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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 his family has ice cream in their blood. Yankee’s family connection with the…

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 Maxwell Heard told Hardin County Democrats voters they need to be pushing state…

Lightning sparks Kenton blaze

Lightning sparks Kenton blaze

A Kenton residence was struck by lightning and caught fire during a thunderstorm Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from the Kenton Fire Department said the lightning strike and resulting fire…

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Former Marine to become Veterans Service Officer

Former Marine to become Veterans Service Officer

Keeping track of veterans records will not be a new experience for the man who…

Issue II funds to be available this year for Kenton street repaving

Kenton, which thought it would have to wait until 2015 to resurface parts of 12…

Kenton to buy, raze blighted properties

Instead of waiting for others to clean up three blighted properties in the city, Kenton…

Riverdale teacher resigns

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale Board of Education accepted the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara…

Riverdale board approves lighting project for the soccer fields

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale’s hopes of installing lights at its soccer field now shine bright…

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Morning workout

Morning workout

Kelsey Erwin (right) works to get around the defense of Devry Moore during a Kenton High School girls soccer open field Tuesday morning.…

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…

Family

Kenton High School Class of 1945 gathers for reunion

Kenton High School Class of 1945 gathers for reunion

The Kenton High School Class of 1945 met at Henry’s Restaurant on July 19 to celebrate the 69th year since graduating…

Ada Kiwanis Club surprises VanDyne with tree planting

Ada Kiwanis Club surprises VanDyne with tree planting

An Ada Kiwanian was honored with the planting of a tree in War Memorial Park at the July 22 noon meeting…

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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

Supporting court

Supporting court

The Rev. Scott Johnson (left) and Kay Rush present checks in support of the Hardin County Recovery Court to Judge Scott Barrett. The $500 check from Johnson…

Court

Supporting court

Supporting court

The Rev. Scott Johnson (left) and Kay Rush present checks in support of the Hardin County Recovery Court to Judge Scott Barrett. The $500 check from Johnson…

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 Reports: July 29, 2014

Kenton police Tyler D. Wies, 405 Stone Gate Drive, was cited for assured clear distance ahead. Matthew Triplett, 308 N. Ida St., came on-station to speak with…

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

Ohio won’t investigate Cedar Point accident

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s amusement ride inspectors won’t be conducting an official investigation into an accident at Cedar Point that injured at least two people, but…

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?…