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June 24, 2018

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Writers to Visit Bluffton Library in November

Judy Clemens will lead a NaNoWriMo Workshop and Carol Craft will do a Book Talk and Signing

Join local author Judy Clemens for a NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Workshop on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.! Clemens will discuss her writing experiences, and take registrants through some writing prompts to prepare for NaNoWriMo, a challenge in which she herself has participated! Her most recent book, Tag You're Dead: A Thriller, was published under the author name J. C. Lane, and Kirkus Reviews praises it as a "fun ride" by a "veteran of several genres."

What did you dress up as for Halloween?

We saw an assortment of witches, animals, hippies, movie characters and even Super Man

It’s one night of the year when you can dress in your alter ego, whatever mask is in your attic, or whatever your mom suggests.


The Bluffton Icon watched the parade of young and old passing through the Bluffton Public on Thursday evening.

Our attempt to capture the mood of the party-goers is in this collection of photos.

Who is your favorite trick-or-treater in our collection?


Saturday book signing at Book ReViews

Barbara Plaugher's book "Perseverance: Mission to the World"

Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., Bluffton will hold a book signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, according to Dr. Christina Walton, store manager.

Bluffton resident Barbara Plaugher, RN, BNS and MSN, retired, will sign her book "Perseverance: Mission to the World."

The book is an account of 20 mission trips through Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH).

Plaugher notes that the book offers several humorous and adventurous experiences of a nurse who desires to help others."


Saturday is final farmers' market of 2016

Saturday is the final Bluffton Farmers' Market for 2016.

The market is located in the Citizens National Bank parking lot on South Main Street. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon. The market will reopen in May 2017. The market is operated by the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce.

Persons wanting more information may contact Greg Probst, market manager, at blufftonfarmersmarket@embarqmail.com


Last weekend for Suter's Corn Maze and cider

Time is running out if you want one more go at the Suter corn maze. The closing date is Sunday, Oct. 30.

The location is 8250 Road R, Pandora, between Bluffton and Pandora. You'll find a corn maze, cider press and hayrides.

Click here for the website with all the details.


Love those Previte cannoli

FROM ADA ICON - Pete Previte, of true Italian heritage, and Heather Cox offer cannoli they helped make to diners at the Ada Kiwanis Club annual spaghetti dinner last Thursday night. Kiwanians served 230 meals, the profit going to youth programs. (Monty Siekerman photo)