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December 6, 2019

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The Icon spotted GVE THNX on a white Chevy convertible in Ada.

David Lugibihl ag-business public auction Dec. 7

A public auction featured David Lugibihl’s agri-business equipment and personal items takes place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6705 Tom Fett Road, Bluffton. An inspection date is from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Dec. 2.

The auction includes a line of equipment, antique tractors and trucks, primitives/antiques, farm toys and shop tools and parts.

The auction will include two rings. A loader will be on site to help load items on the sale day. The auction is conducted by Schrader Auction of Columbia City, Ind.

To view the four-page auction catalog  CLICK HERE.

Something you already knew: Ada is a safe place to live

But, did you know it's ranked 7th safety city in Ohio?

According to figures based upon FBI crime data, including violent crime and property, an organization called HomeSnacks rates Ada as the 7th safety city in Ohio.

Although Ada is technically a village, the data includes Ohio Northern University students, which bumps up the population above 5,000, making Ada a city. 

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HomeSnacks lists the following as the top 10 safest cities in Ohio for 2020:

Your invitation to ring a bell and change a life

Salvation Army bell-ringer volunteers sought in Ada

If interested, contact Kathy Reese at 419-889-1845 or e-mail her at kreese47@earthlink.net.

Bell ringers need: No experience necessary, except for a desire to ring a bell and help change a life.

The Hardn County Salvation Army Unit invites Ada area residents to volunteer as a holiday bell ringer in November and December in Ada, according to Kathy Reese chairperson.

“Ada bell ringers are needed from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on five dates this season," said Reese.

ONU HealthWise Pharmarcy offers free blood pressure checks in November

Located in the Raabe College of Pharmacy building, on West Lincoln in Ada

Have you checked your blood pressure lately?

Ohio Northern University’s HealthWise Pharmacy offers free blood pressure checks this month as the pharmacy has a special focus in November on hypertension.

For a free blood pressure check, stop in at the pharmacy, 511 W. Lincoln Ave, Ada, (Raabe College of Pharmacy building). There’s free parking at the door of the pharmacy.

Pharmacy hours are Mondays through Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and now open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It took place in 1992

It happened in 1992 - Annabelle Reese and her daughter Linda Vermillion (cafeteria staff member), Beverly Rogers (cafeteria manager), and Evelyn Epley (retired cook) chat following the first-ever Ada schools senior citizens Christmas luncheon. Ada school bus drivers picked up the Senior Citizens for the special luncheon. (Photo from Leland Crouse collection)