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March 2024 Community Calendar invitation

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Updated building codes effective March 1

Simplified codes cut 610,000 words

The state of Ohio has announced that the 2024 Ohio Building (OBC), Mechanical (OMC), and Plumbing Codes (OPC) rules go into effect on Friday, March 1, 2024 with significant reductions in both overall word count as well as regulatory restrictions.


Mark your calendar for Music Boosters Chicken Barbecue

The Bluffton Schools Music Boosters have announced that tickets for the March 22 Chicken BBQ will go on sale Monday, March 4.


Pirate boys basketball ousted by Grove in tourney opener

By Cort Reynolds

BLUFFTON__Playing for a capacity crowd, the Bluffton High School boys basketball team lost 70-59 to visiting league rival Columbus Grove in Div. III sectional first round action Tuesday, February 27.


Eric Faulkner officially CEO at Citizens National Bank

On Tuesday, February 20, the Board of Directors of Citizens National Bank officially named Eric Faulkner as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the bank. Faulkner has been acting President of the bank since 2019. He replaces Mike Romey in the role of CEO.

Faulkner began his banking career at CNB in 2009 in Columbus, heading up the loan participation program.

He’s currently a member of the Banker Advisory Board (BAB) for The Graduate School of Banking (GSB) in Wisconsin. He serves as a member of the CBAO Legislative and Regulatory Committee and also the Education and Training Committee, in addition to being a CBAO Board Director. Additionally, he is a member of the ICBA Bank Innovation and Solutions Committee. He’s actively represented the bank through participation in the OBL and CBAO lobbying efforts at both the state and national levels.


March 8 Fish Fry at Emmanuel UCC

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 8375 Phillips Rd, Bluffton, will host a fish fry on Friday, March 8 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.