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Bulldog girls basketball rallies past USV

Conley scores career-high 15

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School girls basketball team overcame a slow start to convincingly defeat traditional arch-rival Upper Scioto Valley 45-32 Thursday night, November 30.

    1       3   4   F
  Ada   5    9  12  19   45
  USV   11    2   11   8   32

Pilot project to test methods reducing phosphorus loss from farm fields

Strip till unit is being built by Rohrs Manufacturing of McGuffey

By Hardin Soil & Water Conservation District 

The Pilot Watershed Project is out of the starting block and running in Shallow Run. Hardin County’s Shallow Run is a watershed encircling Dunkirk and is the focus of a research effort being led by The Ohio State University and several other universities and public and private partners. The research is designed to examine if applying enough conservation practices in this watershed can create a detectable improvement in water quality. More specifically, can conservation practices reduce phosphorus loss from farm fields?

Each year a green slimy algal bloom develops in Ohio’s Lake Erie impacting water quality. Algae use the phosphorus being delivered to the lake as a food source and cover large areas of the lake and can become toxic in certain situations.  Boaters, charter captains and many residents in the area don’t like that. Lake Erie, annually, is a billion dollar economic asset for the State of Ohio.  Also, the city of Toledo uses water from the lake for its citizens water supply and spends millions of dollars treating water for domestic use. Many look at agriculture as being a major contributor of phosphorus and for the resulting algal bloom.

PHOTO Holiday spirit rocks Ada during Merry on Main

Has the holiday bug bit you yet? These dancers from 2022 Merry on Main festivities are a sampling of the Christmas spirit that will be found up and down Ada's Main Street on Saturday, December 2. The event, promoted by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, includes family activities from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Depot, Santa and his elves in the Pennsylvania Railroad caboose and special attractions at local businesses.

Bulldog wrestling squad led by state qualifiers

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School varsity wrestling program lost some key grapplers to off-season injuries, but returns a pair of state meet competitors and a young district qualifier to lead the team in 2023-24.

Ohio’s weeklong deer gun hunting season for 2023

COLUMBUS__ Ohio hunters checked 19,359 white-tailed deer during the opening day of gun hunting season on Monday, Nov. 27, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Ohio’s seven-day gun season is open until Sunday, Dec. 3, and a two-day gun season is open on Dec. 16-17.

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