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Jack Michael Faine 1953-2009

Jack Michael Faine, 56 of McKinney, Texas, and formerly of Mt. Cory, Ohio, passed away Nov. 25, 2009.

He was born on March 29, 1953, in Bluffton to John A. and Deane Wells Faine. His mother survives in Mt. Cory. He married June "Tina" (Nelson) Faine and she survives in McKinney, Texas.

He was a 1971 graduate of Cory-Rawson High School. He was also a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving in the U.S. Navy.


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University professor newly-elected president of Board of Dietetics

Dr. Kay Soltesz, family and consumer sciences department chair at Bluffton University, is the newly-elected president of the Ohio Board of Dietetics for 2010.

Soltesz was appointed to the board in 2006 by Governor Bob Taft for a five-year term. She will officially take office on Jan. 1, 2010.

Bluffton school concerts on Dec. 7 and 14

Two Monday evening holiday concerts and one Monday afternoon concert are planned in December by Bluffton school musical groups. The evening concerts are held in the middle school cafetorium. The elementary afternoon concert is held in the new BHS gym.

The concert schedule follows:

Monday, Dec. 7:
6 p.m. - Middle school choir
7:30 p.m. - Middle school band/strings


Breanne Hamilton: student of the month

Breanne Hamilton student of the month

Breanna Hamilton, 18, and a senior at Bluffton High School, is the BHS November student of the month.

She carries a 4.0 grade point average, is active in Math Club, the Math Team, Art Club, Latin Club, SADD and is on the Renaissance Committee. As a junior she was class president.


Southgate Lanes report Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Scores bowled on: Nov.28
Boys High Game

Trevor Bunch 156
Kaden Reneker 117
Jayden Foltz 115
Danny Klingler 112

Girls High Game
Megan Davis 97
Ashleigh King 92
Ashley Sickles 86
Stacie Palte 78