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Hardin County Sheriff's log for May 17-18

Hardin County Sheriff's log for May 17-18.

Public memorial service planned later for Dr. Carl Hoagstrom

 Dr. Carl W. Hoagstrom, 79, died on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 11:40 a.m. at his residence in Bluffton.

A private family graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada, at a later date.  A public memorial service will be held in the future. 

Pops concert moved to Labor Day

6th annual Lima Symphony Orchestra performance at ONU

The sixth annual Patriotic Pops Concert, featuring the Lima Symphony Orchestra, has been rescheduled for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at Ohio Northern University.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the sculpture mall east of McIntosh Center, between Presser and Weber halls. The King-Horn Center Sports Center will serve as a back-up venue in case of inclement weather.

The concert was originally planned for July 2. However, restrictions caused by the COVID-19 situation have caused the event to be rescheduled.

Further details will be provided closer to the date of the concert.P

Here's how the school year will end

Material pick up and drop off begins on Tuesday

Ada schools announced its end of year plans for students on the school website today. Here's the announcement.

It has certainly been a unique and challenging end to our school year.  We want to thank all our families, students and teachers for their creativity, flexibility and hard work in this unprecedented time. 

Considering these new challenges, we developed a plan below for the remainder of our school year that addresses instruction, student support and material collection.  

Ada before Henry Ford

North Main Street Ada before motorized vehicles arrived - with comparision photos of 2020.

Here's an 1890s-era photograph of Ada looking north on Main Street. We've provided some building close up comparisons from today to show that many similiarities remain.

Tip from the Icons and Ohio News Media Association

Tip from the Icons and Ohio News Media Association.