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June 23, 2018

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Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

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.   

Bluffton Family Medicine will open Sept. 11

Mercy Health

The question on most Bluffton residents’ minds this summer is: “What’s going into the Groves’ Bear building and when will it open?”

The answer is: Mercy Health – Bluffton Family Medicine. It will open at 204 N. Main St., on Monday, Sept. 11 and a tentative grand opening is set for Friday, Oct. 6, according to Tara Miller, director of practice management at the Bluffton office.

Once open, the office will provide primary care medicine and walk-in medical care. New patients are being accepted now and appointment schedules are being taken.

Ice cream, a warm summer evening, music and friends

It's a concert on the lawn

Ice cream, a warm summer evening, music and friends.

What else is there?


5 Myles High, a Bluffton-based jazz combo featuring a trumpet, bass, vocals, piano and drums, performed during this year’s Mennonite Memorial Home concert on the lawn ice cream social.

The social was Sunday, Aug. 20, on the back lawn of the Mennonite Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

Members of the group are Myles Bowers, trumpet, Sean McNeal, percussion, Krysti Schhey, piano and vocals, and Philip Schey, bass and vocals.