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Soccer tournament brackets

Here are tournament brackets for Ada High School boys' and girls' soccer teams.

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Drive-thru trick-or-treat Tuesday at ONU

Ohio Northern University Residence Life will host a drive-thru trick-or-treat event Tuesday, according to Isaiah Bailey.

It takes placed from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, and here are the details:

"In order to keep everyone safe and reduce the risk of covid-19 transmission, we will host a drive through trick or treat. 

"The community is invited to drive through campus, entering on College Avenue by Cosi, and exiting onto Lima Avenue by the Affinity East Complex.

"Residence Life staff members will line the route, at a minimum of 6 feet apart, and will be dropping prepackaged candy into the bags through the car window using a butterfly net.

Ada harriers run at NWC title meet

Josh Klein: "We had several personal records among the group with Melia, Jacob, Robby and Cole and a season personal record from Connor."

By Cort Reynolds
COLUMBUS GROVE - The Ada cross country teams competed in the annual Northwest Conference championship meet Saturday at Columbus Grove.

Host CG won the boys team title with 29 points to easily out-distance second-place Lincolnview (58). Crestview nosed out Bluffton for third-place, 91-93.

The Ada boys finished seventh in the seven-team league meet with 183 points, 31 behind Allen East in sixth with 152.

"We had a great meet," said Ada veteran head coach Josh Klein. "We had several personal records among the group with Melia, Jacob, Robby and Cole and a season personal record from Connor.

Carole Tong was an Ada police dispatcher

1956 graduate of Ada High School

Carole Jean Tong, 82, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at 8:10 a.m. at Heritage Nursing Home, Findlay.

She was born on July 13, 1938 in Ada to the late William E. and Nellie E. (Lansing) Jett. Carole first married Wilbur D. Shaw and he preceded her in death. She later married Samuel Tong on Jan. 9, 1989, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2014.

Carole was a homemaker. She previously worked as a Home Health Aide as a Nurse Aide and she also was co-owner of Smell’s Good Inc. of Ada. She also worked in several factories: Triplett Corp. of Bluffton and RCA of Findlay and was a dispatcher for the Ada Police Department. 

Ronald "Pud" Dearth was a 39-year Ford employee

Ronald E. “Pud” Dearth, age 80, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 5:05 AM at his residence in Ada.

He was born on Dec. 7, 1939, in Ada, Ohio, to the late Edwin Dearth and Mary J. (Reed) Dearth McCartney.  Pud was first married to Barbara Adams and they divorced. On Oct. 29, 1993, he married Shirley Hastings and she died on April 9, 2005.

Pud retired from Ford Motor Company of Lima in 1998 after working for 39 years. He was president of the Dad’s Club of Foreign Service Veterans at the Ada VFW Post #9381.