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December 7, 2019

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Brianna Gillig HCAC player of the week

Sophomore Brianna Gillig (New Riegel) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for her work against Heidelberg on  Nov. 26.

Gillig just missed her third career double-double, putting up 22 points and pulling down nine boards, as Bluffton downed the Student Princes 70-65 at home on Tuesday night when the Beavers improved to 4-0 on the season.



Weekend doctor: Constipation in children

By Ailing Chen, MD, Pediatrics
Caughman Health Center
“Have you pooped today? Did you have any problem with pooping?” It seems I have this kind of conversation with my son at home every day.

As a doctor, I usually need to ask similar pooping questions for every well visit and even most acute visits at the office.

As we all know, a normal bowel pattern is a very important sign of our good health. However, constipation is a very common health problem in children of all ages.

What is constipation in children?

Birchaven Village Hosting ‘Bazaar Days’ DEC. 13-23

Birchaven Village will host its annual Bazaar Days’ craft and bake sale on Friday, Dec. 13, through Monday, Dec. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The special event will take place on Birchaven’s indoor “Main Street,” 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay. The event is open to the public.

Bazaar Days will feature a variety of items handmade by residents, staff, volunteers and families. Items for sale include:

Homemade hardtack candy, fudge, buckeyes and dipped pretzels

Hand-crocheted doilies and other items

One-of-a-kind tree ornaments

Gifts for teachers

Potent Bluffton boys crush Bath in opener

Mason Soper led four Pirates in double figures with a game-high 22 points

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The host Bluffton boys basketball team rolled up big numbers in the middle quarters en route to an 80-48 blowout of Bath in their non-league season opener Friday night.


You can travel back in time on Saturday

Swiss homestead open house and Riley Creek Old Time Christmas tour

Two Saturday holiday events take you back into time in rural Bluffton. The Swiss Historical Society's Christmas open house and the Riley Creek Old Time Christmas tour take you there. Details on both events follow:

Swiss homestead Christmas open house
What was Christmas like for your great-great grandparents?

Visit the Schumacher Homestead from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, for a Christmas Open House to explore how the holidays were different for Swiss Settlers in the mid-1800s and discover what traditions they passed along to their descendants.


Lady Pirates edge Jefferson

Libby Schaadt scored 20, Kayla White 14 points on 2 treys and 8 foul shots and Kylie Stackhouse added 9

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - Host Bluffton tipped off girls basketball Northwest Conference play with a hard-fought 50-46 win over Delphos Jefferson Thursday night.

Click here for more Marvin Foster game photos.

The Lady Pirates improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the NWC with their second straight victory. Meanwhile, DJ fell to 1-2 and 0-1 in the league with the defeat.