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Apollo programs offering customer service now open

Most of the Apollo Career Center programs offering customer service are now open with the exception of the all new Spa. The grand opening will be held Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m.

Normal business hours will be Wednesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The new program, Spa and Esthetics Technology will perform services including facials, eyebrow arches, eyelash extensions, and waxing. To schedule an appointment, call 419.998.2901

"Cash mob" coming to Ada on Oct. 16 to support Main Street business

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

The Buy Ada First Committee, an ad hoc group consisting of local business people and residents, will hold the community’s first-ever cash mob on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The location, which is a prominent Main Street business, will be revealed soon.

“The Buy Ada First Committee has worked hard this year to promote the benefits that our community offers,” said Heather Cox, of the committee. “This summer we held the Music on Main that attracted several hundred people downtown for a fun summer family-oriented event.”

Who will be the 2012 Ada High School homecoming queen and king?

Here's the 2012 Ada High School homecoming court. One senior boy will be king for a night and one senior girl will be queen for a night. The king and queen will be announced on the football field in a pre-game ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday.

A homecoming parade will travel from the high school to the stadium starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

Members of the court are: (Back row from left to right): freshman Blake Ansley, sophomore Lane Nitchie, junior Matthew Wilcox, seniors Kellen Decker, Michael Chen and Mason Acheson.


Have election fever? One prescription is early voting


If you have election fever, and can't wait until Election Day for a cure, early voting might just be the solution! Starting Tuesday, Oct. 2, you can start voting by mail or in-person.

There's an ever-growing importance being placed on early voting. If you are already registered to vote, you have likely received an absentee ballot application from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. If you haven't received one and think you might want to vote absentee, click here.

Apollo levy fundraiser on Oct. 6

On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Apollo Levy Committee will host a chicken barbecue and Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser at Apollo.

Chicken Dinners will be sold and curbside pickup available from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in front of Apollo Career Center. Dinners are $7 each.
A Corn Hole Tournament will begin at noon.  Residents will also have the opportunity to drive a semi-truck at Apollo’s Truck Driving Academy for a donation throughout the day. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Apollo Levy Committee.

15 of September's 30 days were wet ones

How many times did you mow your yard in September? Probably more often than you thought you might.

That's because it rained 5.36 inches during September, according to Guy Verhoff, Icon weather observer. The normal average September rainfall is 2.95 inches.

Fifteen of September's 30 days had rain, or a trace of rain reported.

Otherwise, it was a "normal" September. The average temperature for the month was 63.5 degrees. The normal average September temperature was 63.7 degrees.

The high temperature reading was 86 degrees on Sept. 3 and Sept. 6. The low reading was 36 degrees on Sept. 24.