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Lt. Governor Husted to join celebration of Wilson factory investment

Lt. Governor Jon Husted will be the distinguished guest speaker at a July 8 community ribbon-cutting event at the Wilson Football Factory hosted by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce and Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance.

Finding Ada’s other pharmacy

By Paula Pyzik Scott

With the impending closure of the Rite Aid pharmacy on Ada’s Main St., many area residents are faced with finding a new provider for filling prescriptions for temporary and chronic health needs.

Honigford named All-American Scholar for 2023-24

Women's Golf Coaches Association honors

By Tim Glon

Senior Grace Honigford (West Chester/Lakota East) has been named an All-American Scholar for 2023-24 by the Women's Golf Coaches Association.

Gator boys edged by Wapak in makeup swim meet

By Cort Reynolds

ADA __ The Ada Gators summer swim team hosted its final West Ohio Aquatic League meet of the regular season with a makeup vs. Wapakoneta on Monday, July 1, at the municipal pool.

The visiting Waves edged the Gator boys by a score of 146-143 in their dual meet. Meanwhile, the Wapak females defeated the Gator girls, 260-115.

Wapakoneta won the combined boys/girls team meet, 406-258. 

The Gator boys fell to 1-6 with the loss, while the Ada girls are 0-7 in dual meets.

Gator brothers Lincoln Harriger (boys 13-14) and Landry Harriger (11-12) each touched first in five races. 


Wilson Football Factory celebrates grand opening, extended NFL agreement

By Paula Pyzik Scott

Ada has been looking forward to the opening of the new Wilson Football Factory for some 18 months. The $15M project encompasses a larger, climate controlled, modernized facility and the opportunity to take factory tours and shop for Wilson Sporting Goods products.

Sports Hall of Fame inducts six individuals, one team in 2024 class

The Hardin County Sports Hall of Fame held their 12th annual banquet on June 15 at St John's Church in Kenton. Six individuals and one team were enshrined as members of the Class of 2024. 

The evening started with a catered dinner and two local student/athletes garnering scholarships for their work in the classroom, community and athletic achievements.