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November 12, 2019

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Just Jazzinn continues May 18 and May 25

Two more Friday nights of Just Jazzinn are planned at The Inn at ONU this month. Th e free events offer live music and a casual atmosphere anytime between 5 and 8 p.m. The remaining events are Friday, May 18, and Friday, May 25.

Persons attending may stay for dinner or order a burger and specialty drink from The Pub.


Icon seeks Ada VBS information

The Ada Icon seeks Vacation Bible School information from Ada churches. Churches may submit the following information about their VBS:

Church name:
VBS title:
Any other information:
Send to info@adaicon.com.

Ohio Northern University to hold 12th annual ‘Robby’ golf outing

The Ohio Northern University Office of Alumni Affairs will hold the 12th annual Robby Golf Classic at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod, on Sunday, June 3, at noon.

Registration starts at 11 a.m. The $125 registration fee for individuals includes 18 holes of golf, dinner, program and giveaways. Participants can register as teams, pairs or individuals. Sponsorship opportunities also are available.

In its 12th year, the Robby Classic is a fundraiser for The Robby Scholarship Fund, named for William Robinson, a 1961 graduate of Ohio Northern who has spent more than 50 years with the University.

The Avengers now showing at Ada Theatre

James Curliss of The Ada Theatre announced that "The Avengers" (PG-13) is now showing  at the theatre. Click for a video preview.

Show times follow:
Friday and Saturday - 7 and 9:55 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinee - 4 p.m.
Sunday through Thursday - 7 p.m.

Darrell Kent was a former Ada fire chief

Darrell E. Kent

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home

Thursday, May 17
11 AM
First Baptist Church of Ada
350 West North Avenue

Darrell E. Kent, 77, died at 1:01 a.m. May 14, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born Sept. 26, 1934, in Uniopolis to Russell and Dorothy Miller Kent, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 7, 1955, he married D. Jacqueline Sampson, who survives in Ada.

Polar Bears advance to NCAA III Softball World Series with 7-5 victory over Trine

Senior Cassie Gaye drilled a 3-run home run and sophomore Dani Steepe was outstanding in the circle to lead No. 25 Ohio Northern past No. 16 Trine (Ind.) 7-5 in the championship game of the NCAA III Regionals Monday morning at Scots Field.
The second-seeded Polar Bears advance to the NCAA Division III World Series with a 31-12 record, while the top-seeded Thunder ends its season at 40-10.

ONU will play No. 3-ranked Linfield (Ore.) in the first round of the World Series Friday at 10 am in Salem, Va.

Gaye blasted a 3-run home run in the top of the first inning to stake the Polar Bears to a quick 3-0 lead.