September 16, 2014


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CG Pro Bike Shop with big downtown expectations - opens quietly

The windows are still partially covered, but the door is open.

CG Pro Bikes is now open at 127 N. Main St., Bluffton, according to owners Ray and Liz Harner. The owners are still in the "move in" process. A grand opening and ribbon cutting will take place later this spring.

Eariler this winter the Harners of Columbus Grove purchased the Siferd Hoselman Co auto parts building and The Curling Iron building at 127-129 N. Main St.


Independent Thirty-One consultant new Icon advertiser

Independent Thirty-One consultant, Robin Bowlus, is the newest advertiser on the Bluffton Icon.

Thirty-One is the number 1 direct-selling company of exclusive, stylish and functional fashion accessories, totes and organizing solutions. Currently, Thirty-One provides jobs for more than 2,000 employees in three Ohio facilities and has an Independent Consultant sales force nearly 50,000 strong nationwide.

Bowlus’ website is www.mythirtyone.com/379059 and she has a Facebook group at Robin’s Simple Solutions for a Simpler Life.


Lugibihl Spray Service ready to assist in your lawn and garden preparation

Lugibihl Spray Service, 6705 Tom Fett Road, Bluffton, announces its spring lawn and garden services, according to David Lugibihl, owner.

These includes:
• Round-up Quik Pro
• Lawn fertilizer with crabgrass control
• Lawn fertilizer with 2-4-D
• Fertilizer for lawns
• Garden fertilizer
• Lime and gypsum
• Spray for lawn weeds

Lugibihl’s also provides grass seed and soil tests. A new product this year is 12-12-12 fertilizer with lime.

A printer-friendly attachment at the bottom of this story lists Lugibihl's products.


Smith's announce new listing on Sycamore Court

Larry Smith of Smith's Realty Professionals, 147 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces a new Bluffton residential listing.

The residence is at 346 Sycamore Court, Bluffton. The list price is $339,900. For complete details on the listing open the printer-friendly attachment at the bottom of this story.


Friday and Saturday dinner features at Mustard Seed Cafe

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main Street, Bluffton, is open 5-8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings with a full menu. This includes 7 appetizers, 8 main course items, soups, salads and house-baked desserts.  

In addition to the regular menu, the April 4-5 features include:

Entree:  Mahi Mahi Tacos with mango chipotle chutney and coconut rice
Dessert:  Margarita crème crepe cake


Lewis Family McDonald’s hosts hiring day on April 8

Lewis Family McDonald’s is looking to hire at several of its 17 restaurants this Tuesday, April 8. This marks the third year that the local franchise has held a company-wide hiring day.

“As summer nears, we find ourselves needing additional crew people to take care of each and every guest. We hope to fill those needs with a company-wide hiring day,” said local owner/operator Jerry Lewis.


"Music Together" classes offered this spring; free demo class on Saturday

A series of “Music Together” classes for infants through age five are offered this spring by Laura Hartzler. Classes are held weekly for eight weeks beginning April 7 in First Mennonite Church (no classes Memorial Day). Classes are held Mondays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Parents interested in learning more about the classes may attend a free demonstration class at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 5, at the church. The demo class enables parents and anyone interested to experience a class and ask questions.


Citizens National Bank celebrates Community Banking Month in April

Citizens National Bank, Bluffton, will observe Community Banking Month in April. This year's theme is "Our community is bigger than you think."

During April, customers have the opportunity to register to win one of seven gift baskets, which include local items from each of Citizens branch communities.

The drawing is Friday, April 25. On the day of the drawing, each CNB branch will serve cake to its customers.


Jeanne's Kitchen Specials, April 1-4

Lunch Specials

Tomato bisque
Meatball sub
Chicken club wrap
Arugula salad

Apple bacon soup
Fish platter
Roast beef BLT

Italian wedding soup
Turkey club with avocado, bacon and cheese
Corn beef with caramelized onion and egg

Minestrone soup
Fish sandwich
Stacked ham

Grilled cheese with tomato and bacon

Dinner Menu for Friday, April 4



Here are this week's luncheon specials at The Inn at ONU

Here are this week's lunch specials at The Inn at ONU, Ada.

The Inn offers "Fresh Selections" Monday through Friday starting at 11:30 AM.
Enjoy our Pub menu along with a variety of daily specials.  To ensure a quality dining experience, The Inn requests reservations.  Please call 419.772.2500

Monday, March 24th
Classic B.L.T.: Bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on Texas toast.
Spring Salad: Spring greens with Feta cheese, walnuts, dried cherries, and
mandarin oranges.  Tossed in fat free raspberry vinaigrette.