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December 8, 2019

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31 degree temperature range in past 7 days

Temperatures in the past seven days ranged from a low of 23 to a high of 54 degrees, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. Weather Observer in Pandora.

The week covers Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Monday, Nov. 25.


Beatitudes, VFW and Lions serve the turkey this evening

Community Thanksgiving dinner at VFW, 4 to 6 p.m.

Ready for a Thanksgiving dinner?

Beatitudes, 210 N. Main St., has teamed with the Ada Lions Club and Ada VFW Post  9381 for a free Thanksgiving dinner open to the public.

This year’s dinner is moved from Beatitudes to the Ada VFW Hall, 2147 State Route 235, and the Lions will sponsor the dinner. Serving time is from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 (in place of the regularly-scheduled crockpot Tuesday).

And, during Thanksgiving week, Beatitudes will be closed Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 27 to Nov. 30.

Dennis Casper was a 1962 Ada HS graduate

Dennis M. Casper, 75, died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at 7:10 p.m. at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born on July 20, 1944, in Kenton to the late Alva E. and Elwanda J. (Candler) Casper. On Feb. 10, 2017, Dennis married JoAnna Keller and she survives in Bluffton.

Dennis was employed for several years at Ex-Cello Corp. in Lima.  He then worked as a machine operator at Rockwell International in Kenton where retired after 30 years.  

Bulldog boy cagers could surprise behind key trio

Overall, the outlook is optimistic for the best Bulldog season in several years

Photos and story by Cort Reynolds
ADA - A strong finish last year and three solid returning perimeter starters give Bulldog followers hope for a good season under fourth-year head coach Dre White in 2019-20.

Ada finished 6-18 overall and 2-6 in Northwest Conference play for the second straight year in 2017-18. But the improving Bulldogs won three of their last five contests, and played eventual state semifinalist St. Henry very tough in the sectional finals before falling. 

Do you contract to remove snow?

Do you contract to remove snow from driveways, sidewalks and parking spots?

If so, check out the Icon's $99 special snow removal classified ad offer. For only $99 the Icon will post your snow removal classified ad now through the end of March, 2020.

Your classified ad will run continually in our "Snow Removal" section.

Send us your name or company name, phone number or e-mail address and we'll post your ad immediately.

Polar drop and shop Dec. 7

Pharmacy fellowship takes care of your kids while you shop

Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI) at Ohio Northern University is offering a "Polar Drop and Shop" event on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CPFI will babysit your child(ren) for free, all day, while you shop (or sleep et cetera). The kids will play games, make crafts, watch a movie (at parent's discretion), and enjoy some Christmas activities in Room 151 at the Raabe College of Pharmacy. Please note, children are requested to be potty trained to take part.

This event is free, but those interested need to register by Monday, Dec. 2. Also, parents will need to provide a bagged lunch for your child(ren).