November 24, 2014


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Here's Jeanne's Kitchen's menus for the week

Tuesday-Wednesday morning, we will be open at 8 a.m. and serve breakfast all day.

Holiday Hours
We will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28, for lunch and dinner, but will be open on Saturday for the Blaze of Lights.


Cheesy potato soup
Quiche with side salad
Turkey avocado club sub
Apple spinach salad

Smith's Realty Professionals announce listing at 103 N. Main

Larry Smith of Smith's Realty Professionals, 147 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces a new listing. 

The listing is a downtown building at 103 N. Main St., Bluffton. For complete details on this listing open the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Thanksgiving morning service at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St, will hold a special Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 27 at 9:30 a.m. 

It is titled "Thankful Throughout the Year" and will involve Scripture readings and singing in thanksgiving to God for all His blessings through all the seasons of the year. 

Pastor Al Schmitzer will conduct the worship and the choir will sing “Bless this House”.  The Luther Society's horn of plenty will hold center stage to visualize God's abundance to us.   


Marcene Spangler was a nurse at Bluffton Hospital

Marcene Mae Spangler, 87, died Nov. 21, 2014 at 5:20 p.m. Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born August 5, 1927, in Jackson Twp., Allen Co, Ohio, to Wavel and Martha (Kidd) Ransbottom who preceded her in death.

On Nov. 22, 1953, she married Raymond Spangler who preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2009.


Tonight is final jam session of 2014 at the library

Monday, Nov. 24, is the final "jam session" at the Bluffton Public Library for 2014. Contact Charles Saylor for details at tucksaylor@gmail.com.


Duane Hauenstein was a 1976 Bluffton High School graduate

Duane Dale Hauenstein, 57, died Nov. 23, 2014, at his residence.  He was born Oct. 23, 1957 in Bluffton to the late William and Betty (Ewing) Hauenstein who preceded him in death. On April 20, 2002, he married Melanie Stall Hauenstein and she survives.

Mr. Hauenstein was owner/operator of Hauenstein Trucking, Bluffton and was also a farmer. He was a 1976 graduate of Bluffton High School.


Bluffton men fall at North Central 77-61

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Despite another big night from Thayne Recker (Arlington), the Bluffton University men’s basketball team fell to host North Central College on Saturday, Nov. 22, by a final of 77-61. Recker scored 24 points on 9-for-10 shooting while adding five boards to follow up his 25-point, 11-rebound performance in Friday’s loss. The Beavers fell to 1-2 while the Cardinals are now 2-0 early in the season.

Absolutely everything you need to know about this year's Blaze of Lights

The Saturday after Thanksgiving in Bluffton means more than just the OSU-Michigan football game.

It means the Blaze of Lights. 

But, the Blaze of Lights is more than just a one-day event. In addition to the events taking place on Nov. 29, it includes these elements that continue nightly through Jan. 1:

• the Ream folk art holiday display
• the Gift of Giving light show extravaganza
• Bluffton Main Street business district Christmas window displays
• a tour of Bluffton’s residential yard lighting

BOGO jewelry sale Nov. 28-29 at Ten Thousand Villages

Coming to Ten Thousand Villages, 115 S. Main St., Blufton, is a buy one, get one 50 percent off jewelry sale, according to Aphaphanh Nussbaum, manager.

The sale takes place for two days only - Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29.


2006 Pontiac G-6 Kirtland's Auto Sales manager's special

A 2006 Pontiac G-6 is the current manager's special at Kirtland's Auto Sales, 302 N. Main St., Bluffton.

Jim Kinn said that the vehicle price is reduced to $7,995. For complete details on this vehicle open the attachment at the bottom of this story.