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April 28, 2017

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20% off your next pedicure at Polished

When you take a friend with you

Polished Nail and Body Salon, 417 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a 20 percent offer now through March 31.

Here's how it works:

Schedule a pedicure with a friend and receive 20 percent off. Mention you saw this offer on the Icon, or print the coupon below and take it in with you.

Polished offers manicures, pedicures, shellac mnicures, acrylic naiils, body waxing, facials, tanning reflexology, aroma touch and women's clothing.

For an appointment phone: 419-358-0001.

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Bluffton's new Mexican restaurant is "a small beautiful town"

Owner has operated El Campo in Ada for 10 years

4-PAGE CARRY-OUT MENU AT BOTTOM OF STORY!

Enrique Cabrera named his new Bluffton Mexican restaurant and cantina “A Small Beautiful Town.” That translates to Spanish as “Campito Lindo.”

Campito Lindo will open this week – perhaps as soon as Wednesday - at 142 N. Main St. The opening is pending getting final preparations in place, said Cabrera. If it is not open by Wednesday, it will certainly be open by the end of the week.

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Tommy Tires Sales expands with truck and tractor division

Specializing in one-half and three-quarter ton trucks; now TYM Tractor dealership

Tommy Tire Sales launched a truck and tractor sales division this month, according to Tom Dotson, owner.

The division is located in Ada, at the intersection of State Route 235 and 309.

CLICK HERE FOR TOMMY'S TRUCK AND TRACTOR WEBSITE
(Website includes current inventory)

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Citizens National Bank hosts 2017 economic outlook seminars

First one is Wednesday in Bluffton

Citizens Wealth Management Group (CWMG) will host a series of free seminars in February that focus on its 2017 economic outlook. CWMG is associated with Citizens National Bank.

Deborah Boisselle, vice president investments, is the featured speaker. The first seminar is at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Citizens National Bank, 102 S. Main St., Bluffton.

Two other seminars are:
• Thursday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m., Citizens National Bank, 201 N. Main St., Lima
• Thursday, Feb. 9, noon, Country Inn and Suites, 903 Interstate Dr., Findlay

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What would you do with an electric fence charger?

These were once manufactured locally

Note: The Icon acquired a manuscript titled “A Brief History of Bluffton’s Industrial Developments.” This publication was prepared by the classes in Marketing and Small Business Administration from Bluffton College, under the director of Dr. Howard Raid. Publication date is May 1959. We’ve updated some current addresses so viewers may identify locations.

Stein Electric Fence Charger (started in 1938)
and Meta-Fold Awning (started in 1941)
Manufactured by Roy Hauenstein and Myron Moyer

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February Bargains of the Month at TrueValue Hardware

Jeff Kantner of Family TrueValue Hardware, 109 N. Main St., announced his February Bargains of the Month. (see flyer below)

They follow:
• 3-package circular saw blade, $14.97
• DeWalt 4 ½ inch angle grinder, $59.99
• 10W BR30 LED light blub, $7.99
• DeWalt 8-piece standard or metric wrench set, $24.99
• Your choice – Digital battery-operated carbon monoxide alarm,
   or Worry-free 10-ytear smoke alarm, $16.99 (with instant rebate card) 
• D-handle hand truck, $29.99 (with instant rebate card)

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Do you own a pair of Bluffton-manufactured women's or miss'es shoes?

Business launched by A.G. Kibler from 1890-1900

Note: The Icon acquired a manuscript titled “A Brief History of Bluffton’s Industrial Developments.” This publication was prepared by the classes in Marketing and Small Business Administration from Bluffton College, under the director of Dr. Howard Raid. Publication date is May 1959. We’ve updated some current addresses so viewers may identify locations.

Shoe manufacturing in Bluffton 1890-1900

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CNB presents '17 ag outlook free seminar

Byrce Knorr featured speaker

Citizens National Bank and Williamson Insurance Agency will hold a free seminar for farmers and ag businesses at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Delphos.

The program is held at the Delphos Eagles Aerie #471, 1600 E. 5th St.

A continental breakfast will be served prior to a presentation by Williamson Insurance describing an overview of annual crop insurance changes and what farmers can expect in the upcoming year.

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There's a new pizza choice in town - in a familiar downtown business

The Dough Hook now offers 'Take 'n Bake' pizzas; On Jan. 28 stop in for free taste tests and drawing for free pizzas

There’s a new pizza shop in town and it’s throwing a free taste party on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Marlena Ballinger of The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., said the downtown shop is now offering pizza.

The pizzas are already available for customers and a launch party to introduce customers new the new item takes place starting at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 28.

“Stop in from 8 to noon for free cooked samples of our Take ‘n Bake Pizzas,” she said. “We will also have plenty of frozen pizzas on hand for customers to purchase during the party.”

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Meet Bluffton Auto Repair Center's new shop manager

Christian Gomes, 2016 University of Northwestern Ohio graduate

Christian Gomes bought his first car – a 1985 BMW 318i with 130,000 miles on it – eight months before he was old enough to get his driver’s license.

He’s been in love with cars ever since.

Earlier this month he joined Stratton Auto Group as shop manager of Bluffton Auto Repair Center, 302 N. Main St. He accepted the position upon the retirement of Jim Kinn.

Originally from New York state, Gomes is a December graduate of University of Northwest Ohio, Lima. He holds degrees in applied science plus automotive technology, high performance and commercial driving.

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