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Small Kenton congregation helps provide food to needy

Small Kenton congregation helps provide food to needy

The Kenton Full Gospel Church in has limited resources. It has 30 active members and little extra money, yet the congregation is determined to get food to those who need…

Volunteers hard to find in Forest

FOREST — The village of Forest is finding it increasingly difficult to find members for its police auxiliary squad, so council was asked Thursday to consider accepting residents to perform…

Heroin, cash, vehicle seized in traffic stop

A traffic stop by the Hardin County Crime Task Force  in the southeastern part of the county on Thursday afternoon resulted in three drug arrests. According to a press release…

Trucks ignoring detour signs are tearing up Mount Victory streets

MOUNT VICTORY — Despite several posted detour signs, semi-truck drivers continue to make their way through Mount Victory only to have to turn around or go another direction, tearing up…

Bridge to open, but others to be closed

Work on replacing the deck on the bridge over the Scioto River on South Detroit Street (U.S. 68/Ohio 67) in Kenton is just about finished. According to the Ohio Department…

Organizers hope to raise $5,000 Sunday at Cruise-in for a Cure

Organizers hope to raise $5,000 Sunday at Cruise-in for a Cure

The fourth annual Cruise-in For A Cure family fun day and car show will begin at noon Sunday at the Simon Kenton School in Kenton. The event is sponsored by…

Riverdale retirees almost didn’t become teachers

Riverdale retirees almost didn’t become teachers

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Three retiring Riverdale teachers have a combined 110 years of experience in the classroom, but before they started their professional careers they had other employment ideas. Charlotte…

Ridgeway takes first step toward seeking replacement tax levy for fire department

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgeway council gave a first of three readings to a resolution which would place a replacement fire levy on the November ballot. The village passed the permanent…

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Plans for a park for preschoolers on the site of the former county jail in Kenton were outlined at Monday’s City Council session. Spearheading the project is David Dakin, youth…

Father’s Day gift sees old oak tree become semi truck

Father’s Day gift sees old oak tree become semi truck

A large white oak tree had stood in front of Glen and Carol Hamilton’s home on Ohio 67 just west of Kenton since the 1880s. “The house was built in…