Join the Ada library book club - "The Alchemist" is next - check out a copy today


Join the Ada library book club - "The Alchemist" is next - check out a copy today

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Tiffanie Sumney

October 19, 2017

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$15.95 oil change special at Leiber's Garage

Leiber's Garage, 130 Vance St., Bluffton, is offering a $15.95 oil change special now through Nov. 30, according to Tom Dotson.

The special offer includes up to 5 quarts of standard oil, a lube and filter replacement. Call to make your appointment.

Leiber's Garage
130 Vance St.
Bluffton, OH 45817




There's a new restaurant menu in Ada - The Inn at ONU

There's a new restaurant menu in Ada. It's at The Inn at ONU and it's posted on the Icon. CLICK HERE FOR THE MENU.

Patrons will find:
• Starters
• Salads
• Specialties
• Sandwiches
• ¥our best burgers
• Social share - serves two people
• Desserts
• Refreshments

CHP has top hospice blog

The blog of Community Health Professionals (CHP) is ranked 51 on the top 100 hospice blogs on the web. CHP was established in 1975 as Van Wert Visiting Nurses Association and has grown to become a progressive and diverse organization that provides a comprehensive array of services.

The blog has 1,605 Facebook fans. It can be found here:   The Ada facility is located at 1200 S. Main.

Ada Icon attains accredited business status with Better Business Bureau

"We want to assure customers and potential customers that we are a trusted advertising source"

The Ada Icon and Bluffton Icon are now an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau, according to Fred Steiner, Icon owner.

“We want to assure our advertising customers and potential customers that the Icons are trusted advertising sources and that we have a high standard of business practice,” he said.

He added that by being a BBB member the Icons will pass along information to viewers about scams and other sources that assist consumers.

Tommy Tire rebate offer through Nov. 15

Tommy's Truck and Tractor Sales, 3032 State Route 309, Ada, has a tire rebate offer now through Nov. 15, according to Tom Dotson.

Customers can get up to a $60 prepaid Visa card by mail when purchasing a new set of four qualifying Mastercraft tires.

Those tires are:
Courser HXT
Courser AXT
Courser HSX tour
Avenger Touring LSR

Customers mentioning this offer receive a double rebate (up to a $120 savings).
Phone: 567-226-1081


Baylifft Gym and Box open house Saturday

Dunkirk facility has fall class signups underway

Baylifft Gym and Box, 23535 Township Road 68, Dunkirk, hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23.

The open house includes give-aways, drawings, door prizes and other special activities. Drawings are hourly throughout the day. See the display ad at the bottom of this story.

Visitors may tour the facility during the open house. Special events taking place include:

• 10 a.m. – Free community WOO
• Noon  - Clean eating seminar
• 2 p.m. – Free Olympic lifting seminar
• 2 p.m. - Remote live WKXA broadcast
• 3 p.m.  – Free Zumba class

Wilson Football "Garage" Sale

Family music for babies to 5-year-olds - newest class at Miss Vicki's Music Studio

Family music for babies to 5-year-olds is coming to Miss Vicki's Music Studio in Ada on Sept. 21.

Vicki Mills, studio owner said, "Make music as a family! This new section of music class is for parents,guardians and children under the age 5 to 6.

"Classes are action-packed with singing, dancing, listening, playing instruments, and are a joyful time of making music together."

These new classes are from 6:40 - 7:10 p.m. on Thursday evenings.  Cost for one child is $175 and siblings are discounted. 

Twisted Whisk Cafe, Bluffton coffee shop, now open until 7 p.m.

There’s great news for Ada coffee lovers.

Twisted Whisk Café, 101 S. Main St., Bluffton, announced it is extending it hours.

The popular downtown meeting place is now open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Sam Erter, one of the of café’s partners, said that the owners are very happy to be able to expand hours from 5 to 7 p.m.

Erter and Jessi and Luke Davis purchased the coffee shop and building this spring from previous owners, Phil and Sharon Zimmerly.

Jeanne's Kitchen, popular Bluffton restaurant, reopens next Friday night

Jeanne’s Kitchen, the popular Vine Street Bluffton restaurant owned by Jeanne Previte of Ada, will reopen next weekend, according to Heather Cox, who will manage the restaurant.

“We are reopening with a special Italian night from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8,” she said. “We’d recommend our patrons to make reservations for our opening night by calling 419-234-8650.”

Joining the staff is Cory-Rawson High School graduate Jamison Businger as chef. Dennis Allbrooke will handle the restaurant’s pastry creations.

Cox said that regular hours and a new menu are being finalized. Watch the Icon for updates.