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February 23, 2017

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There's a pug lover in this grey Serra the Icon saw in Ada.

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Bluffton 7th grade boys' basketball team brought home the NWC trophy on Saturday. Here's the team, front from left, Ayden Cupples, Trenton Donley, Cole Koenig, Kyler Kinn, Nick Prater, Nathan Schaadt. Back, Dan Garlock, coach, Lucas Prichard, Trey Boblitt, Kenneth Lovett,  Landyn Fleharty,  Jude Spallinger, Trent Howard. Watch for more details on the Icon.

3 former council members file to be on November council ballot

Jerry Cupples, Mitch Kingsley and Dave Steiner file; 4 council seats on ballot

Three former Bluffton council members submitted petitions to seek council seats on the Nov. 7 Bluffton general election.

Filing as Republicans are Jerry Cupples and David Steiner. Filing as a Democrat is Mitchell Kingsley. The filing deadline for persons running under a political party designation was Feb. 1.

Bluffton council candidates choosing to run as independents have until May 1 to file petitions. Four council seats will be on the November ballot.

Bluffton participates in 2017 America in Bloom national awards program

It's a program that builds on communit pride

The Village of Bluffton will participate in the 2017 America in Bloom national awards program.

Bluffton council voted to support the community’s entry by approving the $1,099 entry fee during its Feb. 13 meeting. The request for funding came from the village Tree Commission. The council, at the recommendation of Mayor Judy Augsburger, will use funding from its hotel-motel tax as the entry fee.

During the spring or summer a group of America in Bloom judges visit Bluffton to score the community.

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Discover the joys of spring birding this in northwest Ohio as the Hancock Park District offers the first 2017 Bird Monitoring outing on Friday, March 3, at 1 p.m. at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.

Three former Bluffton council members submitted petitions to seek council seats on the Nov. 7 Bluffton general election.

The Village of Bluffton will participate in the 2017 America in Bloom national awards program.

February 22, 2017

The Daughter of Hope Dance Troupe will perform during the Monday, March 13, Bluffton Senior Citizens Association monthly dinner meeting.

The meeting is a noon at the center, 132 N. Main St., Bluffton. The troupe is made up of home school youth.

PrimeTimers will meet at noon, Tuesday, March 7.

PrimeTimers is a non-denominational, community fellowship gathering for adults 55 and over hosted at St. John Mennonite Church, 15988 Road 4, Pandora.

John “Jack” Newton Shoupe, 83, died Feb. 21, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. John was born July 13, 1933, in Findlay to Roscoe and Helen (Kelchner) Shoupe, who preceded him in death. On March 4, 1962, he married Louise (Herr) Shoupe who survives.

Three members of the Bluffton High School girls' basketball team received all-NWC honors in voting by coaches. In addition, Bluffton was conference runner-up at 7-1.

February 22, 2017

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