Colors of fall

Area fields are showing their colors of fall and the trees can't be far behind. Other signs of fall? Today's sunrise was at 7:27 a.m. and sunset will be at 7:26 p.m.

‘Julius Caesar’ opens Freed Center season on Sept. 29

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The Freed Center will open its slate of theatre, dance and music events for the 2022-2023 season with Shakespeare's epic political tragedy of Julius Caesar staged in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, and 2 p.m. matinees on Oct. 1 and 2.

Making his directing debut at ONU, Assistant Professor of Theatre James Savage, Jr., explains his approach to the play beginning with the “belief that art makes us think and, at its best, creates dialogue.” This is evident with Julius Caesar, a timeless play that audiences still find fascinating.

Diamonds and crayons are forever (practically)

By Liz Gordon-Hancock

Don’t throw your unwanted crayons away! According to Crayola’s website, Crayola crayons are made of paraffin wax, which is refined from petroleum. That means crayons take years to biodegrade if thrown away and taken to landfill. 

According to the National Crayon Recycle Program, 12 million crayons are produced each day. That makes a potential 12 million crayons going into landfill tomorrow. 

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You've got one month to get your costumes and treats in order: The Village of Ada has decreed that Trick or Treat night is

October 27 from 5:30pm-7:30 p.m. (Rain, snow, or shine)

So what's you preference? Scary or funny? Salty or sweet?

By Cort Reynolds

BLUFFTON--The Bluffton squad nipped visiting Ada High School boys soccer team 1-0 in a defense-oriented Northwest Conference match Monday, September 26, at Steinmetz Field.

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Bluffton High School girls soccer team defeated league rival Ada 9-0 in a Northwest Conference match on a cool Monday, September 26, under the lights at War Memorial Park Stadium.

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Public Meeting: Neighborhood Revitalization October 29

The Village of Ada has announced the following public meeting;

Attention Residents of Ada
Neighborhood Revitalization Meeting

Saturday, October 29, 2022 10:00 a.m. at the Ada Historic Railroad Depot

Hardin County and the Village of Ada are planning to apply for a grant to make improvements in the community. The Village is holding a meeting to discuss the proposed grant with residents and to gather their ideas for area projects.

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