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Helen Shaw was a member of Harrod United Methodist Church

 Helen L. Shaw, 94, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at 5:05 p.m. at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1926, in Lima, Ohio, to Harry Elmer and Mildred (Vance) Gray who preceded her in death. On Feb. 17, 1952, she married Leo Eugene Shaw who preceded her in death in 1994.

Helen retried from Continental Can, where she worked as an inspector. She was a member of the Harrod United Methodist Church. She was a proud member of the knitting club at the church. 

Look at the Ada HS grads on college dean's lists

Ashland, Ohio Univesity, Miami, University of Findlay

Several Ada High School graduates attending college outside of Ada were recently named to dean’s lists. Those students follow:

• Morgan Sutton was named to the Ashland University dean's list. She is majoring in exercise science. 

• Elizabeth Milks was named to the Miami University President's list. She is majoring in biology.

• Three students were named to the fall dean’s list at Ohio University, Athens. They are:
Madison Wright in the College of Arts and Sciences
Kylie Guagenti in the College of Health Sciences and Professions
Austin Amburgey in the Honors Tutorial College

ONU HealthWise vaccination events delayed

Weather-related shipment delays

Due to weather-related delays in COVID-19 vaccine shipments, all Ohio Northern University's HealthWise Mobile Clinic vaccination events that were scheduled for schools in Hardin County this week have been rescheduled for next week.

This new schedule could also be impacted by more inclement weather that is predicted, but for now, here is what we have planned:

• Ridgemont Local School District, Mount Victory
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

• Upper Scioto Valley School District, McGuffey
Thursday, Feb. 25, 7-9 a.m.

• Ada Exempted Village Schools
Friday, Feb. 26, 7-10 a.m.

Liberty Township accepting bids for cemetery mowing

The Trustees of Liberty Township will accept bids for the mowing and trimming of the five outside cemeteries for 2021 (does not include Woodlawn).

Specifications are available upon request by calling Tim Dearth at 419-233-2593.

Bids should include month to month amount and must include proof of insurance declaration page.

The trustees reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. Sealed bids can be mailed to: PO Box 327, Ada, OH45810 or dropped off out at Woodlawn Cemetery or emailed to libertytwphardin@hotmail.com by April 2, 2021.

Riverdale student is a $1,000. scholarship winner

David Borkosky, a Riverdale High School student, helped save lives by recently hosting an American Red Cross blood drive and earned a $1,000 scholarship as a result of his lifesaving efforts.

As part of the Red Cross Leaders Save Lives winter program, the Riverdale High School student hosted a blood drive at Mount Blanchard United Methodist Church on Dec. 23, which collected 40 blood donations.

As a result, David was entered in a drawing to win a scholarship and was chosen as a winner. He was also awarded a gift card.

So, you think you know Ada? The answer

So, you think you know Ada? You will find this on a sign inside the Ada Municipal building.