by Austin Arnold Hair stylist Laurie Walker is getting back to her roots, and she is doing that by cutting and coloring the roots on other people’s heads. Walker is the newest beautician at Touch of Sun Tanning salon, located at 324 North Main Street, Bluffton, and she offers nearly 25 years of experience in the hair styling business.
Bluffton’s Blaze of Lights is Saturday, Nov. 29, in downtown Bluffton with a 100-plus unit parade, lots of entertainment and food vendors. The evening culminates with the lights of the historic Ream Holiday Folk Art display being lit up for the first time this year on the Bluffton Presbyterian Church lawn. Three Bluffton residents, each actively involved in several community activities, will be recognized this year.
by Paula McKibben “Forget about the grade.” Not many of us heard that comment from our teachers, but this is the very premise that the Rockettech class and club is built on. Mark Suter, teacher of the class at Pandora-Gilboa High School, noticed, “Students taking my classes had the aptitude of the professionals I worked with; they just didn’t have the training or experience. I figured that if I could provide the missing link, we could do great things.”
Reichenbach & Steiner CPAs has awarded its first annual window painting contest scholarship of $100.00 to Maddison Wilson. The contest consisted of Bluffton Exempted Village High School students submitting drawings based upon the Blaze of Lights Christmas theme “Happy Holidays.” A panel of three judges determined the winner. The drawings were due by Nov. 1, 2014. The winning drawing has been painted on the window in front of the offices of Reichenbach & Steiner CPAs at 140 N. Main St. and will be on display throughout the holiday season.