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UA state apprenticeship contest held in Lima

The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Service Technicians will hold its state apprenticeship contest in Lima on April 23, 24, and 25 at the office of UA Local 776 at 1300 Bowman Road behind the Allen County Fairgrounds.

The top apprentices from 15 different locals across Ohio will be competing for top   honors in plumbing, pipefitting, welding, sprinkler fitting and HVAC service. Representing Local 776 in this year’s competition are Matt Chiles-pipefitter, Nathan Chamberlain-welder and Dallas Hoffman-HVAC.

Lots going on this week and next in Hardin County

Here's the latest from the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance:

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to benefit 20th Annual Gene Autry Days
Enjoy Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Salad, Beverage and Dessert for $8 on April 28 from 12:30PM to 2:30PM at the First United Methodist Church, 234 N. Main St., Kenton. Ticket are pre-sale only. You can buy tickets at the Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance, 225 S. Detroit St., Kenton, Monday through Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM.

Evil Dead playing at Ada Theatre

Evil Dead (R) will be showing at Ada Theatre through Thursday, Aprill 18.  

Showtimes are:

  • Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday matinees 5 p.m.
  • Every day at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices are $4 dollars

Gene Autry Days June 22-23 at Hardin County Fairgrounds

The 20th annual Gene Autry Days is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, at the Hardin County Fairgrounds, Kenton, according to the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance.

June 22 events are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 23 events are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday's events include vendors, visitors and performances and a chicken barbecue. 

The Hardin chamber is now inviting sponsorship for the event. For details contact the chamber at 419-673-4131.

Bingo in April at Alumni N-men's Building

Ada Bingo plays on Thursdays at the Alumni N-men’s Building in downtown Ada.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:55 p.m..

Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper

Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefits the Ada Lion's Club and Ada Music Boosters.

April school calendar full of lots of events...here's the link

There's lots going on in Ada schools in April. The high school astronomy class will take a trip to the Bowling Green State University planetarium, the eighth grade will hold a craft show fundraiser and next week is Right to Read Week. During the week there will be a scholastic book fair in the school.

That's just for starters. There's more...
• a children's theater
• Varsity Singers tryouts
• Arbor Day celebration
• High school prom

For a complete look at the April Ada school calendar, click here.