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December 5, 2019
 

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Alger sheep farmer, Dave Burkhart, part of Argentina ag tour

Four from Hardin County join Ohio group on trip

By Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension Educator
Alger sheep farmer Dave Burkhart was part of a four-person Hardin County group who joined an Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio Farm Bureau International Sheep and Agriculture Tour of Argentina in October.

Burkhard and Nancy Wilcox, Madelyn Lowery, and OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator Mark Badertscher joined a group.

The answer to your question: Where and when are Ada's holiday events?

Icon's Hometown Happenings calendar lists December and January events

Holiday concerts and programs, Santa visits, Christmas cookies making, shopping sprees for kids – it’s all part of Ada’s holiday celebrations.

And, in case you need to know the when, where and what, the Icon’s Hometown Happenings provides a pretty clear list of Ada’s events in December and January.

Darlene Bowers compiles the calendar for the Icon. You’ll find events from:
• Ada community
• Ada schools
• Ohio Northern University
• The Freed Center
• The Inn at ONU
• Ada public meetings
• Ada village service schedule
• Ada Public Library

Her interests vary from band, horses, goats, 4-H and bullying awareness

Victoria Ross recently became a National Danforth Outstanding 4-H recipient

Ada High School senior, Victoria Ross, says her interests vary from marching band, horses, goats, 4-H and bullying awareness.

This fall, she became a National Danforth Outstanding 4-H recipient, “in recognition of balanced personal development, qualities of constructive leadership and excellence of character.”

The award is based upon leadership, a written essay, interview and participation in 4-H. 

She was recently named the Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative Ada High School student of the month.

Victoria’s 4-H involvement goes back to her elementary school years, when as a fourth grader she received the Clock Award in gardening at the state fair.

Ada girls open with tough defeat to Hornets

The Lady Hornets began the second half on a 14-5 spurt to take a six-point lead they never relinquished

By Cort Reynolds|
ADA - The Ada girls basketball team tipped off its season at home vs. local non-league foe Cory-Rawson Tuesday night with a 59-44 loss that was more competitive than the final score might indicate.

The Lady Bulldogs fell to 0-1 with the defeat, while C-R improved to 2-1 with the win. Having two games under its belt already at the Bluffton Holiday Invitational last weekend also helped the Hornets to be more game-ready than Ada, which was playing its first game.

"We kind of ran out of gas in the second half," said second-year Bulldog head coach Morgan Bass. "We started getting tired and making some mistakes.

Cheer Clinic for high schoolers at ONU on Dec. 14

The Ohio Northern University cheerleaders and their coaches will hold a high school cheerleading clinic from 1-4 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Kinghorn Sports Center on the ONU campus.

The clinic is open to those grades 9-12. Deadline to register is Dec. 10.

Participants will work with ONU cheerleaders to learn chants, jumps, advanced stunting and tumbling techniques, and a dance created specifically for the clinic.

Participants will also perform with the ONU cheerleaders during the first half and halftime show of the ONU vs. Capitol basketball game.

The schedule will be:

31 degree temperature range in past 7 days

Temperatures in the past seven days ranged from a low of 23 to a high of 54 degrees, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. Weather Observer in Pandora.

The week covers Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Monday, Nov. 25.

 

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