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Austin Weber already has some impressive marketing campaigns under his belt

By Kenzie Fell 

Note: This is the second of several Icon profiles of Ada High School 2012 graduates. Profiles are by Kenzie Fell.

Click for first feature - Cole Simon

Austin Weber, who plans to study marketing at the University of Akron next fall, already has some impressive marketing campaigns under his belt. The 2012 Ada High School graduate demonstrated his outgoing personality and creative thinking when he showed up in the stands of Ada football games as a “Superfan.”

Elissa McCracken - Miss Ohio is an Ohio Northern University student

Ohio Northern University student Elissa McCracken was crowned Miss Ohio on Saturday in Mansfield. She will compete for the Miss America title in January 2013 in Las Vegas.

McCracken, 20, of Waynesburg, Pa., is a pharmacy major at ONU. She won the crown over 24 other contestants. As Miss Ohio she will receie a $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology among other gifts. McCracken's platform is "stop cyberbullying."

To view  the preliminary competition and Miss Ohio Finals click on the link to watch the show.

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AHS 2012 grad profile: Cole Simon says he'll miss Friday night football

Note: This is the first of several Icon profiles of Ada High School 2012 graduates. Profiles are by Kenzie Fell.

Growing up, Cole Simon, a 2012 Ada graduate, couldn’t wait to become a Bulldog varsity football player. His senior year he got the chance to play on both offense and defense.

Yes, it was made in Detroit

Delbert Henry of Ada displayed his sleek 1957 red Thunderbird at the Bluffton Festival of Wheel this past weekend. Here's a walk around this classic car.

Blanchard Valley Hospital HeartCare Center Renamed for Jane and Gary Heminger

Blanchard Valley Hospital is pleased to announce that the HeartCare Center will be renamed the Jane & Gary Heminger HeartCare Center. The renaming comes in tribute of the Heminger’s recent donation to support cardiovascular services at BVH and in recognition of their many contributions to Blanchard Valley Hospital throughout the years.

Ada youth show their bike riding skills at rodeo

How's your bike riding skills? Can you ride in a circle without crossing the line? Can you ride as slow as you can in a straight line without going too far to the left or right? How do you function on the obstacle course?

Those questions sound easy, but just try them. Lots of Ada's youth tried and succeeded during Saturday's bicycle rodeo. The event, held behind the police station was sponsored by the Ada Police, fire and rescue.

Here are some views of young Ada bikes.