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You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream tonight at ReStore!

ReStore Community Center's annual ice cream social is from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, at the Center, 210 N. Main St., Ada.

The cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for youth 10 and under. The menu includes shredded chicken or barbecued beef sandwiches. Side dishes includes chips, beverage and brownies.

You may make your own sundae, and it features Diestch's Ice Cream.

The event is sponsored by United Methodist Women, Ada First United Methodist Church.

Stock up on locally grown and created items at Thursday's farmers' market

Ada's farmers' market is thriving at its new location according to Deb Curlis of Community Health Professionals, home to the weekly summer market.

The market is open in the parking area of CHP, 1200 S. Main St., Ada, each Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. now through Sept. 26.

Persons interested in selling items at the market may contact Curlis at 519-634-7443.

With these temperatures, it's feeling like summer

There is no doubt about it now.  We are enjoying summer in the full and most folks are running their air conditioners if they've got them.

According to Icon weather observer Guy Verhoff the first twenty-four days in June included 11 days over 80 degrees (F) with two of those days above 90 degrees (F).  The lowest temperature was recorded on June 4 with the overnight low at 45 degrees.

Precipitation has been relatively minimal, with only six days in the first twenty-four with any measurable rain.  The greatest amount of precipitation was recorded on June 1 at 1.75 inches.
Click on the attachment below for the complete report for the first 24 days in June.

Alison Steinbrunner named First Team Academic All-American

By Andrew Korba

Senior Alison Steinbrunner has been named First Team Capital One Academic All-America in cross country and track, in voting conducted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

This is the first time she has been named to the national ballot.

Steinbrunner put together another brilliant season to cap off her career.

In cross country, she won her fourth straight OAC title and second consecutive NCAA III Regional.

At the NCAA III Championships, she finished second to earn her third straight All-American honor.

Hootenannies watch feed grinding

By Faith Holbrook, Reporter

Graphic novel "Blankets" next library book discussion topic

The next Ada Public Library book discussion group tackles a graphic novel "Blankets," by Craig Thompson.

The discussion is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 2. Persons interested in joining the discussion may check out a copy of the novel soon.


Blankets chronicles Craig's adolescence and young adulthood, his childhood relationship with his younger brother, and the conflicts he experiences regarding Christianity and his first love.