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December 6, 2019

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Let's go Krogering

Once upon a time Ada's Main Street had a Krooger grocery and here's proof. Icon view comments are welcome.

Hot air balloon over Bluffton - 1905

The Icon discovered this postcard photo of someone in a hot air balloon over Bluffton in 1905.

No other details are available, but this certain was the Wilbur Wright of Bluffton and Ada.

It was 1998-99, but what was the play title?

We know it's a school drama during the 1998-99 school year, but we don't know the name of the performance. We hope Icon viewers can help us. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND READ CAST NAMES.

It's the Ada we never knew - on East Lincoln

Our story about John and Christina Dean and their 125 E. Lincoln Ave. house restoration story grabbed Icon viewer attention yesterday.


Our Facebook post as of Thursday afternoon recorded 2,357 reaches, over 110 likes and shares and a dozen comments.

In that story we posted these three old photos that were discovered in the house.

Ah, those Ada seniors - could it be that long ago?

Here's a photos from the Ada High School 1999 yearbook of members of the senior class. Icon viewers are encouraged to post names of class members in this photo.

Liberty Township trustees in 1953

Do you recognize any of these men? They are the Liberty Township trustees from 1953. Seated from left to right, J.W. Mertz, Oscar Patterson, John W. Van Atta, Joseph L. Cotner (clerk), and Joseph Myers (custodian).