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Ridgemont teachers, classified staff to receive 2 percent raises in new contract

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgemont school board and its teachers and classified staff have settled their contract talks for another year. During its regular meeting Thursday, the school board approved one-year…

Courthouse renovation plans move forward

The Hardin County Commissioners took the next step in their plans to renovate the courthouse on Thursday. After reviewing with a suggested timeline for renovations with representatives from their architect,…

With just 12 players, HN won’t be fielding varsity football team

DOLA — It was a decision that Hardin Northern Superintendent Doug Roberts had hoped he wouldn’t have to make, but after looking at the numbers it was decided that the…

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…