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January 27, 2020

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Driver life-flighted to Columbus following Kenton accident

The Hardin County sheriff's office is investigating a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the intersection of State Route 309 East and County Road 175.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Corey Chrisman, 24, of Kenton pulled from County Road 175 into the path of a semi livestock hauler, driven by Garth Pearson, 28, of Coldwater. The Chrisman auto came to rest off the south side of 309.

Outdoor Ada

Ken Collins captured Ada winter wildlife on his camera eariler this week. A blue jay and squirrel were dining out in 20-degree weather. But at least the sun was out. It looks like corn is on the menu.


$20,000 PPG Foundation grant expands ONU's TEAMS competition

Tests of Engineering, Aptitude, Mathematics and Science

Ohio Northern University has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the PPG Foundation on behalf of its coatings services facility located in Lima.

The funds will support the ONU Smull College of Engineering’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities by expanding participation in the TEAMS competition hosted by the college. 

With the grant funding, PPG will become the primary sponsor of the annual TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science) competition.

Crestview 2nd period burst beats Ada girls

Freshman Courtney Sumner led Ada with 12 points, sophomore Kirsten Poling scored 8, junior Miranda Wills added 6

By Cort Reynolds
CONVOY - Host Crestview bombed in a dozen triples and rode a 28-4 second period to a 75-37 victory over Ada in Northwest Conference girls basketball play Thursday night.

The Bulldog girls dropped to 5-12 overall and 0-5 in the NWC  after their fifth consecutive defeat. Meanwhile, the Lady Knights evened their records at 8-8 and 3-3 in the NWC with the victory.

Crestview led just 13-11 after the first period as Ada junior Kylie Acheson scored all five of her points to help keep the Bulldog girls close. But the Lady Knights blew it open with a huge second quarter to lead 41-15 at intermission. 

Farm transition/succession workshop set for February

Auglaize and Hardin Counties Extension offices announced a two-day farm transition/succession workshop on Monday, Feb. 3, and Tuesday, Feb. 25. 

The workshop takes place at Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, 1210 Lima St., Kenton. Pre-registration is due Monday, Jan. 27. The cost is $30 per person. 

Participants must attend both days. Each day the program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration at 9:30 a.m.  

One of Extension’s most knowledgeable individuals regarding farm transition is David Marrison from Coshocton County.  

School board sets executive session Jan. 30

To evaluate superintendent, treasure,r to consider personnel issues and security arrangements

Ada school board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, in executive session, according to Matt Gossman, board president.

The meeting will be to evaluate the superintendent and treasurer and to consider personnel issues. No action is anticipated following the session, according to Gossman.

On Jan. 9, the board reorganized for the year. To read that story click here.

Following its reorganization meeting, the board opened its regular January. The board meeting staff notes, not yet approved by the board, are attached at the bottom of this story.