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April 20, 2018

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Citizens National Bank offers “Bank from Anywhere” sweepstakes during Community Bank Month

Community Shred Day on Friday, April 27 at CNB

In honor of Community Banking Month, Citizens National Bank offers a “Bank from Anywhere” sweepstakes to its customers through May 4.

Each person who enrolls in a new online or mobile banking product or downloads CNB’s CardValet debit card app or completes a mobile deposit will be automatically entered to win one of three grand prize Kindle Fire tablets or one of seven second prize luggage sets.

In addition to the sweepstakes, each branch is giving away a gift basket including items from each of the bank’s branch communities.


BHS orchestra performs "around the world"

The Bluffton HS orchestra performed its "Around the World" tour at Bluffton middle school cafetorium earlier this week for grades K-3, according to Rachael Lewis, director.

She added: "We also performed at Liberty Arts Magnet, Bath Elementary, Lost Creek Care Center and Mennonite Memorial Home.

The songs in this program represent songs of different countries: American West, Holland, Germany, Africa, Argentina, Japan, Spain, Czech Republic and a beach.


Now teaching in Bluffton

Steve Fry, Nashville musician, joins Krysti's Music Studio staff

Bluffton chamber members were entertained earlier this month by a three-some band featuring Steve Frey.

The acoustic, electric and bass player is now an instructor accepting students at Krysti’s Music Studio, according to Krysti Schey.

Frey has 30 years playing and teaching experience. Having relocated to Nashville in 1999, he has played and toured with major recording artists Blackhawk, David Lee Murphy, Rebecca Lynn Howard, 2005 Nashville Star Winner Erika Jo.


OB/GYN physician will see patients at Bluffton Women's Center

Dr. Molly Senokozlieff, MD,will also accept appointments at EasternWoods

Dr. Molly Senokozlieff, MD, a physician specialized in obstetrics and gynecology, has joined the women’s health care team at Blanchard Valley Health System.

She is now accepting appointments at Bluffton Women’s Care, 559 Harmon Road, Bluffton, 419-358-8856, and at EasternWoods Outpatient Center, Findlay.

Dr. Senokozlieff received her bachelor’s degree at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She completed medical school at Ohio State University and fulfilled her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Ohio State. She has been providing OB/GYN services for 14 years.

Pirate baseball: Cayden Rayle has game-winning hit

By Sam Brauen, www.blufftonpirates.com

Having not played in a week, the Pirate baseball team gave their fans a dramatic extra inning, walkoff win over Fort Jennings Wednesday evening at Kyle Luginbuhl Memorial Field.  Sophomore Cayden Rayle had the game winning hit in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 4-3 BHS victory. 


Here's some rare photos of the glove factory

On Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Icon viewers have an opportunity to view the glove factory at 327 N. Main St.

The Et Cetera Shop board hosts the open house. Et Cetera will relocate to the glove factory following renovations.

Tammy Cottle provided the Icon with some photos from her family showing some of the employees of the glove factory.

She recalls as a little girl in the early ‘70s climbing the stairs to the second floor where it was so hot and stuffy, “so that we could surprise grandmother, who worked there, with lunch.”