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EC 66 is no zip code

EC 67

EC 66 means Everett Collier and 66 is his football jersey.


There goes LGH 4


Sorry to say, we don't know what the G stands for, or for that matter the 4. However, this license plate belongs to Lowell Hostetler, 11999 Snider Road.


BFR Halloween party

Logan and Sydney Nussbaum

Hey, look! Spiderman. No, two Spidermen. Actually its Logan Nussbaum and his sister, Sydney. They were among countless youngsters who dressed up for the BFR Halloween party on Oct. 25. Logan and Sydney are the children of Rick and Aphaphanh Nussbaum of Bluffton.

Check out the Halloween photo gallery for more BFR Halloween photos. And as a reminder, stop by 226 Grove St., Bluffton, home of the Icon on Oct. 29 to get your photo taken. The Icon plans the largest-ever Bluffton Halloween photo gallery.


Game Review: Psychonauts

By Andr'e Swartley

Developer: Double Fine Productions
Publisher: Majesco
Platform: PC, PS2, Xbox, XBLA
Rating: T for Teen


Donald W. Steiner 1928-2009

Donald W. Steiner, 81, of Bluffton, died at 1 p.m., Oct. 24, 2009, in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

He was born April 15, 1928 to Clarence and Cora Rupp Steiner in rural Bluffton. On March 3, 1951, he married Eileen Gingerich and she survives.

Mr. Steiner was a farmer and retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Co., Findlay. He was a minster at the Reformed Mennonite Church, Bluffton.


15 minutes with Ben Kruse

Ben and Jodi

Interviewed by Mary Pannabecker Steiner

Long ago in another lifetime, you used to help your sister, Caroline, entertain our daughters when she was babysitting. Last I remember, you were working somewhere near Beaverdam, so I'm obviously behind the times. Explain briefly what you did after college in the way of work?