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All we know is that it's a Hancock County plate


We know by the county number 32, that this is a Hancock County driver.
What we don't know is if this is the driver's initials, or if this license plate is sounding out the last name...Shinn? Help from viewers are encouraged.


Southgate Lanes report

All Star
scores bowled on : Dec.3
high game

Dick Baker 278
Steve Swisher 254
Earl Treen 254
Shannon Ingram 245
Steve Swisher 240
Derek Dukes 237
Drew Dukes 235
Art Bruce 234
Lynn Rossman 234

high series

Steve Swisher 695
Derek Dukes 666
John Dunifon 641


Village ready to grind brush

As the season changes, village employees switch their work from fall to winter.

At the Dec. 14 Bluffton council meeting Jamie Mehaffie, village administrator, told council members that leaf pickup is completed. "We have received quotes for the grinding of the brush dump," he said. "The low quote was $9,125 and the high, $13,625. My plan is to have this completed as soon as possible so that that material will be ready for spring."

Moscow Boys Choir performs here Dec. 15

Bluffton University will host the Moscow Boys Choir on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall as part of the 2009-10 Bluffton University Artist Series. Limited seating is available. Contact the box office at boxoffice@bluffton.edu or 419-358-3239 for ticket information. Tickets are $24 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and students.


Photo: Early 1950s version of Handel's Messiah

Messiah directed by Russell Lantz

This photo shows an early 1950s-era production of Handel's Messiah in Founders Hall. Russell Lantz is the director. It is from the collection of Richard Boehr.

School board taking steps to renewal income tax levy

The Bluffton school board took initial steps on Dec. 14 to place before voters the renewal of its one-half percent income tax levy. The levy expires on Dec. 31, 2010, according to Greg Denecker, superintendent.

When the levy expires in 2010 it will mark the end of its first three years being in effect. The levy has generated approximately $600,000 annually. According to Denecker, it is the intention of the school board to have a three-year renewal of the levy on the November 2010 general election ballot.