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Posted by Fred Steiner on September 26, 2016 - 1:38pm
How many organizations exist in Bluffton?
Would you believe the answer is "over 30"?
The Icon post organizations names, their contact person and phone number and website (if it is available).
To help us keep updated, please check the civic organization list in the attachment. If you organization is listed, let us know if the information is correct. If changes are needed, please send the information.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 26, 2016 - 1:26pm
The 235 Grill will host Comedian Spencer James from 9 until 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. The 235 Gill is located 107 W. Lee St., Alger.
James won the 2014 World Series of Comedy Tour.
His standup routine is a little dose of Martin and Lewis, with a little dash of Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. mixed in. He blends both music and dance into his show.
James has appeared on Laugh-Fox, in Las Vegas, and tours the country.
Tickets are $20 single and $35 couples. For guaranteed seating call the restaurant at 419-757-0021.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 26, 2016 - 11:39am
Here's a photograph from the 1961 Bluffton centennial community pageant. This scene represents the Methodist Church and the first Methodist family in Shannon. From left are Evelyn Steiner, Rev. James Kuhn (seated), James Szabo and Barb Eastman. The pageant was in Founders Hall.
Judge Glenn Derryberry Constitution Day Forum speaker
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 25, 2016 - 10:26pm
Judge Glenn Derryberry of Allen County juvenile court presented Bluffton’s annual Constitution Day Forum titled “Juveniles and the Law: A Puzzle.” In front of a packed audience on Sept. 20 in Yoder Recital Hall, Derryberry explained that he looks at constitutional law in the area of juvenile justice to be a large jigsaw puzzle.
“The puzzle is not finished and the puzzle continues to change,” said Derryberry. “Local courts every day are confronted with Constitutional details of great importance.”
BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men's soccer team hosted Finlandia University for a rare Sunday contest at the Sears Complex on a warm September afternoon. The visiting Lions found the back of the net just over a minute into the contest en route to a convincing 5-0 victory. Bluffton slipped to 3-5 on the season, while Finlandia improved to 2-6 as they head back to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
It was the Friday of the 2016 Bluffton High School homecoming parade
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 25, 2016 - 12:42pm
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Abbie Parkins reigned as queen and Gabe Denecker as king of the 2016 Bluffton High School homecoming. The queen-king announcement made in a pre-game Harmon Field ceremony Friday night followed a long homecoming tradition at BHS.
Senior court members also included Sierra Ribley, Kristen Yost, Trevor Bunch and Levi Mikesell. Underclassmen on the court were juniors: Kelli Leugers and Hunter Busch; sophomores Amelia Mitchell and Logan Rhodes; and freshmen Kayla White and Nephi Peralta.