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Service restored to majority of AEP Ohio customers affected by Sunday storms

A line of strong late season thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and winds gusting to 70 miles per hour moved across Ohio late Sunday breaking poles and knocking down power lines in several areas of AEP Ohio’s service territory. The severe weather has effected service for both transmission and distribution customers.

Here's the 1950 Alger village council


This photo should more accurately be titled "Historical Alger." This in the Alger village council in a photo taken in 1950. The original is in the Ada Public Library photo collection.

Members from left, (not identified), Ross Stevenson, Harry Cummins, Lyman Clark, Reed Ramsdell and Banta Gossard.

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Julie James 1923 - 2013

Julie James, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at 8:40 a.m. at Kindred Hospital, Lima, Ohio.

She was born on Dec. 7, 1923 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Francis and Catherine (Nuss) Pohlabel who preceded her in death. On Nov. 18, 1943, she married William E. James and he preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2004.

Shewas a homemaker and farm wife. She attended St. Gerard Catholic school in Lima until the 10th grade. Then her family moved to Kenton where she was a 1942 graduate of Kenton High School. She was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church and the Liberty Grange. Previously she was a fundraiser and board member of the Hardin County American Heart Association. 

The Bulldog football freight train rolls on - Wayne Trace next stop

By Dusty Donley

And the train rolls on.

Behind the play of an overpowering, stingy defense, the seventh seeded Ada High School football Bulldogs rolled into Wapakoneta last Friday night and defeated the sixth seeded Crestview Knights 35-0 in Division VI, region 20 playoff action. The Bulldog victory avenges a humiliating, 63-12 week 7 loss at the hands of the Knights.

With the win, Ada advances to 9-3 on the season and moves on to face the fifth seeded Wayne Trace Raiders (11-1), for the region 20 crown and a spot in the Division VI state semifinals. The game is scheduled for Friday, November 22nd at Lima Stadium.

Kimes scores career-high 19 points in ONU women's opener

By: Andrew Korba

MANCHESTER (Ind.) -- Junior Jordan Kimes scored a career-high 19 points to lead the No. 10 Ohio Northern women's basketball team to a 64-56 victory over No. 12 Carthage (Wis.) in its season opener at the Main View Tip-Off Tournament at Manchester (Ind.).

The Polar Bears are now 1-0 on the season, while the Lady Reds fall to 0-1.

Northern now advances to the Main View Tip-Off Tournament Championship and will face either host Manchester (Ind.) or Kalamazoo (Mich.) on Saturday at 7 pm.

Kimes went 8-of-10 from the field and also added seven rebounds on the evening.

Senior Cenzie Yoder also reached double figure scoring with 14 points.

Chen wins three times to lead #25 Men's Swimming & Diving past Wittenberg

By Tim Glon

SPRINGFIELD — Freshman Eric Chen won three times to lead the No. 25-ranked Ohio Northern men's swimming & diving team in a 125-106 victory at Wittenberg on Friday night at the HPER Natatorium.

The Polar Bears remain undefeated with a 4-0 record, while the Tigers fall to 2-4.

Chen won the 200 free in 1:48.94, won the 100 back in :55.66 and combined with senior John Beaschler, junior Brian Heilbronner and freshman Logan Pfeifer to win the 200 free relay in 1:29.08.

In all, ONU won six of the 11 swimming events on the night, including four of the five freestyle events.