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October 28, 2016


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Meet CHRS MSN. The Icon spotted this plate on a red Chrysler 300 S in the Mennonite Memorial Home parking lot in Bluffton. It has a Hancock County sticker. If Chris is viewing this, please tell us the meaning of this plate.

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Letter: Staggering stats about human sex trafficking during Super Bowl

Icon viewers:

In this article by Huffington Post blogger Eleanor Goldberg, she gives some staggering statistics about human sex trafficking during the Super Bowl.

My question is this: Who are the men who are doing the raping? If there were 10,000 women hired to be raped in 2010 and one 12 year old was forced to be raped 20-50 times in one night, that's a lot of men paying (or not) to commit rape.


Letter: Allen County rape crisis response to Steubenville Incident


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Crime Victim Services (CVS) would like to respond to the incident that occurred in Steubenville by presenting information about rape and what is being done on a local level that will help keep our children safe from similar incidences that can occur. 


Letter: Thanks to all my customers

Letter of thanks to
Greg’s Pharmacy

To the residents of Bluffton and the surrounding communities, I would like to say "thank you" for you loyalty, trust and patronage.

You’re loyalty and support has been the cornerstone to the success of Greg’s Pharmacy.

There comes a time when all good things must end and this is the time for me. I have decided to sell the pharmacy. The official sale will take place on Dec. 31, 2012. 


Merry Christmas Santa, from Kelsey Michelle Kinn

Santa shared Kelsey's letter with the Icon.  He thanks her for keeping it real.  Kelsey said:

Dear Santa,

I would like a pair of clogging shoes. NOT tap shoes!!! (from you).  


Kyler Kinn's letter to Santa

Dear Santa,

I want a psp Vita for Christmas.  I've been a good boy all year.




Letters: More notes to Santa

The Icon received several letters written from youngsters at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center during the Cookie Walk on Saturday. The Center forwarded these to the Icon.


Santa shares Karson Hauenstein's letter

Santa kindly offered Karson's letter to the Icon.  Karson said:

Dear Santa,

How was your summer? Ho Ho Ho! I've been very good this year.  Here are some things I want for Christmas, an air hogs fly crane, a tablet and a new webkins guinea pig.

your friend, 

Karson Hauenstein


Letter: Santa - I really like what you do for the kids of the world

Here's a letter to Santa from Erin Hotmire. Open the photo at the bottom to read the content.




Letter: I am blessed to volunteer with the Community Assistance Program

Icon viewers:
I am blessed to volunteer with the Community Assistance Program occasionally and especially during adopt a family. The year 56 families/individuals were adopted. What is special about adopt a family? Each month they come and get about five items and pick out 25 to 30 items in the pantry.They know that most of it is donated, but during adopt a family someone /organization specifically takes care of a family, they make that connection, they know someone cared. 


Reagan Mittendorf's letter to Santa

Santa shared Reagan's letter with the Icon and mentioned how he always loves when the kids draw him pictures.

Dear Santa,

For Christmas I want Lego friends sets.  Next I want a novi stars doll. Probably una verse. Next I want the purple password journal.  I want McKenna, the American girl doll. I want some new clothes and dresses.  I also want app store and itunes money. I really want a kindle. And the thing I want most is a purple microphone with sparkled designs. That is all I want for Christmas.

Reagan Mittendorf, 8

Bluffton, Ohio