November 27, 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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Law Dean’s Lecture series to focus on ‘Advancing the Rule of Law Abroad’

Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law and ONU’s Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law present Rachel Kleinfeld, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Wednesday, April 2, at 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Johnson was Professor Emeritus at Ohio Northern University

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Johnson, 74, died on March 13, 2014 at 12:37 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima, Ohio.

He was born on May 24, 1939 to Henry and Orleone (Olson) Johnson, who preceded him in death.

Charles graduated from Windom High School in Windom, Minn., in 1957. Following graduation, Charles attended the Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis to become a baker.

Lynne Scott: “All of my stories are one long conversation about freedom"

“Chronia Polla” and Lynne E. Scott’s other books are all available on amazon.com and at the Artists Boutique on Main in Ada. A book signing event will be held on Friday, March 28, from 6-7:30 p.m.

By Darlene Bowers

On any given day Lynne Scott is probably tugging her mud boots on and heading for her Good Shepherd Boarding Kennel or donning her galaxy skull leggings to lead a Zumba class as a licensed instructor.

Lynne’s days are filled with Zumba and Zumba Gold classes, meeting clients, scheduling kennel appointments and, oh, Lynne Scott is also an author.

This week's luncheon specials at The Inn at ONU

Here are this week's lunch specials at The Inn at ONU, Ada.

The Inn offers "Fresh Selections" Monday through Friday starting at 11:30 AM.
Enjoy our Pub menu along with a variety of daily specials.  To ensure a quality dining experience, The Inn requests reservations.  Please call 419.772.2500

Monday, March 24th

Classic B.L.T.: Bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on Texas toast.

Spring Salad: Spring greens with Feta cheese, walnuts, dried cherries, and
mandarin oranges.  Tossed in fat free raspberry vinaigrette.

Tuesday, March 25th

15 minutes with...Craig Hoffman; it took us a while, but we found him in Japan

15 minutes with Craig Hoffman

Craig, when did you graduate from Ada High School?
I graduated from Ada in 1994.

What activities were you in while in high school?
I was fortunate to participate in many different activities. I enjoyed band, choir, cross country, track, Varsity Singers Stage Band, Quiz Bowl, and the like. I was an active student in school.

Ada Senior Citizens meet March 26

Ada Senior Citizens will meet at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, at the Community Health Professionals Building on State Route 235.

Lynn Knoble of Premier Designs will present high-fashion jewelry and spring fashion tips.

She sais to bring your friends and see what you can do to perk up your wardrobe. Men can get gift ideas. No high pressure to buy anything.

This is a fun and informative event. Members and non-members welcome.

Country-style breakfast by Alger Fest' Committee April 5

The Alger Memorial Festival Committee will hold a country-style breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 5, at the Alger Social Center.

The menu includes biscuits, sausage gravy, hash browns, scrambled eggs, fried apples, sausage patties and a beverage.

A suggested donation is $7. The breakfast is all-you-can-eat (premises only). Carry out is available. Call 419-679-8460 for free local delivery.

40 school years ago at Ada High School


Here are members of the Ada High School Science Club during the 1973-74 school year. The photo is from the Ada High School yearbook from the collection at the Ada Public Library.

Front from left, Howard Elliott, Beth Remsburg and Tim Stambaugh.

Second row, from left, Kamal Shaw, Paula Dornbusch, Wanda Baughman, Lori Shull and Tammy Brummett.

Back row, from left, Mr. Markley, Mark Willeke, Dennis Telles, John Vottero, Dave Norberg, Rex Hays, Richard Theodore and Mr. Neff.

Ada Midgets football and cheerleaders gearing up for 2nd Cancer Walk

The second annual Ada Midget Football and Cheerleading Cancer Walk is Sunday, Oct. 12, at Ada War Memorial Park and Stadium. The walk is from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Amy Durkin, one of the walk's sponsors said, "Together we can educate the youth and individuals in our community about the importance of giving back and helping those in need. It truly is about the 'we' and not the 'me'"!

She added that it is about coming together as a community. 

Persons can support this cause by individual sponsorship, purchasing one of the brilliant colored cancer walk t-shirts, making a donation, or by buying a 50/50 raffle tickets.

Lentil Soup with Lemon and Spinach

Lentil Soup with Lemon and Spinach
(Makes approximately 5-6 servings)

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 c. red or brown lentils, rinsed
5 c. water (or vegetable or chicken broth)
1/8 c. fresh parsley
1 c. fresh spinach leaves
Zest of 1/2 lemon or 1/2 tsp. dried lemon zest
Juice of one lemon or 1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste