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July 20, 2019

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"Very busy"

Two words describing Ada's summer

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce’s June meeting takes place next Wednesday, at 8 a.m. in the Ada Public Library, according to Heather Cox, chamber board president.

Cox notes several events on Ada’s calendar this summer. Many involve the chamber. The chamber’s Facebook page provide several updates to Ada events. Click here  to see the page.

Flyer on several of these events are

Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival offers lots of new events

Aug. 24 festival same date as Wilson garage sale

Planning is underway for the Saturday, Aug. 24, Made in Ada Wison Football Fesitval, and several new events are part of the fest. Here's a summary of the day, which takes place at three different locations in Ada.

• Wilson Football factory
• Annual garage sale – kicks off the festival at 8 a.m.

Changes coming Friday evening and Saturday on I-75 Findlay

The following traffic impacts will occur on Interstate 75 in Findlay's Lima Avenue and U.S. 68/state Route 15 beginning late Friday evening, June 7 into Saturday morning, June 8:

The northbound ramps at U.S. 68/state Route 15 at Lima Avenue on the east side of U.S. 68/state Route 15, near Cooper Tire, will reopen following construction related to a roundabout.

SR 103 between Jenera and Arlington closed for 45 days

State Route 103 between state Route 698 and township Road 71, between the villages of Jenera and Arlington, is expected to close Monday, June 10, for approximately 45 days for a pavement repair and shoulder widening project. Traffic will be detoured onto state Route 235, U.S. 30 and U.S. 68 back to state Route 103. Work is being performed by Helms and Sons, Findlay. (see map)

It's Cadet month in Ada

Drum corp here from June 5 to 18, then off on 20-state tour

The Cadets Drum Corp returns to Ada today (June 5), to prepare for its summer tour. The group will be on the ONU campus through Wednesday, June 19.

Spring training ends with a community preview performance show-stopper, free and open to the public, on Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m. at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

This is the Cadets’ 85th anniversary season. Once they leave Ada, they embark on a 20-state tour. That schedule follows:


20 Detroit, MI 

21 Youngstown, OH 

22 Youngstown, OH 

23 Zionsville IN

24 Williamsburg, OH

25 Williamsburg, OH 

Bridging the gap

Hog Creek bridge on Hardin County Road 15 moving toward the finish line

• CLICK to check out the bridge
photos from March 25.
• CLICK to check out the bridge
photos from April 25.

The bridge over Hog Creek on Hardin County Road 15, west of Ada, is stil closed, but is moving toward the finish line this month.

The bridge is undergoing a rehabilitation, according to Luke Underwood of the county engineer’s office.