December 18, 2014


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Bluffton's newest business, 315 Walnut, offers sensibly priced jewelry

Sensibly priced jewelry from a variety of manufacturers is offered by Bluffton’s newest business, 315 Walnut, owned by Melinda and Dan Bowden.

Jewelry is primarily sold online but it is also available for sale in PromoHits! at 141 N. Main St., a business also owned by the Bowdens.

Most of the jewelry is priced under $30 and the majority is priced between $10 and $20, said Melinda.

Customers will find stainless steel rings, a variety of necklaces and necklace sets, bracelets and earrings.


Standout Graphics is Bluffton Icon's newest advertiser

Standout Graphics, owned by Gideon Fisher, Bluffton, is the Bluffton Icon's newest advertiser. He works with clients from his home. The firm is the Bluffton Icon's newest advertiser.

Fisher was a visual communication design major at The Ohio State University and has 12 years of design experience.

"I offer different types of graphic design services," he said. "I create logos, websites, brochures, posters, business cards, shirt designs, decals, banners, ads, menus, billboards and similar products."


Lost wax desert nativity sets at Ten Thousand Villages

Lost wax desert nativity sets are now available at Ten Thousand Villages, 115 S. Main St., Bluffton, according to Aphaphanh Nussbaum, manager.

The nativity is molded first in clay then cast in bronze to stand the test of time. The nativity sets are created in Burkina Faso.


1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE new manager's special at Kirtland's Auto

Kirtland's Auto Sales, 302 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces a new manager's special, according to Jim Kinn.

The vehicle is a 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE with a reduced list price of $2,995. Complete information on this vehicle is in the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Kirtland's Auto Sales


Check out the Polished Holiday Gift Card Special

Polished, 417 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces a Holiday Gift Card Special, according to Joan Frederick, owner.

The gift card special includes:
• Buy $100 - get $25 extra
• Buy $50 - get $10 extra
• Buy $20 - get $5 extra

417 N. Main St.




RealLiving CCR Realtors announce Basel Street listing

Lisa Wenger of RealLiving CCR Realtors, announces a new residential listing in Bluffton.

The property is a residence at 401 Basel St., Bluffton. It has three bedrooms, two baths and a list price of $159,000.

For more information on this listing open the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Bluffton tanning salon business for sale

Smith's Realty Professionals, 147 N. Main St., Bluffton, announce a new business listing, according to Larry Smith.

The listing is at 324 N. Main St. For sale is a hair and tanning salon with all equipment, inventory and client list. The business is for sale; the real estate is not included.

More details are available in the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Teri Steinmetz, Eileen Schomacker and Karen Kussmaul November 3/50 winners

Teri Steinmetz, Eileen Schomacker and Karen Kussmaul are the November drawing winners in Bluffton's downtown merchants' 3/50 Project. They each received a bag full of downtown Bluffton gift certificates and products.

According to their entry forms, the three winners shopped at Ten Thousand Villages, The Food Store, Community Market, The Black Lab, Book ReViews, Celebration of Health, Luke's and Town and Country Flowers.


9-piece adjustable wrench set among December bargains of the month at Family Hardware

Jeff Kantner of Family True Value Hardware, 109 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces the store's bargains of the month for December.

They include:

• Adjustable wrench set from Master Mechanic, $24.97
• Storage boxes - 40-quart and 18-gallon, your choice, $4.97
• 2-pack AAA flashlight combo, (save 50%), $9.99
• 10-foot candy cane extension cord, (save 50%), $4.99


Dough Hook taking orders for Christmas goodies

The Dough Hook is taking orders for Christmas goodies, according to Marlena Ballinger. In addition, it now offers fresh oysters.

The shop is at 117 N. Main St., Bluffton. Phone 419-369-4264