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Medicare 101 presented by Allen County Council on Aging, May 24

Allen County Council on Aging will present Medicare 101 on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:00 p.m. at Bluffton Public Library.

There will be time for questions after the presentation, and participants can find out about other services offered by the Allen County Council on Aging.

To ensure adequate seating, please stop by the library at 145 S. Main St. or call 419-358-5016 to register.

O'Reilly and Baumgarnter 1st Team All-HCAC in baseball

The Bluffton University baseball team saw two players earn First Team All-Heartland Conference honors for the first time since 2018. Graduate senior Garrett O'Reilly (Galena/Orange) and junior Jake Baumgartner (Toledo/Start) were both named to the top team, while freshman Andrew Collinsworth (Westerville/Westerville South) collected honorable mention recognition for 2022.


Bluffton 2022 graduates from Rhodes State College

The following Bluffton residents received their Associate degrees from Rhodes State College following spring semester 2022.

Name - Honors - Degree(s)

McCormick Allen Ault - with Honors - Electronic Engineering Tech

Michael Bish - with Honors - Manufacturing Engineering Tech & Electronic Engineering Tech

Gabriel Patton Colley - with Honors - Manufacturing Engineering TechLuke

Emma Lane Klinger - Physical Therapist Assistant

Grant James Mumaugh - with Honors - Electronic Engineering Tech


Pandora-Putnam County Library tech help offerings

The Putnam County District Library is offering free technology help to individuals who need assistance with their smart phone, tablet, iPad etc.

Technology trainers will be available at the Pandora location Tuesdays 1:00-4:00.

This service is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio. 

Additional Tech Programs:


BPL Book & Coffee Tasting with Twisted Whisk Cafe

Register by June 8

The Bluffton Public Library is hosting a Book & Coffee Tasting at Twisted Whisk Cafe on Saturday, June 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The invitation: "Join us for our first Book and Coffee tasting program. We will be 'sampling' four books paired with four Twisted Whisk creations. Who knows, maybe you will discover something new!"

There is a $5 fee at the door (cash only please), and advance registration is required as space is limited. Open to adults and teens (with a participating adult).

The tasting will be outside, weather permitting.

Link for purchasing May 18 BHS baseball tickets

Tickets for the May 18 Bluffton High School baseball sectionals game must be purchased online at

Price is $8 today (May 17) and $10 tomorrow.