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Riverdale looks to save money with lighting changes

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Ray Robinson of HEAT presented an energy savings plan to the Riverdale Board of Education for its consideration during Monday evening’s regular meeting. HEAT has worked with…

Hardin County Hospice plans party to mark first 25 years

Hardin County Hospice plans party to mark first 25 years

This weekend Hardin County Hospice will celebrate its 25th year with a party in honor of the families it has served and in recognition of the community that supports it.…

Mexican mom who was an exchange student sends son to live with Ohio family

Mexican mom who was an exchange student sends son to live with Ohio family

ROUNDHEAD — When Adriana Ortiz Armendariz was 16, she spent one year as an exchange student in Hardin County with the Skip and Sandy Shepherd family at their McDonald Township…

Ada still unsure of state funds for district

ADA — With House Bill 59 comes the change in formula for determining state funding to schools, from the Bridge Formula in fiscal year 2013 to per pupil basic aid…

Zerkle out as ESC chief

Following the resignation of Hardin County Superintendent of Schools James Zerkle, the Educational Service Center Governing Board has agreed to share the position with Shelby and Logan county. Heather Neer…

HN ends fiscal year in the black

HN ends fiscal year in the black

DOLA — Hardin Northern Schools ended fiscal year 2013 in the black and in better fiscal shape than anticipated, but there are changes in state funding on the financial horizon.…

Kenton man kills ex-girlfriend, takes own life

Kenton man kills ex-girlfriend, takes own life

Teresa (Botchlett) Nelson’s voice was calm as she called Hardin County 9-1-1 Tuesday morning. Her ex-boyfriend, Justin Manns of Kenton, was at her front door, she told the dispatcher and…

Relay for Life to begin Friday at county fairgrounds

The 8th annual Relay for Life of Hardin County is set for Friday and Saturday at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. This is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser and the…

Property owner frustrated with Ada

ADA — Property owner Mary Downing was on hand at Ada council’s regular meeting Tuesday night to address issues she has been having with the village regarding one of her…

Kenton man breaks into home, kills girlfriend and himself

A Kenton man broke into a rural Kenton home Tuesday morning, stabbing his girlfriend to death before fatally stabbing himself. According to Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart, the murder-suicide took…