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Fire department responds to Friday call on East Lincoln

Ada fire and rescue squad responded to a fire alarm on Friday, Sept. 25, at 7:24 p.m., according to the Ada police log.

The report stated that smoke was coming out of window and that someone may be inside the building sat 540 E. Lincoln Ave., Unit 8.

Ada rescue personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident at 2:14 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27. The accident involved injuries and occurred in the 400 block of South Johnson Street.

The Hardin County sheriff’s log from Sept. 23 to 27 are attached.

Ada Public Library now open to the public

Limit is 10 patrons at a time

The Ada Public Library has reopened to the public.

Rhett Grant, library administrator, announced on Facebook that the library opened today (Monday, Sept. 28).

"There is a limit of 10 people allowed in the library at one time," he told The Icon. "Visits are for a maximum of 30 minutes."

He added that he recommends that patrons schedule an appointment to prevent from waiting to enter.

Scheduling appointments can take place by calling the library at 419-634-5246 or click here.

Free community meal Wednesday

Hosted by St. Mark Lutheran and Sugar Grove UMC

The congregations of St. Mark Lutheran and Sugar Grove United Methodist are working together to provide a free community meal – Last Wednesday Community Meal –  from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30.

The meal is for carryout only and pickups are available at St. Mark, 125 Johnson St., Ada. Social distancing and safety protocol will be observed. The meal will be served delivered to automobile drive-ups, walk-ups and ride-your-bike-ups.

The menu was not yet determined when this story was posted.

Delivers are available in Ada and Liberty Township. Call 419-358-4611 by Monday, Sept. 28, for details.

Poling scored 4 goals in win at Cory-Rawson

The Bulldogs have won 6 of their last 7 matches

By Cort Reynolds
RAWSON - The Ada boys soccer team defeated Cory-Rawson 4-2 Thursday evening in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association match.

The victory lifted the Bulldog boys record to 6-3 and 2-2 in NCOSA play. C-R fell to 5-5-1 and 1-3 in NCOSA action with the defeat.

For the second match in a row, Ada senior forward Jacob Poling scored all four Bulldog goals to spearhead a win. Classmate Ian Dellifield assisted on one of his scores.

Hornet Leo Miracle netted one goal and assisted on Zac Stoodt's goal.

Clayton Skulina made five saves in goal for C-R, while Ada keeper Grant Preston saved seven of the nine shots Cory put on goal.

Ada senior Jacob Morgan named honorable mention all-conference

He paced the Bulldogs with a round of 53-56=109 at Colonial in NWC meet

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The eight-team Northwest Conference golf championship tournament was held Thursday at Colonial Hills.

Tourney host and league regular season champion Allen East won the event with 323 strokes, with Paulding a distant second at 349.

Lincolnview was third (351), followed by Bluffton (361), Columbus Grove (373) and Delphos Jefferson (383).     

Ada tied for seventh with Crestview at 448 strokes, but won the fifth man playoff tiebreaker to finish one spot ahead of the Knights.

Jacob Poling's 20 goals leads all NW Ohio soccers

Tied for 7th in Ohio - all divisions

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - High-scoring Ada senior forward Jacob Poling is tied for seventh in the state of Ohio in all divisions with 20 goals in just nine matches so far this season.

His 20 goals also leads all of northwest Ohio as well. 

Poling authored consecutive four-goal games for Ada in two wins last week.

Poling scored every Bulldog goal in victories over Lincolnview (4-0) on Tuesday, and at Cory-Rawson (4-2) Thursday.

Ada is 6-3 and has won six of its last seven matches. The Bulldogs lead the NWC at 3-0 and face undefeated defending champion Bluffton September 28 in a showdown for first place.