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Ready to attack

Ready to attack

Hardin County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Carl (far left) instructs Riley, his K-9 unit, where to attack during a demonstration for the Hardin Northern Public Library’s summer reading program in Dunkirk…

Job-a-bago

Job-a-bago

Ron Meade (left) and Mike Cook prepare the Job-a-bago trailer for the job seekers at the Jacob Parrott Safety Center in Kenton Tuesday morning. Several people took advantage of the…

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Plans for a park for preschoolers on the site of the former county jail in Kenton were outlined at Monday’s City Council session. Spearheading the project is David Dakin, youth…

KCS elementary music teacher will miss being with young people every day

KCS elementary music teacher will miss being with young people every day

The first year Deb McEntee spent teaching music at Kenton City Schools was tough, but rewarding enough that she stuck around for another 34 years before retiring this spring. The…

Forest hairdresser now also gathers hazmat information

Forest hairdresser now also gathers hazmat information

Audrey Hankins spends just over half her week at her hair salon, Ms. & His Hair Salon in Forest, meeting new faces and taking care of regulars she’s known since…

New arrival

New arrival

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…