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Fair panel: 4-H’er in the Navy can’t have hogs shown by someone else

Ashton McCullough knew this would be her last year to show hogs at the Hardin County Fair when she purchased the animals in early May. At that time, she was…

Hites wants more $$$ to repair city alleys

When Kenton Safety Service Director Jim Hites put out the word for people to tell him about city alleys in need of repair, he didn’t anticipate the response. Hites said…

R’dale questions state on changes to calamity days

MOUNT BLANCHARD — With calamity days in their final year for Ohio schools, Riverdale Schools – which has a longer day than most – is questioning how it will handle…

Mount Victory man arrested in Logan Co.

Mount Victory man arrested in Logan Co.

RIDGEWAY — Brett L. Zachariah, 43, of 227 S. Main St., Mount Victory, was charged with two counts of felony domestic violence after an incident Saturday evening near Ridgeway. Deputies…

Kroetz’ career focus shifts to principal’s post at Ridgemont Elementary

Kroetz’ career focus shifts to principal’s post at Ridgemont Elementary

MOUNT VICTORY — It was Jessica Kroetz’ interest in psychology that brought her to Ridgemont Local Schools, a place where she has grown professionally into the role of elementary principal.…

Cornfields, ‘cool’ weather new to health agency’s CDC worker

Cornfields, ‘cool’ weather new to health agency’s CDC worker

Turcina McNeilly finds herself trading the beaches of Florida for the cornfields of Ohio. The native of Pensacola is a fellow through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and…

Five Kenton streets to be paved

Blacktopping of five Kenton streets is scheduled to begin Tuesday, announced Safety Service Director Jim Hites. Streets set to get a fresh coat of blacktop are: East Pattison (from North…

Bridge project continues west of Kenton

Ohio 67 west of Kenton where a bridge deck repair is taking place will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time while safety-related components are completed, according to the…

County residents will get to share impact of drugs with House panel

County residents will get to share impact of drugs with House panel

Hardin County residents will be given the opportunity to tell the state legislature how the opiate drug epidemic has impacted their lives when an Ohio House committee conducts hearings Tuesday…

New system assesses progress of area schools

Ohio got its first look Thursday of the new report card system to be used by the Ohio Department of Education to assess educational progress made by schools. Gone are…