Bluffton, Indiana, was nicknamed “The Parlor City” over a century ago because its paved streets (a new phenomenon at the time) made the city “as clean as your parlor."
Recent births reported from Bluffton Hospital follow. To view photos of the babies, click here.
Feb. 8 - William Dean Griffin, son of Beau and Christina Griffin, Ada, 18.5 inches, 5 pounds, 11 ounces.
Feb. 9 - Riley Marie Jones, daughter of Susan and Dusty Jones, Columbus Grove, 19.5 inches, 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
Feb. 14 - Addison Grace Greve, daughter of Kyle and Abigail Greve, Ottawa, 20 inches, 8 pounds, 11.6 ounces
Feb. 21 - Christian Alexander Slayde Barrientes, daughter of Mark Barrientes and Jessica Flaitz, Leipsic, 20.5 inches, 8 pounds.
Feb. 22 Sebastian Clifford Bricker, daughter of Tara Marsh and Jesse Bricker, Bluffton, 20 inches, 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
Feb. 23 - Nicolas Thomas Parker, son of Jeremy and Elizabeth Parker, Alger, 7.5 pounds, 20.5 inches.
Feb. 24 - Jaxon Andrew Paugh, son of Lisa Karhoff and Tyler Paugh, Dola, 20.25 inches, 7 pounds, 4 ounces.
Feb. 25 - Oswald Orion Swartley, son of Andres and Kate Swartley, Bluffton, 21 inches, 8 pounds 1 ounce.
Feb. 28 - Ryker Donald Courtney, son of Jeremy and Amanda Courtney, Ottawa, 19 inches, 7 pounds, 12 ounces.