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Bulldog girls basketball downed by 1st-place Wildcats

By Cort Reynolds

ADA__The visiting Delphos Jefferson girls basketball team—still unbeaten in the Northwest Conference–-authored a 17-0 first half run and went on to defeat the Ada High School girls 52-20 on Thursday evening, January 18.

Mustang girls basketball rallies to knock off Knights

By Cort Reynolds

CONVOY__It doesn’t get you on the ESPN highlights, but making pressure free throws down the stretch often decides close games. 

The Allen East High School girls basketball team shot well at the foul line to help topple Crestview 45-40 on the road in a Northwest Conference battle Thursday night, January 18.

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Mercy Health-St. Rita’s accepting scholarship applications

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center is pleased to announce the 2024 Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program allocates 12 one-time $1,500 scholarships to high achieving graduating high school seniors who plan to major in a medical-related field of study. In addition to being awarded financial support, the St. Rita’s team also makes great connections with students and their families so that we can be a resource throughout the students’ college career.

Fire convention will light up downtown Ada on June 14-15

By Paula Pyzik Scott

The Ada-Liberty Fire Department held a extensive discussion with the Village of Ada council during public comments at the January 16 regular meeting. Fire Chief Jay Eply, Andy Badertscher and Rick Huffer presented information about the Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen's Association (NOVFA) convention to be held on June 14-15.

McGuffey issues boil water advisory

On the evening of Thursday, January 18, the Village of McGuffey announced a village-wide boil water advisory until further notice.

Visit the McGuffey Facebook page for updates.