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Group of Bluffton Runners Training for Their First 5K

by Austin Arnold   On the morning of Saturday September 1, the Bluffton Fitness and Recreation Center will once again be hosting its 5K Walk/Run. For six weeks a group of first-year participants have been training to take on the 3.1 mile course.

BHS Grad Gains Valuable Skills Through Student Painters

by Austin Arnold   Josh Anderson, a junior at Bowling Green State University and a 2010 graduate from Bluffton High School, just completed a summer he will likely never forget. Over the past three months, Anderson served as a branch manager in the Findlay area for Student Painters, an organization that helps college students raise money for school and to learn business skills. In association with Young Entrepreneurs Across America, Student Painters trains motivated college students how to be successful entrepreneurs.

The Bucs Serve as the Building Blocks for Football in Bluffton

by Austin Arnold   For most sports fans, mid August means serious anticipation for the upcoming football season. Perhaps the most excited are the kids that play the game themselves, the ones that are getting their first opportunities to shine on the gridiron, all while still being in grade school.
   Yes, in Bluffton, if you have an interest in football at a young age, you don’t have to wait until junior high to give it a try, thanks to the Bluffton Bucs program. The Bucs are a midget football program that includes third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade youths in Bluffton.

Monday, August 13, 2012 Bluffton Town Council Report

by Kathryn Tschuor   There was only one resolution discussed at this week’s regular meeting of the Village of Bluffton’s Town Council. The resolution partially concerned the village’s bike paths. Resolution No. 10-12 states that the village council supports efforts to develop more pedestrian and bike paths in the area and endorses the creation of the Allen County Bike and Pedestrian Task Force. The task force would work to address local safety concerns and make the county more bicycle friendly. Resolution No. 10-12 was given a first reading and passed as an emergency.

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