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Church secretary saw many changes during 18 years

Church secretary saw many changes during 18 years

During her 18 years as secretary at First United Methodist Church in Kenton, Judi Candler observed many changes. Candler, whose last day on the job was Thursday, has seen four…

Father, teacher encouraged HN grad to become a writer

Father, teacher encouraged HN grad to become a writer

Elements of his time growing up in Dola have been incorporated into the first published book of William Newman Jr. “Silent Enemies” is the title of the book authored by…

Fire at Kenton Iron Products

Fire at Kenton Iron Products

A Kenton firefighter pours water on flames shooting out of Kenton Iron Products on Vine Street in Kenton on Friday night. All available local firefighters were called in to battle…

Tax credits to help couple bring city building back to life

Tax credits to help couple bring city building back to life

State and federal tax credits will help a Kenton couple rehabilitate a downtown building to become the new home of their store. Brad and Laura Wingfield, owners of the Merriman…

Ridgemont teachers, classified staff to receive 2 percent raises in new contract

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgemont school board and its teachers and classified staff have settled their contract talks for another year. During its regular meeting Thursday, the school board approved one-year…

Courthouse renovation plans move forward

The Hardin County Commissioners took the next step in their plans to renovate the courthouse on Thursday. After reviewing with a suggested timeline for renovations with representatives from their architect,…

With just 12 players, HN won’t be fielding varsity football team

DOLA — It was a decision that Hardin Northern Superintendent Doug Roberts had hoped he wouldn’t have to make, but after looking at the numbers it was decided that the…

KCS discusses strategy for hiring future teachers

The hiring of new educators for Kenton City Schools continued on Wednesday when the school board filled five more openings at a special meeting. Several retirements, along with resignations by…

Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

Most area schools shine on spring achievement tests

The news was good for several area school districts when the Ohio Department of Education released spring achievement results this week. Ada and Riverdale both hit the state standards of…

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN celebrating 50th anniversary

WKTN listeners will be treated to a variety of music spanning half a century on Friday. The Kenton radio station (95.3 on the FM dial) will be celebrating its 50th…