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Sheriff’s department, businesses to make prom special for area girls

In her regular visits to the area high schools, Deputy Chrissy Jones realized some of the teenage girls might not have the financial means to buy a formal dress for…

Kenton youth leads efford for city dog park

A Kenton youth wants to develop a dog park at Kenton’s Wharton Park. Maddi Kugel, 10, a fourth grader at Hardin Central School, said she got the idea after visiting…

Donations help light the way for Riverdale soccer field

MOUNT BLANCHARD — With numerous donations received, the potential costs for adding lights to the Riverdale soccer field have been greatly reduced. Social studies teacher and Riverdale boys soccer coach…

Municipal court traffic cases up in 2013 thanks to more active OHP

An increased Ohio State Highway Patrol presence led to more traffic cases in Hardin County Municipal Court during 2013. Judge Greg Grimslid and Clerk Eloise Cramer presented that information as…

Riverdale considers bringing back summer school program

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale Superintendent Eric Hoffman announced Monday that the district will likely be bringing back two-week summer school at the elementary level this year. At the high school…

Always the ‘good guy,’ Holbrook investigates crimes for prosecutor

Always the ‘good guy,’ Holbrook investigates crimes for prosecutor

In both his current career and past careers, Dave Holbrook has had a mentor at each one who taught him valuable life lessons. Holbrook, a native and resident of Roundhead,…

Ice rescue unit in place at Ada Fire Department

Ice rescue unit in place at Ada Fire Department

ADA — The Ada Fire Department spent more than $30,000 for equipment and a vehicle which members hope they never are called upon to use. The department is one of…

Ada school board member calls calamity day plan ‘just plain nuts’

ADA — With the new state school calamity day legislation in place, the Ada School District will be making up one day of school at the end of the year…

United Way awards funds from best-ever campaign

United Way awards funds from best-ever campaign

Following the most successful campaign in its history, the United Way of Hardin County awarded checks to its partner agencies this morning at a breakfast at St. John’s United Church…

Kenton ready to take on pool operations with hiring of rec director

Kenton is jumping in with both feet to take over operations of the city swimming pool. Mayor Randy Manns said Wednesday a recreation director has been hired and plans are…