by Paula McKibben What do you get when you make 100 hours of tapes, type them verbatim, edit appropriately, and publish? You get “Myles Traveled,” a new book by Steve Davis. “Myles Traveled” is a biography of Bill Myles, long-time football coach at The Ohio State University, and, at the same time, a history of the Civil Rights Movement.
by Paula McKibben Custom Repair has been at its new location for a little over a year now. Josh Brown bought the building from Don Snyder in July 2013, spent three months remodeling it and moved in on Nov. 1, 2013, east of the intersection of I-75 and St. Rt. 103. When the remodeling began, Brown was pleased to discover that the original garage bay doors were still intact behind the plywood coverups. He kept them because they lent a sense of nostalgia to the 1968 building. He did all of the remodeling on his own with help from friends on weekends and after completing a full day’s work at his shop.
by Paula McKibben They first noticed that large chunks of paint were peeling from the sanctuary walls in several places. The investigation indicated that the outside bricks had deteriorated so much that they had become porous, allowing water to seep to the inside walls. As a result, members of the Bluffton Presbyterian Church knew that the church was in need of restoration and improvements. Through a pledge campaign, $100,000 was raised to accomplish the project.
by Paula McKibbenHe’s waited most of his life for this moment. Five years ago, he could actually see it happening when he purchased a building. On Dec. 6, the moment arrived. Gregg Luginbuhl, art instructor at Bluffton University, opened his own studio and retail store at 323 N. Main St., Bluffton, called simply, Gallery 323.