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Insurance concessions lead to raises for Ada teachers, staff as part of 3-year deal

ADA — Sometimes you have to give something to get something. That’s exactly what the Ada School District’s two main bargaining units did to get pay raises in new three-year…

Drug charge sends Kentonite to prison

A Kenton man was sent to prison for 11 months after being convicted of a drug charge in a case heard in Hardin County Common Pleas Court . According to…

Ada adds girls tennis and cross country to its sports schedule

ADA — The Ada School will offer two more sports during the 2013-14 school year. During its regular meeting on Thursday, the board added girls cross country and girls tennis…

After 75 years, Kenton still remembers the day Gene Autry came to town

After 75 years, Kenton still remembers the day Gene Autry came to town

It was 75 years ago this August when The Singing Cowboy Gene Autry made a visit to Kenton. Hardin County will commemorate that visit again this year at the 20th…

Grant to help Kiwanis club comfort children facing trauma of an emergency

Grant to help Kiwanis club comfort children facing trauma of an emergency

A grant from the Ohio District Kiwanis Foundation should help lessen the trauma of a child’s ambulance ride. The Kenton Kiwanis Kares for Kids program received $2,870 from the state…

Three villages to apply for Community Block Grants

Three Hardin County villages are applying for projects through the state Community Development Block Grant program. The projects were outlined Tuesday morning at a meeting of the Hardin County commissioners.…

Ada approves street project

ADA — Ada Village Council approved the repaving of 19 different sections of streets or alleys on Tuesday night. During it’s regular meeting, council gave administrator Jim Meyer the OK…

Hardin Northern, USV make gains on Ohio Graduation Test

Hardin Northern, USV make gains on Ohio Graduation Test

The Ohio Department of Education publicly released the results of the Ohio Graduation Test Monday . For most Hardin County districts, the results were good, but not as good as…

KCS board member seeks feedback on conference affiliation

Is it time for Kenton City Schools to look into a new league for its athletic teams? Board member Mark McCullough believes the time has arrived to discuss the idea…

Administrator takes on role as special education principal

A Kenton City Schools administrator who oversees the district’s online program will be taking on additional special education duties. Robin Bame received a two-year contract as principal of special education,…