December 21, 2014


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Funeral arrangements for Evelyn Krehbiel incomplete

Evelyn L. Krehbiel, 86, of Bluffton died at 9:20 p.m. Feb. 22, 2012 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Fuenral and Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Steiner and Granger: Long-term care planning is important for women

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The prospect of needing long-term care is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, part of financial and retirement planning. Yet it may be especially vital for women to consider as they often face the need for long-term care as both a caregiver and recipient.


International Women's Day concert includes Sue Jeffers and One in a Number, March 8

Sue Jeffers

Bluffton Celebrates International Women's Day with a concert by activist and musician Sue Jeffers and One in a Number: The Bluffton Women's Choir.

The concert, part of the Village Cultural Affairs Town Hall Concert Series is at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, in the third floor of the town hall.


March 2 Bingo Relay for Life fundraiser planned

The Village Cut & Curl and friends Relay for Life team will sponsor a community Bingo benefit from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, March 2.

The event will take place in the middle school cafetorium and doors will open at 5 p.m. Concessions are available. All proceeds go to Bluffton's Relay.

"There will be Bingo, special games and prizes. It will be a great time for all," said Lynda Best, member of the team.

Persons with questions may call 419-358-7593 or Jeanie at 419-358-7613.


Rhythm in Motion spring classes coming

Rhythm in Motion Dance Centre owner Darcey Schneider reminds parents to start thinking about spring classes for their youngsters.

Classes are offered in tap, ballet, jazz and gymnastics for ages 2 on up.

Contacct Schneider at 419-236-7651. The studio is on Main Street, Ada, and has several Bluffton area students.

Rhythm in Motion Dance Centre is a Bluffton Icon advertiser.


Apollo board agenda now available to Icon viewers

The February board meeting of the Apollo Career Center school board is at 7 p.m., Feb. 27. The board agenda is avialable in the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Evan Skilliter: Despite popular belief, there is still hope for the Tribe

Thanks for checking out my column. My name is Evan Skilliter and I'm a sophomore at Bluffton University where I double major in Sports Management with a focus in Communication and Recreation Management. I am a lifelong Bluffton resident and a graduate of Bluffton High School. As an avid sports fan and aspiring sports journalist, I greatly appreciate the opportunity to bring my insight to the Icon.


Mast makes new case for churchgoing

Dr. Gerald Mast

It has been said that going to church is good for the soul. In his new book, Dr. Gerald Mast asserts that the benefits extend much further.

"The church should not be taken for granted ... just reading the Bible, baptizing and singing together help prepare us for life in the world," said the Bluffton University communication professor and author of "Go to Church, Change the World: Christian Community as Calling."

15 minutes with 2005 BHS grad Rebecca Winebar, now in an MBA program at University of Houston

Rebecca with her cat, Eleanor

15 minutes with Rebecca Winebar

What year did you graduate from Bluffton High School?


Where did you go to college and what was your major?
I spent four great years at Duke University, majoring in Philosophy and Political Science...and playing my clarinet in the pep band at basketball games.