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January 21, 2020

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Ada Historical Society meets Jan. 27

Due to the Martin Luther King Day today Ada Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main Street, Ada.

SweetNotes holding auctions through Jan. 27

SweetNotes is holding auditions now through Monday, Jan. 27, according to Vicki Mills.  

SweetNotes, the women's division, of Noteworthy Community Choir, rehearses from  Jan. 27 to March 16 with a March 19 evening performance and additional community performances.   

SweetNotes invites all interested singers to audition. Contact Mills at info@noteworthycc.org or through www.noteworthycc.org to schedule the audition.


Jack Luhta 1941 - 2020

Jack H. Luhta, 78, of Frostproof, Florida passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Advent Health, Sebring, Florida.

He was born on July 16, 1941, in Painesville, Ohio, to the late Arvid and Julia (Keeskis) Luhta and raised by Oscar Pitts. He has been a resident of the area for 13 years coming from Ohio. He was employed by Rockwell International as a welder and a member of the Frostproof Church of Christ. He was previously a member of McGuffey Church of Christ in Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Thomas Luhta.

Author speaks at Alger Public Library

Jennifer (Walter) Cannon meet and greet Jan. 24

Alger Public Library will host author, Jennifer (Walter) Cannon, in a 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24, meet and greet, according to Stacey Hensley, library director.

The program is at the library, 100 W. Wagner St., Alger.

Cannon has been a writer most of her life and has spent some time as a journalist. “Spoons and Needles” is her first published novella.

This fictional book is based on true experiences and follows a family through the emotions of having a loved one addicted to heroin

The author program is open to the public.

Liberty National will participate in Welcome Home Program

Assists eligible homebuyers with down payment or closing costs when purchasing or buying a home

Liberty National Bank is a participant in the Welcome Home Program, a grant sponsored by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, according to Ronald L. Zimmerly, LNB president and CEO. 

The Welcome Home Program assists eligible homebuyers with down payment or closing costs when purchasing or buying a home.

The Welcome Home Program provides up to $5,000 in grant money for low to moderate income homebuyers and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Honorably discharged veterans and active duty military homebuyers may receive Welcome Home grants up to $7,500. 

Ada boys, Hull hammer HN

Eight Bulldogs score in non-conference win

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Host Ada dominated county foe Hardin Northern 65-46 Saturday night to post a decisive non-league boys basketball rivalry victory.

The Bulldogs jumped out to an 18-7 first period lead and never trailed in the game. Playing well, Ada extended the margin to 34-14 at intermission. HN rallied within nine late in the third stanza but could get no closer. 

The Bulldogs pulled away with a 19-10 fourth period to win by 19. Hard-driving junior playmaker Brandon Hull continued his strong play with a game-high 27 points and several assists.