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Former resident dies in Michigan

Sue (Geiger) Sazima 1933-2009

Former Bluffton resident Sue Sazima, 75, of Shepherd, Mich., died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw, Mich.


The community that eats together...

Wayne Matter has a good laugh as he fills his plate during the community dinner on Oct. 15.

It was only the second community dinner, but it was nearly a full house. The Bluffton Area Ministerial Association recently launched a twice-a-month community dinner.

The dinners are open to the public for the purpose of food, fellowship and fun. Dinners are from 6 to 6:45 p.m., at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, Main Street.


Eddy talks to chamber about property reevaluation

Allen County Auditor Rhonda Eddy was the featured speaker at the Oct. 9 Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting. She discussed Allen County real estate reevalation. The following is the text of her power point presentation to the chamber:

Your Home, Your Value
A simplified approach to understanding your county's home valuation process.

Why Reappraise?
Ohio Constitution requires real property to be appraised at market value

September police activity summary

September 2009 - Bluffton Police Department Report

Calls for service - 365

Traffic stops - 85

Citations - 28

Driving during suspension 3

Expired license plates 1

Failure to yield right of way 1

Lanes of travel 1

No operator's license 1



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Pre-kindergarten artists at Bluffton Child Development Center

Allison Diller is a student in the Pre-Kindergarten class at Bluffton Child Development Center. She shares a pretzel with readers, which she made recently. Allison is the daughter of Jason and Rachel Diller of Bluffton.

Watch for a new student each week in The Icon.