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Ada - Football capital of America

Here's how the Ada water tower looks, now that it's fully painted with the Wilson and NFL logos. The logos face toward the football factory so that all who enter the building will see them. (Monty Siekerman photo)

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Harvest and Herb queen candidate details here

Ada High School junior and senior girls (ages 16 to 18) are invited to enter this year’s Harvest and Herb Festival Queen contest. This year’s festival is Saturday, Sept. 17.

Applications forms are at the bottom of this story and in the Ada High School office. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7. Judging takes place at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, in the second floor conference rooms in McIntosh Center at Ohio Northern University.

Contestants will complete three brief essays on:

• If you were to support a special cause or offer to volunteer for a special organization, which would it be and why?

Football 101 for Women, Saturday at Dial-Roberson Stadium

By Tim Glon

The Ohio Northern football coaching staff will offer a special Football 101 for Women program on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 1-2:30 at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

The program, which is also available to men, will include presentations on using the weight room, the rules of football, equipment and football strategy in a classroom setting followed by interactive and on the field drills on Bill Robinson Field.

All participants are encouraged to stick around for ONU's Intra-squad scrimmage immediately following the seminar.

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It's the 1977-78 Ada High School pep band. What instrument did you play?

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Cinderella visits Streamline Insurance Solutions grand opening, 7-23-16
Ada HS Varsity Singers rehearsal 7-13-16
WOAL swim meet, 7-8-16
Ada school marquee, 2-24-16

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Nearly 300 incoming frosh volunteer in Ada

Story and photos by Monty Siekerman

Sam Shriver of WLIO-TV interviews Zach Bragg during Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day on Saturday.

Zach, whose summer job is working with a landscaping firm, helped at the Railroad Park gardens. About 300 incoming first-year students and faculty members volunteered in the community for two hours on Saturday morning.

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