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Bluffton police receive 391 calls for service in April - here's the report

Bluffton Police Department
Public Docket April 2016

Total Calls for Service - 391

April 1
-A subject walked into the police station carrying a knife and showed officers where he had cut his wrist with it.  He was transported to St. Rita’s Hospital.

-Police responded to a non-injury traffic crash on Church St.  Nancy Yeager, 71, Bluffton was issued a citation for Reasonable Control.

April 2
-Officers responded to an assault complaint in the 100 block of E College Ave. 


Bluffton University to host baseball skills camp

The Bluffton University baseball team will host a Youth Skills Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19.

The camp is open to youth ages 9-14. Cost is $78. Registration forms can be found at www.bluffton.edu/athletics/baseball/

Here's The Dough Hook's meal offers for week of May 30

Here's this week's Dough Hook fresh meal options for the week of May 30. Place your orders now at 419-369-4264.
Meal 1
Grilled chicken drummies smothered in barbecue sauce. Served with foil pack green beans and cinnamon apple dessert foil pack.

Meal 2
Grill some sliders (mini burgers) topped with melted smoked Swiss, served on dinner rolls, cheesy fries and side dish of pasta salad.

Trinity Lutheran graduation is May 29

Trinity Lutheran School’s graduation is Sunday, May 29, in the 10:30 a.m. service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera. 

Pre-service music will be by members of the graduating class.  Grant Insley is the class speaker.   The class members are: Hannah Aliva Hassan, Trent Michael Hummer, Grant Emerson Insley, Jayden Christopher Mays, Peyton Elyse Rettig, Derek John Rose, and Noah Michael VanDermark. 


Here's this week's specials at Jeanne's Kitchen

Lunch Specials for May 24-27 at Jeanne's Kitchen, Vine Street, Bluffton

*Italian Sausage Soup
*Triple BLT
*Stuffed French Toast
*Grilled Chicken with Tomato & Bacon
*Berry Salad

*Asparagus Soup
*Perch Platter
*Rosti with Bacon & Eggs
*Falafel Salad

*Salad Bar
*Pork Taco

Want to be a fairy princess? Then join the party

What's up in Bluffton in June? Here's part of our continuing series of June events happening in Bluffton.

The Bluffton Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a Fairy Princess Party on Saturday, June 4 at the Bluffton Middle School Cafetorium from 10 a.m. to noon.

The event will include a finger food buffet, face painting, nail art, hair styling, crafts, photos with princesses and door prizes. Costumes are encouraged.


BHS grad Hannah Chappell-Dick heading for DIII national meet - again

Bluffton High School graduate Hannah Chappell-Dick has earned one final trip to NCAA Division III track and national meet,qualifying for next weekend's final meet in the 1500m.

A four-time All-American, Chappell-Dick is seeded No. 5 in the 1500m with her time of 4:28.62. She is a student at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va.


Bluffton American Legion announces Memorial Day plans

A tradition, which dates back more than 150 years, continues to bring veterans and families together in Bluffton. The tradition: decorating the graves of America’s war veterans, known now as Memorial Day.

The members of Bluffton American Legion Post #382  invite Bluffton residents to join in this year's event, Monday, May 30.

A Memorial Day parade will start from the Bluffton town hall. To be in the parade be at the town hall by 9:15 a.m. The parade will start at 9:30 a.m. 

Four teams signed up for Community Olympics - there's room for more

Four teams are ready to go in this summer’s Bluffton Community Olympics and there’s room for your team to compete.

The Olympics is Saturday, July 30. Team sign-up is soon.

Teams already signed up:
• Bluffton Hospital
• Family Eye Care
• Citizens National Bank
• Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue

Bluffton Family Recreation in cooperation with the Village of Bluffton and the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Olympics.

June 4 Run/walk for Literacy benefits the library

This is a continuing series about the many Bluffton events planned in June.

The third annual 5K run/walk for Literacy, hosted by the Friends of the Bluffton Public Library is at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 4.

Here are some of the details: