The sweet sounds of Switzerland

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Some Bluffton and Pandora area residents are on a mission to keep the Swiss dialect alive. So once a month, they gather at Maple Crest Senior Living Village in Bluffton, dust off their language skills and spend an hour speaking Swiss. The Swiss heritage in the Bluffton area runs...

Teams forming for Walk A Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser

Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services will sponsor its seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser April 25 at Riverside Park. Men, women and boys will walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes to raise awareness and educate the community about domestic violence and sexual assault....

Findlay Art League’s Photo 33 show to open

The Findlay Art League’s Photo 33 show will open at 7 p.m. today. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m. The juried show is an exhibit of photographs by local and regional photographers who used many types of photographic media, such as black and white film and digital color. The best of show award will be...

Churches to offer food pantry

VANLUE — The Arcadia, Vanlue Christ and West Independence United Methodist churches will host a mobile food pantry Saturday at Vanlue Community Park, located on Crawford Street in Vanlue. Distribution will begin by 8:15 a.m. and continue until all the food is gone. Each family receiving food must have a...

Hardin Northern a cappella group places third

Hardin Northern’s pop a cappella group, Awakened Commotion, placed third in the eighth annual Ohio Has Talent competition, held Feb. 28 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert. Awakened Commotion competed against 17 acts from across Ohio and Indiana and received third-place honors by an audience vote.

Ottawa library to host teen activity

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa will host Teen Video Tubes from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Youth in grades six through 12 will play games while being recorded on video, then watch themselves. Release forms are required. For more information, call Valerie at 419-523-3747, ext. 217.
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