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Albion pitches 3-0 shutout in win over Beavers

March 20, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


ALBION, Mich. - The Bluffton University baseball crew traveled to Michigan for a matchup with Albion College on a cold Tuesday, March 20. Bluffton received a pair of super pitching performance but the defense and bats came up empty against a Briton team that had a 1-9 mark heading into the game. The 3-0 setback dropped the Beavers to 9-6 after opening 8-2 to start the season.

Tickets on sale for Friends of the Library spring tea

David Essinger, local author, is the speaker

Bluffton author, Dave Essinger, is the featured speaker at the Bluffton Friends of the Library 10th annual spring tea in April.

The tea is at 5:45 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in the library.Tickets, which must be purchased in advance and cost $12, are on sale at the front desk of the library.

Alyssa Casemier's art piece in Governor's Show

Six other BHS artists' work advanced for judging at the state level

An artwork by Alyssa Casemier, Bluffton High School artist, was recently accepted for exhibit in the Ohio Governor’s Art Show in Columbus, according to Vickie Garmon, BHS art teacher.

To advance that far, the piece was first judged the district level and then advanced for consideration to be judged again at the state level.

Alyssa had two of her works advance from the district judging. The second piece was not accepted for the Governor’s show.


Lu Lu's Diner: Huge portions, cheerful welcome and fast service

Makes Lu Lu's good for families

Icon Restaurant Review:
Lu Lu's Diner
114 East College Ave, Bluffton
Reviewer: Liz Gordon-Hancock

A cheerful welcome and instruction to "Sit wherever you like!" awaits you as you enter the door of Lu Lu's diner in Bluffton.

Matthew C. Brown 1992 - 2018


Matthew C. Brown, 25, passed away March 19, 2018 at his residence in Findlay.   Matt was born September 9, 1992 in Oskaloosa, Iowa to Pastor Michael and Peggy (Mahood) Brown. 

Matt graduated from Indian River Academy in Massillon, Ohio.  He attended the various churches that his father ministered and enjoyed playing guitar, fishing and playing with his dog. 


BFR says "Sign up for U-6 soccer, flag football and volleyball league"

3 popular youth program deadlines extended

Three popular youth activities have extended sign-ups for the spring. Sign-up deadlines are now Sunday, March 25, on each of the following programs:  

• Youth Flag Football  - Saturday mornings, April 7 - May 12
   Age group: 6-12 year old boys and girls • Cost: $75 non-member/$40 member

• U-6 Soccer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 3 - May 10
  Age group: 4-6 year old boys and girls • Cost: $60 non-Members/$30 members