November 23, 2014


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Looking for a Christmas tree? Find them at New Leaf

New Leaf Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235 (north of Ada), has a wide selection of Christmas trees "and a whole lot more," says Laurie Laird of New Leaf.

The garden center offers fresh cut and ready-to-plant pine, fire and spruce trees, wreaths, roping, greenery and artifical trees.

Also available are traditional and unique decorations, peanut cluster candy, poinsettias, cemetery wrreaths, blankets and saddles.

New Leaf Garden Center




Smith's Realty Professionals announces new listing on Grove Road

Smith's Realty Professionals announces a new residential listing, according to Larry Smith. The listing is at 10085 Columbus Grove Road. The three-bedroom, 1 1/2 bath residence is listed at $139,000.

For complete details of the listing open the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Ten Thousand Villages has silverburst vases from India

Ten Thousand Villages, 115 S. Main St., Bluffton, has a special offer of silverburst vases handcrafted in India, according to Aphaphanhn Nussbaum, manager.

"The vases create a home that reflects your heart - aglow with holiday spirit, authentic and unforgettable," she said.




Sue Kinn Town and Country winner

Sue Kinn, Bluffton, took home a beautiful Christmas silk centerpiece in Town and Country's recent Christmas open house drawing. 

Town and Country Flowers is Bluffton's hometown florist (next to Shannon Theatre) and proud to be voted Region's  Best Florist.

The shop carries  a large selections of Christmas and everyday gifts and home decor, silk arrangements and wreaths, plants and the freshest flowers  in the area.


Kathy Dickson, Barb Stettler and Kim McCullough winners in recent downtown merchants 3/50 drawing

Bluffton downtown merchants drew the second of three round of winners in this fall’s 3/50 Project drawing.

Winners and the three Bluffton merchants each visited follow:

Kathy Dickson – Luke’s Bar & Grill, Shirley’s Popcorn and Common Grounds
Barbara Stettler – Polished, Community Market & Greg’s Pharmacy
Kim McCullough – Family Eye Care Center, Family True Value Hardware and Curling Iron


Here's Jeanne's Kitchen Dec. 10-13 specials

JEANNE'S KITCHEN - Vine Street, Bluffton

Dec. 10-13

Tomato Bisque
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken Pesto Melt
Turkey Bacon Club
BLT Salad

Stuffed Pepper Soup
Turkey Avocado Sub
Perch Platter
Greek Salad with Chicken

Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Cabbage Rolls with Side Salad
Italian Roast Beef Sandwich
Apple Spinach Salad


The Inn at ONU taking reservations for six December holiday luncheons

Reservations are now being accepted for any of The Inn at ONU's, Ada, six December holiday luncheons.

Dining hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Persons may choose a date, select an entree for each guest (groups of 2 to 8) and make a reservation by calling 419-772-2500.
Each entrée is $11.95 per person and includes entrée, non-alcoholic beverage, and holiday dessert. (Tax and gratuity are additional.)


Here's Jeanne's Kitchen Dec. 3-6 menu

Here are Jeanne's Kitchen's specials for Dec. 3-6.

December 3-6

Butternut Squash Soup
Corned Beef and Egg Sandwich
Shepherd's Pie
BLT Salad

Italian Pasta Soup
Meatloaf Sandwich
Perch Platter
Cranrasin Chicken Salad

Cream of Mushroom Soup
Crab Cakes
Personal Pan Pizza
Greek Salad with Chicken


Over 25 chamber members sponsor this year's Blaze

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce's Blaze of Lights is supported by over 25 sponsors. Here is this year's list of Blaze supporters.

Gold - $1,500
• Bluffton University
• First National Bank
• Jerry Lewis McDonald’s Restaurants

Silver - $500
• Bluffton Paving and Bluffton Stone Co.
• Bluffton Hospital
• Citizens National Bank
• DTR Industries
• Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio
• Shannon Theatre and Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co.


Ten Thousand Villages Friday-Saturday jewelry, accessories sale

Ten Thousand Villages offers Icon viewers a Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30 sale only, according to Aphaphanh Nussbaum, manager.

On Nov. 29 and 30 you may buy your first jewelry or accessories items and get the next one at 50 percent off.