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Michael Milks receives Cardinal health Generations Rx Champions Award

Michael Milks, of Ada, is the 2012 recipient of the Cardinal health Generations Rx Champions Award for excellence in community-based prescription drug abuse prevention.

This award recognizes a pharmacist for his work in combating prescription drug abuse. The award honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated outstanding commitment within the pharmacy community to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.

Ada man has a pretty good day fishing - $1,157 worth

Sunday was a pretty good day for fishing. Just ask Robbert Tidd of Ada. Tidd caught the number one tagged trout at Bluffton's annual trout derby on Sunday.

The fish was caught during derby hours and Tidd took home $1,157.50, which was one-half of the 50-50 raffle held following the derby.

One other Ada fisherman, Mark Schlachter, caught trout number 229 at the derby. This year's derby, held May 6, was the 68th annual event sponsored by the Bluffton Sportmen's Club and held in the Bluffton Buckeye Quarry.

Three Hardin County babies born in Bluffton Hospital in April

Bluffton Hospital reports the following babies were born from Hardin County residents in April:

April 10 – Asher Gideon Paul Neville, son of Tom and Carrie Neville, Forest, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, 19 ½ inches.

April 14 – Cash Harrison Alger, son of Nick and Jenifer Alger, Ada, 19 inches, 7 pounds, 10 ounces.

April 23 – Briar Marie Davis, daughter of Nate and Antwilla Davis, Kenton, 21 inches, 7 pounds, 13 ounces.

For photos of the babies click here.


Lots of announcements for Ada HS students

As the 2011-12 school year winds down, several school announcements are making the rounds this week. 

STUDENT COUNCIL:  If you are interested in joining Student Council next year, pick up a petition from Mrs. Smith this week. Signed petitions will need to be returned by Wednesday, May 9.  There are 2 spots open for current 7th graders, 2 spots for current 8th graders, 2 spots for current 9th graders, 3 spots for current 10th graders and 2 spots for current 11th graders.

Darla Crownhart top Century 21 sales associate for 2011


Becky Neville, broker/owner of Century 21 Beacon Realty, 208 N. Main St., Ada, announced Darla Crownhart as its top producing sales associates for 2011 based on $30,000-$59,999 Adjusted Gross Commission or 18-23 units. The Silver Sales Achievement Award recognizes Crownhart's outstanding sales production.  

The curtain goes up soon

It's rehearsal time for Ada first graders.The students are preparing for a first grade musical presentation in May. Two performances are planned. The first at 1:15 p.m. and the second at  at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3, in the school auditorium. 

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