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August 18, 2017

Poetic License

We're assuming this is Peterson 2. It's a Hancock County plate the Icon spotted on a black Ford Expedition EL at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool.

Cheerleaders ask for your vote

Ada High School cheerleaders are part of a friendly competition, and ask Icon viewers for a vote in their behalf. The competition includes several area cheerleading squads. The highest vote-getter will have its photo on several Trends on Main, Findlay, publicity pieces.The voting ends this weekend. To vote for Ada cheerleaders click here.

Nancy Wood Allison appointed to school board

Replaces Tara Griffith who resigned

The Ada Board of Education appointed  Nancy Wood Allison as a new member at its Aug. 17 meeting.

She replaces Tara Griffith, who resigned from the board on July 28. Griffith had served on the board for 8 1/2 years. She was board president at the time of her resignation.

On Aug. 17 Dr. Amy Mullins was elected president and Matt Gossman vice president.

Photo: Front from from left, Nancy Wood Allison, Meri Skilliter, superintendent, Dr. Amy Mullins. Back from left, Ron Fleming, Matt Gossman, Tom Dearth.

4-H fashion revue Saturday in Ada

6 p.m. at Ada First United Methodist Church

The Sew What 4-H Club and the Hardin County Homemakers invite Icon viewers to the Hardin County  4-H  Fashion Revue taking place this weekend in Ada.

It is from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Ada First United Methodist Church. Hardin County 4-H members will model their clothing and textile construction and consumer projects.

The event is free and open to the public. Free will donations will be accepted by the Sew What 4-H Club to assist with community service projects. 

PHOTO: State 4-H Fashion Board Member, Nora Dellifield, is shown with Shopping Savvy Jr. Clock Trophy Winner, Grace Collins, at the Ohio State Fair Clothing Days.

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Ada's 2017-18 school year starts on Tuesday. Here's a gone-but-not-forgotten photo of what one time meant school in Ada...

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The Ada Board of Education appointed  Nancy Wood Allison as a new member at its Aug. 17 meeting.

She replaces Tara Griffith, who resigned from the board on July 28. Griffith had served on the board for 8 1/2 years. She was board president at the time of her resignation.

The Sew What 4-H Club and the Hardin County Homemakers invite Icon viewers to the Hardin County  4-H  Fashion Revue taking place this weekend in Ada.

Dianna Cole, age 49, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her residence in Sandusky.

          Dianna was born on May 31, 1968 in Lima, Ohio to Gaylord A. and Frances B. (Nichols) Cole who preceded her in death.

Ready, Set, Grow Preschool's 2017-18 school year starts on Monday. And, there's still time to register children for the school year.

The preschool offers a 36-week program. Classes are weekday mornings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Children can attend two, three, four or five days per week.

Ohio Northern rolled out the "orange and black" red carpet. In banner form, it flies high above College Avenue as new students move onto campus this weekend.

The Inn at ONU will hold an around the world wine sampling event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13.

The Ada Board of Education appointed Ms. Nancy Wood Allison as a new member at tonight's meeting. Additionally, Dr. Amy Mullins was elected president and Mr. Matt Gossman vice president.

Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, will hold a free community-wide student event “URGE,” from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at the church.

Welcome to Ada! Welcome to ONU!

Ada schools are in session for 2017-18. Ohio Northern University is right behind. Icon viewers have noticed out-of-town cars passing through town packed with college student paraphernalia.

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Orange and black red carpet

Ohio Northern rolled out the "orange and black" red carpet. In banner form, it flies high above College Avenue as new students move onto campus this weekend.

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