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Bascom named Forward of the Year; Matejka named to third team

Senior Nate Bascom was named Forward of the Year in voting conducted by, sports information directors and coaches.

Bascom was also named to the First Team.

Senior midfielder Chris Matejka was chosen to the Third Team.

Bascom posted a record breaking season, notching 18 assists and 54 points, both new school records.

He also scored 18 goals on the season and was Capital One Academic All-American of the Year.

Bascom concludes his career as ONU's all time points leader with 155 and all-time assists leader with 43.

What to do on a Friday night? Gemenid meteor show still strong tonight Dec. 14 -15

Although it peaked on Thursday night, you will still have many opportunites to see several shooting stars tonight, Friday, Dec. 14, into Saturday.

The Geminid meteor shower is one of the best star shows of the year.  Icon veiwers can really take advantage of this tonight.

Many of us here in the northern hemisphere are likely more familiar with the annual Perseid meteor shower.   That takes place in the summer, when it is a lot easier to leave the house and find a nice open field or dark area to sit.

ArtSpace announces winter classes


ArtSpace/Lima, Town Square in Lima, announces it's series of kids and adult classes for winter quarter 2013.  

Kids classes are designed for age 6 and up.

Kids classes include

  • Ceramics, taught by Anna Fisher
  • Abstract art, taught by Maia Fisher
  • Sculpture , taught by Andrea Scheckelhoff

Kids classes begin Saturday, Jan. 12 and run through Saturday, Feb. 9.
All kids classes are $50.00 and include all supplies.  

Adult Classes include: 

"Forward from Here," the next book discussion at Ada Public Library

While most of us can't think past Dec. 25, the Ada Public Library is already planning January events.

The next library book discussion is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8. The book to be discussed is "Forward From Here: Leaving Middle Age—and Other Unexpected Adventures," by Reeve Lindbergh

The library staff describes the book this way:

In the park

Ada's Winter Wonderland continues each night this month in the Ada Park. Here's one of the scenes. Click here for a video.

Trilogy Health Services celebrates 15 years of caring for seniors

Trilogy Health Services, a Louisville, Ky.  based provider of senior living and health care services, is celebrating 15 years of serving seniors across the Midwest. Trilogy currently operates 74 senior living communities throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Illinois.

Richland Manor, Bluffton, is a Trilogy Health Campus.

Founded on Dec. 12, 1997, Trilogy’s customer service-focused culture embraces the tenants of servant leadership and exceeding the expectations of all customers, including residents, family members, employees and members of the community at large. This customer-oriented approach to care is evident at all levels of the organization.