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Ada Bingo closing Dec. 19

Ada Music Boosters voted not to renew Bingo license

Ada Bingo, held weekly on Thursdays at Center on Central, will hold the final session Thursday, Dec. 19. 

Ada Music Boosters voted not to  renew their Bingo license during their regular November meeting. 

The  Boosters would like to thank the Ada community for their patronage over  the past 2 years.

Ada Senior Citizens meet on Wednesday

 The Ada Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday, Dec 11, at 12:30 p.m. at the Ada Visiting Nurses. They will have a short meeting and play cards.

For the person on your list who has everything

There's always room for an Ada-made Wilson football under the tree

You might say it's for the person who has everything.

Or, you could simply shop really local and purchased an Ada-made original. What would that original be? You are looking at it: an Ada-made Wilson football.

After all, an Ada-made Wilson football is about as unique a gift as you can find for just about any Ada or Liberty Township, or for that matter, Hardin County resident.

Those Wilson footballs with Ada fingerprints are available for $50 each at Gallery of the Arts, Main Street, Ada, and at The Inn at ONU. Proceeds from football sales go to the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce.

Hanson-Neely 16th annual remembrance service Dec. 14

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Hanson-Neely Funeral Homes, Ada and Alger will hold its 16th annual remembrance service at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at its Ada chapel, 311 E. Lima Ave., according to Bruce Neely.

Persons attending may arrive anytime between 2 and 3 p.m. Upon arrival, a personalized ornament will be given to the family to place on a Christmas tree.

A short memorial service will take place at 3 p.m.  A time of sharing and light refreshments will follow.

Liberty Township experienced the lowest rainfall of all Hardin townships in 2019

Hardin was second to only Wood in the state for having the most acres of prevented planting fields because of the consistent rains of April, May and June

Liberty Township experienced 20.01 inches of rain during the 2019 growing season, according Phil Epley, township reporter for the Hardin County Extension Office.

The growing season is from April 15 to Oct. 15. And, while 2019 was a wet year, Liberty Township farmers experienced the lowest recorded rainfall of any Hardin township.

The chart at the bottom of this story compares all townships.

Mark Badertscher, extension agent, puts the wet year for farmers in the following context:

With the help of 15 volunteer rainfall reporters, the Hardin County Extension office has collected unofficial township rainfall data for the past 27 consecutive years. 

ONU HealthWise mobile clinic in December

The Ohio Northern University mobile clinic has several stops this month. Here’s the stops now through Dec. 31, provided by Michael J. Rush, HealthWise director. 

Dec. 10 - Kenton YMCA, 8-11 a.m.
Dec. 18 - Alger, food distribution, 9-10:30 a.m.
Dec. 19 - Roundhead, 10:30 a.m.-noon and 4:30-6:30 p.m.