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December 11, 2019

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She's Ada's best technical problem-solver

And, she's at the Ada Public Library each Wednesday

She is Ada's best technical problem-solver.

She's Chloe Noel and she will answer all your technical questions and resolve your toughest tech issues.

The Ada Icon is living proof, as she helped us with a phone texting issue today that had us stumped – problem solved in less than 60 seconds.

Chloe, an AmericaCorp volunteer, is at the Ada Public Library on Wednesdays. Other days of the week take her to other Hardin County libraries.

The technical trainer accepts drop-ins or you can make an appointment to resolve your issues.

Very, very Merry on Main

Over 375 youth of all ages gave Santa an earful

It was a “very, very” Merry on Main downtown Ada on Monday evening. The annual Ada Area Chamber of Commerce launch of the Christmas season grows each year, attracting young and old.

• Over 375 youth visited Santa Claus at First United Methodist Church

• 100 youth goody bags from Liberty National Bank were given away at the depot within minutes of its opening for the evening

• 15 dozen cookies disappears at about the same time at the depot

McGuffey Christmas parade tonight!

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be there

McGuffey is hosting their first-ever Christmas Parade on Wednesday, Dec. 4, in downtown McGuffey. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m., with activities to follow in the Community Room (behind the Post Office), 404 Courtright St. If you're coming from out of town, feel free to park at the school.

To see the parade, line up along Courtright Street (St. Rt. 195).

After the parade, Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be in the Community Room for pictures, Mr. Claus will read the Christmas story from the Bible to kids, plus indoor carnival games, free cookies, hot chocolate and hot apple cider will be available.

"Darkness into Light," Christmas cantata Sunday at First UMC

The chancel choir of Ada First United Methodist Church will perform the Christmas cantata ‘Darkness into Light,” during the 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, worship service.

The musical explores the journey and joy of the Christmas experience through familiar carols and new songs.

Freshman Courtney Sumner leads Ada with 13 points

Lady Bulldogs rally late past HN, earn 1st win

By Cort Reynolds
DOLA - The Ada girls basketball team finished on a 7-2 run to upend county foe Hardin Northern 36-31 Tuesday night in a tight non-league basketball rivalry battle.

The Lady Bulldogs improved to 1-1 with the hard-fought road win. HN fell to 0-4 with the difficult defeat after leading most of the game.

"We started out flat and couldn't finish throughout the game until the end," said Ada second-year head coach Morgan Bass. "(But) when it really counted, we picked it up and finished when it mattered most."

When to lie to your children

A mother's musings

By Liz Gordon-Hancock
When is it appropriate to lie to your children?

The reason I'm even asking myself that question is because my father-in-law has severe dementia/Alzheimer's and there are scenarios where lying to him is actually the best thing to do for him, in that moment.

When my father-in-law first went into the nursing home, he was perpetually panicky about the cost of his care and would demand my husband tell him how much was in his bank account. In this case, lying to him was the best thing to do.

So, when is it appropriate to lie to your children?