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First National Bank Lima Bellefontaine Road branch opens

First National Bank of Pandora has opened its second location in Lima at 1991 Bellefontaine Road, near the intersection of State Route 117 and Greely Chapel Road.


Got live music? Let's spread the word

Attention venues and performers, if you are providing live music in the Bluffton or Ada area, your gig can be shared at no charge on our Community Calendar. Email [email protected] or tag @blufftonicon on Facebook.


Matthews promoted to President of First National Bank

PANDORA __ First National Bank (FNB) has promoted Brendon Matthews as President, succeeding Todd  Mason, who will remain CEO and serve as Chairperson of the Board.


Citizens National Bank named an ICBA Best-Performing Bank

Citizens National Bank (CNB) of Bluffton has been named one of the best-performing community banks in the nation by The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).

The annoiuncement explaine, "All community banks in the U.S. were divided into categories by asset size: Less than $300 million; $300 million to less than $1 billion; and $1 billion or more. CNB just surpassed the $1 billion in assets threshold in January and was named 24th in the nation for that category."

"Community bank" is an unofficial designation that indicates the organization has less than $10 billion in assets.



Ohio floriculture sales topped $233M in 2023

Ohio floriculture was worth more than $233 million in 2023, according to Ben Torrance, State Statistician, USDA NASS, Ohio Field Office. This was down 4 percent from the $243 million sold in 2022.


Bluffton chamber program to spotlight Superior Energy Solutions

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly breakfast meeting on Friday, May 10 on the third floor of the Town Hall. Superior Energy Solutions is the breakfast sponsor and program provider. Twisted Whisk Cafe will be serving the 7:00 a.m. breakfast.

To RSVP, email [email protected].


Solutions. Superior Energy Solutions has been in business for 15 years. We will hear about what those 15 years have looked like for the company. In addition, we will hear about solar energy systems and options available to homes, businesses, farms, schools, and municipalities. The program ends with a discussion about what the future holds for the solar industry as a whole, solar in our local communities, and Superior Energy Solutions.