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Candace A. “Candy” Henderson was a nurse

Candace A. “Candy” Henderson, age 78, of Ada, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. 

She was born on October 5, 1945 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Austin and Alice (Roberts) Neff. On March 4, 1972 Candy married George H. Henderson and he survives in Ada. 

Ronald P. Binkley co-owned Binkley’s Garage

UPDATED with memorial service information.

Ronald P. “Ron” Binkley, age 79, of Harrod, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 9:24 p.m. at Vancrest of Ada. 

He was born on August 22, 1944 in Lima, Ohio to the late Paul and Wava (Chiles) Binkley. Ronald married Janice Redd on December 13, 1963 and she survives in Harrod. 

Tickets now available for Rotary holiday fundraisers

The Ada Rotary is selling tickets for the club’s annual Holiday Food and Wine Pairing, an opportunity for your friends and family to enjoy live music and a holiday atmosphere with delicious food and fine wines.

Tickets are $70 per person in advance, which includes tax and gratuity. 

6:00 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 7
Holiday Food and Wine Pairing
The Inn at Ohio Northern University, 401 W. College Ave.

The club’s Holiday Raffle will be held in conjunction with the event. Tickets are on sale for $1/ticket or 6/$5. Tickets will also be on sale that evening; winners will be drawn at the event. You need not be present to win.

To purchase tickets, call Laurie Laird at 419-303-0586 or Becky Neville at 419-230-2250.


Baumgartner says "yes" to Ohio University swimming

Bulldog junior Lily Baumgartner has made a verbal commitment to swim and study at Ohio University.

University Club II is accepting scholarship applications

The University Club II Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the 2024 annual scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a current junior or senior college student who has graduated from a Hardin County high school. 

Scholarship applications are available by emailing Susan Headings at [email protected] or by texting 567-295-8464. The application deadline is February 1, 2024. 

A short holiday week for the Icon

The Ada Icon and Bluffton Icon will take a holiday during Thanksgiving week 2023. Website content will be on pause Thursday-Sunday, November 23-26, except for breaking news including sports and obituaries.

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