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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,…

Latta: Obama’s lack of leadership viewed as weakness by world

Latta: Obama’s lack of leadership viewed as weakness by world

On the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, says America needs to know its enemies and keep a close watch on them. “We…

Extension again seeks support of county voters

Five years ago, voters approved a .4 mill levy that kept the OSU Extension and the many services its provides – including 4-H and agricultural support programs – in Hardin…

Ada council approves swimming pool staff

ADA — Staffing for the Ada swimming pool was approved by the village council at its meeting Tuesday night. Approved was the hiring of the following individuals: assistant manager –…

UW board learns about community assessment

UW board learns about community assessment

Cindy Keller, director of nursing with the Kenton-Hardin Health Department, shared information about the comprehensive community needs assessment that is being planned for Hardin County. Speaking at the United Way…

Kenton council OKs more funds for street repair

Kenton City Council on Monday night approved an additional $35,000 to repair streets damaged by the brutal winter. Safety Service Director Jim Hites is optimistic the amount will be enough…

Kenton approves tax break for IP

International Paper will receive a 100 percent real estate and personal property tax exemption for 15 years as part of its agreement to double the size of its Kenton plant…

USV losing family and consumer science program

McGUFFEY — The family and consumer science classes, along with the FCCLA organization will be missing from the Upper Scioto Valley High School next year. High School Principal Craig Hurley…

USV debates proposal for administrators

McGUFFEY — The number of administrators needed in Upper Scioto Valley was questioned Monday by members of the public and the board of education. Superintendent Dennis Recker had originally agreed…