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Welcome to The Ada Icon FREE* classifieds. Viewers may post ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth. For cars, trucks, real estate or business services viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads. Send payments to: The Ada Icon, 226 Grove St., Bluffton, OH 45817.

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Fiscal officer - Mary Lou Johnson Hardin County District Library - Kenton, Full-time, Part-time -The Fiscal Officer has a direct responsibility to the Board of Trustees and serves as the fiscal officer of the Library pursuant to Section 3375.32 Ohio Revised Code; and assists the Library Director to ensure sound fiscal control and management of the Library. CLICK HERE FOR JOB DETAILS.


Full-Time Operations Specialist
Citizens National Bank has a full-time position available in Bluffton. Position performs a variety of procedural and clerical duties at the Operations Center including daily processing and customer service and support.

Hours for this position are:
Monday – Friday

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Please visit our website at under “Resources”, “Careers” for more information and to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women,  minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Fiscal officer - Ada Public Library. Click here for job description.

Help wanted: Bluffton University has an Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs position available.  This position is 30 hours per week with full time benefits.  The person in this position will organize and maintain academic affairs files, and provide administrative support in matters of compensations, as needed administrative support to the Vice President and Academic Deans and Directors. 

Minimum requirements are; a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, some post-secondary course class work at a college in a related field and two to four years’ of administrative support experience. Preferred qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience, four or more years in a secretarial or administrative assistant position at college or university, ideally in an academic department.

For more details and information on how to apply visit 

Bank Teller: Citizens National Bank has a part-time opening for a Bank Teller in Bluffton. You will have the opportunity to provide quality customer service by accurately processing financial transactions such as receiving deposits, paying checks, providing information in response to customer inquiries, sharing knowledge about products and services, and balancing cash.

Hours for this position will be approximately 24-28 per week and flexibility is required. Please visit under “Resources”, “Careers” for more information and to apply.

CNB is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Dr., Pandora, OH
Preschool Teacher (Full-time)
STNA (Part-time, 1st, 2nd &3rd Shift)
STNA (Full-time, 2nd Shift)
RN/LPN (Part-time, 2nd Shift)                                       

Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton, OH
Nurse Case Manager (RN) (Part-time, 1st Shift)|
RN/LPN (Part time 2nd shift)
Restorative Aide/STNA (Part-time, All Shifts)
(2+ Years STNA Experience Preferred)
STNA (Part-time, All Shifts)
STNA (Full-time, All Shifts)

STNA (Part-time, 1st Shift)

Shahbaz (Part time 2-10)


Go to and select the [Careers] link  for additional information

Needed: Part-time teacher assistants. Bluffton Child Development Center 419 358-8222. Or stop by for an application at 325 County Line Rd., Bluffton, Ohio 45817.


Padrone's Pizza Bluffton - now hiring manager and drivers. Flexible hours, great tips. Our drivers average $15+ an hour. Stop in for an application after 3:30 p.m., daily, at 147 N. Main St., Bluffton.

Blanchard Valley Health System - To view career openings in the Blanchard Valley Health System please click here.

OHIO MEANS JOBS is an agency of the State of Ohio.
• CLICK HERE to view jobs listed within 10 miles of BLUFFTON.
• CLICK HERE to view jobs listed within 10 miles of ADA.

Ohio Northern University -  Office of Human Resources, 525 S.. Main St., Ada, Ohio 45810, employment opportunities. Click here for current job postings.

The family of Penny Mumma extends their heart felt gratitude to all our family and friends at this difficult time in our lives. We thank you for the calls, visits, cards, flowers, food, on line comments, charity donations and especially for all your prayers. Pastor Mike and Terry Downey we thank you for your support and your beautiful tribute to Penny’s life here on earth. The past and present Ada Police officers and wives who showed her such respect, for this our family was greatly honored. Shannon Brown, your four season’s vases were amazing, so perfect for our Penny. Bruce, Scott and the staff at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, we say thank you for treating us all like family. Penny was a very special person and her love of her family, home and God shone brightly that day.

Ray, Amy, Matt, Karen and our families

The family of Gene Snare would like to extend our thanks to everyone for their prayers, cards, flowers, memorial gifts, phone calls and presence after he left us for his heavenly home.  Thank you for sharing your memories and helping to remember and honor his life.

A special thank is extended to pianists Becky James and Sara Nowlan, to Pastor Lanquist, and to all the ladies of Riley Creek Baptist Church who so bountifully prepared the meal for after the service.  Thank you to all those at Bluffton Hospital who made his last 48 hours as comfortable as possible, and for your kindness and support to his family while there.

Thank you to Chiles-Laman Funeral Home to the AMERICAN LEGION POST #382 and to David Sykes for Taps.

Thank you,

Ken, Alice, Carl, Tom, John and families

For sale: 350-400 c.i. rebuilt heads, new cam and lifters. $350.00
Bluffton 567-204-3898

For sale: Corelle winter frost round dishes. 13 10-inch plates, 6 8-inch plates, 6 cereal bowls, 7 salad plates, 6 dessert dishes, 1 oblong platter. $20 for all. Call or text 567-208-8849.

$15.95 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL - Leiber's Garage, 130 Vance St.,  Bluffton. Now through Nov. 30. Includes up to 5 gallons standard oil, lube and filter. Call to schedule your appointment today at 419-358-7006.

FOR RENT:  BLUFFTON – 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath duplex with attached 1 car garage.  Recent updates.  Mature adults only, need apply.  Available November 1st.  For more information call (419)231-8004.

For rent: 2-unit office complex in Bluffton
Newly remodeled commercial property divided into 2 units located at 142 Vance Street, Bluffton.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS. Each unit has 3-4 offices. Building has new furnace and does have central air. Rent is $700 per month and includes water, sewer, gas and electric. Currently adding additional parking in the back of lot. Contact Tom Dotson at 419-302-0601.

CMC APARTMENTS - Nice 2 bedroom, off-street parking, water and sewage included; $685 plus deposit; 1 year lease. 419-234-6065.

For rent – Riley View Apartments, 115 E. College Ave., Bluffton, openings for residents 62 and older or disabled, any age. 419-358-4616.


137 Vance St.
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
Immediate availability for income based efficiency and 1 bedroom apartments for 55 years old and up. Income guidelines are:
1 person $20,450
2 persons $23,400
Call: 419-358-7795
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays


THE ICON'S GARAGE SALE MAP shows locations of all garage sales we post. It's even printer friendly, so you can print it and take it with you on your garage sale outing. TO VIEW THE ICON GARAGE SALE MAP CLICK HERE

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