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The Icon is where Ada gets its news!

Thanks to our advertisers, the Ada Icon provides free news, updated daily with no log in and no article limits. Our Bluffton counterpart is the Bluffton Icon.

Icon viewers can go straight to our website or

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Many Icon classified ads are FREE including Garage Sales and Help Wanted. We charge $1/day with a minimum of 10 days for:

  • Properties for sale or for rent
  • Vehicles for sale
  • Business services

Email ads to [email protected] (no phone calls, please). Send text up to approximately 100 words. Web inks and phone numbers are clickable. One image may be included.


Looking for information on advertising? Call 567-400-4266 (ICON). We have many options and very competitive rates. 

Looking to make a big announcement? Ask about our NEW Media Splash package, a classified, display (flyer) and Facebook combo.


  • Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Ohio News Media Association
  • Online News Association