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February 23, 2020

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Apollo superintendent panelist at the Ohio Jobs and Workforce Development Summit

Apollo Career Center Superintendent Judy Wells is making sure Lima will be front and center this Friday, April 12, when she travels to Columbus, Ohio for The Ohio Jobs and Workforce Development Summit.

Wells will speak about workforce development in our region and how Apollo Career Center and career technical education has been responsive to industry needs; forging innovative partnerships with business and industry.

Back by popular demand! Another Ada cash mob on the way

A “cash mob” is coming to Ada in April.

The Buy Ada First Committee, an ad hoc group consisting of local business people and residents, will hold the community’s third cash mob on Tuesday, April 23, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The location, which is a prominent business in Ada, will be revealed soon.

“Each cash mob has been a great success and it brings business to our Ada community,” said Heather Cox, of the committee.

“All you need to do is show up, make a purchase large or small and celebrate the Ada community. Join in the fun and give a local business a boost,” said Cox.

Two new Boxtop and Campbell's Soup contests at Ada schools

Ada High School students have a chance to win two tickets to Cedar Point and a $100 gas card. 

Freshmen through seniors who bring to school Boxtops and Campbell soup labels earch a chance to win for every 10 turned into your English teachers.

Students in grades six through eight have a chance to win an iPod shuffle and an iTunes gift card by bringing 10 boxtops or soup labels to your English teachers.

Both contests end Friday, April 12.

Two days in a row without freezing; it must be April

Two days in a row without freezing temperatures. It must be April. Here's the weather summary for the first eight days of April from Guy Verhoff, Icon weather observer.
April  High Low   Prec
1       45     26
2       44     20
3       46     20
4       56     27
5       35     33
6       58     31
7       68     47   trace
8       72     40   0.09 inch

Can't file your taxes by April 15?

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even request relief online.

Either way, taxpayers will avoid stiff penalties if they file either a regular income tax return or a request for a tax-filing extension by this year’s April 15 deadline.

Taxpayers should file, even if they can’t pay the full amount due. Here are further details on the options available.

People who haven’t finished filling out their return can get an automatic six-month extension.

ONU hosts Relay for Life Aril 19-20 - event is for entire community


 Ohio Northern University will host Relay for Life on the tundra, beginning on Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. The event is 18 hours long and the closing ceremony will be at noon on April 20. Immediately preceding the event, chicken dinners will be sold for $8 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Pepsi truck on the tundra.

18-hour event