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Here's Ada unofficial Nov. 5 general election results

The following are unofficial results from the Nov. 5 general election. * Indicates a winner. For the complete list of unofficial votes from all Hardin County races, click here.

*Donald Fleming 208
*Jeffery Oestreich 222
*Bob Simmons 234
*Jimmy Wilson 200

*Gary Hall  364
*Bradley Hays 438

* Thomas Dearth 321
* Tara Griffith  314
Terry Price  238

For   1,860
Against  2,310

Men's and Women's Soccer raise close to $900 in during Kicks for a Cause

With the conclusion of October and breast cancer awareness month, the soccer programs at Ohio Northern can mark the latest "Kicks for a Cause" event as a success.

The fourth Annual Kicks event which took place on Oct. 12, during the men's and women's matches against Baldwin Wallace, was able to raise close to $900.

All of the proceeds have been donated to support the continued efforts of the American Cancer Society.

ONU to celebrate veterans with wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 11

Ohio Northern University will celebrate the contributions of American service members with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Henry Soloman Lehr statue adjacent to James F. Dicke Hall on Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The ceremony will feature reflections concerning veterans from guest speaker Paul Hartman, ONU assistant professor of operations research and supply chain management, who served in the Air Force for 20 years before retiring from the Pentagon as a major in 2007.

Hardin "All Access" newsletter on Ada Icon

There's lot happening in Hardin County this fall. A great summary of those events is in the October-November issue of the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance "All Access" newsletter.

A copy of the newsletter is an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Hardin Democrats meet Nov. 13 in Kenton

The next meeting of the Hardin County Democratic Central and Executive Committees will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at Henry’s Restaurant, 995 North Detroit St., Kenton.

Committee members should enter the north doors and turn to the loft area to the right.  Those who would like to eat and order from the menu are invited to come at 6 p.m. to dine together.

Committee members will evaluate and make comments regarding the Fall Campaign Luncheon and Rally held at the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church with State Representative Kathleen Clyde as our guest speaker. 

David Retterer, Ada mayor, Bluffton chamber speaker on Nov. 8

David Retterer, Ada mayor, is the guest speaker of the Friday, Nov. 8, Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

The breakfast meeting is in the Bluffton town hall. A complete, free breakfast, is served from 7 to 7:30 a.m. The meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

"We are pleased to have Mayor Retterer as our speaker," said Fred Steiner, Bluffton chamber CEO. Bluffton and Ada have many things in common. This will give Bluffton chamber members a chance to hear about its neighboring community.

Following the breakfast is a free workshop titled “What you don’t know you don’t know about human resources.” Sally Siferd, PHR, will lead the workshop.