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Garage sale season has begun

Garage sale season has begun and you'll find when and where at .

Viewers may post many ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth.

For cars, trucks, real estate or business services viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: [email protected].

We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads.

Don't hold a garage without putting it on the Icon!

Weather widget troubleshooting

Dear Ada Icon readers, we realize our weather widget is not showing accurate weather at times, including the morning of March 17. It will be removed as soon as possible and corrected before it is replaced.

Thanks for you patience. 

Bike safety tips prompt a reality check

As an enthusiastic if fairly timid cyclist, I was interested to find a list of bicycle safety safety tips in the Icon’s inbox from the Allen County Health Department. With my “step through” ladies’ frame and wicker basket, I probably resemble Miss Gulch from the Wizard of Oz, minus the bright-eyed terrier captive. In a town the size of Ada, a bike is a great transportation option. In the days of $4/gallon gas, it’s looking even better.

Calendar items for March 2022

Please send items of general public interest to [email protected] for the Icon's community calendar at .

Top Icon stories of 2021

The most-read stories on the Ada Icon in 2021 were hard news stories. Fortunately, articles about growth and celebration weren't far behind. Thank you for reading and sharing your stories with the Ada area community.



A visit to the Ada Rotary Club

By Paula Scott, Ada Icon

As the new Ada Icon editor, I was invited to attend a weekly meeting of the Ada Rotary Club. While I’ve known about the Rotary for as long as I can remember, this was my first time attending a meeting. The experience taught me that I had a lot to learn about Rotary International and the Ada club.

My first impression: great turnout for a weekly meeting. Fourteen of the club’s seventeen members came for lunch, club business, and a presentation by Hardin County board of elections director Stephanie McCullough and board member Michael Hubbell.