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Emily Richards

June 26, 2017

Poetic License

You'll find this license plate in Bluffton near the St. John's United Church of Christ. It belongs to the congregation's pastor, Rev. Carol Clements.

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Historical Ada

Can you identify this Ada HS class?

It's tough to come up with a more popular photo than last week's 1967 band photo, but we'll try.

Here's the Ada high School class of 1988 - you can tell by the "big" hair - 30 school years ago.

Here comes the band - from 1967-68

Here's an interesting posed photo from the 1968 Ada High School yearbook. It shows several band members. Two Icon viewers who are members of the AHS class of 1968 provided IDs.

• From left, kneeling, Richard Roth; sitting on drum, Mary Hubbell.
• Back from left,  Carol Baughman, Director/teacher Max Ansley, Debbie Wirt,    Joyce Stobbe, Carol Bischoff, Linda English and Sharon Rodabaugh.

Landon's College Book Store

In 1953 Landon's College Book Store was the place in Ada where you could purchase sporting goods, typewriters and new and used college text books. George and LeIrma McElroy were the proprietors. The book store served ONU for over 50 years.

Can an Icon viewer identify the location of the bookstore for the record?

Here's Ada HS' history club from 90 school years ago

Here's the Ada High School History Club from the 1926-27 school year. Last names of members are under the photo. The club includes several familiar Ada last names.

They attended Apollo in 77-78

Here are the Ada HS students who attended Apollo Career Center during the 1977-78 school year.

Front from left, Tom McBride, Cheri Rodgers, Deb Boutwell, Keith Delp, Brenda Patton and Susan Badertscher.

Top from left, Jean England, Jaime Zsembik, Stacy Harris, Robin Lamb, Lane Chaney, Bill VanHorn, Bob Read, Dan Schumacher and Barry Musselman.

Remember Huber's Furniture and Appliances?

This is Huber's Furniture and Appliances store on Main Street Ada. The year is 1953.

Huber's offered  products in the follow brands: Westinghouse, Bigelow Sanford, Maytag, Kroehler, Hoover, Crosley, Speed Queen, Simmons, Magic Chef and Fostoria ware.

The business phone number was: 1.



1976-77 Ada HS madrigals singers

Here are the Ada High School madrigal singers from the 1976-77 school year.

Front row from left, Julie Lawrence, Debbie Anspach, Judy Keller, Jill Lawrence and Marilee Agin.

Second row from left, Joyce Deringer, Carma Long, Brenda Naylor, Debi Lamb, Sylvia Rex and Tracy Forsythe.

Top from from left, David Allen, Kevin Young, Paul Weimer, Eric Farrington, Doug Cotsamire, Don Spar, Mark Oliver, Jon Busch, Valerie Rex and Anita Hopson.

40 seasons ago

Here's the Ada High School Pep Club and officers from 40 sports seasons ago - 1976-77 school year. Member names are part of the photo.

Is your grandmother or great-grandmother in this photo?

Could your mother, grandmother or great-grandmother be in this photo? It's the Ada High School Future Homemakers of America from the 1956-57 school year.

Where you were in 1967?

Here's Ada school class representatives from the 1966-67 school year. Names and classes are listed under the photo.