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Ada hires football coach

Ada hires football coach

ADA — Ada officially has its new football coach. The Ada Board of Education, during a special meeting on Wednesday night, approved Bob Olwin as the school’s head football coach.…

Kenton announces cleanup plans

Kenton’s annual spring cleanup is planned April 15-18 in front of the livestock buildings at the Hardin County Fairgrounds, announced Safety Service Director Jim Hites. Again this year the city…

Early voting for primary to start Tuesday

Absentee or early voting for the May 7 primary election begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hardin County Board of Elections Office in the basement of the courthouse. Not…

Task Force arrests two on drug charges

A Hardin County resident was arrested on drug-related charges following a traffic stop in Hale Township on Wednesday. The Hardin County Crime Task Force arrested Nick Newman for trafficking in…

Kenton man gets 8 years in prison for store robbery

Kenton man gets 8 years in prison for store robbery

A Kenton man on Tuesday afternoon pleaded guilty to robbing an Upper Sandusky grocery at gunpoint. Wyandot County Common Pleas Court Judge Kate Aubry sentenced 32-year-old Casey Shoop to the…

More details emerge on Murray Park plans

A small splash park along with new park equipment will highlight improvements planned this summer at Murray Park on North Cherry Street in Kenton. One of the organizers, Becky Potts,…

Steady year reported at Hardin Co. Municipal Court

It was a pretty steady year for Hardin County Municipal Court, Judge Greg Grimslid said in his annual report to Kenton City Council on Monday night. Grimslid, who is in…

Amish plan to buggy-pool to attend health board appeal

There is no safe way to hitch 100-plus horses outside City Hall. So the Amish of Hardin County have decided to buggy-pool. A packed house is expected on Tuesday when…

Heroic story of Civil War veteran Jacob Parrott retold

Heroic story of Civil War veteran Jacob Parrott retold

The name Jacob Parrott is easily found in Kenton. There is a street named in his honor, as is the county’s safety center. Signs inform visitors to the county the…

KCS to turn to other bidders after contractor pulls low bid

Kenton’s new preK-6 elementary school won’t be built by a Summit County contractor after all. The apparent low bid from Dunlop and Johnston Inc. of Valley City  to serve as…