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November 22, 2017

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Last year's best window

Voted best holiday window decor at Merry on Main last year are Mark and Vicki Southwood of Streamline Insurance Solutions and their daughter Amanda Morrison of Wine and Design, both located at 220 N. Main. For details on voting for this year's best decorated window, CLICK HERE.

Lynne Scott's newest book: "Tails from the Kennel: Truths Taught"

Book signing Dec. 1 at Gallery for the Arts

By Monty Siekerman
Lynne Scott, of near Alger, has published yet another book. She will be at Gallery for the Arts, 115 S. Main, for a book signing. She will sell and autograph books and meet friends at the Gallery at 7-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1.

"Tails from the Kennel: Truths Taught" combines her experience with pets as a kennel owner and lessons taught that pertain to her Christian faith. She will have the paperback book at the signing for sale at $10. They also are available at Amazon for $11.95.

Holiday Spectacular - a review

Entertaining young and old alike to packed houses

By Monty Siekerman
The Holiday Spectacular closed its four-performance run at the Freed Center on Saturday evening, entertaining young and old alike to packed houses.

Now the festive show moves on to the 1,774-seat Lima Civic Center for four more performances Dec. 1-3. If you missed the Holiday Spectacular in Ada, catch it in Lima.

Tickets are only $5 and are available at all Kewpee locations and the Freed Center box office.

History lesson

Here's the Ada Varsity A during the 1981-82 school year.

Front row from left, Michele Runser, Tonya Welch, Steve...

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Most recent AHS and ONU sports stories

Cort Reynolds, Icon sports writer, has had several articles posted in SB Nation, the Boston Celtics blog site this fall. They follow: 

• Passing centers are nothing new for Celtics CLICK TO READ

The article was also picked up by another site and named Best NBA Analysis of the Day" by the website basketballintelligence.net. CLICK TO READ

DEFIANCE — Sophomore Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw/Marion Local) scored a career-high 36 points and senior Nate Burger (Dayton/Alter) had a career-high 30 points to lead the Ohio Northern men's basketball team to a 106-91 season-opening victory at Defiance Monday evening at the Harrington Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 1-0, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 1-2.

Senior Joey DiOrio (Columbus/Watterson) scored 18 and sophomore Daniel Donner(Belleville/Northmor) added 10 points for ONU.

Nine Ohio Northern student-athletes were named All-Ohio Athletic Conference in football for 2017 in voting conducted by the league's 10 head coaches.

Senior linebacker Zach Schmerge (Wapakoneta), junior receiver Chad Rex (Bradenton, Fla./Lakewood Ranch) and sophomore running back Christiaan Williams (Sidney/Anna) were all First Team All-OAC selections.

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Merry on Main returns Dec. 4

So does Santa, 2 reindeer, music and shopping, just for starters

By Monty Siekerman
The 5th annual Merry on Main will feature Santa, two of his reindeer, and music. And, oh, did I mention shopping. The festivities will be held from 5:30 until 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4.

Due to construction at the Ada Public Library, Santa will greet youngsters at the Ada First United Methodist Church this year. His reindeer will be at the Depot. The Depot will also host crafts for kids and will be the site for voting on best business window display.

Carolers will stroll up and down Main, while Streamline Insurance will provide live music.

The Chamber invites you to Merry on Main and to shop local.

Newest Stories

Tavern 101 revised its menu this month, according to Beth Ann Bass. "We have revised our menu and changed our weeknight specials," she said.
Here are the new Tavern 101 weeknight specials:
• Monday - Pulled Pork Sandwich, Onion Rings and Coleslaw - $7.99

Cort Reynolds, Icon sports writer, has had several articles posted in SB Nation, the Boston Celtics blog site this fall. They follow: 

By Monty Siekerman
Pet rocks are passé.
The trend now is painted rocks.
I found one in the landscaping of a church in Ada on Friday afternoon. It made my day.

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Poetic License

CE LA V - This is the life! This plate is frequently seen around Ada.

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