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Gossman public auction includes record prices for tractors

Tractors sold at a recent Ada area public auction made record prices. The Gossman farm retirement auction held on December 10 included a Ford and a New Holland Tractor which each sold for new record auction prices. The 2000 New Holland 8670 with 3131 hours sold for $71,000. 

Auction prices can be tracked on the Machinery Pete website.

Christmas Outreach, Merry on Main reviewed at chamber meeting

The December meeting of the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce was held at Beatitudes on December 15. Meeting business included:

Member feedback on the December 4 Merry on Main event: 

New properties listed by Century 21 Sunway Realty

Check out the new display ads from Century 21 Sunway Realty on the Icon's displays ads page, including:

0947 County Road 60, Ada,

23444 Township Road 65, Forest

4619 Thayer Rd., Lima

105 W. South St., McGuffey

Ada commercial property sales, Fall 2021

The following commercial land sales were recorded for the Village of Ada by the Hardin County Auditor’s Office for Fall 2021. All sales records are available at

December 7

126 S. Main St. Sale Price $915,000.00, From BJM Company Inc To McDonalds Real Estate Co. Drive In Restaurant Or Food Service Facility 

126 S. Main St. Sale Price $915,000.00, From BJM Company Inc To McDonalds Real Estate Co. Commercial Vacant Land.

December 6

Chamber electing board members, will seek new director

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce has notified members that director Deb Curlis has decided to step down from her part-time position, but will continue to serve on the chamber board. Board member Heather Cox notes that the organization is, "extremely grateful for her continuation on the Board and her love and passion for Ada."

For 2022, the organization has six open Board Member positions with five interested Board candidates; ballots also have space for write-in candidates. Board members serve 3-year terms.

Yu-Gi-Oh! tourney benefits food pantry

Whatever Cards & Games LLC, 113 N. Main St. hosted its annual Yu-Gi-Oh! food drive tournament on Monday, December 6. 

Players were required to bring 5 cans of food for donation instead of the normal cash entry fee. The 95 cans collected will be donated to an Ada food pantry.

The shop hosts Yu-Gi-Oh! events on Monday nights at 6:00 p.m., which will continue in 2022. For more information, visit the shop or call (419) 558-1019.