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February 23, 2019

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Festival of Wheels first meeting for 2019 show is Wednesday

It's January, but the Festival of Wheel committee is already thinking about June.

The initial Festival of Wheels committee meeting for 2019 is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the third floor of the town hall, according to Dan Diller, chair of the event.

 

 

2019 is a local election year in Bluffton school district

Several seats will be on the ballot

This is an election year for voters in the Bluffton school district.

On the Nov. 5 ballot will be candidates for Bluffton mayor, two Bluffton council seats, two Bluffton school board seats, one Richland Township trustee seat and one Monroe Township trustee seat. Beaverdam voters will select a mayor and two council  members.

In addition, the Bluffton school board will place two renewal levies. Those levies will be on the May 7 primary ballot.

Jerry Cupples re-elected Bluffton council president

Here are 2019 council committee assignments

Jerry Cupples was re-elected president of Bluffton council for 2019 at the Jan. 14 reorganizational meeting of council.

Mayor Richard Johnson announced that council committees would remain unchanged from 2018. Those committees follow:

Bluffton sophomores visit Apollo Friday

Over 600 sophomores in Apollo Career Center’s 11-member district will visit Apollo during 411Blast, Friday, Jan. 25. Bluffton students will visit Apollo during the morning session.

This day is designed to expose students to possibilities and paths that are available for their career and/or college success. Students choose two programs of interest and then spend one-half day visiting those labs, meeting the instructors and participating in fun, interactive demos and activities. 

Police advisory: Riley Creek rising

Bluffton police issued potential flood warning on Wednesday at 8:45 p.m.

The warning, posted on Nixle states: Riley Creek is out of its banks near College Avenue. Those who live in flood prone areas in the village should monitor the water levels and take precautionary measures as needed.

962 persons served by Community Assistance Program food pantry in 2018

“We are fortunate to receive tremendous monetary donations from our community each year,” said Ed Yeager. “Our donors are individuals, groups, organizations and special fund-raisers throughout the community.”

Bluffton Community Assistance Program’s board of directors approved a 2019 budget totaling $25,600 at its Jan. 21 annual meeting, according to Ed Yeager, board president.

Income is anticipated at $20,000 from public donations. Other income is from the program’s bank account.

“We are fortunate to receive tremendous monetary donations from our community each year,” said Yeager. “Our donors are individuals, groups, organizations and special fund-raisers throughout the community.”

Bluffton Community Assistance Program assists persons in the Bluffton school district.

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