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April 21, 2021

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What you doin' Friday evening?

High school football and all the trimmings return to Ada Friday. Pre-sale tickets are now available as are tickets for a chicken barbecue dinner. Here are the details:

Presale tickets

Ada students can save $2 by purchasing a ticket in advance for Friday's football season opener.

There are presale tickets available in the Ada High School office for Friday’s home varsity football game vs Hardin Northern. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $6 and student tickets are $4. All tickets at the game will be $6.

Apollo school board meets Aug. 27 - agenda provided

The Apollo Career Center school board will meet on Monday, Aug. 27, at  7 p.m. at the school. Several back-to-school issues are on the agenda. For a copy of the agenda, open the printer-friendly attachment at the bottom of this story.

BVH Rehab and Sports Medicine offering sports injury clinicsBVH Rehab and Sports Medicine offering sports injury clinics

Blanchard Valley Rehab and Sports Medicine will offer a sports injury clinic for area athletes every Saturday from August 25 through October 27 from 8 to 9 a.m. at the BVH Rehab & Sports Medicine Center, 1721 Medical Boulevard, Suite B, Findlay.

Athletes will receive an evaluation by BVH sports medicine physician Dr. Michael Stump. Dr. Stump is sports medicine certified and the only area physician trained in computerized concussion testing.

Athletes under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No appointment is needed. For more information, call 419.425.3199.

Fight the bite protect yourself against mosquito-borne illness

Officials from the Allen County Health Department are encouraging residents to take precautions and protect themselves against mosquito-borne illness.  

The Ohio Department of Health has reported an increase in the number of mosquito pools that have tested positive for West Nile virus in the state.  In addition, reports of West Nile Disease in humans are increasing. 

Three other diseases including La Crosse encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis and Eastern equine encephalitis can also be transmitted through the bite of a mosquito.

Marie "Mickey" Ream funeral service at Riley Creek Baptist

Marie “Mickey” Ream, 99, died Aug. 20, 2012.  She was born in Allen County (Jackson Twp.) Ohioon July 11, 1913, to Dow and Ettie (Hinkle) Scoles. She has resided in the Grand Haven,Mich., area the past 11 years.  She was a homemaker most of her life.  She also worked many years as a bookkeeper and data entry person at a lumber company. 

On July 27, 1934, she married Stanley F. Ream who preceded her six years ago. Mrs. Ream was a member of Cavalry Bible Church.

She is survived by her children, Gene (Pauline) Ream of Waterloo, Iowa, Pat (David) De Buhr of Blain, Minn., Gary (Susan) Ream of Spring Lake, Mich.; 8 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren.  

Kevin Byrne, ONU men's basketball coach, Kiwanis speaker

President Harold Friesner called the 41st meeting (August 14th) of the 2011–2012 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:03 p.m. at McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University
Jon Umphress offers the Invocation.

Kevin Byrne, head basketball coach at Ohio Northern University was welcomed as a guest. The birthday of Sandy Neely (August 15th) was noted. The membership anniversary Myrna McCurdy (August 13, 2007) was noted. The wedding anniversary of Mark Light (August 18, 1993) was also noted.

In business:
-Members heard an updated financial report.