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January 23, 2019

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Heldman auction Aug. 23

A public auction takes place Thursday, Aug. 23, starting at 3 p.m., at 4580 Township Road 29, Bluffton. Marilyn and Ronald Heldman, owners.

Includes antiques, primitives, old items and collectibles, household goods and miscellanous items, plus Allis Chalmers tractor, Case skid steer, John Deere riding tractor.

Trent W. Farthing, is the auctioneer. The attachment at the bottom of this story lists auction items.

Amanda Striblen named LNB Kenton branch operations manager

Amanda Striblen joined Liberty National Bank as the Branch Operations Manager at the Kenton office, according to Ronald L. Zimmerly, Jr., Liberty National president and CEO.

Striblen has been in the banking industry since 2012 and has held various positions. She grew up in the village of Prospect and now lives in Kenton. She is a member of the Kenton Rotary Club and Hardin County Young Professionals.

Public auction Aug. 18, Country Road 29

A public auction of a country home, 1721 Hancock County Road 29, the Willis Anderson property, is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, according to Walter Brothers auctioneers/realtors.

The auction includes personal property at 10 a.m. and real estate at noon. For a complete list of auction items see the attached display ad.

Hotdog it’s free!

Yes, the Liberty National Bank in Ada (and at its other locations) will give away free hotdogs between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, July 23. It’s National Hot Dog Month! Here are some mouth-watering facts about the popular dog:


Americans eat 155 million hotdogs on the 4th of July each year

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, 7 billion hotdogs are consumed in the U.S

26 million hotdogs a year are eaten at U.S baseball stadiums

7-Eleven sold over 100 million hotdogs in 2017, but none in Ada

Mustard is the most popular condiment

Words shoppers love

Sale. Sale. Free. Those are words that shoppers like to see. Ruth Roider (left), owner of Gallery for the Arts, and Deb Curlis, Chamber of Commerce Director, stand by a sign proclaiming some of the items for sale (and free ones, too) at the gallery on Main. Ada’s sidewalk sale began today and continues on Thursday and Friday with most merchants open from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. (Monty Siekerman photo)

Time value of decisions

Whatever your age, it is not too late to begin investing in some good decisions.

By Kathi Dunlap
Business Consultant
Faith Investment Services

Perhaps you’ve heard of the time value of money.  This is a concept that financial advisers and parents(!) try to impress upon young adults, making them aware that money invested early is worth more than money invested later in life. Investopedia.com says: “The time value of money draws from the idea that rational investors prefer to receive money today rather than the same amount of money in the future because of money's potential to grow in value over a given period of time.”