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Two American Red Cross blood drives in Ada this month

Ada's first American Red Cross blood drive of the year is Monday, Jan. 13. The drive takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Ada Visiting Nurses and Hospice, 1200 S. Main St. Ada.

Double red cells who donate blood and enter to win free Kroger groceries for a year.

The second blood drive of the year is Monday, Jan. 20, at Ohio Northern University's McIntosh Center. The drive is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Double red cells who donate blood, receive a free t-shirt and enter to win free Kroger groceries for a year.

Annual chamber dinner reservations accepted until Friday; dinner is Jan. 15 at The Wishing Well

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the new year with its annual chamber dinner later this month, according to Deb Curlis, chamber president.

This year's dinner is Wednesday, Jan. 15 at The Wishing Well in McIntosh Center on the Ohio Northern University campus. The dinner begins at 6 p.m.

The cost is $15 per person and members may RSVP by mailing the number of persons attending and payment to:
Ada Area Chamber of Commerce 
P.O. Box 225 
Ada, OH  45810

O, members may drop information and payments to Deb Curlis at Community Health Professionals by Friday, Jan. 10.

School cancellations for Ada students simply mean students go online for assignments

For the third straight day, Ada schools are closed. However, thanks to the Internet, Ada students have a "virtual school."

An email to students today instructed that Students should access online assignments through the school website adabulldogs.org.

The assignment: Complete Day 1 assignments.

Here are the directions for students to access their assignments:

• Students should access their assignments online using Ada Moodle. Students as parents can find Ada Moodle listed under the Students/Parents tab.

• You may access assignments by clicking Log in as Guest when needed or by using your Ada network account. To access calamity plans:

Blanchard Valley Health Systems opened/closed list

This announcement from Blanchard Valley Health Systems:

The following medical offices will be opening at 10 a.m. Monday, January 6. All appointments prior to 10 a.m. have been cancelled and will be rescheduled:

Lots of Ada is "closed" Tuesday - here's the cancellation list

• All Ada athletic activitiesfor Tuesday are canceled

• Ada schools closed on Tuesday

• Ada First United Methodist Church office  closed Tuesday

• Tuesday Jan. 7, Ada Kiwanis Club meeting is cancelled

• Ada Public Library - closed Tuesday

• The ONU College of Law January term will not start on Tuesday Jan. 7 due to the weather. Tentatively, J-term is anticipated to begin Wednesday, Jan. 8. Students are asked to check their emails and this website for further information as the road conditions are evaluated for safety.

Hardin County under a Level 2 snow emergency


Level 2: roads are hazardous (including primary roads) with blowing and drifting snow a possibility. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be on these roadways. Employees should contact their employers to see if they should report to work.