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July 30, 2021

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U.S. 30 construction project estimated to begin August 2

U.S. 30 west of the Interstate 75 interchange will have lane restrictions and road closures for a project to construct a Restricted Crossing U-Turn (RCUT) at Thayer Road, and cul-de-sacs at Cool Road and Mayberry Road.

Thayer Road, Mayberry Road, and Cool Road at U.S. 30 will close August 2 for approximately 45 days.

Upon completion of the project, access to U.S. 30 at Cool Road and the southern leg of Mayberry Road will be removed.

Four project state qualifiers from Bluffton 4-H Cattle Club

Provided by Klaira Hohenbrink
Bluffton 4-H Cattle Club Reporter

Congratulations to all of the special interest project state qualifiers.

This includes:

  • Katherine Gratz with Seeing Through Graphic Design project
  • Elizabeth Phillips with You Can Quilt project
  • Hudson Phillips with Welding project
  • Hudson Phillips with Rockets Away (Solid-Fuel Rockets) project

Alternates include:

Volunteer opportunities at MHCO

Several opportunities at Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio offers the following volunteer opportunities this month. Persons interested may contact Chris Moser,  [email protected],  419-358-1015 extension 263.

At Mennonite Memorial Home

Results from Day 1 of the WOAL Championship Meet

Swimmers from around the area aged 4-18 kicked off the 39th annual Elks Invitational Swim Meet and Western Ohio Aquatics League (WOAL) Championship yesterday in Kenton.

Events started at 9 a.m. on Friday and concluded around 2 p.m. Day two of champs will begin today at 9 a.m. and will conclude around 3 p.m. at the Kenton Municipal Swimming pool.

To see results from Friday, view the attachment below.

Highway construction update

Week of July 12, 2021

Interstate 75 at the village of Beaverdam will experience lane restrictions and ramp closures for paving and reconstruction. Nighttime lane closures for finish work following resurfacing project may impact traffic.

November 27 Blaze of Lights parade invitation

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting community organizations and businesses to participate in the 2021 Bluffton Blaze of Lights parade on Saturday, November 27.

"It's Christmas (planning) in July," notes chamber CEO Paula Scott. "Several organizations have contacted us to confirm the date and we are planning for a wonderful, 100-plus unit parade in 2021."