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January 26, 2015


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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.



Here's Jeanne's Kitchen lunch special - will be open Blaze of Lights night

Here's this week's lunch specials at Jeanne's Kitchen.



November 26-29

Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Hot Roast Beef with Mashed Potatoes
Chicken Fajita Wrap
Pear Salad

Vegetable Beef Soup
Perch Platter
Mudd Honey Sandwich
Greek Salad with Chicken

Closed for Thanksgiving. Have a blessed day with family, friends and loved ones.


Midnight premier of "Hunger Games - Catching Fire" at Shannon Theatre

Attention Hunger Games fans.

Shannon Theatre will have a midnight premier of "Hunger Games - Catching Fire" (PG13) at midnight, Thursday, Nov. 21 (Friday morning).

Following the premier, show times are every evening at 7 and 9:30 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

The theatre will be open for  normal evening hours on Thanksgiving Day.


Drive Time Driving Instruction's next Bluffton class begins Dec. 1

Drive Time Driving Instructions announces the next Bluffton classes begin on Sunday, Dec. 1.

Drive Time offers:
• 24 hours of required classroom instruction
• 6 sessions scheduled over a two-week  period with your input
• 8 hours of behind-the-wheel training (We'll pick you up and drop you off; no need to come to the office)
• Carefully chosen, highly qualified instructors
• Background checks on all instructors
• Licensed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety

Click on the website before for more details.



Local companies/unions honored with national safety award

Husky Energy, RMF Nooter, GEM Industrial, Inc., PRO-TEC Coating Co. and the Lima Building Trades Council were presented with prestigious Zero Injury Safety Awards (ZISA) during the National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee's annual gala in Washington, DC on Oct. 24.

GEM Industrial, Inc., PRO-TEC Coating Co. and the Lima Building Trades Council received the ZISA Bronze Star for working 399,567 hours at the Continuous Annealing Plant in Leipsic in 2012 without an OSHA recordable injury.


The Dough Hook holds its annual "cans for cookies" campaign

The Dough Hook, located on Main Street in Bluffton, will be holding its annual cans for cookies campaign. The store will collect can goods in exchange for cookies beginning Tuesday, Nov. 19 through Saturday, Nov. 23.

Patrons are asked to bring in a canned good and will receive a free cookie for each canned good they bring in. Canned goods will then be donated to area food pantries.


Visit Town and Country Flowers Winter Wonderland; $5 off coupon attached to story

Town and Country Flowers, 121 S. Main St., Bluffton, invites Icon viewers to stop in and visit its Christmas Wonderland, according to Connie Kruse.

She reminds customers that fall home decor are still available.

Also, a $5 off coupon on purchase of $30 or more is still good through Dec. 31. A printer-friendly version of the coupon is in an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Watch The Icon for a video of the Christmas Wonderland.


Ten Thousand Villages has West Bank candleholders

Ten Thousand Villages, 115 S. Main St., Bluffton, now has handcrafted Holy Land sands candleholders, according to Aphaphanh Nussbaum, manager.

The candleholders are handcrafted in the West Bank and are available for $34 each.