October 1, 2014


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Allen Thielen bowls a 300 game on Dec. 8 at Southgate Lanes

Saturday Morning Junior League
Scores bowled on: Dec.3
Boys High Game
Tyler Snyder 288
Kyle Kirkendall 210
Jayden Foltz 194
Malik Wilson 182

Girls High Game
Sierrah Foltz 126
Molly McCracken 99
Amy Marquart 91
Arielle O'Neal 91

Boys High Series (2 Games)
Tyler Snyder 400
Kyle Kirkendall 398
Jayden Foltz 330
Malik Wilson 318


Uncovering Bluffton's past - one marker at a time

Dennis Morrison took these photo on Dec. 10. The project involved members of the Bluffton Boy Scout troop 256 with their leaders, under the direction of Dick Boehr.

The project involved probing for and recovering cemetery markers in the Jefferson Street cemetery. Some of the markers have been buried since State Route 103 was constructed and are possibly under the street.


Bluffton chamber gift certificates great idea of gifts under the tree on Dec. 25

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce has the answer for persons trying to find a gift for that difficult person on your list. The chamber suggests to give the person a Bluffton chamber gift certificate.

Certificates are available at Citizens National Bank. Simply ask one of the tellers you are interested in a certificate. The certificates are available in any denomination. There is no extra charge to purchase a certificate.


Harley D. Augsburger 1920-2011

Harley Augsburger

Harley D. Augsburger, 91 of Bluffton died at 2:20 a.m. Dec. 9, 2011, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. He was born Feb. 7, 1920 in Bluffton to Walter and Leona Burkholder Augsburger.

He was married to Estelle Bogart and she preceded him in death in 1953. On May 29, 1954 he married Glenna Mae Reiter and she died Sept. 13, 2006.

Harley had worked at Triplett Corporation, Bluffton for 30 years. He was a member of the First Missionary Church, Bluffton. He enjoyed watching football and graduated from Bluffton High School.


Jane Everett Leaveck 1951-2011

Jane A. Everett Leaveck, 60 died at 10:55 PM Dec. 8, 2011, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born Nov. 14, 1951, in Bluffton to Lyle and Evelyn (Steinman) Everett.

She was a homemaker and had previously worked at Ingalls Restaurant in Bluffton. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Bluffton and was a 1970 graduate of Bluffton High School.

Survivors include two brothers Bob (Pam) Everett of Bluffton and Randy (Jaimie) Everett of Ottawa; a sister Jana (Wayne) Huber of Bluffton; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.


Two Bluffton school concerts, Dulcimer Gatherin' at Library on Monday

Two Bluffton school Christmas concerts on are this evening's school calendar.

At 6 p.m., in the middle school cafetorium, is the middle school choir concert.

At 7 p.m., in the cafetorium, is the Bluffton High School choir concert.

The Bluffton Public Library features the Dulcimer Gatherin' from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free refreshments will be provided during these special events, courtesy of the Friends of the Bluffton Public Library.^aEUR"


Apollo Career Center's Dec. 12 board agenda available to Icon viewers

The Apollo Career Center has released the agenda for its Dec. 12 board meeting. The agenda is an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Pantasia entertains Bluffton Lions Club Christmas party

"Pantasia," the award-winning Findlay High School Steel Drum Band entertained members of the Bluffton Lions Club and their spouces during the club's Christmas banquet held at the middle school.

The band is directed by Tim Mattis a Bluffton University graduate. The Band has 35 pans covering 14 voices and a drum set. While the band was playing the audience was invited to walk in and around the
members as they performed.


Justin Crosier named second team All-Ohio by Ohio College Football

Justin Crosier named Second Team All-Ohio by Ohio College Football

Ohio College Football release: http://www.ohiocollegefootball.com/members/ocf/blog/VIEW/00000061/000023...

C-R grad James Curran new executive chef at The Inn at Ohio Northern University

The Inn at Ohio Northern University announces the addition of new Executive Chef, James Curran.

Chef Jim is a Cory-Rawson High School graduate, a graduate of the John Casablanca Modeling School and The Restaurant School of Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia.

He has worked with celebrities such as Chefs Gram Kerr and Emeril Lagasse and has owned his own catering company. Most recently, Chef Jim was the Executive Chef at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Ky., where he was responsible for the restaurant, concessions and catering events.