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September 5, 2015

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One more time...Music on Main

How about Music on Main ... one more time. Okay, how about noon on Tuesday, Sept. 15? You got it. Click for details.


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Balancing act

Life can become a real balancing act at times. Looks like the students at the Ohio Northern University Pre-School have it figured out.

New duties for Ada’s police dispatchers, now that the county is taking over

By Amy Eddings
It’s the last day on the job as a dispatcher for the Ada Police Department for Doris Essex.  As of midnight tonight, the department will no longer directly dispatch its officers to answer calls for help.  The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office will be taking all those calls. 

The sheriff’s office has already been handling Ada’s police dispatching services overnight, from midnight to 8 a.m.  That shift in responsibility took place in July.  The stroke of midnight marks the completion of this transition.  

If you love baseball...if you love dogs...if you love ONU...you'll love this video

Thanks to the Ohio Northern University Facebook the Icon offers viewers a one-of-a-kind video.

Pixar director and Ohio Northern alumnus Bob Peterson, BSME '83, narrates this ESPN short-form documentary film about Derby, the baseball bat-retrieving dog of Major League Baseball's Double-A Trenton (New Jersey) Thunder.

In the storied tradition of the Yankees’ organization, there’s one name you’ve likely never heard of: Derby, the golden retriever, featured in this video. This baseball story, 91 years in the making.

Click here to view the video: (Be patient - there are a couple ads to watch first)

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History lesson

Here's the Ada High School Honor Choir from the 1980-81 school year - 35 contest seasons ago.

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"Oklahoma!" comes to Ada High School stage this weekend
Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad freight passes through Ada, 4-9-15
Ada ReStore Senior Dance, 3-24-15
ONU Delta Sigma Phi's Polar Plunge, 2-21-15

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Hazelton musicians a big hit at ReStore

Chad Hazelton and three of his children perform for diners at ReStore on Tuesday.

It's the first year of lessons for Jillian on fiddle, Tucker on guitar and Cash on dulcimer.

Dad Chad said it was good experience for his youngsters to perform in public, and the crowd clapped approval after each song.

Chad made the dulcimer and drum set himself. He and his wife, Jamie, home school their children, all six of them.

Next up for the Hazelton family is the county fair where they will show goats, rabbits, chickens and cows...a busy family. (Monty Siekerman)

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