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Preparing farms for the April 8 solar eclipse 

By Peggy Hall, OSU-Agricultural & Resource Law Program and Wayne Dellinger, OSU  Extension-Union County. Edited by Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension-Hardin County.

Up to a half-million people could flow into the solar eclipse path that will cross Ohio  on April 8. The potential increase of visitors to Ohio’s rural areas raises unique safety and legal  concerns for farmers and farmland owners.

Ada chamber meets on March 20

Chamber member reminder: Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20, for the monthly Membership Meeting at the Ada Public Library at 8:00 a.m.

Our Garden of Gifts brings 40 vendors to Ada’s business district

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By Paula Pyzik Scott

The mother-daughter team of Deb Curliss and Jennifer McDougall have created a new shopping opportunity in Ada called Our Garden of Gifts. McDougall is a local sewer who wanted to help support other small businesses. Curlis is the director of two nearby thrift shops, Beatitudes and Bee Home. When the retail space became available at 220 N. Main St., they jumped at the opportunity.

Ohio crop values summary for 2023

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Great Lakes Region
Agriculture Across Ohio, March 2024

2023 Crop Values Summary

The preliminary farm value of Ohio field crops produced in 2023 was $7.32 billion, down 13 percent from 2022. The fall in total value in Ohio was due to lower prices of corn and soybeans.

Attorney Ronda Wyomic welcomed to Ada business community

By Paula Pyzik Scott

Attorney Ronda Wyomic has made Ada her home personally and professionally. In December 2023, Wyomic moved her law practice to 117 East Lincoln Avenue, just east of Main St. She is currently the only female lawyer practicing privately in Hardin County at this time.

On March 8, the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Wyomic to the Ada business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The Ada office is a real find for Wyomic. As a nurse and an attorney, she loves the 14 parking spaces and ground level entrance, which makes it exceptionally easy to access. Her areas of expertise include Social Security disability, family law including divorce and estates/wills.

Health Department seeks feedback on proposed medical waste program

Kenton-Hardin Health Department from Facebook on March 5

Kenton-Hardin Health Department wants to hear what you have to say about a potential medical waste disposal program in Hardin County.

Take the survey here: