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March 23, 2019

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Saturday book signing at Book ReViews

Ft. Jennings author of modern romance novels

It's just in time for Valentine's Day.

Jan Romes, a writer of modern romance novels, has a Saturday, Feb. 9, book signing at Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., Bluffton, according to Dr. Christina Walton, store manager.

The signing with Romes from Ft. Jennings, is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It highlights her current novel, “Tucked Away,” described this way: “With the mafia hot on her heels, a new identity might not be enough!”


Liberty National Bank shares now available over the counter

Ada bank made announcement on Feb. 5

FROM ADA ICON - OTC Markets Group Inc., this week announced Liberty Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Liberty National Bank, headquartered in Ada, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market.  Liberty Bancshares were previously privately-held.

The OTCQX is the top tier of the three marketplaces for the over-the-counter trading of stocks.

Liberty Bancshares begins trading under the symbol “LBSI.”  Financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company are on www.otcmarkets.com.


Two join Spectrum Salon

Two new employees recently joined Spectrum Salon, according to Mandy Kinn, owner. They are from left, Kelsey Buettner and Iris Gutierrez.

Kelsey is a cosmetologist with a concentration on hair and nails. Iris is a cosmetologist with a concentration on nails and eyelash extensions.

Call the salon at 419-358-0556 to schedule an appointment. Spectrum Salon is located at 442 N. Main St., Bluffton.


Bluffton Paving purchases Fritchie Asphalt & Paving Co.

And parent company purchases assets of M&R Redi-Mix, Pettisville

The Gerken Company of Napoleon has purchased the assets of M&R Redi-Mix, Inc. of Pettisville, Ohio. 

The purchase was effective Jan. 1, 2019. Gerken is known for its asphalt paving services and production and now adds concrete ready mix production to its  list of services. 


Spectrum Salon has special massage offer

For new massage guests

Spectrum Salon, 442 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a new massage offer, according to Mandy Kinn.

Any one-hour massage for new massage guests is currently only $60. To make an appointment call the salon at 419-358-0556.


Thinking about losing weight in 2019?

Here are five common diet plans

Note: This health column provided by the Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy

With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.

Some diets can leave you nutrient-deprived. Others just leave you hungry. But starting a healthy diet plan early can help you keep the weight off and minimize the stress associated with dieting. Read on for details about five common diet plans.

TLC Diet