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March 8, 2021

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Girl Scout cookies sales coming to Ada

Ada Girl Scout troops will sell Girl Scout cookies this month. Here's the location and sales times:
Friday, Feb. 12
Community Market 4 to 7 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 12
Hays Insurance parking lot, 5 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 13
Community Market, noon to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 13
Hays Insurance parking lot, noon to 3 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 14
Community Market, 1 to 4 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 20
Hays Insurance parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon

Sunday, Feb. 21
Four Seasons, 1 to 4 p.m.


Drinking water advisory in portion of Ada

300 block of Ream and 300 to 557 blocks of East University

As a result of a water main break on Ream Street earlier today, the village of Ada has issues a drinking water advisory for the following addresses:
• 300 block of Ream Street
• 300 to 557 blocks of East University

The advisory was issued at 2:31 p.m., Feb. 11.

The message to those residents follows:

The Ada Water System has experienced a water line break with loss of pressure in your section of water main. 

Fred Steiner, Icon owner, discusses self publishing on Feb. 25

Zoom program from Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs

Bluffton author Fred Steiner will lead a discussion on “Making It a Book” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in an online program hosted by the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE).

Steiner will walk through the process of self publishing from manuscript to printed copies. After a 30-minute interview is recorded for YouTube, Steiner will take questions from online guests.

Water main break on Ream Street

Appears to be between 307 and 311 Ream

The Village of Ada public works department announced that a water main break has occurred on Ream Street this morning (Thursday, Feb. 11).

The announcement was made at 9:39 a.m.

Here is the announcement
We experienced a water main break on Ream Street this morning (2/11/2021.) The break appears to be in the alley between 307 and 311 Ream Street, though crews are still working to confirm the exact residences that may be impacted.

We hope to close only 3 valves to isolate the break. There may be a decrease in water pressure to the area.

Bulldog swimmers compete in finale at Kenton

Sectional event is this weekend in Lima

By Cort Reynolds
KENTON - The Ada varsity swim teams competed in a makeup dual meet at county rival Kenton in the Hardin County YMCA natatorium to end the regular season Tuesday evening.

The Lady Bulldogs lost to Kenton in a close meet, 61-51. 

The Bulldog boys were defeated by the Wildcats, 87-23. Kenton won the combined team meet by a score of 148-74.

Sophomore Carlie Oldfield won the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke races to lead the Ada girls. Senior Paige Cole also won two races (100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke). 

Sophomore Kaitlyn Bowden touched the wall first in the 200 freestyle.

Ada girls beat Tigers; boys stop Allen East

Cort Reynolds play-by-play of both games here

•Bulldog seniors girls Wills, Light, Waugh, Acheson and Leona Dalton were recognized before the game.

• 71 points was Ada boys' highest output of the season as a season-best 5 Bulldogs tallied double figures.

By Cort Reynolds - 
ADA - Homestanding Ada defeated Waynesfield-Goshen 53-42 to celebrate Senior Night with a convincing non-conference girls basketball win Tuesday evening.

The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-2 lead and never trailed after being down 2-0. W-G rallied within 35-30 early in the fourth period, but senior Alexis Waugh ran off five crucial points to keep the Tigers at bay.