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March 23, 2018

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Service to Humanity scholarships

SHANNON Service Club invites BHS seniors to apply

The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club of Bluffton invites any Bluffton High School
senior to apply for a "Service to Humanity" scholarship. 

At least two $750 awards will be given to deserving recipients. Seniors may pick up an application form in the Bluffton High School guidance office.

The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club (Sharing Hopes And Nourishing Needs Of
Neighbors) is an entirely local, volunteer organization whose objective is to make Bluffton a better place by serving its youth, its elderly, and its needy. 

It's spring - share the road

Bikers - pedestricans - vehicle drivers

Bike season is upon us.

Because of this, MOVE Safe Allen County will conduct a Spring Awareness Campaign to help remind motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians to share the road and to do it safely.

Lima/Allen County has seen an increase in pedestrian fatalities and serious bicycle crashes. Low visibility, distracted drivers, and people that are distracted while walking on streets and sidewalks cause many of these crashes. 

Farmers' market vendor meeting in early April

Opening day is Saturday, May 5


A pre-season vendor's meeting for one of the largest small town farmers' markets in northwestern Ohio is in early April.

The Bluffton Farmers' Market vendors' meeting is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, in the Bluffton town hall, according to Greg Probst, market director. This is the 13th season for the market.

Second day of spring and what do we get?

Jack Frost and Mother Nature had the last laugh as spring marched in like a snowman over the evening of the first day of spring.

Jamie Nygaard shares several views of the rude awakening. School in Bluffton and several surrounding districts started the morning of March 21 with a 2-hour delay and eventually cancelled classes for the day.

Life Flight, Mediterranean cooking slaw cutter tour and more

Spring OVAL classes at the Senior Center announced

Six new Our Version of Adult Learning (OVAL) classes planned this spring by the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, according to Tonya Meyer, director.

• Thursday, March 29 – At the Bluffton Airport, 1080 Navajo Drive, 10 a.m. – Aaron Antrim will give a program on Life Flight. Register in advance for this class. There is no fee to attend.

Open house and registration for 2018-19 at Trinity Lutheran School

Event is April 5 at the school in Jenera

Trinity Lutheran School, Jenera, will hold an open house and registration night for the 2018-19 school year from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 5, for prospective, new, and current families.

Teachers  will be  in their classrooms to meet with families and answer questions.  The office will be open to drop off registration materials or sign-up for the 2018-2019 school year. Complimentary pizza, cookies, and snacks will be served in the school gym.

Pre-school is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. for children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1, 2018.