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Softball rallies for split with Capital

March 19, 2016
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

$188,361 street maintenance program on Monday's council agenda

Bluffton council will act on a proposed 2016 street maintenance paving schedule during Monday's meeting.

Heres the street and alley committee 2016 recommendation with estimated costs:
• Kibler Street - $39,697
• Garmatter Street - $57,525
• Harmon Road - Bentley to Garau - $27,781
• Church Street - Main to Jackson - $15,575
• Jackson Street - Church to Elm - $23,970
• Ethan Circle - $16,813
• Striping - $7,000

Rural Bluffton family receiving Red Cross assistance after Friday house fire

Volunteers with the American Red Cross of Hancock County responded to a fire on County Road 51 in Bluffton Friday night.  
Red Cross volunteers Jim Beach and Karl Gingrich provided the family of four with temporary shelter and assistance for immediate needs such as food and clothing.   


Jan Basinger was a Lima South High School graduate

Jan E. Basinger, 78, of Pandora died 10:22 p.m., March 17, 2016, at her daughter’s residence.  Jan was born June 5, 1937, in Bluffton to the late Sidney and Velma Bucher Herr.  On Dec. 18, 1960, she married Roger Basinger who preceded her in death on April 27, 2010.

Jan worked at Sager's Appliance, Ottawa, She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Chapter #52 and a graduate of Lima South High School.  She was involved in community service and made lap throws for all Hilty Home residents.


Beavers drop doubleheader to Alma

March 18, 2016
By: Jared Sleutz, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Alma College rolled to an 11-1 mercy-rule victory in game one and then rallied from an early 3-1 deficit for an 8-4 victory in the nightcap. The Scots improved to 13-5 on the season, while Bluffton slipped to 6-6 following the sweep on Friday, March 18, 2016.

What's happening in Bluffton? Check the chamber calendar

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce continues to add events to Bluffton 2016 calendar. Here's the update as of March 17. Organizations with additional events to add may send details to blufftonchamber@gmail.com

Recurring events: