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October 23, 2018
 

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Icon dog of the week - Miko

Meet Miko, He is a husky, Miko is ready for his forever home,

To give a dog a forever home, contact the Hardin County dog shelter. It is located at 49 Jones Road on the west side of Kenton.

Hours of operation:
Monday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 
Tuesday and Thursday - closed 
Wedneday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Phone: 419-674-2209.

Generally, about 20 to 25 dogs are available for viewing.

More success, more hardware

Ada Band and Color Guard successful at Maumee

After a rain delay, the Ada High School Marching Band and Color Guard took the field earning first place in Class C Saturday, Oct. 6 at the OMEA “Music in Motion” competition at Maumee High School.  

The group earned Overall Best Visual Effect and Best Auxiliary regardless of school size. In addition, the  group earned honors for Best Color Guard, Best General Effect, Best Percussion, and Best Visual Effect in Class C.

Color guard members include Olivia Heister, Samantha Crawford, Kaylee Huffer, Madison Wright, Leona Dalton, Olivia Green, Tessa Long and Paige Seitz.  Amy Webb serves as the Color Guard director.

Town and Gown Nov. 5 In McIntosh Center

Tickets now available at LNB, Quest, McIntosh and ONU Human Resources office

The Town & Gown Banquet, which celebrates the connection between Ada and Ohio Northern University, will be held Monday, Nov. 5, in ONU McIntosh Center ballroom.

Icon dog of the week - Bella

Meet Bella, She is a dachsund/red heeler. Bella is one year old, she is playful and energetic. She is waiting for her forever home. 

To give a dog a forever home, contact the Hardin County dog shelter. It is located at 49 Jones Road on the west side of Kenton.

Hours of operation:
Monday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 
Tuesday and Thursday - closed 
Wedneday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Phone: 419-674-2209.

Generally, about 20 to 25 dogs are available for viewing.

Everyone wins at this fun run

Recap of first-ever Vancrest Halloween-themed fun run, 5K

Story and photos by Monty Siekerman
Participants in Vancrest first-ever fun run and 5K nearly froze Saturday morning, but hot chocolate and coffee made the event bearable considering the temp was about 50 degrees lower than what has been the norm this fall.

Youngsters crossing the finish line won baskets of prizes in categories for boys and girls in many age groups.

The adults in the 5K portion had a spirited run, too, with Ada Police at the entrance to Vancrest at SR 81 keeping everyone safe.

Hardin County Medal of Honor recipient barn painting unveiled Friday

On U.S. Route 68 south of Kenton

By Monty Siekerman
History buffs and artists will be especially interested in the public unveiling of a painting on a barn in Hardin County. Scott Hagan, the man who painted each of the 88 Ohio Bicentennial barns, is completing one of Jacob Parrott, the first Medal of Honor recipient in the U.S. for his service in the Civil War.

The unveiling will take place at 3 p.m. on Friday on a barn owned by Arthur and Charlene Bingham at 19691 US 68 south of Kenton.  The barn is located two miles north of the Hardin-Logan County line.

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