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55 percent of AEP customers have power restored

By 9 a.m. today, (July 3) AEP Ohio had restored power to         
approximately 55 percent of the 660,000 customers affected by the         
catastrophic storms that moved through the state June 29 and the          
additional 20,000 outaged by the July 1 evening storm.                    

Meteorologists continue to show the threat of possible thunderstorms      
through the end of the week. Temperatures are forecasted to remain in the 
mid-90s throughout this period.                                           

Approximately 297,000 customers were without power at 9:00 a.m. today.    

Krysti's Music Studio offering free trial lessons through July 31

Krysti's Music Studio, South Main Street, Bluffton, offers free trial lessons through July 31.
Persons wanting more information may contact Krysti Schey at 419-233-5255 or e-mail at: gromankj@bluffton.edu.

The music studio is an Ada Icon advertiser.

Click here for the studio website.

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Dustin Brooks wins Spirit of Partnership Award


Dustin Brooks of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Ada recently won the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2011.

Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Brooks a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve.

"Dustin has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for his business of serving individual investors," Weddle said. "Dustin has reached a benchmark in his career that deserves recognition, and the Spirit of Partnership Award provides that recognition. I am proud to call him an Edward Jones financial advisor."

Ada has lots to offer for a small town - just ask Becky Neville

Ada has lots to offer for a small town.

Just ask Becky Neville, broker for Century 21 Beacon Realty, 208 N. Main St., Ada. She’s been telling about all the good things that the community offers since she purchased a realty office in Ada in 2001.

“Ada offers all kinds of cultural and educational-related opportunities with Ohio Northern University,” she said. “And, there are lots of very nice people who live here. We have a great school and the community is involved in the village activities.”

“I love being on Main Street…love saying hello to my neighbors, and doing business locally,” she adds.

New owners for Health Trends Gym and Tanning; grand opening June 29-30

Ada’s newest business owner is Ursula Minich of Alger. She recently purchased Health Trends Gym and Tanning at 123. E. Buckeye Ave. Minich and her daughter, Heather Winegardner, will operate the business.

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new owners into the community with a ribbon cutting on June 5.

Imagine Consultants of Findlay offer free screening mammograms July 10

Imaging Consultants of Findlay, Inc., offer free screening mammograms at Woman Wise on Eastern Woods Campus, 15900 Medical Drive South, Findlay, Tuesday, July 10.

The free screening is part of the Hancock County Mammography Screening Initiative, (HCMSI).

Appointments are available from 1 to 6:30 p.m. to those who qualify. To learn if you qualify and to schedule an appointment call 419-423-5451. use the keyword "Pink."