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Mural touch up

Mural touch up

Marilyn Reed, of Marilyn’s Artistry, touches up the Gene Autry mural at Gene Autry Park in Kenton. The paint had faded since it was created in 2004 by Keith Kasenbalg…

Story time

Story time

State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, shares the story of “Beetle McGrady” during the Summer Reading Program at the Mary Lou Johnson-Hardin County District Library in Kenton on Wednesday morning. Sprague…

HN eyes scholarship foundation

HN eyes scholarship foundation

DOLA — For many years, the Hardin Northern community has supported its graduating seniors with scholarships. The Hardin Northern Community Scholarship Fund, through which the collected money is divided equally…

Change to passing game leads to success

Change to passing game leads to success

Imagine showing up to Robinson Field on a Friday night in the fall to watch Kenton play football. The Wildcats run the football almost exclusively and lose, week after week.…

Cooling off at splash park

Cooling off at splash park

Dayne Gillfillan, 2, cools off in the water Tuesday afternoon at the splash park at Murray Park in Kenton during the hottest day of the year so far. A large…

Special Father’s Day for Ridgeway man

Special Father’s Day for Ridgeway man

Son,  7, saves life of dad who was trapped in creek after accident   RIDGEWAY — Seven-year-old Brady Rowe could have given his dad a tie for Father’s Day. He…

Minister marks 60th year of ordination

Minister marks 60th year of ordination

Rev. Thomas Eisenman has served 24 years at Kenton’s First Reformed United Church of Christ   Just a teenager in college at the time, Thomas Eisenman didn’t think he was…

Forest dad instills importance of community service in sons

Forest dad instills importance of community service in sons

FOREST — It is often said the best teaching method is example. That philosophy is difficult to question when considering Orland “Tubby” Hankins. Throughout his life, he and his late…

Ada store gives artists space to show, sell work

Ada store gives artists space to show, sell work

ADA — For shoppers looking for a unique gift for a special person, the Artist Boutique on Main in Ada is a gold mine. The store, located at 117 S.…

Kenton’s Bark Park comes to life

Kenton’s Bark Park comes to life

Creating park for dogs was the goal of 10-year-old Kenton’s dogs have a secure place to run, jump and play thanks to the vision of a previously shy 10-year-old. Maddi…