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Adam Duncan player of the week on special teams

 Junior kicker Adam Duncan (Northwood/Lake) led the Beavers special teams' effort in a 28-24 loss at Franklin and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on special teams for his work on Saturday. It marked his second HCAC Player of the Week honor following his work on September 8 when Duncan scored all 13 points in Bluffton's 34-13 loss at No. 19 Trine.

Senior Citizens Christmas garage sale starts Friday

Bluffton Senior Citizen's Center Christmas garage sale opens on Friday, according to Tonya Meyer, center director.

The sale, at the Center, 132 N. Main St., takes place Friday Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. -5 p.m., and Saturday Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

"Decorations, trees, ornaments, crafts, lights, angels, Santas, snowmen and more will be available," said Meyer. "It will include everything you need to get ready for the holidays."

1.4 miles of Christmas tree lights brighten this year's Blaze

First time in over a dozen years that five trees will have lights going all the way to the top


Let there be light!

Will this year’s Ream Holiday Folk Art display be bright enough for you? Probably.

On Nov. 4, volunteers from the Bluffton Cultural Affairs Committee, under the direction of Jeff Stratton hung Christmas tree lights all the way to the top on five trees in the Presbyterian Church yard.

This is the first time in over a dozen years that lights go all the way to the top of the trees.

Survey shows zero deficiencies

6th consecutive "zero deficiency" survey for Maple Crest

Maple Crest Senior Living Village has received its 6th consecutive “zero deficiency” survey from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). 

Maple Crest provides both independent and assisted living and is surveyed approximately every 12 months.  In Ohio, the typical “Assisted Living” home is licensed as a Residential Care Facility and many people use the terms interchangeably.  ODH licenses residential care facilities and conducts on-site inspections for compliance with state rules and regulations. 

New at the Library

With the weather cooling and the holiday season quickly approaching, the Bluffton Public Library becomes a destination stop for community members looking for something to enjoy on quiet nights in or long car trips.  

Legion Post observes Veterans Day with several events

The Bluffton American Legion Post 382 will honor all veterans on Monday, Nov. 12, to commemorate Veterans Day.

Here’s the Legion’s schedule on Nov. 12: