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Amish produce auction draws many buyers

Amish produce auction draws many buyers

When the Amish community was established in Hardin County about 60 years ago, members relied on traditional farming. But as the community expanded and the price of farmland skyrocketed, it…

Kenton sisters have successful careers after earning GEDs

Kenton sisters have successful careers after earning GEDs

Thirty years ago, four sisters who grew up in Kenton agreed to earn their GED  diplomas together. It was a turning point in their lives. Since then, the women have…

Retiring HN teacher eyes coaching return

Retiring HN teacher eyes coaching return

DOLA — In 2009, Pete Brunow resigned as the head coach of the Hardin Northern football team. With a state championship prize in the trophy case, Brunow said walking away…

Workers who lost jobs in Kenton learn of openings at Whirlpool

Workers who lost jobs in Kenton learn of openings at Whirlpool

Even as many of the 85 former workers from Plastic Systems were going to the Hardin County Job and Family Services offices in Kenton for assistance Monday, the agency was…

Retiring USV teachers will miss moment when students ‘get it’

Retiring USV teachers will miss moment when students ‘get it’

McGUFFEY — Three teachers, Charles Renner, Connie Dyer and Cindy Bridenbach, are retiring from Upper Scioto Valley this spring. While each of them is looking to different futures, they all…

A new friend

A new friend

Piercen Brooks (left) holds one of Peter Rushton’s pythons around his neck during the kickoff of the Alger Public Library’s summer reading program “Dig Into Reading” on Wednesday afternoon. Rushton…

Barnyard visitor

Barnyard visitor

Hannah Heilman of the Kenton FFA visited the Mary Lou Johnson-Hardin County District Library Wednesday afternoon with one of her sheep. Children who attended the program were able to pet…

R’mont FFA gets $10,000 grant to connect with local businesses

R’mont FFA gets $10,000 grant to connect with local businesses

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgemont FFA has received a $10,000 grant from The Ohio State University’s CARES program through OSU Extension which is expected to strengthen the connection between the chapter…

Time for slime

Time for slime

Participants in the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s summer reading program get “slimed” following a trivia contest at Gormley Park in Forest Tuesday afternoon. Other participating in “Slimetime!” were topped with water…