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December 11, 2019

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Can you imagine a December with an average daily temperature above freezing?

Guy Verhoff, Icon weather observer provided a summary of our December weather.  Here goes:

The high temprature in December was 66 degrees on Dec. 3. The low was 14 degrees on Dec. 28. The average December 2012 temperature was 36.9 degrees. The normal average for December is 29.2 degrees.

The precipitation for December 2012 was 16 inches (combining both rain and snow inches). The normal average precipitation is 2.69 inches.  A little catching up from our dry November.

Are you buying or packing on Thursday? Here's January's school menu

Are you packing or buying? What's for lunch in the Ada Schools for January? The school menu is an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Looks like back-to-school on Jan. 3 is chicken strips with sauce, whole grain bread, steamed green beans, fruit and milk.

Next Driving Time Driving Instruction Ada class starts Jan. 13

Drive Time Driving Instruction, 4171 State Route 235, Ada, is offering $20 off students who register for classes in January. The next Ada class begins Sunday, Jan. 13. For details: click here.

These don't look like December temperatures

These look more like October temperatures than December. Here's the high, the low and precipitation and snow recorded for the past seven days in the Ada area.

Dec.  High  Low   Rain     Snow

18     42     32
19     42     36
20     50     31                  trace
21     35      31       .25     1.9 inch
22     33     24
23     38     23
24     32     25

93 pairs of socks, 29 pairs of shoes and lots more in Santa's bag

Santa's bag just became heavier thanks to fines paid by Ada library patrons this month.

His sack now includes:

• 93 pairs of socks
• 29 pairs of shoes
• 2 pairs of boots
• 3 pairs of gloves
• 2 hats

This is updated total including what was collected for the Ada Public Library's Feet with Fines and ONU Women/Heterick Library.

These items were donated to Helping Hands in Kenton, according to Amanda Bennett of the Ada Public Library.



Silent auction nets Ada Public Library over $1,100

The Ada Public Library's first-ever holiday silent auction raised over $1,100 for the library, according to Amanda Bennett, library director.

She said: "We would like to thank everyone for their bids, and especially want to thank these businesses and individuals for their contributions of items for the auction."