November 26, 2014

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Meet the Ada HS scholar-athletes

Ada High School athletes are talented on and off the playing field. Here's the fall list of Bulldog scholar-athletes. CLICK FOR LIST.


Name the pie on your Thanksgiving diner table

The edge of night

What a sunset! The Icon captured the sun heading westward in rural Ada at the intersection of State Route 81 and County Line Road over the weekend.

2015 Bulldog Cards now available from Ada music students

The always-popular sale of the new (2015) Bulldog Cards began this week by students of the Ada Music Department. 

This year’s version of the discount card offers free food and other money-saving offers at Ada, Kenton, Bluffton and Lima area restaurants and businesses.

This year’s card includes more offers than ever before, and an attractive new design. Merchants featured on this year’s card include:

• Norada Lanes, 3 Brothers Pizza, Viva Maria, The Cask Room, Reichert’s clothing store, Northern on Main/Starbucks Coffee Café, Jalapenos Mexican Grill, Carol Slane Florist, Fazoli’s...

NPR's David Green has book signing in Jeanne's Kitchen, Bluffton; he's Jeanne and Peter Previte's son-in-law

David Greene of National Public Radio will have a book signing and will speak about his journey into the heart of Russia from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Jeanne’s Kitchen, 112 Vine St., Bluffton.

Greene is host of NPR’s Morning Edition and former NPR foreign correspondent based in Moscow. He is also the son-in-law of Ada residents Peter and Jeanne Previte.

Greene’s book “Midnight to Siberia,” was recently released and is on the New York Times best seller’s list. Copies of his book will be available for sale during the evening.
Greene is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.

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Twenty-five school years ago, 1989-90 school year to be exact, these...

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A weekend in the Windy City: you're not in Ada anymore

By Torie Wright, Icon intern

I’m not much of a city girl; I’ve grown quite fond of the quiet intimacy small towns like our own have to offer. After a weekend in Chicago, however, my mind feels subject to change… 

On Nov. 8, I traveled to Chicago with a group of students and professors from OSU-Lima. We went to watch a live, penultimate performance of Shakespeare’s King Lear at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater located on the Navy Pier.

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