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Kenton tree board starts plans on tree day

Kenton City Council on Monday night received an update on plans by the Kenton Tree Commission to host the Northwest Ohio Tree City USA gathering in Kenton next April. The…

One killed, one critical in four-vehicle crash

One killed, one critical in four-vehicle crash

One man was killed and another seriously injured following a four-vehicle accident Monday morning on U.S. 68 about three miles south of Kenton. Killed in the crash was Earl Steinle…

Path to law enforcement took some detours for Forest chief

Path to law enforcement took some detours for Forest chief

FOREST — Forest Police Chief Shawn Taylor has always had the calling to serve, even after getting into law enforcement late in life. But before Taylor could embrace his calling,…

Hardin County Hospice plans party to mark first 25 years

Hardin County Hospice plans party to mark first 25 years

This weekend Hardin County Hospice will celebrate its 25th year with a party in honor of the families it has served and in recognition of the community that supports it.…

Mexican mom who was an exchange student sends son to live with Ohio family

Mexican mom who was an exchange student sends son to live with Ohio family

ROUNDHEAD — When Adriana Ortiz Armendariz was 16, she spent one year as an exchange student in Hardin County with the Skip and Sandy Shepherd family at their McDonald Township…

Ada still unsure of state funds for district

ADA — With House Bill 59 comes the change in formula for determining state funding to schools, from the Bridge Formula in fiscal year 2013 to per pupil basic aid…

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…