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What's on your fall Hardin bucket list?

Several Ada businesses among suggested places to visit

What’s on your fall bucket list?

The Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance offers several suggestions in this interesting graphic. And, you’ll find several Ada ideas here.

For example, the Ada list includes:
• Get a fall bouquet at Carol Slane Florist
• Purchase new fall candles at the Mercantile on Main
• Get your fall flowers at New Leaf Garden Center

The complete list of local vendors and attractions in Hardin County, based on the flyer are listed below. See how many of these locations you might visit this fall.

Ada schools cancelled Monday, Oct. 5

Ada schools are closed today (Monday, Oct. 5), according to an announcement made on Ohio Alerts at 8:37 a.m. Earlier in the morning the school had announced a 2-hour delay.

Ada Schools has openings for several substitute employees

Aides, secretary and bus drivers

Ada schools has immediate openings for substitute aides, secretaries and bus drivers, according to Meri Skilliter, superintendent.

Educational aides must be able to obtain an educational aide permit from the Ohio Department of Education. Information about obtaining a permit can be found by clicking here.

Monday drop-off and pickup locations change

Ada Schools has identified safety concerns with its current flow of traffic during arrival and dismissal times

Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, Ada Schools will change its morning and afternoon transportation locations. 

The change came about because the school has identified safety concerns with its current flow of traffic during arrival and dismissal times.

"Based upon observations by administrators, the transportation director, and the school resource officer, we feel it is necessary to make changes to our current transportation procedures," said Meri Skilliter, Ada superintendent.

• The north entrance, off of State Route 81 will now be the new bus loading and unloading zone.

• The south entrance, off Grand Avenue will become the student drop off and pick up location.

Drive-thru flu shot clinic on Saturday

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Kenton

The Kenton Hardin Health Department will hold a drive-thru flu shot clinic this weekend. Check the map below for the traffic flow proceedure.

It is Saturday, Oct. 3, in the parking lot under the Health Department in Kenton and the hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Flue shots are given without persons leaving their vehicles.

About the Clinic:
• Masks required for the safety of staff and individuals.
• Vaccines available for ages 6 months and up.
• Personal insurance and Medicare accepted.
• Bring your driver’s license and insurance cards.
• High-dose flu vaccine available for persons 65 and older.

Temperatures ranged from high of 87, low of 38 in September

But the average temperature of 64.8 was close to the the month's normal average

Icon viewers experienced a 49-degree temperature range in September, with a low of 38 degrees on Sept. 19 and a high of 87 degrees on Sept. 8.

Despite that wide temperature gap, the average September 2020 temperature was 64.8 degrees, compared to the normal average September temperature of 64.1, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. weather observer in Pandora.

September 2020 had 1.58 inches of rain, lower than the normal September average of 2.96 inches. Only seven days in September registered either a trace or more of precipitation. The heaviest rain was 0.73 inches on Sept. 7, Labor Day.

The daily September weather information is below.