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January 22, 2020

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Bulldog girls sink Commodores in rematch

The win avenged a 49-43 loss at Perry a month ago

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Host Ada got off to a fast start and went on to beat Perry 56-34 in a non-conference girls basketball contest Tuesday evening.

The Lady Bulldogs jumped to a 16-6 lead after the first period as freshman playmaker Courtney Sumner poured in 11 points. Spunky Perry managed to stay within striking distance, down 10 at halftime. 

But Ada reeled off 10 unanswered points to begin the third period, and was never threatened again.

The Bulldog girls improved to 5-7 overall with a victory that avenged a 49-43 loss at Perry a month ago. Meanwhile, the Lady Commodores fell to 3-8 with the defeat.

Police report Dec. 17 - Jan. 7

The following is Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff's office. 

Dec. 17
Property damage accident, E. Lincoln Ave.
Lock out, Town & Country Furniture & Variety Store
Lock out, Liberty St.
Traffic stop, SR 235

Dec. 18 
Medical emergency, S. Main St.
Animal call, Liberty St.
Animal call, N Johnson St.
Property damage accident, S. Johnson St.
Investigate complaint, Northern View

Dec. 19
Well Being check, S. Main St.
Suspicious person, S. Main St.
Suspicious car, N. Main St.

Geography Bee rescheduled for Jan. 17

Ada's school Geography Bee has been rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 17,  at 10:15 in the auditorium. The weather date is Jan. 24th at 10:15 a.m.

Tonight's council meeting held at the depot

The Village of Ada regular council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7,  at 6:30 p.m. will be held in the Ada Historic Depot. 

Council will hold the annual organizational meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m.; the council meeting will immediately following the conclusion of the organizational meeting.


Alger Public Library offers preschool Story Time on Mondays

Alger Public Libary announces that its preschool Story Times are held on Mondays at 5 p.m., according to Stacey Hensley, library director. 

"Children from ages 3 to 6 (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs and activities as they build their early literacy skills," she said.

The library is located at 100 W. Wagner St., Alger.

Click here for library website

What was the most read story in 2019 on the Icon?

And, does the sun ever set on the Icon? Answer: No

Question: What was the most viewed story on Ada Icon in 2019?

Answer: “Ada police break counterfeiting ring.” According to Google Analytics 3,296 viewers clicked on it. The story posted on Aug. 21. Click here to view it.

Thanks to Google and to Facebook, the Icon provides the following details of other popular stories, where Icon viewers reside and how they reach the Icon. Here goes:

Turns out that the sun never sets on Ada Icon.

In 2019, Ada Icon was viewed from persons in 57 countries around the globe.