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Bluffton council finance committee meets July 5

The following committee meeting will be held for the Village of Bluffton, according to Laura Ewing, village fiscal officer: 

  • Finance Committee (Public Meeting), on Friday, July 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Town Hall.

About Bluffton's post office mural

A set of U.S. postal service stamps this spring reminded several area historians, artists and stamp collectors of Bluffton's historic post office mural

Stop and check out the mural inside the Bluffton post office.

A set of U.S. postal service stamps this spring reminded several area historians, artists and stamp collectors of Bluffton's historic post office mural.

Bluffton's mural depicts Joseph Deford and his friends building a cabin in Bluffton (Shannon). Sante Graziani painted the Bluffton mural in 1941, which is oil on canvas.

Next chamber after-hours July 10 at Greenhorn Restaurant

Casual gathering for business owners and organizations to meet and mingle

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a business after hours gathering at Greenhorn Restaurant on Wednesday, July 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. Greenhorn Restaurant is located at 112 Vine St.

This is a casual gathering for area business owners and organizations to meet and mingle.

For more information, go to explorebluffton.com.

Low interest disaster loans from May 17 flood

For Mercer, Van Wert, Allen, Hardin, Logan and Shelby counties

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio has received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster declaration for flooding that occurred in Auglaize County on May 17, opening up the possibility of low-interest disaster loans for business owners, homeowners, and renters in Auglaize County and six adjacent counties.

"Earlier this week, I requested this disaster declaration in an effort to help those impacted by these floods," said Governor DeWine. "I'm pleased that those with uninsured damage can now apply for this assistance."

Findlay's mainline I-75 lanes will shift overnight

Between County Road 99 and State Route 12, will shift into final traffic pattern

Interstate 75  in Findlay, southbound between county Road 99 and state Route 12, will be shifted into its final traffic pattern overnight Friday, June 28, into the early morning hours of Saturday, June 29.

Two lanes of traffic will be shifted from the outside shoulder and into their final pattern, closer to the median wall. Construction of the concrete median wall in the area is complete.

The new third lane of Interstate 75 southbound will remain closed in the area as crews install guardrail and signage.

SHANNON Service Club invites flag sponsors

Flag sponsorships assist the club's community service projects

The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club invites viewers to be a 2019 Main Street flag sponsor, according to Duane Bollenbacher of the club.

The purchase of flags, a $25 per flag, is open to businesses, organizations, or to individuals.

Bollenbacher said that sponsors may name someone that you wish to honor or memorialize with each flag sponorship.

All proceeds from the sponsorship of flags help the S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club in its quest to make Bluffton a better community for its children, its elderly, its needy families, and all the citizens of Bluffton.