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September 20, 2017

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This plate on a Corvette was spotted at the County Line Church of the Brethren car show in July. Maybe the son has a matching Corvette, too.

The wheel goes round and round

You never know what you'll find at Suter's Corn Maze, open Saturdays and Sundays through the end of October. The Morning Star cider press is open daily. The accompanying photos show how this fun kid's game works.

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New downtown activities expand Fall Festival

Senior Center toy show; BAMA's songfest

Two new activities, both in the downtown area, join this year’s Bluffton Fall Festival.

Senior Citizens Center
The Bluffton Senior Center, 132 N. Main St., will host a toy car show, according to Tonya Meyer, director.

"We are looking for collectors young and old, who collect Matchbox, Hot Wheels or other toy cars to display during the festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m." she said.

The show will be free and open to the public. There is no cost to display the toy cars.

BFR expands adult fall fitness classes

You chose Mondays through Fridays

Bluffton Family Recreation extended its adult fall fitness class schedule this year, according to Amy Byers, sports coordinator.

Classes take place Mondays through Fridays. The new schedule follows (and a printer-friendly schedule is an attachment to this story).

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John Ogden, MD, a neurosurgeon has joined Neurosurgical Associates of Northwest Ohio, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System. Neurosurgical Associates of Northwest Ohio is located at 1641 North Lake Drive in Findlay.

September 19, 2017

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Welcome to a new school year and a new monthly feature showcasing Bluffton High School artists. Vickie Garmon, BHS art teacher, selects the featured artists.

This month's artist is Kaitlyn Burkholder, a Bluffton High senior.

Two new activities, both in the downtown area, join this year’s Bluffton Fall Festival.

Senior Citizens Center
The Bluffton Senior Center, 132 N. Main St., will host a toy car show, according to Tonya Meyer, director.

Bluffton Family Recreation extended its adult fall fitness class schedule this year, according to Amy Byers, sports coordinator.

Classes take place Mondays through Fridays. The new schedule follows.

Hannah Conklin, a sophomore convergent media major from Westerville, Ohio, spent the summer as an intern at 104.9 The River. However, there were no coffee runs or mindless data entry in Conklin’s summer schedule.

Bluffton Family Recreation extended its adult fall fitness class schedule this year, according to Amy Byers, sports coordinator.

Classes take place Mondays through Fridays. The new schedule follows (and a printer-friendly schedule is an attachment to this story).

One of the fun parts of homecoming week in Bluffton is theme dress up day. Here’s the dress up themes this week at Bluffton High School.

Rockport United Methodist Church, 5505 Rockport Road, Columbus Grove, will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30.

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Dennis Morrison alerted The Icon to this post card advertisement he has. It's from Bob Williams Cheverolet, Bluffton. The...

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It's amazing how much things grow over one summer. Here's a perfect example.

On the final day of the 2016-17 school year each sixth grader in Sue Epp’s science class received a small gift from their teacher.

Mrs. Epp gave each student a small sunflower seed in a Dixie cup.

The Icon’s obtained photos of three sunflower photos from class members– taken on the first day of...