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September 19, 2021

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Bluffton elementary honor roll is here

Here is the Bluffton Elementary honor roll for the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
• CLICK HERE for the middle school honor roll
• CLICK HERE for the high school honor roll

All A


Bluffton native Joe Goodman illustrates "Master Trappers"

Described as the most comprehensive trapping book written in the last 50 years

“Running a trapline for muskrats with my dad during my early school years earned many fond memories that will stay with me forever,” says Joe Goodman.

The Bluffton native, recently combined those skill with his artistic ability. He has illustrated a book  “Master Trappers,” recently released by Tom Miranda Outdoor Incorporated of Englewood, Florida.

It is described as the most comprehensive trapping book written in the last 50 years.

The full-color, 8 ½ by 11-inch book contains 400 pages with dozens of color illustrations by Goodman.


Look who is on the middle school honor roll

One student or more who you know

Here's the Bluffton Middle School third quarter honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.

All “A” Honor Roll

6th Grade:  Ariana Bowling, Coby Dailey, Karden Geiser, Avery Hobensack, Daphne Johnston, Chase Kelly, Emmitt Kidd, Kate Klinger, Eli Lehman, Karlie Lora, Nora Matthews, Greta Myers, Owen Shoemaker, Tate Steinmetz, Gracie Warren


Bluffton's next elementary principal needs very little introduction

Bluffton University grad, taught at Grove, is principal at Cory-Rawson

Bluffton’s soon-to-be elementary principal, Ben Thiel, needs very little introduction.

A 2009 Bluffton University graduate, he is currently elementary principal at Cory-Rawson, a position he has held since 2018-19 school year. And, from 2014 to 2018 he was a junior high and high school social studies teacher and assistant football coach at Columbus Grove.

He is a Lincoln Hall alum, played on the Beaver football team, and became acquainted with Jeff Richards during college.


Arlington native appointed to Findlay court

Gov. DeWine names Stephanie M. Bishop to Findlay Municipal Court

Ohio Northern University law school graduate and Arlington native Stephanie M. Bishop was appointed to the Findlay Municipal Court by Gov. Mike DeWine today.

Bishop of Findlay, will assume office on April 9, and will replace Judge Mark C. Miller, who was elected to a different bench. Bishop will need to run for election in November 2021 for the unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2023.


Check out the BHS honor roll

Someone you know is on this list

Here is Bluffton High School’s third quarter honor roll for the 2020-2021 school year:

9th Grade – all A: