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August 31, 2016


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Cinnamon Buns - January flavor of the month at Shirley's

Get your cinnamon buns at Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Co. in January. 

Cinnamon buns is the flavor of the month, according to Pete Suter of Shirley's.


After Christmas sale at Ideal Images now to Dec. 31

Ideal Images, 121 N. Main St., Bluffton (inside The Black Lab) has an after Christmas sale going on now through Dec. 31, according to Rachel Webster, of the shop. The phone number is 567-226-1096. 



A Bluffton you never knew - stories about our pioneer businesses, part 4

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. The Icon will publish one article at a time. We’ve updated some current addresses so viewers may identify locations mentioned. The manuscript was given to the Icon by the Ropp Triplett family.


Jeff Carroll, Angie Stokes, Jane Pahl November 3/50 winners

Jeff Carroll, Angie Stokes and Jane Pahl are the November winners in the Bluffton downtown 3/50 Project drawing.

They win an assortment of prizes from participating businesses as a result of their entry forms being picked in a random drawing.

Bluffton’s 3/50 Project is part of a nationwide effort that carried the tagline: “Save your local economy three stores at a time.”


We never tire of Christmas

A tire Christmas tree may be a first for Bluffton. You can find this one at Tommy Tires, on North Main Street.


Tommy Tire Sales expanding with store coming to Ada

Tommy Tire Sales of Bluffton is expanding to Ada.

The Bluffton-based business will open a store south of Ada at 3032 State Route 309. The business is located at the intersection of 309 and State Route 235, in a former carpet warehouse.

Tom Dotson, owner of the tire sales, said that Ada store will offer all the services already available in Bluffton. That includes: 
• passenger and light truck tires
• small farm tires
• all-steel carports –used for garages, utility and agriculture buildings
• trailers


Need your rain gutters cleaned? Call Rod Badertscher

Rod Badertscher is taking advantage of the warmer than normal December temperatures and is offering a "rain gutter cleaning December special."

To schedule an appointment or for an estimate call Badertscher at 419-302-2836.

Rod Badertscher
B & B Handyman for Hire


Tommy Tire Sales offers $100 Visa prepaid card on December select tire purchase

Tommy Tire Sales, 319 N. Main St., Bluffton, is offering a $100 Visa prepay card per tire with you buy selected tires in December, according to Tom Dotson, owner.

The qualifying tires are listed in a display ad on The Icon. CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST.

This $100 per tire offer expired on Dec. 31.


Holiday luncheon hosted by Lima Building and Construction Trades

The Lima Building and Construction Trades hosts its annual holiday luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11, in the City Club, 114 S. Main St., Lima.

Each year the Trades holds this party as a way to say thank you to the industry owners and managers, contractors and members of the public who employ their craftsmen.




Here's J.J.'s Touch of Sun Tanning December tanning special

J.J.'s Touch of Sun Tanning, 324 N. Main St., Bluffton, announces its December special. The special is good through Dec. 31

It is:
• Unlimited tanning for only $10 during the month with the purchase of Hempz gift bag set.

• And, all Hempz lotions - buy one, get one at half-price.

J.J.'s Touch of Sun Tanning
324 N. Main St.