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Roy & Marcia Armes announced as benefactors of new cancer care center

Roy and Marcia Armes have been announced as lead donors of the new Blanchard Valley Health System Cancer Care Center, which will be named the Armes Family Cancer Care Center in their honor. The announcement of the gift, a donation of $1 million, was made at the Cancer Care Center groundbreaking held Friday, November 14 on the site of the new center, 15990 Medical Drive South, Findlay.

Jeanne's Kitchen's lunch specials Nov. 18-21


Ham & potato soup
Chicken noodle soup
Stuffed peppers with side salad
Quiche with side salad
Poached pear salad

Apple and bacon soup
Perch platter
Turkey bacon sub
Apple spinach pecan salad

White chili
Cheesy potato soup
Open-faced roast beef with mashed potatoes
Fresh mozzarella panini
Cobb salad

Bluffton sixth grade in 1950-51


The Icon needs lots of help on this photo. It's Theola Steiner's Bluffton sixth grade class in 1950-51.

We see on the bottom row, far left, Paul Jorg with Joe Urich next to him.

In the second row, far left, Ron Hahn.

Third row, from left, Mrs. Theola Steiner, ____,____,____, John Murray____,Ron Geiser, Red Alspach, ____.

Top row: ?

ANY IDs ARE WELCOME. info@blufftonicon.com or make a comment to this photo directly on the Icon.

Tomlinson named HCAC Player of Week

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University wide receiver Jack Tomlinson (Westerville/South) led the Beavers to a convincing 44-23 win over rival Defiance Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on offense. It marked the fourth time this season that Bluffton football had an athlete named Player of the Week, following Brad Swavel (Marion/Ridgedale), Miguel Alicia (Westerville/South) and Jordan Watkins (Reynoldburg).

Village prepares for winter - here's the update

The Village of Bluffton is preparing for winter. Here's a portion of the report Jamie Mehaffie, village administrator, will give to Bluffton council on Monday. The entire council agenda is in an attachment at th bottom of this story.

Farm Leases
The advertisements for the two farm leases have been published  the last two weeks and we will be accepting those sealed bids until Friday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. At that time, the sealed bids will be opened and read aloud.

How about those Beavers - 5 wins in a row over Defiance; this year's contest was 90th game in the series

By Griffin Kuras, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/athletics/football/2014/11-15-14.htm

The Beavers went into the 2014 finale looking for a fifth straight win against their arch rival from up north, the Defiance College Yellow Jackets. Bluffton’s Senior Day marked a bittersweet end for the 20 seniors as they handed the Yellow Jackets their fifth consecutive loss in the rivalry matchup.

Bluffton women down Webster for first win


ST LOUIS, Mo. - The Bluffton University women's basketball team went down by 11 points midway through the opening stanza but the visitors outscored Webster 44-33 in the second period to secure their first victory of the season while taking in the St. Louis sights. Bluffton stands 1-1 after a long weekend on Interstate 70.

Beavers rout Defiance for 5th straight 'Hammer'!

By: Griffin Kuras, sports information assistant


Beavers down Kalamazoo 81-69 in home opener

By: Josh Burkholder, sports information assistant

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men’s basketball team rode a 46-25 first half to a season-opening victory over Kalamazoo College on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The Beavers were able to hold on in the second half for the 81-69 victory, thanks in large part to 11 triples.

Bluffton women drop opener 72-57 to Spalding

By: Adriane Bruner, sports information assistant


ST LOUIS, Mo. - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team traveled to Missouri for their season opener in the Webster Tip-off Classic, facing the Spalding University Golden Eagles. The Beavers fell behind by 14 at the break and were unable to get any closer than six points in the second half in dropping the season opener, 72-57.