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Doris Dukes 1919-2009

Doris Dukes

Doris D. Dukes, 90, of Pandora died at 2:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born April 8, 1919 in Wellington, Ohio, to George and Celia Ruth (Jackson) Devereaux. On Dec. 24, 1944 she married Robert G. Dukes and he died May 30, 1974.

Doris taught high school in Bloomfield High School, Bloomfield, Ohio. She had also worked at Cooper Tire, Findlay, during World War II. After taking time off to raise her family she returned to teaching at Cory-Rawson Middle School retiring in 1984.


Review: Where the wild things are

Review by Kerry Bush


BHS fall drama on stage Nov. 6-7

An audience participation play "A Wing and a Prayer," will be presented by the Bluffton High School Drama Club 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7 on the Middle School cafetorium stage.

The plot
Rev. Longacre is gathering a small group of church members together at a potluck supper to broach the subject of starting a building fund. Duty-bound, Hazel arrives first to set up everything and tell the teverend she has yet to find out who's been sending him anonymous love letters.


Roasted pumpkin seeds

As you carve that pumpkin to place on your front porch this month, remember, you can have your pumpkin and eat it too. The seeds that is. The most difficult part of this easy snack is sticking your hand inside the pumpkin and pulling out the seeds.

Once you've achieved this, it's all down hill. Rinse the seeds to get rid of all the inside goop. Turn your oven to 325. Oil a cookie tray. Spread the seeds out on the tray. Salt the seeds. Place tray in oven in center rack.


Game review: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

By Andr'e Swartley

Issue #1
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Developer: Naughty Dog
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform: Playstation 3
Rating: M for Mature


Bluffton resident launches Workplay Publishing

Andre Swartley

"For me writing is play. It's work to get other people to read it (my writing)," said Bluffton author and now book publisher Andre Swartley, in explaining how his new enterprise Workplay Publishing came into being.

Swartley of 137 N. Mound St., Bluffton, recently released his second novel, "Americanus Rex," which he calls the premiere title for Workplay Publishing. The story begins with a clich'e of a beauty pageant contestant wishing for world peace, and explores what might have to happen in our current global culture to make that wish to come true.