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January 21, 2019

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Accident at milepost 141 - southbound lane

Just south of SR 103 overpass, left lane closed

11:22 a.m. Saturday - Interstate 75 has traffic restricted on its southbound lane at milepost 141, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. This milepost is just south of the State Route 103 overpass. According to ODOT there is a vehicle accident and the left lane is closed.

Village asks for your assistance

Village asks for your assistance.

Weekend doctor: Dermatitis on the hands

By Kelly Koenig, MD, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Blanchard Valley Medical Associates – Dermatology

Many people suffer from various rashes to their hands. We use our hands in countless ways throughout the day, so itchy, painful and sometimes blistering or cracked skin on our hands can have a huge impact on our daily activities. Fortunately, there are solutions.

Weekend doctor: Nourish your brain

By Rachel Niermann
RDN, Licensed Dietician
Armes Family Cancer Care Center

Pirate wrestlers dominate tri-match

BHS 56 Spencerville 9; BHS 78 Lincolnview 0

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com
(SPENCERVILLE) - Bluffton’s wrestling team won a tri-match in a big way Monday night.  The Pirates defeated Lincolnview 78-0 and Spencerville 56-9. 

Bluffton 56 Spencerville 9
Bluffton winning wrestlers include Tayton Kleman, Kaden Basil, Jeremy Sturgeon, Dustin Mortimer, Elijah Conley, Jesse Montel, Jackson Wilson, Isaiah Schwann, Deandre Nassar, Landen Luginbuhl and Trent Howard.


Girls' bball: Pirates win epic NWC battle

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com
(BLUFFTON) - For the current batch of Bluffton girls basketball seniors, each season has ended just shy of a Northwest Conference championship. 

The girls took a huge step towards ending the drought with a thrilling 44-43 victory Thursday night over Spencerville.  Senior Alivia Koenig played the role of hero, making two free throws with 1.4 seconds left to win it for Bluffton.  Bluffton is now 11-3 and 5-0 in NWC play.  Spencerville fell to 11-3 and 4-1.