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December 7, 2019

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Hike the trails at Quarry Farm this winter

The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm, rural Pandora, has several nature hikes planned this winter.

Events include:


Lifelong Republican launches exploratory committee to run for Congress

If successful, will be an Independent on the 4th district ballot

 Chris Gibbs, an Ohio native, lifelong Republican, past chair of the local Republican party, and long-time farmer, announced he is leaving the Republican Party and launching an exploratory committee to consider running against Jim Jordan as an Independent for Ohio’s 4th Congressional District. 

“As I've talked to farmers, business owners, teachers, nurses, civil servants, friends and family, they all agree.


Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7

Interested in having breakfast with Santa?

The Bluffton High School junior class is bringing Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus to Bluffton on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Tickets are now on sale for the fundraiser held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the middle school cafetorium.

The event includes a light breakfast, games, crafts and the opportunity to have your photo taken with Mr. and Mrs. Santa.

Tickets may be purchased in the middle school office or from Angie at the village office in town hall. Tickets are $5. Proceeds go to the junior class post prom.


Here's Scott's recital program

Copies of the program are at the bottom of this story -

Scott Edwards will perform an organ recital open to the public at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at English Lutheran Church, 111 Grove St., Bluffton. The recital also includes a hymn sing. The program is hosted by the church and Maple Crest.

The recital includes solo organ works, hymns with audience participation and a reception following the program.

Edwards is organist at English Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church.


Limited number of tickets remain for Hancock museum Victorian Christmas dinner

Catered by Jonah Agner of The Food Store and Greenhorn Restaurant

The Hancock Historical Museum, Findlay, is taking reservations for its 26th annual Victorian Christmas Dinner Saturday, Dec. 14, in a rural Jenera homestead. The Friday date is already sold out.

The dinner takes place at the Glick-Etler House, a restored 1853 farm house at 9085 Township Road 32, Jenera. 

The hosts are Nathan and Lauren Etler. The home was built by Lauren’s great-great-great grandfather, Anthony Glick, a German immigrant and survivor of the Famous Dove shipwreck. 


Tickets available for Saturday purse Bingo in Ada

The Public Interest Law Association and the Office of Career and Professional Development at ONU’s Pettit College of Law has tickets for a Saturday, Nov. 16, Purse Bingo evening.

The event is at Center on Central, 111 Central Ave., Ada. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with Bingo from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

This is a fundraiser. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund for ONU law students who work unpaid public interest jobs during the summer. 

The scholarships allow students to work in the public interest sphere while maintaining summer living expenses.