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December 16, 2018

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Denim and Diamonds event Jan. 26

Tickets on sale Jan. 7

Bluffton High School junior class post-prom committee will hold at Denim and Diamonds event from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Crimson Lane, Ada.

The event is an adult night of fun and relaxation. Tickets are $40 per person or $280 for a table of eight.

Admission includes live entertainment by Red Feather and a chance to win the grand prize of a diamond heart necklace, valued at $200.

Babysitting is available for K-5 grade children. A shuttle bus will run between Bluffton and Crimson Lane.


BHS and P-G HS choirs in channel 44 festival

Bluffton High School and Pandora-Gilboa High School choirs are among 25  high school choirs participating in TV-44’s annual holiday music festival this month.

Portions of choral selections will appear on TV-44 throughout the month of December and in full, Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday,  Dec. 25 


Girls' basketball: Bluffton 51 - Crestview 35

Girls' basketball final score: Bluffton 51 - Crestview 35
Bluffton outscored Crestview 15-2 in the third quarter to take a 35-23 lead. Crestview led at halftime 21-20. Watch the Icon for a report from www.blufftonpirates.com


Three lanes will open Dec. 14

Interstate 75 between U.S. 224 and County Road 99, Findlay

Interstate 75 northbound between U.S. 224 and county Road 99, Findlay, will be traveling in three lanes by tomorrow morning's commute. (Friday, Dec. 14)

All four lanes of I-75 in both directions between Sandusky Street and U.S. 68/state Route 15 are currently traveling on the southbound side. By tomorrow morning northbound traffic, just prior to the U.S. 224 interchange, will be switched back over to the new three lanes on the northbound side.

This concert is always a sell-out - part 2

All photos by Jamie Nygaard

PART 2 (click here for part 1 photos) - A highlight of the Christmas season in Bluffton is the all-elementary school afternoon concert.

Talk about a "sold out" gymnasium, this is it. Kindergarten through fifth grade musicians, under the direction of Alice Basinger, performed their tradition holiday concert selections plus new works.


It's easy to place a "Bluffton" gift under the tree

So many choice, and you don't need to surf the web

Need a really great Christmas gift idea?

The Icon has an entire bag full of ideas. The best part is that you don't need to leave town to make the purchase. You don't even need to surf the Internet and pay one-day delivery prices.


The Icon offers viewers its annual survey of Bluffton-made products or products that say "Bluffton." These are available at very reasonable prices. Each makes a unique Christmas gift.

Here goes: