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February 23, 2019

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship Program accepting applications

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is pleased to announce the 2019 Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program for high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2019, allocates $1,500 scholarships to students from our community and region who are interested in pursuing careers as medical professionals.

Students in Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Hancock, Logan, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby and Van Wert counties may apply. Applications can be found at more than 70 high schools and career centers around the 10 county districts.

ODOT seeks public comments on local I-75 project

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 1, seeks public comments regarding the following proposed projects:

Lions Club invites nominations for citizen of the year

Nominations accepted until March 6

Persons interested in making a nomination may use the application attached at the bottom of this story.

Who will it be?

The Bluffton Lions Club seeks nominees for the 2018 citizen of the year.

Bluffton on 3-hour delay Tuesday, Feb. 12

Normal dismissal time; no 2-year Kindergarten

Bluffton schools moved from a 2-hour delay to a 3-hour delay for Tuesday, Feb. 12, according to Greg Denecker, Bluffton superintendent.

Under the 3-hour delay school will dismiss at the normal time and the 2-year Kindergarten is cancelled.

The announcement was made on Ohio Alerts at 7:39 a.m.

Taking a closer look at activities in Bluffton schools

Winter school district newsletter on the Icon

Kindergarten registration, spring testing, an Ohio Cavern trip, and a spring musical are on the Bluffton school spring calendar.

Those events plus a review of the first half of the school year are part of the winter Bluffton school district newsletter, sent to residents of the school district last week.

The newsletter updates residents on the National Blue Ribbon Award received by the elementary school, provides a list of senior citizen breakfast programs this spring and includes school year-end dates.

Bluffton schools cancelled today - make-up day Presidents' Day

Bluffton schools have cancelled classes for today, Monday, Feb. 11, according to Greg Denecker, superintendent. The announcement was made on Ohio Alerts at 8 a.m.

The school reached its five calamity-day limit. A make-up day is set for Presidents' Day on Monday, Feb. 18.

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