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Working beside granddad impacts assistant engineer

Working beside granddad impacts assistant engineer

Years of working for his grandfather’s construction company helped Hardin County Deputy Engineer Luke Underwood realize the line of work he’d be interested in pursuing. Growing up between Alger and…

New park in Kenton to honor memory of Commissioner Cross

New park in Kenton to honor memory of Commissioner Cross

A planned new park for young children in Kenton is being named in memory of a long-time community booster. The Jerry Cross Community Park will provide a play area for…

Plenty of fun activities planned for Forest festival

FOREST — The 2013 Tree Town Festival is set for July 12, 13 and 14 in Gormley Park, Forest. It is sponsored by the Forest Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency…

Fair board gets update on grandstands

The Hardin County Agricultural Society met Saturday at the fair office with 13 board members and several guests present. Mark Badertscher, Hardin County Ag Extension Agent, reported the champions carcass…

KHS grad trying to make right choices on and off the field

KHS grad trying to make right choices on and off the field

Life is all about making choices. Billy Cozad – a member of the Kenton football team that made three straight appearances in the state championship game – didn’t make the…

Austrian student’s father likes daughter’s new Midwest accent

Austrian student’s father likes daughter’s new Midwest accent

Brian Heath and his sister, Sue, always thought it would be great to have a teenager in their Kenton home. With the help of local EF Foundation Coordinator Barb Wyndham,…

2013 Freedom Celebration

2013 Freedom Celebration

Despite rainy conditions, many activities continued for the 2013 Freedom Celebration, including the annual fireworks display.  …

State budget gives increases to Ada, Kenton school districts

Two Hardin County Schools are expected to see their state funding increase over the next two fiscal years, while another will see a minimal gain. Three others, however, will get…

Section of Ohio 81 to close for culvert work

Ohio 81 between County Road 175 and Township Road 185 will close Monday for 45 days for a culvert replacement, according to the weekly construction and maintenance report from the…

Comstock ready to launch fireworks display

Comstock ready to launch fireworks display

Mike Comstock helped out for a couple of years at the Columbus fireworks extravaganza, Red, White and Boom! That’s the only time in his 32 years helping with fireworks displays,…