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Ada prepares for student return

ADA — The Ada School Board of Education received an update on preparations being made to the school grounds for the upcoming school year. Mike Lenhart, head of…

Hospice Poker Runs Saturday

Hospice Poker Runs Saturday

The friends of the Hardin County Hospice will host the fifth annual Poker Run for Hardin County Hospice on Saturday. The run will be held at a new…

R’mont board hires teachers

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgemont board of education took care of a number of personnel issues, including hiring several new teachers, during its regular meeting on Thursday afternoon. Hired…

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Ice cream in the blood of family that operates Dairy Queen

Ice cream in the blood of family that operates Dairy Queen

As a third generation family owner of Yankee’s Dairy Queen in Kenton, David Yankee said…

Hardin Democrats told voters need to push for ‘One Ohio’

Hardin Democrats told voters need to push for ‘One Ohio’

“One Ohio.” That is what the Democratic leader in the Ohio House of Representatives Tracy…

Lightning sparks Kenton blaze

Lightning sparks Kenton blaze

A Kenton residence was struck by lightning and caught fire during a thunderstorm Saturday afternoon.…

Two face drug charges after Ada traffic stops

ADA — Two women were arrested on charges of possession of heroin during traffic stops…

Stuffing the bus

Stuffing the bus

Matt Manns of the Huntington National Bank in Kenton and Mary Ann Prater of Helping…

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Playing for a title

Playing for a title

Scott Wills gets ready to hit a backhand Saturday during the finals of the men’s singles portion of the third annual Kenton tennis tournament. Wills defeated Jake Abbott…

Mission Possible 5K

Mission Possible 5K

Runners step off for the start of the fifth annual Mission Possible 5K race in Mount Victory on Saturday morning. There were 66 participants in the event sponsored…

KMS sets schedule for volleyball conditioning

Conditioning for Kenton Middle School volleyball begins today and runs through Friday. The conditioning will take place daily from 3 to 5 p.m. at KMS. There will be…

Playing doubles

Playing doubles

Calynn Morris stretches for a forehand Friday night during a doubles match as part of the third annual Kenton tennis tournament. Morris teamed with Kirsten Osborn, who was…

Family

Taylors celebrate 50th

Taylors celebrate 50th

Jim and Kathy Taylor of Kenton will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Taylor, and the former Kathy Buroker, were united…

Annual quilt show

Annual quilt show

Edna Pleasant (left), Sue Brown (middle) and Kathy Leveck get ready for the Nimble Thimbles Quilt Club’s annual quilt show. The…

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KHS graduate named director of USDA’s NAPD

KHS graduate named director of USDA’s NAPD

WASHINGTON, DC – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mark A. Rose to the Senior Executive Service and…

Church

Mud in their eyes

Mud in their eyes

The romp in the mud was an excellent reason to get dirty and cool off after the annual tug-of-war contest at the Abundant Life Assembly of God…

Court

Two face drug charges after Ada traffic stops

ADA — Two women were arrested on charges of possession of heroin during traffic stops in Ada on Friday by the Hardin County Crime Task Force. According…

Entertainment

August among headliners at 9th St. John’s Cruise-In

August among headliners at 9th St. John’s Cruise-In

Saturday is the ninth annual Cruise In Concert at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Kenton. The free concert is an outreach in an effort to…

Police Reports

Police and Sheriff Reports: July 28, 2014

Kenton police Friday Bruce Prater, 208 S. Leighton St., was arrested on a bench warrant from the Kenton Police Department. Vicky L. Spencer, 980 Meadow Lane Apt.…

Seniors

Ada seniors to take trip to Waldo and Marion

Ada Senior Citizens are planning a bus trip for Wednesday, August 6, to Waldo and Marion. The bus will leave the Ada Railroad park at 9:45 a.m.…

State News

Two killed in plane crash near Findlay

FINDLAY — The only two occupants of a small aircraft were pronounced dead at the scene when the plane crashed northeast of Findlay early Sunday morning. The…

Farm

Extension sponsoring crop walk Aug. 4

What is that bug in my vegetable garden? Why do my plants have brown spots on the leaves? Why are my tomatoes cracking after they looked good?…