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Bassitt qualifies for 400m hurdles at World Championships

Bluffton High School grad Trevor Bassitt has qualified for the 2022 World Championships in the 400 meter hurdles. He placed second at the USATF Outdoor Championships on June 26, running a personal best of 47.47 seconds. Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Rai Benjamin came in first with a blazing 47.04.

Coverage of the USATF Outdoor Championships was broadcast on NBC, which tweeted the race HERE.

Bassitt was interviewed by CITIUS MAG, where he talks about the race and still being unsponsored. Watch the interview at

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BHS Class of '77 gathers on July 16

The Bluffton High School Class of 1977 is gathering for a reunion. There is no RSVP. Here's the invitation:

Bluffton 1977 Classmates Gathering
4:00 p.m. - ?
Saturday, July 16
Bluffton Sportsmen's Club, 405 S Spring St

Food: Snacks arewelcome, bring your own beverage

If you have questions, please email [email protected]

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Lima, OH--Lima Allen County Regional Planning (LACRPC) is a US EPA 1997 Ozone Standard “Orphan” Area. Therefore, LACRPC’s current 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan must have a new conformity determination.

Bluffton High School grad Trevor Bassitt advances to the June 26 finals in the 400m hurdles at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships, running a time of 48.38 seconds.

Dr. Luke Myers, associate professor of physics at Bluffton University, will expand on his Ph.D. work involving the use of intense light rays to study neutrons.

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By Fred Steiner

In 1893 the village of Bluffton (population under 1,700) had no running water, no...

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Mental Health & Recovery Services Board provides LBGTQ+ resources and information

The Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties has resources for the LGBTQ+ community and information for those who would like to better understand and use the correct terms to support LBGTQ+ mental health.

In a recent email newsletter

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