

Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., celebrates Valentine’s Day all month with two special events plus a book discount, according to Dr. Christina Walton, store manager.

•  The creators of the game, “Talk in a Box,” Saturday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
• Jenny Frankart of Rustic Bendz, Saturday, Feb. 13,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Stan Scott and his wife, Nancy Banman of Bluffton, created a game that involves “more than small talk…talk that matters.” 


Awareness event Feb. 10 for basketball player diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

The Bluffton University men’s basketball team will raise funds and awareness for cancer during an event in honor of a fellow teammate.
“’Hop’ on board to fight lymphoma,” will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, during the men’s and women’s basketball double-header against rival Defiance. 

The women’s home game begins at 6 p.m. with the men’s game to follow at 8 p.m.

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History lesson

This is Bluffton's Main Street in 1950. While the names have changed, the storefronts look pretty familiar.


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Spring is certainly just around the corner.

Many Icon viewers report green buds appearing in their yards and gardens. Here's an example of the early risers. Dennis Morrison took this photo on Feb. 3 from his rural homestead.