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September 23, 2019

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Cort Reynolds' article compares Bird and James

An article written for SB Nation celticsblog.com by Cort Reynolds was recently published. It compares Larry Bird and LeBron James. Click here to read the article.

10-day Minnesota canoe trip

77-mile venture included sighting bald eagles, beavers, native American drawings on rock ledge

Five members from Ada Boy Scout Troop 124 completed a 10-day high adventure canoe trip to Northern Tier Canoe Base in Ely, Minnesota.

Northern Tier is a canoe base owned by the BSA and is on the Boundary Waters between Minnesota, Ontario, and Manitoba. The five members attending were Isaac Spar, Dexter Woods III, Jacob Butterfield, and adult leaders Don Spar, and Tom Lehman.

Over the course of 10 days, eight spent on the water, the group canoed over
77 miles and portaged there canoes around 17 times, one portage being over a
mile.  All food, clothing, and equipment for the eight days was carried in
the canoes and portaged over land.

Here's Kenton's Fourth of July parade

Ken Collins, Ada Icon photographer, took some photos for the Fourth of July parade in Kenton. He shares some of theme with Icon viewers.

Music trains the brain and satisfies the soul

A chat with Vicki Mills, conducting a Summer Sounds Choral Camp, July 15-19, and directing Noteworthy Community Choir during the patriotic pops concert

By Barb Lockard
Let your voice be heard! Owner of Miss Vicki’s Music Studio, Vicki Mills, has also devoted herself to a non-profit venture, the Noteworthy Community Choir. 

This summer, Mills is conducting Noteworthy’s first-ever Summer Sounds Choral Camp, July 15-19 at Ohio Northern University. 

“I want kids to come to camp and sing their hearts out,” Mills said.  “I want them to be able to move, create, and experience making music.”  

ONU grad designs set for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Opened at Chautauqua Theater Company, New York

FROM ONU DEPT. OF ART AND DESIGN FACEBOOK - Ohio Northern University graduate Jill Davis (BFA/art ’94) has designed the set for “A Midsummer Night's Dream” by William Shakespeare that opened this month at the Chautauqua Theater Company.

Jill is currently an associate professor and the resident scenic and lighting designer in the department of Theatre at Case Western Reserve University.

Prior to her appointment, she has a number of years of experience in scenic design and scenic painting in professional theater.

Local students on Bluffton University spring dean’s list

Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for undergraduate students for the spring 2019 term. Students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list.

Bluffton University students from our area named to the dean’s list are:
Justina Fuqua, Ada
Blake Obenour, Dunkirk
Taylor Ramey, Ada

Students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 based on 20 semester hours
received dean’s list with distinction for continued high achievement.

Bluffton University students from your area named to the dean’s list with distinction are:
Katelyn Richardson, Alger