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May 25, 2020

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Help us work with stray and feral cats in Bluffton

I am currently working with stray and feral cats in Bluffton - trying to find homes, spay and neuter, etc. 

I have had to create a FB page to try to reach people as we have so many and there seems to be little interest. 

Please look at From Feral to Fabulous page. (There may be more than one page named that, but I’m referring to Bluffton.) 


 Protect baby birds - Keep cats inside

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It's a wonderful time of the year, with baby birds leaving their nests and learning how to fly. But unfortunately, it's easy for cats to catch the baby birds. This is a great time of year to keep your cat inside, and give the birds a chance to fly.


Letter: PromoCares accepting nominations to charities

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We’re accepting nominations for our PromoCares program where we donate 5% of our product totals to charities. We’re looking for charities to benefit from July – December this year.

We already have over $10,000 in donations that is benefiting our current charities!

Please nominate your favorite charity by filling out this quick form: https://promohits.typeform.com/to/j5RT5k


Letter: Thank you for your support of the school levies

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On behalf of the Bluffton Schools Board of Education and the levy committee, I would like to thank you for your support of our two renewals on Tuesday, May 7. 

We will continue to spend these funds responsibly, while giving our students an excellent education.  We are very proud of our school and the community that supports it.  Thank you, again, for all you do for our district!

Greg Denecker
Superintendent, Bluffton Schools


Letter: Bluffton Area Ministerial Association endorses ACRTA’s levy on May 7

In Scripture we hear of a time when Jesus was asked, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?”  The response was, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind; and love your neighbor as yourself.”  While the one asking the question understood loving God, there was a follow-up question, “And who is my neighbor?”


What a sports photo!

Letter to the Editor:

The picture of Alivia Koenig's shooting the second of her 2 free throws with 1.4 seconds remaining is a tremendous sports picture.  I have been around athletics for a long time, and this picture is one of the greatest sports photo I have ever seen.  With the ball in the air, and the picture of the full scoreboard in the background, the entire story is captured.  I congratulate Carl Wilkerson for shooting such a timely, action picture.

Duane Bollenbacher