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Bluffton men handle Anderson 84-69 on Senior Day

February 13, 2016
By: Owen Lugibihl, sports information assistant

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#24 Beavers rout Anderson 68-47 for 21-2 mark

February 13, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

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BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Saturday, Feb. 13 as they knocked off the Anderson University Ravens, 68-47.  The victory boosted Bluffton’s record to 21-2 on the campaign and 14-2 in HCAC play. The Beavers still sit in a tie atop the conference standings with Rose-Hulman, while the Ravens fell to 5-18 and 4-12 in the conference.

Bluffton men handle Anderson 84-69 on Senior Day

February 13, 2016
By: Owen Lugibihl, sports information assistant

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They aren't Baby Boomers - they are 8th graders in 1945-46

These are Baby Boomers. They Bluffton eighth graders are children of the Great Depression. Born in the early 1930s, they were in the eighth grade when this photo was taken in the 1945-46 school year.

They are members of the Bluffton High School graduating class of 1950, so they started their adult lives at the mid-point of the 20th century.

Click on the image to enlarge the photo. You'll recognize several people.

Two woodpeckers walk into a bar...

You've probably not heard the joke about the two woodpeckers who walked into a bar. (As far as we know there is no such joke.)

But, now you can say that you've watched the photos of two hairy woodpeckers who landed on the Icon's suet bird feeder moments apart.

There's no such thing as sharing in this case. It was sort of territorial where winner takes all. The photos tell the story best.

Simply scroll down to watch. This episode occurs daily at the same suet bar. A couple squirrels, a sparrow and nuthatch tried mediate, but don't mess with hairy woodpeckers.

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These aren't "Baby Boomers"

Here's members of the Bluffton High School class of 1950 as eighth graders. The photos is from the 1945-46 Buccaneer.

This students aren't "Baby Boomers." Instead, they were born in 1932-33-34 era and are children of the Great Depression. As high school graduates in 1950 they saw the 20th century at its mid-point.

Look closely and you'll see some familar faces and names. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE IMAGE.

Dr. Jed Marquart named interim director of Ohio Space Grant Consortium  

Bluffton resident, Dr. Jed Marquart, Ohio Northern University professor of mechanical engineering, has been named interim director of the Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) by The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI).

The OSGC is a NASA-sponsored collaborative of 26 Ohio higher education institutions.

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Bluffton school board meeting moved to Feb. 18

The Bluffton Exempted Village Board of Education has rescheduled the February Board Meeting for Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bluffton Elementary Media 
 

Police have 410 calls for service in January

Bluffton Police Department
Public Docket January 2016

 
Total Calls for Service-410

 
January 3
-Officers responded to a SR 103 residence in response to an unwanted guest 
January 5
-Officers responded to a non-injury traffic crash in the 300 block of S Main St. 

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College Goal Sunday event at Columbus Grove on Feb. 14

Columbus Grove High School will host a College Goal Sunday event from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 14, at Columbus Grove High School, according to Tonya Best, school guidance counselor.

The event is for high school seniors and their parents. Kicking off the day is a 1 p.m., college financing workshop. 

Also during the day is free FAFSA assistance will be provided. For more details check the website: www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org.

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