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July 4, 2015


Bluffton Farmers' Market will be open 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 4

Hot dog!

Ellie Bergstrand, 10, and her brother, Josiah, 6, put mustard on their hot dogs during First National Bank's Firecracker Friday. Younger brother, Silas, 2, waited his turn in the wings. The bank served customers well over 225 free hot dogs on Friday.

15 Minutes…Aaron Basinger on engineering, St. Francis, and the importance of nature

Interviewed by Sophia Marcum

Aaron Basinger graduated from BHS in the spring of 2013. I was able to get an interview after buying the last pint of strawberries from a Suter’s Stand he was working at. Talk about luck!

Where are you attending school now and what are you studying?

Senior Citizens Association 45th anniversary polo shirts now on sale

There's a new shirt in Bluffton and it's 45 years old.

Actually, it is in honor of the Bluffton Senior Citizens Association's 45th anniversary. The shirts are now at the Bluffton Senior Center, 132 N. Main St. The shirts are royal blue polos and are available in eight sizes: four for men and four for women.

Shirts are $16 each. The shirts have the Center logo and "45 years" embroidered on them. 

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It's happening on Augsburger Road
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Christmas glow
Walking on frozen water
Tulip season
Get the rod and reel ready
A hospital original at auction
Dirty work
If it's not on The Icon - it's not happening!
6,300 gallons of water later
It's been fun
When icicles hang by the wall...

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This was North Main Street Bluffton in the summer of 1963.

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A chocolate pecan pie won this year's Relay for Life pie-baking contest. 

Judges were: Jeff Stratton from Citizens National Bank, and Michael Donley, Bluffton Family Recreation sports coordinator and office manager. Their assignment covered 25 delicious homemade pies.  

They chose the winning pies:
1st- Marj Rettig’s...