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Alger nixes BPA’s choice for new board member

ALGER — An opening on the Alger Board of Public Affairs was filled at Monday night’s council meeting, but not with the candidate recommended by the board. Board of public…

Dunkirk group offers to assist with razing of blighted homes

DUNKIRK — The Village of Dunkirk has several condemned houses that it would like to see gone. Unfortunately, the village does not have the money to take care of this…

Biology/pre-med major Julie Simmons ‘fell in love with education’

Biology/pre-med major Julie Simmons ‘fell in love with education’

If not for following her husband’s career to Florida years ago, Hardin Central Elementary School Principal Julie Simmons would not be where she is today or even be in the…

Ridgemont ready to begin work on new building

Ridgemont ready to begin work on new building

RIDGEWAY — Adena Corp. of Mansfield was awarded the general contract to construct Ridgemont’s preK-12 school building during a special school board meeting Friday afternoon. The contract includes a base…

After 70 years, Kenton vet receives WWII medals

After 70 years, Kenton vet receives WWII medals

It has taken nearly 70 years, but George Sanderson has finally received the medals he earned in World War II. Sanderson saw action in the Pacific throughout the war, he…

Area leaders/farmers discuss issues with Farm Bureau

Area farmers and government leaders brought up a number of issues they would like to see the Hardin County Farm Bureau support or continue pushing during the group’s annual policy…

Wind farm among issues at county candidate forum

Wind farm among issues at county candidate forum

The two Republican candidates for the Hardin County commissioner’s seat presented their views to the public on a variety of local issues from wind energy to health insurance Thursday evening.…

Worker at Ada firm faces inducing panic charge after bomb threat

ADA — An employee of Ada Technologies, Inc., was arrested Wednesday and charged with inducing panic, a fourth-degree felony, after making a bomb threat against the company earlier this week.…

Xenia man gets 54 months in prison

A Xenia man was sent to prison for 54 months after he was found guilty of money laundering charges in a case heard in Hardin County Commons Plea Court. According…

USV to break ties with Alger building at auction

USV to break ties with Alger building at auction

ALGER — When the Upper Scioto Valley School District built its new building 12 years ago, the former high school in McGuffey was razed to make room for the new…