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August 30, 2016


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On the Rhodes State College dean's list

Several Bluffton and area students were named to the summer semester dean's list at Rhodes State College.

Part-time -
Ryan Perry
Kelli Stoner
Traci Anne Heinze
Zane William Maize
Nicole Rechel Starkey

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Morgann Rode


Eli Okuley wins several awards at Allen County Fair

Eli Okuley, Bluffton seventh grader, was very successful in several areas in this year's Allen County Fair. He is a four-year member of the Bunny Booster 4-H Club.

His fair awards follow:


Girls' tennis: It's Celina over Bluffton in a close match

Celina bested Bluffton girls' tennis team 3-2 in a Saturday meet.

Box scores are in the attachment.


Girls' soccer: It's Bath over BHS

Bluffton girls' soccer team played at Bath High School on Saturday.

Senior Sarah Theisen scored the first goal, Bath responded with 2, making the score 1-2 at the half. 

 Bath's 1st goal was due to a call of personal foul in the box on Junior Leah Conley. Their second goal was a free kick after another call of personal foul on Junior Kelli Leugers.

Bath scored again in the second half, Senior Sarah Theisen scored a second goal, but after more than 20 game saves, Bath scored a 4th goal against Senior goalkeeper, Jadyn Barhorst, and the Lady Pirates.



Boys' soccer: Pirates blank Ottoville for Elida kick off tourney title

Bluffton High School boys' soccer team scored 3 goals in first half and 3 goals in second half for 6-0 win over Ottoville at the Elida Kick Off tournament Aug. 27 title game.


Here's the September Bluffton school menu

For the Bluffton elementary, middle school and high school September menu CLICK HERE

Friday accident: Life Flight takes one injured person to St. Vincent's

Friday's interstate accident details are now available according to information from the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol.

Bluffton police, fire and EMS assisted the patrol at the crash scene.

According to the Patrol: A Utah man suffered life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on northbound Interstate 75, near the Ohio 235 exit.


Those first moments of the first day of school - 14 photos tell the story

One of Bluffton’s rites of passage is entrance to first grade. In many ways it is a complete circle of the community.

There’s clothing to select, supplies to purchase, photos to take, classmates to meet, jitters (for students and parents) and the excitement of something new.

The Icon went to school with two cameras, plus a cell phone, to record the event.
Our photos below show several aspects of the first moments of the first day.

Craig von Stein named VP/business banking officer at CNB

Citizens National Bank has named Craig von Stein as VP/business banking officer for its Bluffton office. 

In this position he is responsible for establishing new commercial and agricultural banking relationships for CNB, as well as analyzing current customer portfolios on a regular basis.

von Stein attended Cory-Rawson High School and is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Agri-Business and Applied Economics. He spent several years in sales at a farm equipment dealership in Ottawa and Bowling Green.


Registration for library fall Storytime starts Sept. 1

Registration for Fall Storytime opens on Sept. 1 at the Bluffton Public Library.

Visit the library or call 419-358-5016 to register your 3-5 year old child. After registration, sessions begin on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. (starting Sept. 12) or Tuesdays at 10 a.m. (starting Sept. 13).

For more information visit our website or email ysc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org. Please note that space are limited for this program.