Austin Arnold On a picture perfect day to be out on the golf course, the Bluffton American Legion Post #382 held its annual golf outing on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Hidden Creek Bluffton Golf Club. The event was highlighted by a hole-in-one shot by Terry Lowe on Hole #14, which won him a brand new 5x10 utility trailer from Tommy’s Trailer Sales, of Bluffton, the sponsor of the hole-in-one challenge for Hole #14. Lowe, who works at Tower Automotive, said this was his first-ever hole in one and began golfing in 1964.
by Austin Arnold Beginning on Friday, June 7, and continuing through June 13, a true underdog story will be on display at the Shannon Theatre, as the film GIBSONBURG will be released in theatres across Ohio for the first time. The film GIBSONBURG chronicles the 2005 Gibsonburg High School baseball team that won the state championship despite entering postseason with a losing record. Much like the storyline in the film, the whole creation of GIBSONBURG has an underdog mantra of its own. This is the first movie ever attempted by director Bob Mahaffey. A number of elements fell into place to make the film possible.
by Kathryn Tschuor The Village of Bluffton’s Council held a regular meeting on the night of Tuesday, May 28, 2013 to discuss five ordinances regarding village sidewalks, bed & breakfast businesses in Bluffton, vacating an alley, the annual appropriation ordinance and the establishment of a comprehensive fee schedule for village services. An ordinance regulating and permitting bed and breakfast establishments in Bluffton, Ordinance No. 10-13, was given a third and final reading and was passed.
by Kathryn Tschuor TLU Rescue, a 501(c)(3) non-profit no-kill pet rescue located in Bluffton, held a summer BBQ for their volunteers the afternoon of Sunday, June 2. The BBQ served as a good chance for the experienced and new volunteers of all ages to meet and get to know one another. The BBQ was held at the rescue, which is located with Sudsy Paws Grooming Salon at 142 Vance Street, across from Vance Street Apartments.