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And now for something completely different: Weird Bluffton Scavenger Hunt.

Bluffton may be small, but we’re generous, collaborative, and hard-working. We’re also weird, and proud of it. And, we have Ron Headings to thank for creating a distraction that you might find worthwhile.

(We've even provided a hint at the bottom of this story)

Read on:


Potential flooding may occur in Bluffton

Nixle alert from Bluffton PD

Bluffton police issued a Nixle alert at 2:09 p.m. today Friday, March 27):

Alert: Flash Flood Alert for this area starting tonight thru tomorrow morning. Please take the appropriate precautions.

Kevin A. Wahl was a Pandora-Gilboa HS graduate

Played football at Oberlin, was assistant football coach with several schools

Kevin A. Wahl, 38, of Pandora died on March 26, 2020. He was born in Lafayette, Indiana, on June 22, 1981, to Richard and Terri (Eley) Wahl. After attending Pandora-Gilboa Schools he graduated in 2000.

He was an alumnus of Oberlin College he was a member of the Oberlin football team for four years.  Kevin received his Master’s Degree in psychology from Northern Arizona University.  

He was an assistant football coach for several schools and also coached midget football.  

Kevin was a member of Columbus Grove Christian Church.


You know someone on this MS honor roll

From the Bluffton Middle School

Here's the third quarter Bluffton Middle School honor roll for the 2019-20 school year.

All “A” Honor Roll

6th Grade:  Isaiah Ansley, Madison Beasley, Brooklyn Bible, Lauren Bowers, Aubrey Burkholder, Oliver Combs, Grace Conley, Grady Coonfare, Calvin Derstine, Emily Granger, Elizabeth Hartzler, Alayna Mueller, Brooklyn Nance, Hudson Phillips, Micah Rehm, Macy Schaadt, Ava Smallcombe, Elizabeth Suter, Avery Ulrey, Blair Utendorf

Don't pass up this 6-coupon offer from Leiber's Garage

Code scans • wheel alignment • synthetic oil change • new tires • brake service • standard oil change


Leiber’s Garage, Bluffton, and Tommy Tire Sales and Alignment Center, Ada, remind Icon viewers of their six-coupon special offer, according to Tom Dotson.

Coupons available for: 

• A free code scan
   Remove that warning light on your dashboard

• $40 off 4-wheel alignment with purchase of 4 Mastercraft tires


Emmanuel United Church of Christ will live stream Sunday services

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 8375 Phillips Road, Bluffton, will have a live streaming of its 10 a.m. Sunday, worship service, according to Rev. Jeremy Mann, pastor.

Facebook Page streaming is live at 10 a.m.
YouTube around 10:30 a.m.