Every small town that I had ever been to had had a caboose.” ― Laura Miller, author of  Butterfly Weeds


Every small town that I had ever been to had had a caboose.” ― Laura Miller, author of  Butterfly Weeds

January 30, 2015

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Beth Fenton council president

Beth Fenton is the Ada council president for 2015. Other council committee appointments were announced by Mayor David Retterer. Click here for the list.


Where did you attend high school?

Thursday AM - Ada schools on 2-hour delay

In full color

Things are "lightening up" in downtown Ada this month. The marquee on the new First United Methodist Church greets travelers to Ada coming south on State Route 235.

Just in time for Valentine's Day - Music Boosters jewelry fundraiser underway

A Ada Music Boosters' jewelry fundraiser  is now underway.

This fundraiser features jewelry products from Premier Designs. The fundraiser is made possible by consultant, former Ada music educator, and Music Feast co-founder Lynn Knoble.

This is a book sale that concludes with an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3,  at the First Baptist Church of Ada.

SPECIAL FOR PRE-ORDERS ONLY: Spend $75 and get an item valued up to $50 for $10 (good for every $75 increment).


We will be joined  TONIGHT, 6:30p.m. by Theresa Price, Rhodes State Regional Representative, who will discuss sustainable jobs in Hardin County and the surrounding areas. The presentation will include career pathway information including: certification and degree requirements, job outlook, average wages earned, and websites available to help you pursue additional information!


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History lesson

Here are members of the Ada High School flag corp 15 school years ago, from the 1999-2000 school year. Members from left...

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Mrs. Salyer's honor roll students, 1-21-15
Mrs. Rieman's honor roll students, 1-21-15
Mrs. Butterfield's honor roll students, 1-21-14
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Facts about the Ada Public Library that you'll never believe

Q: Do you know how the Ada Public Library got its start?

A: Would you believe the restroom of old town hall of Ada? 

Why: A few books were placed in the restroom of the old town hall for the country women to read while waiting there.

That's what Amanda Bennett of the Ada Public Library told members of the Ada Kiwanis Club on Jan. 20. There more:

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