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August 21, 2018

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At least it stopped raining

High temperatures continue in the 80s this past week, according to Guy Verhoff, Pandora weather observer. Here's the seven-day report.

Date High Temp. Low Temp. Prec.

June 15 82 66 0.23

June 16 81 65

June 17 79 60

June 18 87 62 0.08

Ice cream open house Saturday at Beyond Budgeting

Beth Boehr, owner and founder of Beyond Budgeting in Bluffton, invites the community to "Get the Scoop" on Beyond Budgeting Saturday, June 26. The open house from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Beyond Budgeting office, 119 Vine St.

Attendees will be served free ice cream and will have a chance to win great door prizes.


BFR offers high speed camp, British soccer camp

BFR High Speed Camp

Keri Hilty, BFR staff trainer, will lead a month-long camp designed to to increase athlete speed and agility.

The program, titled Need 4 Speed, will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11 a.m. July 5 through July 23. Cost is $75 ($45 BFR members).

Participants from last summer's program reported improvements in soccer, volleyball, and cross country involvement. Space is limited in this program, so early registration is encouraged. Contact BFR, 419-358-4150, for more information.


School announces 7th grade Tdap booster shot requirements

Letter to parents of 7th graders

Parents of Bluffton seventh graders need to be updated on Tdap booster shot requirements for their children. A letter explaining what is required may be obtained by clicking here. This notice is from the Bluffton Middle School office.

BHS class of 65 celebrates 45th


The Bluffton High School class of 1965 held its 45th reunion in the Bluffton town hall on June 19.

Those attending, front row (l-r) Fred Rodabaugh, Lu Shetler Derstine, Janette Benroth Reineke, Jayne Barnett McGarrity, Susan Lehman Sommer, Kay Motter Ahten, Larry Moser.

2nd row (l-r) Steve Smith, Sam Reineke, Tom Bell, Richard Herr, Larry Amstutz, Dennis Morrison, Tom Harvey, Dave Travis, Don Patterson.


Four projects this week at Bluffton Hospital

Four major projects are on the work schedule this week at the Bluffton Hospital. Those projects include:

  • Working on construction footers in the operating room
  • Installing the inner door at the Emergency Department temporary entrance
  • Prepping and starting on curb in the new parking lot
  • Clinical equipment coordination meetings are underway