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June 19, 2018

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Looks like it's still in the showroom

The Icon asks: "Which one would you like to drive home?"

Check out our
photo gallery below -

They look and smell like they just came out of the car showroom floor. Here’s our glance at the 51st annual Bluffton Lions Club Wheels Festival held June 15 in downtown Bluffton. Nearly 200 vehicles were part of this year’s show.

If there's a Swiss gene in you, then...

Sunday's Swiss Day program should be on your "to do" list this weekend

Rich Bucher will lead the interactive
main program on the Swiss language.

It's Swiss Day, Sunday, June 24, from 12:30 to 3 p.m., at the Ebenezer Mennonite Church, 8905 Columbus Grove Road.

And, the Swiss Community Historical Society hosts its annual Swiss Day, a celebration of the culture and history of local Swiss settlers, including food, language, and genealogy.

Look who the Icon ran into on Saturday

Look who the Icon ran into on Saturday at Shirley's birthday party. He even offered us some of his popcorn.

Without providing any names - because that could give it away - we'll hand out a half dozen Shannon Theatre passes to Icon viewers who can ID this guy and give viewers a good sentence or two about him. 

Depending upon the number of respoonses, we may hand out honorable mentions.

Either comment below or comment to: info@blufftonicon.com.


Know anyone in this class photo?

The teacher is Linda Sommers. But, what year was this photo taken, what grade is it and what graduating class is it?

The Icon welcomes answers, plus any identification of students.


OH AZ PA was spotted at the Bluffton shuffleboard court during the first match of the season. It's on a blue Chevy Silverado LTZ. Any doubts that this plate means Ohio, Arizona and Pennsylvania?


1955 Sunbeam Alpine takes best of show trophy

1951 Farmall M named top tractor

A 1955 bright red Sunbeam Alpine took best of show at the 51st annual Bluffton Lions Club Festival Festival on Friday. The vehicle is owned by John Rundfuss of Bucyrus. The Sunbeam was a British manufactured vehicle.

• Other top awards were:
Mayor's choice - 1958 Chevy Impala, owner Tom Reese, Waynesfield
Lions' choice - 1947 MG TC, owner Dave and Kim Smittle, Ada
Sponsor's choice - 1956 VW Beetle, owner Sherri Pitcher, Findlay