September 30, 2014


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The Garvers of Ada - masters of furniture upholstery

The Garver brothers of Ada have upholstered nearly every thing imaginable since opening Fine Touch Furniture and Upholstery. This fact is well known by many of their Bluffton customers.

The 513 N. Johnson St., Ada, business, opened in 1986 after brothers Randy and Dan Garver left Findlay Furniture, where they learned the upholstery trade.



Mustard Seed open Friday-Saturday nights beginning Oct. 18

Mustard Seed Café at the Depot, 562 N. Main St., Bluffton, will be serving a full dinner menu on Friday and Saturday evenings 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., beginning Friday, Oct. 18.  

Beer and beer cocktails will be available, as well as appetizers and house made desserts.  Reservations are suggested at 567-226-1120.


Dictionary give-away at Book ReViews this week

Thanks to Noah Webster, free dictionaries are given with each purchase at Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., this week.

The dictionary give-away is in honor of Noah Webster's birthday on Oct. 16.


Smith's Realty Professionals have N. Mound listing

Smith's Realty Professionals, 147 N. Main St., announce a new Bluffton property listing. The listing is at 141 N. Mound Street, a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house, according to Larry Smith, agent.

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


Krysti Schey: “Return to Music Day Oct. 19 – Only $5!”

Music teachers around the world want you back!  On Saturday, Oct. 19, give music lessons a second chance for only $5.

Krysti’s Music Studio is participating in this world-wide event and will donate every penny raised to Musicians on Call, a non-profit organization that brings live music, happiness, and hope to the bedsides of hospital patients.


Drive Time Driving Instruction offers accelerated class Nov. 3-8

Drive Time Driving Instruction offers an accelerated classroom from Nov. 3 to 8, according to Doug Kisseberth.

Drive Time Driving Instruction
505 E. Jefferson St.
Bluffton, OH 45817

toll free 888-407-0112



Lee Ann White wins wreath from Town and Country Flowers

Lee Ann White is the winner of a fall wreath from Town and Country Flowers, 121 S. Main St., Bluffton.

Connie Kruse, of the downtown flower shop says, "Come in and check out of beatiful fall decor."

Town and Country Flowers
121 S. Main St.




Allen County Visionaries annual meeting Oct. 10

The Allen County Visionaries will hold their annual dinner on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Shawnee Country Club. The Visionaries is the private arm of Allen County's economic development efforts. The 110 member companies and individuals provide half the funding of the Allen Economic Development Group.

A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m., and the program at 7:45 p.m. At this time, Allen Economic Development Group President/CEO will give a brief update on the community's economic development achievements during the past year, and look forward to the coming year.


Polished Nails & Body Salon - check out its one-day special Oct. 8

P<olished Nail and Body Salon, 417 N. Main St., Bluffton, offers a one-day special on Tuesday, Oct. 8, according to Joan Frederick.

The special includes:
• Free eyebrow and lip waxing  (noon to 7 p.m.)
• One-year eyebrow package, $89
• One-year lip package, $75
• Buy $100 gift certficate, get $25 free
• $10 Mystic tans all day

Phone: 419-358-0001


Stratton Auto offers $39.95 fall car care package

Stratton Auto Sales, 220 N. Main St., Bluffton, offers a $39.95 fall car care package, according to Amie Stratton.

The package includes:
• Standard oil and filter change
• 4-tire rotation
• Balance 4 tires
• Top off under-the-hood fluids
• Complete vehicle inspection, including brakes
• Battery/charging system check
• Examine all belts and hoses

The price, plus tax, includes up to five quarts of standard oil. Additional charges for synthetic oil and diesel trucks.