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January 19, 2018

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Willow Ridge included in “Best Nursing Homes” of 2017-18

U.S. News & World Report recognition

U.S. News & World Report has included Willow Ridge, Bluffton, in its selection of “Best Nursing Homes” for 2017-18. 

Willow Ridge, a 20-bed facility, is part of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO).  With an overall rating of “Top Performing,” Willow Ridge joins 2,300 nursing homes across the country in earning the Best Nursing Homes distinction. 

Your chance to order a homemade hickory pie

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Service Group Thanksgiving bake sale

The Service Group of the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Bluffton, will hold its annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17. It takes place in the Mennonite Memorial Home lobby, 410 W. Elm St. 

The bake sale will feature a variety of home baked goods including delicious cinnamon rolls, cakes, pies, noodles and breads.  

Hilty Home bazaar Nov. 10 and 11

Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora, will host its annual Bazaar Friday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It will feature baked goods, crafts, soups and sandwiches.This year the menu will include chili and chicken noodle soup ($ 2 a bowl), shredded chicken sandwiches, ham and turkey subs ($2.50 each), homemade bread, noodles, caramel corn and assorted party mixes ($2 a bag), baked goods, cookies, angel food cakes, and pies. 

Maple Crest, MMH open to Halloweeners on Oct. 26

Halloweeners may stop at Maple Crest, just off Augsburger Road, and Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., on Thursday, Oct. 26. Treats are given out in the lobbies from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The 26th is Bluffton's trick-or-treat night.

Morse Family Gospel Singers entertain PrimeTimers

The next PrimeTimers event is Tuesday, Sept. 5.

It features the music of the Morse Family Gospel Singers. The meal will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, dinner roll and cake.
There is no cost, but donations are accepted. For more info, call 419-358-1015, ext. 102.

PrimeTimers is a non-denominational, community fellowship gathering for adults 55 and over hosted at St. John Mennonite Church in Pandora.

Life Flight assists Hardin Sheriff in search for Hardin Northern student

Student was located after running away from school

Life Flight of Bluffton was used earlier today in a Hardin County Sheriff's Office search for a Hardin Northern school student.

According to the sheriff's office, that office was contacted by the Hardin Northern Schools regarding a child who ran away from the school building.The child ran into a large cornfield north of the school property.

An initial search of the immediate area was conducted and the child was not able to be located.