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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,…

Variety of activities slated for 2013 Freedom Celebration

A full day of fun for the entire family is promised during the 2013 Freedom Celebration to be held at the Hardin County Fairgrounds on Thursday. The festivities begin at…

Children, parents advised about safety on the Internet

Children, parents advised about safety on the Internet

DUNKIRK — Parents need to be careful about who their kids are talking to on the computer. Children need to be just as diligent in protecting themselves when it comes…

Fort Jennings man suffers fractures in courthouse jump after sentence

A Fort Jennings man suffered serious injuries trying to escape justice on Tuesday afternoon. Carl Hartford had just been sentenced to 50 months in prison on multiple drug-related charges by…