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Fair board discusses contract with BKP

The Hardin County Agricultural Society met Saturday at the fair office with 11 board members and several guests present. BKP representatives met with board to discuss a contract for coverage…

R’way cleanup efforts benefit Ridgemont FFA

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgeway council honored the Ridgemont FFA chapter and presented it with two checks at the village meeting Tuesday. Mayor Kevin Howland announced the donations of $216 each…

Civic agenda: July 9, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9 Jackson-Forest Ambulance Board – 7 p.m., township hall Washington Township trustees – 8 p.m., township house, Dola THURSDAY, JULY 10 Family Stability Team meeting – 10 a.m.…

‘Slimetime’ program set Tuesday at Forest park

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library will be hosting its annual “Slimetime” program on Tuesday, July 15 at Gormley Park in Forest. Kids who want to play should be dressed…

Chance to win gasoline at two area blood drives

The American Red Cross and Marathon are teaming up this summer to give blood donors a chance to win free gas. During July and August, those who come to give…

Recorder lists June activity

The Hardin County Recorder’s Office reported the following transactions for June: Deeds filed, 144; Mortgages filed, 90; Amount of mortgages filed, $10,375,473; Releases filed, 101; Partial releases filed, 2; Land…

F-J Library friends to meet

FOREST — The Friends of the Forest-Jackson Public Library will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the library, announced Karen Moore, library director.…

Ada family preparing to be missionaries in Mexico

Ada family preparing to be missionaries in Mexico

ADA — Ten years ago, David and Kelly Fetrow moved from their home in Kansas to Ada in order to be closer to their families in southern Michigan. Now they…

Kenton may have money in budget for street repaving

Kenton’s city administration presented its case for an additional appropriation of $125,000 to repave sections of seven city streets. Members of City Council’s finance committee offered their concerns about needing…

‘More teeth’ put in Alger high weed ordinance

ALGER — Before it approves an ordinance which could potentially send property owners with high weeds to jail, the Alger council will turn to help from the county commissioners. Alger…