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USV needs committees to promote district levies

McGUFFEY — Upper Scioto Valley has two levies on the May ballot. Now Superintendent Dennis Recker said the district needs find ways to get the word out to the community…

Local officials raise state budget concerns

State Rep. Robert Cole Sprague met with a group of officials Monday in Kenton to discuss the local impact of the proposed state budget. The discussion with the Findlay Republican…

Alger plans to install guardrails

ALGER — Motorists using Ohio 235 through Alger find the state route makes two sharp turns in the village. The change in direction is especially difficult at times for the…

Wharton discusses copier and beer garden at festival

WHARTON — After discussing its options since September, Wharton Council unanimously voted Monday evening to purchase the copier it currently leases after the company that originally supplied the copier agreed…

Castle continues helping people in role as chaplain

Castle continues helping people in role as chaplain

After 23 years of working at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Shantel Castle believes she’s finally found the right “skin.” Since last September, Castle has been the chaplain at St. John’s…

500,000 gallons of water down the drain in MV

MOUNT VICTORY — Due to faulty meters and leaks in the system, the Mount Victory water treatment plant is producing more water than what is being billed. According to village…

Forest latest to report cat problem

FOREST — Like many communities, Forest is having an increasing problem with ferret cats. Members of the Hardin County Humane Society met with the village council Thursday evening to discuss…

Mt. Victory needs estimates for potential grant projects

MOUNT VICTORY — Community members focused on project ideas for the upcoming Neighborhood Revitalization Grant that Mount Victory will be attempting to secure during Thursday night’s meeting at the Sportsman’s…

Man to repay $15,362 for theft of tobacco products from Kenton store

A Chillicothe man was placed on community control after being found guilty of stealing more than $15,000 of tobacco products from a Kenton business. According to court records from Prosecutor…

Fitness area, splash pad taking shape at Kenton parks

A couple of Kenton parks will be getting new life this spring, one as a fitness area and the other as a splash park. The best news for Kenton officials…