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Men's Basketball drops 78-62 decision to RHIT

January 28, 2017
By: Jared Sleutz, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men hosted Rose-Hulman on Saturday, Jan. 28, and fell by a score of 78-62. Rose-Hulman took the lead for good late in the opening stanza and never looked back as they rolled to a 78-62 victory. The victorious Engineers improved to 7-5 in the HCAC (9-10 overall), while Bluffton fell to 3-8 in the HCAC (10-8 overall).

Lawrence Matthews talks about MDS work in Detroit

Lawrence Matthews told the Bluffton Lions Club about his work with Mennonite Disaster Service in Detroit, during the club’s Jan. 17 meeting.

Several additional items about the local club are in the January newsletter attached at the bottom of this story.


Next community meals are Feb. 2 and Feb. 16

Two Bluffton community meals are set for February. They are at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center.

Both meals are free and open to the public. Persons attending may provide a canned donation to the Bluffton food pantry if they wish.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church will host the Feb. 2 meal. SHANNON Service Club will host the Feb. 16 meet.


Master Gardeners offer several spring programs

Several programs of interest to gardeners are planned this spring by the Allen County Master Gardeners.

Details follow:

March 7-April 25 – Master Gardener Volunteer Training for: Allen, Hardin, and Hancock  at the OSU - Lima Campus.  Classes are Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Contact the Extension Office www.allen.osu.edu for more details. The deadline to register is Feb. 20. 


Traci Heinz on university dean’s list

Traci Heinz, Bluffton, was named to the dean’s list for the Bluffton University Cohort-based Organizational Management Program (BCOMP) for the fall term.

Students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list.

BCOMP is an accelerated degree-completion program that creates a dynamic, learning community of adults. Students who complete the program demonstrate commitment to personal development and professional advancement within the area of organizational management.


The Dough Hook throws a free pizza party Saturday

Grand prize: 1 free pizza each month in 2017

There’s a new pizza shop in town and it’s throwing a free taste party on Saturday.

Marlena Ballinger of The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., said the downtown shop is now offering pizza.

The pizzas are already available for customers and a launch party to introduce customers new the new item takes place starting at 8 a.m., Saturday.

“Stop in from 8 to noon for free cooked samples of our Take ‘n Bake Pizzas,” she said. “We will also have plenty of frozen pizzas on hand for customers to purchase during the party.”