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Repaving slated for 10 streets in Kenton

Ten Kenton streets are slated to be repaved this summer through three different programs. “I believe people will see somewhat of a difference in our roads,” Mayor Randy Manns said…

Sewer requirements force McGuffey to borrow funding

McGUFFEY — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is requiring the village of McGuffey to make improvements to its sewer plant which will increase the monthly rate paid by residents. To…

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…

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…

Commissioners to review grandstand bids

Three bids to repair the grandstands at the Hardin County Fairgrounds were received Thursday by the county commissioners. The lowest estimate to seal the floor of the seating area was…

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…

Dunkirk woman sent to prison

A Dunkirk woman was sent to prison for 30 months as a result of two trespassing offenses. According to court records from Prosecutor Brad Bailey’s office, Heather Ann Klingler was…