• Bluffton trick-or-treat night - Thursday, Oct. 26 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Volleyball tames Grizzlies in three quick sets

October 20, 2017
By: Lynsey Trusty, sports information assistant

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BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University volleyball team needed just an hour and five minutes to dispatch Franklin College in three quick sets on Friday, Oct. 20, after the line judges made their grand entrance. Franklin slipped to 10-13 and 0-7 in the Heartland Conference, while Bluffton improved to 15-10 and 5-2 in the HCAC.

Swiss historical society host to Great Day of Singing Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 22 the Swiss Community Historical Society brings the Great Day of Singing to Bluffton University at 4 p.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.
 
Bradley Kauffman, project director of a forthcoming new hymnal from MennoMedia, will lead participants in hymns that explore the musical heritage of local Swiss immigrant churches: from songs of the Anabaptist martyrs, to favorite American hymns, to new songs from the global church proposed for the “Resonate” song and worship collection.
 

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Fall festivities days Saturday at Emmanuel UCC

Emmanuel United Church of Christ's fall festivities day is Saturday, Oct. 21, at the church, 8375 Phillips Road, Bluffton. The event is from 4 to 6 p.m.

The event includes truck or treat, activities and crafts. Persons are invited to come dressed for Halloween. The event is open to the public.

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BFR Halloween party and BBQ on Sunday

Bluffton Family Recreation will hold a Bubba C Barbecue from noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22, at BFR, 215 Snider Road. It's during BFR's Halloween party.

Tickets are $8 and include either a pulled pork sandwich or one-quarter chicken, macaroni and cheese and green beans. Meals are for carry-out or eat-in at BFR.

Also on Oct. 22 - Halloween party

BFR will hold a family-friendly Halloween party from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22.

Burrell council interview

Sean  Burrell is one of 10 candidates for Bluffton council on Nov. 7. The Icon's interview with him follows. To read interviews with each of the candidates click here.

• Sean Burrell, 105 Magnolia Lane

Why are you seeking a seat on the council and why should someone vote for you?
I am seeking reelection because I enjoy it and think I bring a no nonsense viewpoint to the issues.

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Cupples council interview

Jerry Cupples is one of 10 candidates for Bluffton council on Nov. 7. The Icon's interview with him follows. To read interviews with each of the candidates click here.

• Jerry Cupples, 122 Richland Drive

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Kingsley council interview

Mitch Kingsley is one of 10 candidates for Bluffton council on Nov. 7. The Icon's interview with him follows. To read interviews with each of the candidates click here.

• Mitchell Kingsley, 313 Campus Drive

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Miller council interview

Ralph Miller is one of 10 candidates for Bluffton council on Nov. 7. The Icon's interview with him follows. To read interviews with each of the candidates click here.

• Ralph Miller, 126 N. Jackson Street

Why are you seeking a seat on the council and why should someone vote for you?
I want to continue to move Bluffton forward in the right direction. Not being a Bluffton native I approach each situation with an open mind and an unbiased opinion.

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Pinks council interview

Tony Pinks is one of 10 candidates for Bluffton council on Nov. 7. The Icon's interview with him follows. To read interviews with each of the candidates click here.

• Tony Pinks, 138 Riley Street

Why are you seeking a seat on the council and why should someone vote for you?
To help restore the image of the town government. If you vote for me, I promise to work for the tax payers – not against them

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10 candidates seek 4 spots on Bluffton council

Here's their views of several village issues

Village of Bluffton voters will choose four of 10 candidates on the Nov. 7 ballot. Those elected have four-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Four incumbents are Sean Burrell, Ralph Miller, Phill Talavania and Roger Warren.

Also seeking seats are Jerry Cupples, Tony Pinks, Mitch Kingsley, David Steiner Benjamin Stahl and Deborah Weihrauch.

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