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Betty High retired from Goodyear

Elizabeth J. “Betty” High, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at 2 a.m., surrounded by her family.

She was born on Oct. 31, 1935, in Deshler, Ohio, to the late Fredrick and Gertrude (Dibling) Britenriker. On Jan. 12, 1957 Betty married Clyde C. High and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2006.

Betty retired from Goodyear where she worked as a receptionist. She previously sold Avon and worked at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed doing family history. Betty loved taking care of her grandchildren.

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List of cancellations, delays, rescheduling

Also listed are contacts for snowplowing

Send your cancellation announcement to: info@adaicon.com

Here is the information the Icon has as of Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, concerning closings and delays. This story will be continually updated.

• All school practices and games scheduled for today have been cancelled.

 • Ada village offices closed to foot traffic, Tuesday, February 16.  Phone messages for utilities and streets needs will be monitored and responded to as staff is available. 

• Ada police - click here

Ada boys nipped by late Paulding rush

Cook scored a game-high 19 points on the strength of 5 trifectas, and also dished out 5 assists. 

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Homestanding Ada led for much of the game but a late 16-8 run lifted Paulding to a 52-48 comeback win in Northwest Conference boys basketball makeup game action Saturday night.

Senior guard Blake McGarvey nailed seven consecutive free throws and scored the last eight Panther points over the final 4:04 to help the Panthers stave off upset-minded Ada.

"I don't want to celebrate a moral victory but we responded well to a poor performance the night before that ended badly," said Ada head coach Jon Cook. "We fought like crazy, and for the first 27 minutes out of 32 I thought we were the better team.

Bulldog Oldfield wins 2 sectional races; Cole wins 1

Four Ada girl swimmers make it to BG district

By Cort Reynolds
LIMA - The Ada varsity swim teams competed in flight two of the Div. II sectionals at the Lima YMCA natatorium Saturday.

Three Lady Bulldog individuals and one relay squad qualified for the district meet Friday evening at Bowling Green State University.    

"Weíre really happy with how everybody swam," noted Ada first-year head coach Katey Stuart. "We had some great time drops from the beginning of the season, and quite a few personal-best times." 

Sophomore Carlie Oldfield won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke races to pace the Lady Bulldogs. 

Snow emergency called for Ada

Here's the what you need to know from the village

The Village of Ada, Ohio has issued a snow emergency effective immediately  (5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15) due to the expected accumulation of snow in excess of 4 inches according to Michael Harnishfeger, police chief

As such: during the existence of an emergency snow condition, no person shall park a motor vehicle upon the following public streets in the Village, as follows: