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April 8, 2020

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Hardin County community hotline available

To connect people in Hardin County with resources that they may need

A number has been established to connect people in Hardin County with resources that they may need during the COVID-19 Emergency.

Residents of the county that are in need of non-emergency medical supplies, essential supplies, food or who are looking for mental, emotional or spiritual support may contact the Hardin County Cares hotline at 419-675-9045 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This service is designed to connect people to resources that they are not able to access on their own.  The hotline will be staffed by representatives with local information and resources to help residents access the assistance that they need.

Ada school lunch distribution on Monday and Wednesday next week

Note from Ada schools:
Meals will be distributed on Monday and Wednesday of next week.  Two meals on Monday and three on Wednesday. Same schedule.

Meri Skilliter says: "Thanks to our awesome volunteers and staff!"

Ada historian researching Ada's involvement in WWII

Leland Crouse hopes to display findings at this year's F&M Picnic

Ada’s involvement in World War II is a project underway this spring by Leland Crouse, Ada historian. And, he is looking for contributions from Icon viewers.

“I am doing research of Ada and World War II,” he told the Icon.

The project covers many things involving Ada during this period of the 20th century. Here’s some of the areas that Crouse’s research involves:

• What the community was asked to do 
• War effort boards and committees formed during this period
• Rationing
• Who entered the armed forces and where did they serve
• Any other stories, memorabilia or information residents are will to share

Don't pass up this 6-coupon offer from Tommy Tire Sales, Ada

Code scans • wheel alignment • synthetic oil change • new tires • brake service • standard oil change


Tommy Tire Sales and Alignment Center, Ada, and Leiber’s Garage, Bluffton, and remind Icon viewers of their six-coupon special offer, according to Tom Dotson.

Coupons available for: 

• A free code scan
   Remove that warning light on your dashboard

• $40 off 4-wheel alignment with purchase of 4 Mastercraft tires

• $15 off full synthetic oil change
   Comes with a new oil filter and refill up to 5 quarts of standard motor oil

• $50 off the purchase and installation of 4 Mastercraft tires

Ada Kindergarten registration completely online

Registration begins on Monday

Due to travel restrictions, Ada Kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year will be done completely online this year. 

If you have a child who will be 5 on or before Aug. 1, 2020, the student is eligible for Kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year.

Registration begins Monday, March 30, on FinalForms. Do no register students before this time. The online window for next year does not open until then.

For complete details regarding the registration process, please read this important document with the complete instructions.

County-wide food distribution planned

Hardin County United Way has partnered with the West Ohio Food Bank to hold a county-wide food distribution, accoridng to Phyllis Griffith.

The distribution takes place from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 2 at the Abundant Life Assembly of God, 1010 E. Franklin St., Kenton. 

Additional details are on the flyer above.