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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…

Helping Hands ready to help with back-to-school supplies

Helping Hands ready to help with back-to-school supplies

Students in need of back-to-school supplies will find assistance at the annual Helping Hands Back To School program. Director Deanna Wages said the organization is accepting applications now from parents…

Judge says Kenton teen charged in fatal fire to be tried in juvenile system

The case of a Kenton teenager accused of killing his stepfather in a 2009 fire will remain in the juvenile court system, ruled Judge James Rapp. The teen, identified as…

Issue II program has brought $39 million into the county

Hardin County has a history of being successful in securing Issue II funding for projects and Round 27 of the state project was no exception. Gerald Potter is the chairman…

USV: No new dollars from state, maybe less federal funding

McGUFFEY — While Upper Scioto Valley won’t be seeing any increase in state funding for the next two years, it could be lose some federal funding. Superintendent Dennis Recker said…