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The K stands for Kathy

We've searched for this one

We've knew this one existed, but never had a camera on us when we spotted it, until now. BRAUEN K translates to Kathy Brauen.


Forget the snow - program offers fruit tree pruning tips

Forget the ice and snow. Think spring. A fruit tree pruning and spraying program will be offered at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Bluffton Public Library.

The program is sponsored by the Gardners of the Bluffton Pandora Area (formerly Bluffton Men's Garden Club). The program is part of the club's January meeting.

A master gardeners, attending the meeting, will share their knowledge with the group. Members will also bring new seed catalogs to disucss good and bad points about various companys.

The program is open to the public.


Ebenezer Mennonite hosts Financial Peace University series

Ebenezer Mennonite Church will host a series of programs from Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University.

The programs are from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m., Wednesday and Sunday evenings beginning the week of Jan. 17. In addition two preview showings are Sunday, Jan. 10, (9 a.m.) and Wednesday, Jan. 13, (7 p.m).

Financial Peace University is a 13-week, video based small group study that teaches families how to beat debt, build wealth and give "like never before."

The program is free and open to the public. Dave Ramsey's Peace University web site is daveramsey.com.



Diller, Dunifon, Doty, Dukes?

Assuming these are initials do they belong to a Diller, Dunifon, Doty, Downey, Dukes, Dyck or Dunlap? We don't know the answer, except that the driver lives in Allen County.


2009: The baby names are Lillian and Logan

Lillian and Logan - you will hear a lot from these two in about 15 years. According to the official list of babies born in the Bluffton Hospital in 2009 it appears that Logan and Lillian were popular among mothers and fathers naming children.

Other names were popular. Here's the official list, provided by the OB Department.

Names of boys born at the Bluffton Hospital in 2009


Jan. 8 chamber breakfast rescheduled for Jan. 15

Weather conditions began to put a halt of many activities in Bluffton on Thursday, Jan. 7. The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce meeting, scheduled from Friday morning, Jan. 8, was among victims of the weather. The monthly breakfast meeting was cancelled. It is rescheduled for next Friday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 a.m. in the town hall.

Joseph Allen and Dick Price of the Wilson Football Museum, Ada, are the speakers. Persons knowing of other cancellations may call 419-889-3065 or e-mail info@blufftonicon.com.