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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…

Loss of major customers results in closing of Plastic Systems plant

Loss of major customers results in closing of Plastic Systems plant

About 85 people are out of work today with the closing of a Kenton business. Plastic Systems Custom Moldings and Assemblies closed its doors Monday, according to Donald Holtvoight, who…

Riverdale teachers enjoyed making an impact on the lives of students

Riverdale teachers enjoyed making an impact on the lives of students

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Over their careers, five retiring Riverdale Elementary educators said, they have seen many changes in the methods of working with students. But regardless of the methods used,…

Former high school teacher now working with adults as ag agent

Former high school teacher now working with adults as ag agent

Mark Badertscher is an educator. For 21 years, he taught high school students about agriculture at Liberty-Benton High School in Findlay, but now he is sharing his knowledge of agriculture…

Retiring Ada teachers: Small things have big impact on students

Retiring Ada teachers: Small things have big impact on students

ADA — The job of teaching children goes beyond feeding them facts from a textbook, agreed two educators retiring from Ada Exempted Village Schools. In fact, it often is the…