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October 15, 2018

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Possible lane obstruction today on West Elm Street

A possible lane obstsruction exists on West Elm Street today (Thursday, Oct. 11). The gas company is working on the street between Spring and Bentley Road.

Volleyball: Beavers remain unbeaten in HCAC

Bluffton was pushed in each set, but the Beavers downed rival Defiance College 3-0 on Oct. 10. The visitors improved to 12-10 overall and a perfect 4-0 in the Heartland Conference, while Defiance fell to 3-16 and 1-4 in the HCAC.

Letter: Issue 1 on Nov. 6 is wrong for crime victims

Icon viewers:

Issue 1 on the Nov. 6 ballot does not just reduce sentences for non-violent drug crimes, it also shortens the amount of time spent in prison by 25% for almost all violent crimes.  

Thousands of criminals could be released early for Aggravated Murder (but not “murder,”) Aggravated Rape (but not “rape,”) Human Trafficking, Kidnapping, Felonious Assault, Aggravated Robbery, and every other horrific felony crime you can think of, due to its specific language.


Men's soccer: It's Beavers over Earlham in OT

Freshman Bishop Williamson (West Liberty) collected Jacob Kiger's (Groveport) rocket off the crossbar and deposited into the back of the nest for his first collegiate goal just over two minutes into overtime, propelling Bluffton to its first Heartland Conference victory of the season.

The Beavers improved to 2-11 overall and 1-3 in the Heartland, while Earlham fell to 2-9 and 1-3 in the HCAC.

New Vision Medical Laboratories announces competitive price schedule

New Vision Medical Laboratories, Lima, announces a new competitive price schedule for their outreach lab sites, including a Bluffton location, according to Georgianna McKissick.

“Although, we are affiliated with Mercy Health, we can process lab work from any provider. We also accept most insurances.” she said.
You can find our outreach lab draw sites in the following locations:

• Bluffton at Mercy-Health, Bluffton Family Medicine, 204 N. Main St.
PHONE: 419-996-5001


Dr. Lorie Thomas of Blanchard Valley Health System named Master Surgeon

Lori Thomas, DO, a gynecologist at Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS), has achieved accreditation as a master surgeon of both minimally invasive gynecology and robotic surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). This accreditation distinguishes Blanchard Valley Obstetrics & Gynecology, a division of BVHS, from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.