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February 24, 2018

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Pirate girls win sectional opener 53-37

Bluffton High School girls' basketball team defeated Ft. Jennings 53-37 in the Division IV sectional opener on Wednesday. The Pirates face Columbus Grove next. More at www.blufftonpirates.com

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Bluffton students share cross-cultural experience highlights

Expect the unexpected. That was the overarching message from Bluffton University students who shared stories of life-altering experiences from Guatemala, Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Jordan and Spain during several Cross-Cultural Forums held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13.

Expect the unexpected. That was the overarching message from Bluffton University students who shared stories of life-altering experiences from Guatemala, Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Jordan and Spain during several Cross-Cultural Forums held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13.

Bluffton Community Preschool accepting students for 2018-19

Classes held in Bluffton Presbyterian Church

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Bluffton’s 3- and 4-year-old youngsters need to remind their parents to enroll them now in Bluffton Community Preschool for the 2018-19 school year.

According to Christine Clymer, preschool board president, several class options are available.

Morning classes are from 8:05 to 10:45 a.m. Afternoon classes are from 12:05 to 2:45 p.m. Those options offer classes either two days each week, or three days each week.

Who will be the 2017 Bluffton citizen of the year?

Thursday is the deadline to make your nomination

Who will it be?

The Bluffton Lions Club seeks nominees for the 2017 citizen of the year.

The award was established in 1981. It honors a person, couple or someone representing a group who has selflessly given time, effort and talent for the benefit of those in the Bluffton area and whose dedication and achievements have profoundly improved the quality of life of the people of the area.

The nominee may be living or deceased (within the last year). The winner will be honored at a banquetheld at the Bluffton town hall at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 17.

Jeffrey Augustine served as a Union township trustee for 20 years

He was a farmer and 1979 Cory-Rawson graduate

Jeffrey Dean Augustine, 57, of Rawson, died on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on Dec. 21, 1960, to Jerry Dean and Ruth (Stewart) Augustine. He married Tamala (Tammy) K. Roth on Nov. 14, 1981 and she survives.

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Bluffton names Kevin Gregory Women's Soccer Head Coach

Bluffton University has named Kevin Gregory as its head women’s soccer coach.

Gregory has four years of experience coaching in the NCAA, plus an additional four years of Division III playing experience. For the past four years, he has served as the assistant men’s soccer coach for Hendrix College, a Division III school in Conway, Ark. For two of those years, Gregory also served as an assistant coach for the Hendrix women’s soccer team.

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