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November 24, 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.

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It's Holiday Spectacular time

The 20th annual Holiday Spectacular stage show takes to the stage at Ohio Northern University. This year's cast is pictured along with Harry and Myrna Shutt of Kewpee Hamburgers. The Shutts (centered - Harry in red jacket and Myrna in green jacket) fund nearly every aspect of the show including moving it from Ada to Lima.

Ohio Northern University to present 20th annual Holiday Spectacular

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the 20th annual ONU Holiday Spectacular from Thursday, Nov. 20, to Saturday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m.

In addition, there will be performances at the Civic and Convention Center in Lima, on Friday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

The show is underwritten in part by the DeBow and Catherine Freed Endowment for the Arts and Kewpee Hamburger.

Feet for Fines at the Ada Public Library

Now through Saturday, Dec. 13 patrons of the Ada Public Library may pay off their library fines and help others at the same time!

The program is sponsored by the ONU Women, in collaboration with the Friends of the Ada Public Library.

Here’s how it works: Patrons may pay library fines (not eligible for lost book fees) in the following manner:

1 pair of NEW kid’s shoes (no flip flops) = $5 worth of fines
1 pair of NEW gloves = $5 worth of fines
1 NEW hat or scarf = $5 worth of fines
1 pair of NEW kid’s socks = $1 worth of fines

All of the collected items will be donated to Helping Hands, a Hardin County charity.

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Senior members of the 2014 Ada HS homecoming court, 10-21-14

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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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