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Ice rescue unit in place at Ada Fire Department

Ice rescue unit in place at Ada Fire Department

ADA — The Ada Fire Department spent more than $30,000 for equipment and a vehicle which members hope they never are called upon to use. The department is one of…

Scioto sunset

Scioto sunset

The setting sun is reflected off the water of the Scioto River at the Leighton Street bridge in Kenton Thursday evening. While Thursday was officially the first day of spring,…

Ridgemont FFA program support

Ridgemont FFA program support

Scott Elliott and Don Rines, both of Elliott Farms, present a check for $2,500 to the Ridgemont FFA Thursday at the school. Rines won the award from America’s Farm Grow…

HN presents ‘Oklahoma!’

HN presents ‘Oklahoma!’

Hardin Northern High School will stage the musical “Oklahoma!” next weekend at the school’s auditorium. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 28-29 and 2 p.m.…

Finishing up

Finishing up

A crew razes one of five structures in the village of Alger as the Moving Ohio Forward program’s demolition phase comes to an end. The state made funding available to…

Portman visits IP, says he encouraged firm to expand its Kenton plant

Portman visits IP, says he encouraged firm to expand its Kenton plant

When International Paper was considering which of its plants it would expand, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, got involved in helping the company make the decision that the 125 new…

Hites enjoys trying to solve concerns of Kenton residents

Hites enjoys trying to solve concerns of Kenton residents

Serving as Kenton’s safety service director has inspired Jim Hites to be a “community-active” person, even long after he’s finished working. As the safety service director, it’s Hites’ responsibility to…

Three injured

Three injured

Three individuals were transported to area hospitals after the car in which they were driving was struck by a semi-truck Saturday afternoon, south of Kenton. According to the report from…

Healthy Lifestyle Coalition works to get parents, children moving

Healthy Lifestyle Coalition works to get parents, children moving

In 2010, the Ohio Department of Health reported Hardin County’s third-graders were leading the state the body mass index, which measures obesity. In response to the report, people from throughout…

Program helps young children get off to good start in life

Program helps young children get off to good start in life

Looking after the needs of Hardin County’s youngest residents is the daily responsibility of the Help Me Grow Program. The program begins caring for the babies even before birth, said…