December 22, 2014

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Lots of winter coats!

Kenton's Knights of Columbus chapter recently donated 120 winter coats to ReStore. Click here for details.


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Orange, black and white tree

Here's a portion of an interesting Ada Christmas tree. You'll find it in the office of McIntosh Center on the ONU campus. The tree was decorated by students at Ready, Set, Grow Preschool.

Hardin Alliance accepting nominations for 2014 awards - event Feb. 26 at ONU

The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, and Community Service AwardS.



Anyone from Hardin County may be nominated to receive these honors.  A panel of judges from Alliance members will make the final decision. The recipients will be revealed Thursday, Feb. 26, during the Alliance’s annual meeting held at Ohio Northern University’s McIntosh Center.

ONU quarterback Patrick Angle tosses 48-yard TD pass in Mexico bowl game

Ohio Northern quarterback Patrick Angle threw a 48-yard touchdown pass to lead Team Stars & Stripes in a 31-17 loss to Mexico in the 2014 Tazon de Estrellas Saturday afternoon at the Templor del Dolor.

The Mexicans evened the series between the two countries at 3-3 with the victory, snapping the Americans' two-game winning streak.

Angle, who was one of the four captains for Team Stars & Stripes, finished the day 10-of-24 passing for 132 yards and a touchdown.

His TD pass came with 4:29 left in the opening period to Brendon Boerm of Central (Iowa) to tie the game at 7-7.

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In the sixth year in the reign of Obama, legislation passed that all U.S. citizens be counted in the county where their ancestors had settled. This unusual census was when Kasich was governor of Ohio and Latta was fifth district representative.

Jose from Lebanon, Ohio, with his young housekeeper, Maria, who was nine-month’s pregnant with someone else’s child, and who Jose had intended to marry, drove to Ada in Jose’s 1996 Mercury Cougar. This was because Jose was a great-great-great-grandson of one of the original immigrants in Liberty Township.

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