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Advertisers of the Week: Bluffton Child Development Center and Greenhorn

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Bluffton Child Development Center, 325 County Line Rd, Bluffton, 419-358-8222

Greenhorn, 112 Vine St, Bluffton, 567-226-4568

Meet all our Ada advertisers on the INDEX.

Names of Ada's Civil War veterans inscribed in brick, come and go online

By Paula Scott

A conversation with Ada historian Lee Crouse at Memorial Day ceremonies at Woodlawn Cemetery had me asking questions about the decommisioned Civil War cannon that has served as a memorial to Ada and Liberty Township soldiers who fought in the Civil War. (Photo from

Searching the Icon archives, I found an article about the bricks enscribed with the names of 81 documented Civil War veterans that surround the base of the cannon--a display that was created in 2018. But the link that once provided a list of these names was for a page that no longer exists.

May 2023 Icon news crossword

Other news outlets have quizzes. The Ada Icon offers you this crossword puzzle test of your knowledge of May 2023 news from this website.

Good luck and happy reading!

June 2023 Icon Coloring Page and archive

For the June 2023 Icon coloring page, we offer you a mandala design by our editorial assistant Sabina Clingerman.

An archive of coloring page designs is HERE.


Lulu's Diner ad and menu update

You'll find an updated menu for Lulu's Diner in Bluffton HERE, as well as menus for Icon advertisers Greenhorn, John & Toni's, Kira's Flipside Grill, Tavern 101 and Twisted Whisk Cafe.

Bon appetit!

Advertisers of the Week: Steiner & Granger Insurance and Financial Services and Twisted Whisk Cafe

Meet the and advertisers of the week: 

Steiner & Granger Insurance and Financial Services, 141 N Main St, Bluffton, OH 45817; 419-358-0689

Twisted Whisk Café, 101 S Main St, Bluffton, OH 45817, 419-358-9622

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