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June 18, 2021

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Hospital construction update

As the Bluffton Hospital construction continues, The Bluffton Icon will update viewers each week on the construction plans. According to the hospital, here are the construction plans for the week of June 6:

o Continuing to tear down the old garage facing Harmon Road

o The back row of parking spaces in the Harmon Road ER lot will not be available due to recycling dumpsters needed for building products

CNB offers online tool that calculates FDIC insurance coverage

"Since Citizens National Bank is an FDIC-insured institution, qualifying deposits are insured by the federal government," said J. Michael Romey of Citizens National Bank. "And when money is FDIC insured, you can't lose a penny, no matter what. But as with any insurance, there are coverage limits and requirements that must be met."

To help customers determine their insurance coverage, Citizens National Bank has added to its website, www.cnbohio.com, an easy-to-use online FDIC tool called EDIE The Estimator*.

The barbecued dinner that wasn't

Picture this. It's Memorial Day and the annual parade route rolls right past your house. A slew of people will be walking past your house. What do you do? Half of the Steiners take advantage of the opportunity to market two of the bicycles ousted from the family stock. Within minutes they were snapped up.

Now picture this. It's 11:30 a.m. and the husband casually announces to daughter number one that the Legion is having a Harlan's chicken bbq. Never one to turn down Harlan's, she is in the car before words are out of his mouth.


Bluffton Golf Course July 10 event benefits Lupus Foundation

Bluffton Golf Course is host to a 2010 Chase the Ball for Lupus 4-person golf scramble.

The event has a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is from 8-8:30 a.m. The scramble includes $50 each for golf, cart and dinner. Proximity prizes are part of the event for closest to pin and longest drive. Also prizes are available for first and second team finishes.


The old man put down $100 for a Tucker, but ended up with the '46-47 Graham-Paige Frazer

My old man with one of his '46-47 Frazer

The following response by Rudi Steiner of Homewood, Ill., (BHS 1961, BC 1967) clarifies the Iconclast column titled "Rudi, Don't tell the old man that Ford is dropping Mercurys." The information was given to Rudi by his father, Nelson Steiner (the old man) and Orrie Coats of Lima. Both are deceased.


Sportsmen's squirrel house project


Sometime back in the 1940s the Bluffton Sportsmen's Club members created squirrel houses. Can you believe that? We recognize several persons in this photo and invite Icon viewers to provide additional identification. We'll offer a couple ourselves. Front row, far left, Silas Diller. Top row, far left, Ralph Reichenbach. Bottom row, three men on far right, Nelson Herr, Jack Berry and Eugene Benroth.