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Holiday hours for Alger Public Library

For the Thanksgiving holiday, the Alger Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov 24 and remain closed until Monday, Nov 28 at 10:00 a.m.

All items due will be backdated to November 23. 

Highway patrol looks to reduce fatal crashes during holiday weekend

COLUMBUS--As Ohio residents and visitors make their way to see family and friends this Thanksgiving, Ohio troopers will be making sure motorists are taking the proper safety measures by driving sober, not driving distracted, and wearing their safety belt.

Troopers will be highly visible and cracking down on those driving impaired and those failing to wear a safety belt from Wednesday, November 23 at midnight through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27.

Hardin County University Club scholarships available

The Hardin County University Club II has announced that the club's annual scholarship award applications are now available, according to Jane Kraft, 2022-2023 club president.

Each year, University Club II awards one $1,000 scholarship to a current Junior or Senior college student for the 2022-2023 academic year who is a graduate of one of the Hardin County High Schools.   

The scholarship will be awarded in late February, 2023.  Since 1964 the club has given over $37,000 to assist students finishing out there junior or senior year in college.   

Privacy reminder during Medicare open enrollment

COLUMBUS – Ohio Department of Insurance director Judith L. French is cautioning the more than 2.5 million Ohioans on Medicare to be on alert for scams attempting to steal their personal information during the current Medicare open enrollment period, which runs through Dec. 7. 

Consumers should watch for fake Medicare communications seeking personal information or money in exchange for any of the following: to help with enrollment, to schedule health services, to sign up for a Part D prescription drug plan or Medicare health plan coverage, or to provide a new Medicare card.

Ada school breaks approaching

With ONU students away for Thanksgiving break and Ada’s K-12 students only in class on Monday, November 21, the upcoming week should feel a bit different, even if you’re not on break yourself.

Village offices and the Ada Public Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

School book fair has online, cashless options

The Ada Schools issued the following Book Fair reminder:

Elementary students have attended the book fair preview and are making wishlists.

Visit for information about the fair including how to set up an e-wallet to allow students a cashless way to shop.

All sales benefit Ada Schools and classroom libraries and the fair will be open through parent-teacher conferences.