• *** Attention Super heros, ghosts, princesses and all other masked characters - Bluffton's trick-or-treat night is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 ***

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Bluffton and many midwesterns took a history course this weekend. We lived like pioneers. Many are still roughing it. The history lesson reminded was how our great-great grandparents lived without electricity, air conditioning, telephone service, internet service, freezers and many other wonders of the 21st century.

In Bluffton at 4 p.m., Friday, June 28, the wrath of Mother Nature struck with high winds some speculating 85 miles per hour, and torrents of rain.

The results: most of the village and surrounding community knocked out of power, Trees blown helter-skelter, wires strewn across streets and lawns and