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."
Better order your World Series tickets for 2024 now. Matthew Bowden might be on the mound.
Matthew pitched a no-hitter against Columbus Grove on May 5. The young pitcher is on the 7th grade Bluffton Diamond Sports team.
He faced 15 hitters and struck out 11 of them. Matthew is the son of Dan and Melinda Bowden.
(Robin Ault photo)