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Free EAP program offered to small businesses

The May member meeting of the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce introduced guests to a new program for small businesses that provides access to valuable counseling and recovery services. Jennifer Mills, EAP Business Navigator, made a presentation on the opportunity.


Second chance for a Girl Scout cookie fix on May 21

Bluffton's Girl Scouts have a new supply of cookies for sale. The scouts will be in front of Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company, 117 S. Main, on Saturday, May 21 beginning at 8:45 a.m. and continuing until they run out.

They have a limited supply of Adventurefuls, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Lemon Ups, Thin Mints, Trefoils, Samoas and S’mores.


Letter: Appropriate memorial already exists

To the editor:

A suggestion is before Bluffton council to paint a thin blue line on Main Street, and/or blue American flags hung there in relation to Dominic Francis’ memory.


List of 2022 graduates from Bluffton University

Bluffton University has announced the following graduates from the greater Bluffton area including Beaverdam, Jenera and Pandora.

Brittany Alvarado of Beaverdam, Ohio, earned a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology from Bluffton University.

Zachary Basinger of Bluffton, Ohio, earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bluffton University.

Marvin M. Millay worked for LensCrafters

Marvin M. Millay, 80, formerly of Independence, KY, passed away May 15, 2022, at 2:25 a.m., under hospice care. 

Marvin was born July 27, 1941 in Cincinnati, OH, to the late Chester and Virginia (Caine) Millay Sr.. On January 30, 1981 he married Lynnita (Swank) Millay who preceded him in death on May 14, 2015. 

Marvin was a graduate of Holy Cross High School in Covington, KY. He started his career working for American Optical in Cincinnati, Ohio; from there he became one of the first employees of LensCrafters, working his way up to Lab Director.


Sectional BHS baseball postponed until May 19

Bluffton High School has announced that the Wednesday sectional baseball game has been postponed until Thursday, May 19.

Tickets purchased for May 18 will be good on May 19.