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Ever Power survey finds support for wind project

A survey conducted on behalf of a wind energy developer in the area shows overwhelming support for the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm. The survey was conducted by SBR Strategy Group,…

Ada to join with other districts in homes of securing Straight A grant

ADA — Ada Schools is doubling its chances of being awarded the Straight A grant this time around by joining with other Hardin County Schools. Despite pairing with the Apollo…

Construction to begin at Ridgemont

RIDGEWAY — Within three weeks, construction should begin on Ridgemont’s new preK-12 building, Superintendent Emmy Beeson reported on Thursday’s board meeting. In recent discussions between the district, architect and contractor,…

Family’s greenhouse blossoms

Family’s greenhouse blossoms

HARROD — With the wind roaring and the snow drifting, it was hard this winter to escape the weather and think of planting flowers. But spring comes early for the…

Continuing services at Simon Kenton, Harco goal of tax levy renewal

Area voters are being asked to continue their support of the programs offered through the Hardin County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The board, which operates Simon Kenton School and Harco…

Hardin Northern to expand dual credit courses in fall

DOLA — Hardin Northern High School will be expanding a college credit program next fall. The dual credit program has been very successful, said High School Principal Joe Hoelzle. Currently,…

Former judge Burke Smith dies

Burke Smith, a long time judge and decorated veteran, died Wednesday at his Kenton home. He was 89. Smith served the county as probate/juvenile court judge from 1978 to 1991.…

Dola man sent to prison for rape

A Dola man was sent to prison for a term of 15 years to life after he was found guilty of raping a victim under the age of 10. According…

Ottawa woman killed in crash

MARION — An Ottawa woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Ohio 309 in Marion County, just east of the Hardin County line. Hope Okuly, 44, was…

Ada Schools requests renewal of permanent improvement levy

ADA — Ada Schools is asking its voters to approve a 2.90-mill, five-year permanent improvement renewal levy on the ballot for the May 6 election. According to Treasurer Christy Beaschler,…