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Bluffton girls compete in NWC golf meet

By Cort Reynolds
VAN WERT - The Bluffton girls golf team competed in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament Tuesday at Willow Bend Country Club in Van Wert.

Delphos Jefferson won the NWC crown for the third straight season with a total score of 187 strokes.

Lincolnview finished second (203), followed by Crestview (256) and Bluffton (262).

Lancer Winter Boroff was tournament medalist with a score of 39.


New physician joins ENT & Allergy Specialists

Dr. Tom Zhou has joined the medical staff at ENT & Allergy Specialists of Northwest Ohio, part of Blanchard Valley Medical Practices. Dr. Zhou is an otolaryngologist and will treat diseases of the head and neck. His office is located at 1110 W. Main Cross St. Suite G, Findlay, Ohio.

Dr. Zhou received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School (Minneapolis, Minnesota). He then completed his residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Ada cancels football season

Safety concerns arising from a limited number of Ada players available for the game

By Cort Reynolds
FROM ADA ICON - On Thursday afternoon, the Ada school district and athletic department made the difficult and unprecedented decision to cancel the rest of its 2020 football season after just three games.

"Safety concerns arising from a limited number of Ada players available for the game have forced this decision for the Ada district," wrote second-year Bulldog athletic director Eric Perkins in a brief press release.

Third-year head coach Shawn Christopher also announced his resignation Thursday, effective immediately.


Mornings with Mommy begin next week

Hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera

Mornings with Mommy is a fun and easy way for parents to enjoy activities with children (ages 0-6 years) and meet other caregivers. 

Dads, grandmas, grandpas and nannies are welcome, too. The educational play-dates begin on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 21 and 22, and will continue on the first and third Mondays with encore sessions on the following Tuesdays of each month from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St., Jenera. 

Is downsizing right for you?

Active Aging with Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Downsizing is a hot topic among older adults. 

In a recent conversation via the Empower'd Aging Group on Facebook, we asked the 'ASK ME ANYTHING' expert, Thomesa Lydon, founder of Lydon Senior Pathways, questions about relocation and downsizing. 

Question: "What's the first piece of advice you give someone when they hope to downsize?"


Meet Coach Logan Wells at Bluffton; his dad, Coach Brady Wells at Hanover

Coaching runs in the Wells family

Coaching runs in the family.

No one exemplifies that statement more than the Wells dynasty. With three generations of collegiate coaches in the family, two are currently at the helm of two Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) programs.

Hanover College head cross country coach Brady Wells and Bluffton University head cross country coach Logan Wells have made it a family business.