102nd Farmers and Merchants Picnic Aug. 7-8  CLICK FOR THE SCHEDULE


102nd Farmers and Merchants Picnic Aug. 7-8  CLICK FOR THE SCHEDULE

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August 4, 2015

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What's happening in August and September?

What's on Ada's calendar in August and September? The answer is in the Ada Icon's calendar and you may click here to view it!


How many cell phone numbers are stored in your cell phone?

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The band is ready

Ada High School marching band tuned up for football games and competition shows during band camp held recently. Here's a photo of the band's performance during camp. (Ben Bowers photo)

School open house Aug. 20 - more back-to-school details in this story

It’s an open house and you are invited.

Thursday, Aug. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the Ada schools are open for parents and students to meet their teachers, visit classrooms, locate lockers and meet school administrators.

The school is posting lots of back-to-school details on its website and the Icon has all that material.


Here are some important dates:

Ka - BOOOOM! Bluffton hosts fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday

Bluffton’s fireworks, postponed in late June due to the weather, is rescheduled for 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Bluffton’s National Night Out celebration at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool.

National NIght Out goes from 6 to 9 p.m. The fireworks display concludes the evening and should last between 20 and 30 minutes. All events of the evening are free and open to the public.

The National Night Out and fireworks will take place on Snider Road, Bluffton. Watch for a map indicating locations where people can watch the display.

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History lesson

Here's the Ada High School pep band from the 1975-76 school year. You'll find the names of all members under the photo....

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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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Where's the Brewer block?

Here's another Ben Bowers "where is it?" photos. 

You've walked below this window on Main Street, Ada. Can you identify the address of the Brewer Block?

Answer: Family Chiropractic Center; 108 N Main Street

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