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KCS discusses strategy for hiring future teachers

The hiring of new educators for Kenton City Schools continued on Wednesday when the school board filled five more openings at a special meeting. Several retirements, along with resignations by…

Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

The news was good for several area school districts when the Ohio Department of Education released spring achievement results this week. Ada and Riverdale both hit the state standards of…

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN listeners will be treated to a variety of music spanning half a century on Friday. The Kenton radio station (95.3 on the FM dial) will be celebrating its 50th…

Firefighters extinguish truck fire

Kenton Fire Department firefighters responded to a semi truck engine fire at 6:13 a.m. today outside Jump ‘N Jims, 1255 S. Main St., Kenton. According to Chief Russ Blue, a…

Tax credit extension boosts wind energy hopes

The Ohio legislature has reached a compromise which may breathe new life into wind energy projects in Hardin County. State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, told the Times this morning that…

Amish offer proposal to health board for wells, septic concerns

The Hardin County Amish community is offering a seven-step compromise in a bid to resolve concerns of the Kenton-Hardin Board of Health regarding wells and septic systems in new homes.…

Commissioners assure local group on plans for dog shelter

The Hardin County Commissioners all but said on Tuesday night that they plan on moving forward with plans for a new dog shelter in October. Members of the Hardin County…

Kenton eyes faster action on tall grass and weeds

Kenton City Council, at its meeting Monday night, decided to move quickly on changes to the city’s nuisance legislation in an effort to more speedily address tall grass and weed…

R’dale foundation in place; administrative steps approved

MOUNT BLANCHARD — After months of planning and waiting, the Riverdale Education Foundation can finally begin collecting donations. The foundation was created as a way for people to donate money…

USV board OKs pacts with teachers and classified staff

McGUFFEY — The Upper Scioto Valley Board of Education and its two bargaining units came to agreements on Monday night. The USV Teachers Association and the board reached a two-year…