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Upcoming coach trips with Tonya

The Bluffton Senior Citizens Center offers Coach Trips with director Tonya Meijer, who has provided the following descriptions in the July 2022 issue of the Golden Age News:

August 3-6 • Mississippi River Cruise
For those on this trip, watch your mailbox for an information letter with details.

August 30 • Hamilton
We will be eating at Smoky Bones before enjoying the hit Broadway show. The trip is closed but we are taking stand by. 

Send us your July events, newsletters

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Public comment sought for Lima-Allen County transportation plan

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.

Even though LACRPC’s current 2040 Plan is a conforming plan, with an update cycle every five years, a new conformity determination must occur every four years.

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]


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


Bassitt advances to finals at Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships

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.

Bassitt will run at 4:14 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 on NBC. The top three finishers at this event will run at the World Outdoor Championships in July in Eugene, Oregon.