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Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

The news was good for several area school districts when the Ohio Department of Education released spring achievement results this week. Ada and Riverdale both hit the state standards of…

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN listeners will be treated to a variety of music spanning half a century on Friday. The Kenton radio station (95.3 on the FM dial) will be celebrating its 50th…

Firefighters extinguish truck fire

Kenton Fire Department firefighters responded to a semi truck engine fire at 6:13 a.m. today outside Jump ‘N Jims, 1255 S. Main St., Kenton. According to Chief Russ Blue, a…

HN treasurer asks board to skip conversion audit, save money

DOLA — To help save the district money, Hardin Northern Treasurer Wes Potter suggested to the board at Wednesday night’s meeting an alternative to the state-required generaly accpted accounting principles…

Tax credit extension boosts wind energy hopes

The Ohio legislature has reached a compromise which may breathe new life into wind energy projects in Hardin County. State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, told the Times this morning that…

Amish offer proposal to health board for wells, septic concerns

The Hardin County Amish community is offering a seven-step compromise in a bid to resolve concerns of the Kenton-Hardin Board of Health regarding wells and septic systems in new homes.…

Commissioners assure local group on plans for dog shelter

The Hardin County Commissioners all but said on Tuesday night that they plan on moving forward with plans for a new dog shelter in October. Members of the Hardin County…

Task Force seizes heroin and cash; makes three arrests

A traffic stop conducted Tuesday by the Hardin County Crime Task Force led to the arrest of three people and the seizure of 122 hits of heroin. Sheriff Keith Everhart…

Grade-level pods taking shape at new Kenton school

Grade-level pods taking shape at new Kenton school

The new Kenton Elementary School is starting to take shape on the city’s north side. The single prime contractor, Mosser Construction of Fremont, is moving pod to pod on construction…

Kenton eyes faster action on tall grass and weeds

Kenton City Council, at its meeting Monday night, decided to move quickly on changes to the city’s nuisance legislation in an effort to more speedily address tall grass and weed…