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May 17, 2021

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Several new “Help Wanted” advertisements are now listed on Ada and Bluffton Icons. Check Icon Classified Ad pages at: www.adaicon.com/classifieds.

New opening are added to this list daily. Businesses interested in listing positions available should contact info@adaicon.com.

McGuffey cleaning up for its 125th anniversary

Over 40 students and residents cleaned railroad bed picking up everything including the kitchen sink

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Residents of McGuffey and students at Upper Scioto Valley High School High School kick started the clean-up of their village Friday by working from 9 to 4 cleaning up trash along the railroad bed that runs through McGuffey.

Thanks to football coach Dustin Price and other school faculty over 40 students showed up to help according to village council member Richard Spradlin.

Spradlin shared how they worked hard all day and filled the biggest dumpster that was available.

Watch our video introducing the Ada HS prom king and queen candidates

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After a one-year absence, Ada High School’s prom returns on Saturday, April 24. The event is scheduled for Crimson Lane and it follows all current CDC and Hardin County Health Department event guidelines.

Due to the current guidelines the Grand March will not take place this year. Only prom guests with tickets and event workers are permitted at the venue.

The prom committee offers a thank you to everyone for helping make this event safely happen in support of Ada students.

This is what's growing in Hardin County

87,600 acres of corn • 122,500 acres of soybeans • 9,400 acres of wheat

Provided by Mark Badertscher
As Hardin County farmers start to plant this year’s corn and soybeans, crop yields from the 2020 growing season have been released from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Although these crop production numbers are based on estimates, they are used for crop insurance and government reporting purposes.

According to a released report, 87,600 acres of corn were planted with 82,000 acres harvested in the county in 2020. 

Ada netters whip Spartans

Team seeks its third consecutive victory at St. Marys

By Cort Reynolds
LIMA - The visiting Ada tennis team soundly defeated Lima Senior 4-1 indoors at the Westwood Tennis and Fitness Club Wednesday evening.

Unseasonable snow and cold forced the match to be moved from Lima Senior to Westwood.

The purple and gold netters improved to 4-5 with the convincing win over the Div. I Spartans. 

All four Bulldog victories came in straight sets. Ada won 48 games to just 13 by LS in those four match wins.

Bulldog senior Miranda Wills improved to 5-4 this season at first singles with a straight-sets win over Spartan sophomore Keegan Halliday.    

ONU women clinch first-ever OAC lacrosse tourney bid

Here's an update on ONU lacrosse.

Ohio Northern clinched its first-ever Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament bid with a 15-7 victory over Baldwin Wallace on a snowy, chilly Wednesday night at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

The Polar Bears finished their regular season with a 7-9 overall record (7-9 OAC) and will finish fifth in the 9-team OAC.

Northern will likely be either the No. 5 or No. 6 seed in next week's OAC Tournament and will play a First Round game on Tuesday.

The tournament pairings will be released by the league on Saturday night after regular season play concludes.

The Yellow Jackets fall to 2-11, 2-11.