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North Edwards Street auction, Nov. 7

A public auction is scheduled for 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, at 509 N. Edwards St., Ada. The list of auction items is found on a display ad and on the classified page under Notices. Viewers may also see the list by opening the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Carol Slane Florist reminds viewers to order Thanksgiving centerpieces today

Shannan Brown of Carol Slane Florists reminds Icon viewers that Thanksgiving is closer than you think.

"Order your Thanksgiving centerpiece today," she said. "We have lots of ideas for you."

Carol Slane Florists is located a 410 S. Main St., Ada, phone 419-634-7910.


Fall planting sale going on at New Leaf

New Leaf Landscape Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235 north of Ada, and in Kenton, has a fall planting sale going on.

The sale includes 25 to 50 percent of all potted shade and flowering trees and specially marked balled and burlap flowering shade and evergreens.

Selected container grown shrubs and evergreens are 25 to 50 percent off. Ornamental grasses are 25 percent off.

Tea roses and fruit plants and water garden plants are 50 percent off. The greenhouse has a clearance area including arbors, trellis, pots and other items.

Spring blooming bulbs including tulips daffodils and other bulbs are 25 percent off. There is also a special $5 garden bed.

Public auction Oct. 26 of Orange Township parcels

Farthing Real Estate and Auctioneers, Findlay, announce the sale of four parcels at public auction at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, on the premises at 3576 and 3598 State Route 103, Bluffton.

The property includes 58 acres of farm ground and woods, two homes and buildings, farm equipment and personal property.

The owners are james and Imogene Benroth and Judith Houdeshell.
For a complete listing of the items at auction open the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Fine Touch Furniture & Upholstery - where they bring furniture back to life

The Garver brothers have upholstered nearly every thing imaginable since opening Fine Touch Furniture and Upholstery. 

The 513 N. Johnson St., Ada, business, opened in 1986 after brothers Randy and Dan Garver left Findlay Furniture, where they learned the upholstery trade.


Even so, the brothers claim: “We’ve never worked a day in our lives,” as they take their business seriously, but truly enjoy what they do. “And, we meet a lot of interesting people,” they add.

Joe Frost, Ada's new Edward Jones financial advisor

Offering a full range of financial services, Joe Frost is Ada’s new Edward Jones financial advisor. He started in the Ada office, located at 206 N. Main St., in late August.

“We offer estate planning, life insurance, annunities, long-term care insurance, college financial planning and a full array of financial services,” he said.

Frost, a Findlay native, is a graduate of Findlay High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University, where he graduated in 1993.

He said that he encourages clients to take a long-term approach with investing.