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October 17, 2017

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And, they're not for sale

Bet you didn't know Suter's Produce grows radishes and peas

Bet you didn’t know Suter’s Produce grows radishes and peas.

They do, but they aren’t for sale. They are for cover.

The next time you visit the cider press or corn maze check out the 40-acre field on the south side of Road R.

“The radishes and peas are a cover crop. They will be there until we plant our no- till sweet corn next spring,” Jerry Suter said.

Suter’s have used the radish-pea cover crop combination for the past four years. 


First National Bank hosts Social Security workshop

RSVP now for free Oct. 25 program

First National Bank and First National Financial Services will host a Social Security workshop with emphasis on taxation Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the First National Bank ,1630 Tiffin Ave., Findlay.

This workshop will provide a general education about Social Security taxation, how to maximize full retirement benefits and how Social Security may be affected if you work through retirement.


The Scoreboard says order order letterjackets now for Christmas

Natalie Mueller of The Scoreboard, 111 N. Main St., Bluffton, says October is a great time to order school letterjackets as Christmas presents.

During October all customers who place letterjacket orders receive a $10 gift card.

Also in October is a store-wide 20% off all in-stock coats and jackets - excluding letterjackets. The Scoreboard, formerly Sports Warehouse, offers spiritwear and custom apparel.

The Scoreboard
111 N. Main St.


The latest message from Lu Lu's

The sign creator at Lu Lu's Diner is at it again.

The latest marquee messages include a rhyme and pun. Check them out.


$15.95 oil change special at Leiber's Garage

Leiber's Garage, 130 Vance St., Bluffton, is offering a $15.95 oil change special now through Nov. 30, according to Tom Dotson.

The special offer includes up to 5 quarts of standard oil, a lube and filter replacement. Call to make your appointment.

Leiber's Garage
130 Vance St.
Bluffton, OH 45817


Healthe Habits for Living open house on Wednesday

Drawings, door prizes, refreshments

Healthe Habits for Living and Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue, 120 Main St., Suite A, will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, according to Dr. Matt Ellerbrock and Christine Schroeder of Healthe Habits for Living, who joined the Ellerbrock staff this spring.

The open house includes drawings, door prizes and refreshments. Persons may sign up for a one-on-one free 15-minute consultation with Schroeder.


Bluffton Icon attains accredited business status with Better Business Bureau

"We want to assure customers and potential customers that we are a trusted advertising source"

The Bluffton Icon and Ada Icon are now an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau, according to Fred Steiner, Icon owner.

“We want to assure our advertising customers and potential customers that the Icons are trusted advertising sources and that we have a high standard of business practice,” he said.

He added that by being a BBB member the Icons will pass along information to viewers about scams and other sources that assist consumers.


Free therapy screens in October

From Northwest Physical Therapy, Bluffton

Northwest Physical Therapy, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, is offering free therapy screens this month.

These screens will be available at all four outpatient locations in Delphos, Ottawa, Bluffton and Lima.
To schedule a free therapy screening
in October call the Bluffton office at:

A physical therapy screening takes approximately 10-15 minutes and will be performed by a licensed clinician. A therapy screening helps identify issues that may be causing unnecessary pain.


Tommy Tire rebate offer through Nov. 15

Get up to $60 or $120 off Mastercraft Tires

Tommy's Tires, 319 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a tire rebate offer now through Nov. 15, according to Tom Dotson.

Customers can get up to a $60 prepaid Visa card by mail when purchasing a new set of four qualifying Mastercraft tires.

Those tires are:
Courser HXT
Courser AXT
Courser HSX tour
Avenger Touring LSR


Fill up your freezer with this October Dough Hook special offer

The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., Bluffton, has an October fill-up-your freezer special," according to Marlena Ballinger, owner.

The special offer includes a quarter of beef, half of hog and 20 pounds of chicken. Open the attachment below for the complete list of items in this offer.