Home
It's where Ada gets its news!
April 8, 2020
 

You are here

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Robert Krofft earns silver beaver award

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
February 1994:
Robert Krofft has earned the Silver Beaver award. This is the highest award a Boy Scout volunteer can receive. Bob has been a volunteer scout leader for 35 years.

During that time he distinguished himself as the Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 124. He has also served as the Troop Committee Chairman and Chartered Partner Representative as well as Committee Member for the Cub Scout Pack and Troop 124. He has also been awarded the Hardin District Award of Merit.

Once upon a time in Ada - Track records

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
Ada Track Records: April 1994
- Three boys track records from the 1960s still stand at Ada High School: 

Dennis Burris holds the 110 meter high hurdle record of 14.6 seconds set in 1964.

Richard Conley has the discus record of 165’.5” in 1967.

Brian Peppler holds the 800 meter run mark of 1:56.9 set in 1968.

1993 Ada HS golfers

Photo courtesy of Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
Members of the Ada High School golf team during the 1993 season are front row from left: Owen Smith, Ryan Moser, Kevin Bucher, Brian Beckley, Doug Deringer and Brian Gulbis.

Standing from left: Matthew Reese, Lee Mentzer, Jeff Fleming, Andy Knoble, Ty Traxler, Dusty Donley and John Katsaras.

Once upon a time in Ada: Young Riders 4-H Club

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
Members of the Ada Young Riders 4-H Club in 1993.

Members pictured front from left, Rikki Steingass, Mandy Coburn, Sara Kindle and Sarah Kuk.

Standing from left, Kim Wagner, Jessi Dearth Jacqueline Kuk and Honest Coburn.

Other members, not pictured, were Jessica Gonzalez, Cassy Gonzalez, Erin Cole, Scott Rettig, Liza McVicker and Eleanor Kurtz.

Once upon a time in Ada

Carolyn Boutwell helped start girls’ softball in Ada

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
This story is from 1993 – Mention Carolyn Boutwell and chances are people will think of athletics and girls’ softball.

The long-time girls’ softball mentor has coached her current team of 11-12-year-olds to a 10-1 record with one game remaining this season.

A win would seal another Northwest Girls’ League championship for Ada. Last year’s team, undefeated in the league, went on to win the tournament to finished with a 13-0 season record.

Once upon a time in Ada: Officers of '93 Legion Auxiliary

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
They led the Legion Auxiliary in ’93-94: 

Officers of the Ada American Legion Auxiliary during 1993-94 are, front from left, Opal Anspach, historian; Irene Hall, second secretary; June Keith, first vice-president; Peg Binkley chaplain and Mildred Shilling, second vice-president.

Back from left, Verda Helser, treasurer; Elsie Tressel, first secretary and Wilma Hubbell, president.

Pages