Posted by Fred Steiner on December 5, 2016 - 3:58pm
Note: The Icon acquired a manuscript titled “A Brief History of Bluffton’s Industrial Developments.” This publication was prepared by the classes in Marketing and Small Business Administration from Bluffton College, under the director of Dr. Howard Raid. Publication date is May 1959. We’ve updated some current addresses so viewers may identify locations.
Gottshall Pretzel Factory
Howard Gottshall, owner
The Gottshall Pretzel Factory was a Bluffton Main Street business from 1911 to 1914.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 5, 2016 - 1:26pm
Sunita Vohra, 77, died Dec. 4, 2016, at 8:40 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System. Sunita was born July 17, 1939, in Amritsar, India, to the late Puran and Roop (Rani) Kaura. On June 2, 1956, she married Ramesh Vohra who survives in Bluffton.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 5, 2016 - 10:21am
Yes, it is the Bluffton High School marching band.
And, how many uniforms ago is this?
The photo is of the band marching in the 1986 Bluffton quasquacentenial parade (125th year of Bluffton's founding). Phil Wilson was the director. We see some familiar faces and welcome viewers to make identifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on December 5, 2016 - 6:00am
Pandora United Methodist Church Choir will presents Christmas cantata, “Shout the Good News!” written by Lloyd Larson on Sunday, Dec. 11, during the 9:30 a.m. worship service, according to Rev. Duane Kemberley, pastor.
The church service and refreshments in the fellowship hall afterwards are open to the public. The choir is directed by Pat Basinger and accompanied by Pat Michel. The church is at 108 E. Washington Street in Pandora.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 4, 2016 - 9:23pm
In year-end housekeeping action Bluffton council on Monday will act on 13 pieces of legislation, nine of which are by emergency. Council’s agenda, listing those pieces are an attachment at the bottom of this story.
One ordinance, which has caught attention of several Bluffton residents, is the final reading “authorizing and directing that the village park pond be filled in as soon as possible with construction demolition and other legal materials.”
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University women's basketball team won each quarter en route to a 67-44 dismantling of a quality Transylvania University squad on Saturday, Dec. 3. The Beavers stayed perfect at 5-0 overall after winning their Heartland Conference lidlifter. Transy slipped to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in the HCAC.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University men's basketball team fell to Transylvania University 83-60 in the Heartland Conference opener on Saturday, Dec. 3. Bluffton saw its five-game winning streak come to an end as the Beavers fell to 5-1 and 0-1 in the HCAC. Transy evened up its overall mark at 2-2 with a 1-0 start in the conference.