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Ben Logan gets $30,000 donation for athletic facilities

BELLEFONTAINE — The Benjamin Logan Board of Education accepted a $30,000 donation for athletic facilities from the Lewis and Dorothy Tamplin Trust at its meeting Monday night. The…

KCS announces new staff members

KCS announces new staff members

Fourteen new Kenton City Schools’ staff members were welcomed at the board of education meeting Monday night at the administration building. Working at Kenton Elementary School are the…

Rejected by state, KCS moves forward with goals of Straight A plan

Even though a state grant to improve technology and career readiness for students did not get approved, Kenton and three other county districts are trying to move forward…

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Hardin Northern’s standards-based report cards won’t have letter grades

DOLA — Hardin Northern parents will be monitoring the progress of their elementary students through…

Lakeview man killed in two-vehicle crash

ROUNDHEAD — A Lakeview man was killed Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash in the…

‘Zero tolerance’ for dogs running loose

‘Zero tolerance’ for dogs running loose

Kenton police, county dog warden adopt policy after repeated incidents of loose dogs acting aggressively…

Curbs being poured as East Lima Avenue project advances in Ada

ADA — Progress continues to be made on the East Lima Avenue project in Ada…

Recker: Early start at USV has its benefits

McGUFFEY — Upper Scioto Valley students started the new school year before any other district…

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Offensive practice pays off for Wildcats

Offensive practice pays off for Wildcats

ADA — The Kenton girls soccer team spent a lot of time working on shooting and offense in general Tuesday during practice. It seemed to pay off Wednesday…

Kenton beats Ada, retains 309 Cup

Kenton beats Ada, retains 309 Cup

Three years ago, the Kenton and Ada soccer teams started playing for the Battle of 309 Cup. In each of the first two years, the trophy has been…

Kenton falls to LCC in close tennis match

Kenton falls to LCC in close tennis match

Kenton won two of the three singles matches, but could not pick up a doubles victory as the Wildcats were edged 3-2 by Lima Central Catholic in high…

Ada tennis wins to stay unbeaten

Ada tennis wins to stay unbeaten

ADA — The Ada girls tennis team remained unbeaten with a 4-1 victory over Lima Senior on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs took two of three singles matches and…

Family

Couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Raymond and Wanda Weber of Kenton (formerly of Forest) are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 22, 1954…

Kentonite gets Elks scholarship

Kentonite gets Elks scholarship

Taylor Weaver of Kenton was named a recipient of an Elks National Foundation Legacy Scholarship. Seven scholarships were awarded in Ohio,…

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Majority of local governments do ‘outstanding job,’ auditor says

Majority of local governments do ‘outstanding job,’ auditor says

The Hardin County Republican Party held its Colonel’s Club on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Community Building. Executive Committee Chairman, Rob Radway welcomed the crowd of over…

Church

Two churches gather for fish fry picnic

Two churches gather for fish fry picnic

On Sunday, Aug. 10, the Mount Zion and Roundhead Methodist Church members gathered for a fish fry picnic prepared by the Howard Shepherd family. It was hosted…

Court

Hardin County municipal court news: August 16, 2014

Unless otherwise indicated, all cases were heard by Judge Greg A. Grimslid. TRAFFIC In addition to the fines levied against defendants who are found guilty, $39 in…

Entertainment

Gospel quartet to perform at the Allen County Fair

Gospel quartet to perform at the Allen County Fair

LIMA — One of gospel music’s most popular quartets, The Dixie Melody Boys, will be featured at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 in the Gospel Singing Tent…

Police Reports

Police Reports: August 21, 2014

Kenton police William J. Savage, Bellefontaine, was issued a summons for junk and junk vehicles on property. Quincy D. Owens, 623 E. Franklin St., was issued a…

Seniors

Lunch with friends

Lunch with friends

Residents of Hardin Hills Health and Rehab Center took a trip to Findlay and dined at Cheddars. Attending the meal were (from left) Becky Parsell, Alta Boger,…

State News

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or harness it into richly…

Farm

Horse flies are after your blood!

The past few weeks horseflies have been a common problem around the county. They feed on the blood of cattle, horses, mules, hogs, dogs, deer, other warm-blooded…