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Time to update your Ada school spirit wear?

Online spirit store offers 19 different Ada-related items for limited time only

With a new bulldog logo now part of the Ada school system, it may be time to update your Ada High School spirit wear.

For a limited time – this ends Monday, Sept. 21 – Ada school supporters may order up to 19 different Ada school-related sportswear items from the “Spirit Store.”

Each of the items includes the new bulldog logo.

The BSN team sports online store offers and assortment of Ada school tee-shirts, hoodies, polo shirts, wind shirts, fleece crew shirts and caps.

Click here to visit the Ada new logo unveiling spirit store.

ODOT snow plow hiring in Lima Oct. 13

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is getting ready for winter operations and has a hiring event to fill approximately 65 winter seasonal positions available across the region.

The local hiring event is Tuesday, Oct. 13, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at ODOT District 1 district office, 1885 N. McCullough Street, Lima.

Plowing snow is the primary job responsibility for winter seasonal positions, but employees may also be asked to perform other operational duties. 

District 1 is looking to fill 36 positions in Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Wyandot counties. 

This is a test - repeat, only a test

Village siren will blast at noon for 3 minutes

The Village of Ada will conduct its monthly test of its tornado siren at noon today (Wednesday, Sept. 16).

The siren will run for 3 minutes.The village tests the siren each third Wednesday of every month at noon.

As a note, Ohio Northern University completes a test of its tornado siren on the first Wednesday of every month.

The announcement by the village stated: "The addition of this siren allows Ada to be well covered in providing early warning to our residents in case of a tornado."

Persons with questions regarding the  testing, should contact the Ada Police Department at 419-634-0010.


There's a spot for you at Ada's Red Cross blood drive

Monday at Community Health Professionals

Covid-19 hasn't stopped blood drives from taking place.

Ada's next American Red Cross blood drive is from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in the Community Health Professionals Ada Visiting Nurses conference room, 1200 S. Main St.

To schedule an appointment, call Mary Hackworth, blood program leader for Ada community blood drives, at 419-604-8569 or 800-Red Cross.

You may also visit www.RedCrossBlood.org, and use the sponsor code: AdaCommunity.

Hackworth said that there is a need for power red bood donors and she has four open time slots for these donors

Hardin sheriff officers rescue injured bald eagle

On Saturday Hardin County Sheriff officers Woltz and Carey assisted in saving an injured bald eagle. 

The photo of the bird shows that it is injured and lying in what appears to be branches or a downed tree.

The bird was taken to Crows Hollow Wildlife Center sanctuary in Richwood. 

The wildlife center spokesperson says that not only did the officers help rescue the eagle, but it was apparent they “have great compassion for animals.”

Name this Ada location and maybe go home with a 3 Brothers Family Pizza

Can you identify the Ada location of this scene? If so, send your answer to: info@adaicon.com, in care of PHOTO CONTEST.

 We will not accept answers from Facebook. 

The winner receives a 2-item, 16-inch 3 Brothers Family Pizza. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.

In case of a tie, the winner will be selected in a drawing of all correct entries.