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Burke O. Ziegler was a lifelong farmer

Burke O. Ziegler,  70, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 7:26 p.m. at the Bridge Hospice Care Center of Findlay.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1949 in Kenton, Ohio, to the late George and Marjorie (Ford) Ziegler. On July 30, 1982 Burke married Peggy Kahler and she survives in Ada.

Burke was a lifelong farmer. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Burke was a member of the Farmers Bureau and the NRA.  He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and working in his shop.   

It was his wish to be cremated.  Burial will be held at a later date in Huntersville Cemetery.

Music review: Chromatica - Lady Gaga

Download the singles, but unless you are a huge Lady Gaga fan skip buying the entire album

The Icons introduce our first music review, a column we hope to continue monthly. Your comments are welcome at info@adaicon.com

Chromatica - Lady Gaga
Reviewer: Craig Hoffman
Lady Gaga, the Queen of Pop, is out with Chromatica. It is the first album for the megastar since the popular A Star Is Born in 2018. Chromatica is Lady Gaga’s sixth consecutive number one debut in the US.

It will be a quiet campus this summer

Traditional high school camps are canceled

Traditionally summer is a busy place on the Ohio Northern University campus with dozens of high school students in a variety of camp settings.

This summer things are different on campus as all traditional summer camps for high school students are canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Succulent and fairy garden workshop Saturday

Reserve you spot at New Leaf now

New Leaf Lawn Landscape Garden Center, is accepting reservations for Saturday's
workshop on succulent planters and fairy gardens.

The Ada location workshop is at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 27. The Kenton location workshop is at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 27.

Ada's workshop is at 0395 State Route 235, Ada; Kenton's workshop is at 927 E. Columub St., in the Kenton Plaza.

Space is limited. Reserve your spot by calling New Leaf.

Mondays-Fridays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays noon to 4 p.m.

We must recognize our health care choices can affect others

I urge everyone on the school board, in the Ada community, and Hardin County to think beyond themselves to their neighbors, their churches, to the businesses in town, and to the surrounding community.

By Christine North
On this past Thursday evening, June 18, I had the opportunity to enjoy one of the freedoms we have in this country – the right to free speech. 

I and eight other engaged citizens from the Ada community spoke to the Ada School board regarding concerns related to the upcoming school year and measures which may or may not be in place regarding safeguards around COVID-19.

Hardin sheriff's log for June 23-24

Here is the Hardin sheriff's log for June 23-24.