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Kentonite new leader for Army’s 3rd Infantry Division

Kentonite new leader for Army’s 3rd Infantry Division

Kenton native Maj. Gen. John “Mike” Murray will be taking command of the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Stewart, Ga., according to a news release Monday from the Chief…

Fundraising part of plan to go digital at Kenton theaters

Fundraising part of plan to go digital at Kenton theaters

The time of film reels at the Hi-Road Drive-In and Kenton Theatre soon will be a thing of the past. As more movie studios make the transition away from reels…

Ridgeway takes first step toward seeking replacement tax levy for fire department

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgeway council gave a first of three readings to a resolution which would place a replacement fire levy on the November ballot. The village passed the permanent…

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Fund-raising goal of $60,000 established for preschool park

Plans for a park for preschoolers on the site of the former county jail in Kenton were outlined at Monday’s City Council session. Spearheading the project is David Dakin, youth…

Father’s Day gift sees old oak tree become semi truck

Father’s Day gift sees old oak tree become semi truck

A large white oak tree had stood in front of Glen and Carol Hamilton’s home on Ohio 67 just west of Kenton since the 1880s. “The house was built in…

City budget surplus allows council to support projects

Kenton City Council will be dipping into its $1.4 million cash balance to help with other projects in the community. The Finance Committee approved nearly $125,000 in additional appropriations at…

Repaving slated for 10 streets in Kenton

Ten Kenton streets are slated to be repaved this summer through three different programs. “I believe people will see somewhat of a difference in our roads,” Mayor Randy Manns said…

Sewer requirements force McGuffey to borrow funding

McGUFFEY — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is requiring the village of McGuffey to make improvements to its sewer plant which will increase the monthly rate paid by residents. To…

KCS elementary music teacher will miss being with young people every day

KCS elementary music teacher will miss being with young people every day

The first year Deb McEntee spent teaching music at Kenton City Schools was tough, but rewarding enough that she stuck around for another 34 years before retiring this spring. The…

Forest hairdresser now also gathers hazmat information

Forest hairdresser now also gathers hazmat information

Audrey Hankins spends just over half her week at her hair salon, Ms. & His Hair Salon in Forest, meeting new faces and taking care of regulars she’s known since…