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Soroptimist of Kenton/Hardin County holds girls night out

Soroptimist International of Kenton/Hardin County recently held a girls night out. The group attended The Ohio Presidents: Surprising Legacies at the Allen County Museum followed by dinner at Old Barn Out Back.

Attached photos show a few members from Soroptimist International of Hancock County.

Soroptimist was formed in 1921 in Oakland, California, at a time when women were not permitted to join service organizations. The name, loosely translated from the Latin, means best for women.

Multi-faceted Ada native and veteran races cars, teaches

By Cort Reynolds

Terry Miller, a 1972 Ada High School graduate, has lived a versatile life of adventure, from Vietnam veteran to policeman to car-racing Florida professor. Teaching has allowed him to pursue his great passions of auto racing and the study of criminology.

Born in Atlanta, he moved with his family to Ada in 1960 and grew up with three sisters and their parents, George and Louise. George was a long-time Ohio Northern University education professor who earned a degree from Duke in aeronautical engineering.

Mullins receives grant to develop literacy resources

Dr. Amy Mullins, associate professor of education at Bluffton University, has been awarded a Bluffton University Research Center grant.

Mullins, an Ada resident and member of the Ada Board of Education, will work on an app and additional literacy resources for young adult students based on her previous work with the phonics resource she developed called “Crack the Code.”

Ada area delegates to attend 2022 Buckeye Boys and Girls State programs

Ada American Legion Post 185 selected five candidates

Ada American Legion Post 185 has selected five area high school juniors to attend Buckeye Boys State and Buckeye Girls State programs for 2022.  

Buckeye Boys State delegates are 

  • Abraham Decker, Upper Scioto Valley
  • Brendan Jameson, Ada High School
  • Leif Trachsel, Hardin Northern

Buckeye Girls State delegates are

Ada area students named to ONU Dean's list

The following students from the Ada, Dola and McGuffey area were named to the Dean’s List for spring semester 2022 at Ohio Northern University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must attain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled full time.

Aleece Al-Olimat

Jeffrey Bassitt

Thomas Chen

Kiser Colley

Jacob Colwell

James Curlis

Lance Good

Brenna Hissong

Isabella Mancuso

Courtney McLaughlin

Cade Mullins

Bryce Paul

Johnathan Rettig

Brendan Sheridan

Isaac Spar

Katelyn Stuart

Jayson Sumner

Sydney Van Atta

Donald Waters

Boots and Buckles 4-H report

By Jadalyn Worthington

Meeting was called to order by President Chloe Anderson. Club said the Pledge of Allegiance led by Wyatt James and the 4-H pledge led by Callie Schwemer. 

Next was roll call with answering “What is your favorite project?” 

The minutes from the last meeting were read by secretary Josie Schwemer. Treasurer’s report was then given by treasure Issac Anderson.

Old business: Stall signs. For anyone who wants to buy an extra sign, they are $10 each.

New Business and Demonstrations: