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Spring Fling concert Sunday afternoon

Camerata Singers, University Chorale, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble

Bluffton University’s Camerata Singers, University Chorale, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will perform a selection of lighter tunes during the Spring Fling concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, in Yoder Recital Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

Softball: Beavers 23 - Rose-Hulman 0

It was fun to watch if you were a Bluffton fan

The Bluffton University softball team routed Rose-Hulman in game one by the score of 23-0 in five innings, but dropped game two (7-6) despite a late rally.

The Beavers are 7-25 overall and 2-8 in the Heartland Conference, while Rose-Hulman stands 6-18 overall and also 2-8 in HCAC play. Bluffton's 23 runs topped the previous school mark of 21 set against Cedar Crest in 2014!

5005 V

The Icon spotted 5005 V on a silver Chevy Traverse LS on Main Street Bluffton.


ODOT planning I-75 rehab project around Bluffton

Will also affect SR 103 ramps

Bluffton council will hear an update on a plan by the Ohio Department of Transportation to rehabilitate a section of Interstate 75 on Monday evening.

The project involves a stretch from the bridges over Riley Creek in Allen County to just south of the State Route 235 interchange in Hancock County,

The rehabilitation includes resurfacing I-75 and the ramps at State Route 103, and the repair of bridges over County Road 33.

First National throws a party; gives gifts to special guests

Bank celebrates its 100th anniversary; gives $500 each to Bluffton Child Development Center and Weekday Release Program

Photos of check recipients below -

First National Bank threw a party for itself … and gave presents to two of its special guests.

The party, recognizing its 100th anniversary in community banking, took place in each of the Pandora-based bank branches, including Bluffton.

Celebrating at the Bluffton branch on Friday, the bank gave a $500 donation to each of two Bluffton non-profit organizations: Bluffton Child Development Center and Weekday Release Program, also known at weekday Christian education.


Beaver track and field records fall; personal records set

At meets at ONU and Ashland

The Buffton University track and field teams split up to find success as the distance runners made the short trip to Ada for the A.J. Cody Invitational at Ohio Northern University, while the rest of the group headed for the Ashland Alumni Open to take on a largely Division II field.

A pair of school records were on the menu for the Beavers at ONU, starting off with junior Alexis Cash (Gaines, Mich./Lake Fenton) bringing home a victory at 3000 meters in a school-record time of 11:01.16, breaking the record of 11:03.27 set in 2008 by Sarah Humphrey.