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Village switches from fall to winter planning

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."

Dec. 8-14 weather report

Weather report Dec. 8-14

Date Max. temp Min. temp Prec.

Dec. 8 35 21 0.26

Dec. 9 49 18 0.16

Dec. 10 18 11

Dec. 11 31 14 trace

Dec. 12 41 18

Dec. 13 40 35 0.31

Miss Ohio visits with ILR participants

Erica Gelhaus, Miss Ohio 2009, presented at the Bluffton University Institute for Learning in Retirement's (ILR) Christmas brunch, Dec. 9. She is a senior vocal performance major at Otterbein College and will compete in the Miss America pageant in January 2010.

Margaret G. Steiner 1914-2009

Margaret G. Steiner

Margaret Grace Steiner, 95, a lifelong resident of Bluffton, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, where she was a resident.
She was born Oct. 23, 1914, in Bluffton to Fred and Bertha (Althaus) Hahn. She graduated from Bluffton High school in 1933. In 1937 she married Nelson F. Steiner and he died in 2003.


Citizens National Bank offers new bill payment system

Citizens National Bank has announced that a bill payment product, provided through CheckFree, a leader in the bill payment industry, is available to all its online banking customers, according to Michael Romey, CNB president.

"The service will provide the time-saving benefit and convenience of paying all bills from one website. Additionally, several improvements will make tracking customer bill payments and finances even easier," he said.

CNB bill payment improvements include:

Linda Fett dies in Florida

Linda L. Fett, 63, of Bluffton died Dec. 14, 2009, in Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral Home, Bluffton