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May 26, 2016


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The Dough Hook now offers fresh meals for a family of four

The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a new feature that offers fresh meals for a family of four on a weekly basis, according to Marlena Ballinger.

The program includes three meals per week for $49, which comes to $4.08 per person per meal.

Ballinger said that the meal boxes work like this:
After reviewing the menu a week ahead of time, customers may place orders and choose what day the boxes will be picked up.


Several Bluffton students on Rhodes State dean's list

Several Bluffton area students are on the Rhodes State College 2016 Spring Semester Dean’s Lists for part-time and full-time students.

Part-time students: 
To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in at least six but not more than 11 credit hours and earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher.
Diana L.M. Basinger                                                    
Blane Jared Miller                                                             
Nathan P. Risner      


Letter: What is Relay for Life?

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What is Relay for Life?

Relay for Life is an organized overnight event for the community. It is for individuals, teams, families and survivors. Teams walk overnight to help raise money and support for American cancer.

Thru the night there will be a survivor meal followed by the survivor first lap. We have food, games for children, entertainment, pie, silent and chair auctions 5K glow run. It is a very community and family environment.

What makes relay special?


Gary Reese among presenters in Kokomo investment conference

Gary Reese of Faith Investment Services in Bluffton, recently spoke six times as a presenter for the Spring cfd Investments Conference in Kokomo, Ind.  

He, along with 11 other presenters, was asked to speak about best business practices and areas of strength in his financial firm.  The 12 presenters were all qualifiers for the cfd Presidential Advisers trip to Playa del Carman, Mexico in February.  


Utility Committee meets June 6

The Village of Bluffton’s Utility Committee will meet on Monday, June 6,  at 7 p.m. at the town hall, according to Nancy Kindle, fiscal officer.



Open house for Ada residence on Sunday

RealLiving CCR Realtors will hold an open house from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 22, at 935 Christopher Circle, Ada, according to Lisa Wenger, realtor.

The residence includes 3,114 square-feet of living space, four bedrooms and a two-car garage. The list price is $230,000.

For more information contact Wenger at 419-231-1823.


June 18 Spectrum Salon cut-a-thon supports Women's Good Samaritan Group

Spectrum Salon will hold a cut-a-thon Saturday, June 18, according to Mandy Kinn, owner.

The event is at the salon, 442 N. Main St., Bluffton. It takes place from 9 a.m. to noon. All proceeds go to the Women's Good Samaritan Group, Bluffton.

For more information contact Kinn at 419-358-0556.



Bluffton Bucs midget football team accepting registrations for 2016

The Bluffton Bucs midget football team is currently accepting registrations for the 2016 season.  

Parents who have a child entering grades 3-6 may register their player at www.blufftonbucs.com.  Please contact Zac Kohli at 419-306-2818 or Mitch Giesige  419-204-7291 if you have any questions.


Softball: Allen East stops Pirates in district play

Allen East defeated Bluffton in the opening district contest 6-2 on Wednesday at Bath.

Bluffton finished the season 13-7. Allen East advances at 15-13. Bluffton's runs were by Averey Rumer and Abbie Parkins. Jazmynn Wilson hit one RBI.

Sami Fruchey was the losing pitcher and ended her season at 10-6.