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Kentonite convicted in fatal fire to serve time in youth services

The man still identified as JM through the Hardin County juvenile court system, will be serving the balance of his sentence for killing his stepfather in the Ohio Department of…

KCS to collaborate with other districts on Straight A grant

Ada, Hardin Northern and Ridgemont part of the project Kenton City Schools will be joined by Ada, Hardin Northern and Ridgemont school districts in applying for a state grant to…

Alger to focus on nuisances

ALGER — The village of Alger means business when it comes to nuisance properties and leaks in the water pipes. Of the dozens of nuisance properties identified last year, a…

State’s calamity day bill saves KCS’ spring break

Kenton City Schools will have just one more make-up day thanks to the Ohio Legislature’s action to grant four additional calamity days. Reported at the school board meeting Monday night,…

State OKs wind farm project

COLUMBUS — EverPower Wind Holdings’ proposed Scioto Ridge Wind Farm got formal approval from the Ohio Power Siting Board during a Monday hearing in Columbus. The order passed by the…

Grants will help bring new programs to USV

Grants will help bring new programs to USV

McGUFFEY — A variety of grants and programs may be bring changes to the Upper Scioto Valley curriculum and beyond the school walls in the near future. Superintendent Dennis Recker…

Short spring break planned at Riverdale

MOUNT BLANCHARD — If all goes according to plan, Riverdale Schools may still have a spring break, albeit a short one. Superintendent Eric Hoffman informed the board at its planning…

HN board approves contracts

DOLA — Approving supplemental contracts was the big item on the agenda for the Hardin Northern school board during its March meeting on Monday night. The board unanimously approved a…

Portman visits IP, says he encouraged firm to expand its Kenton plant

Portman visits IP, says he encouraged firm to expand its Kenton plant

When International Paper was considering which of its plants it would expand, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, got involved in helping the company make the decision that the 125 new…

Hites enjoys trying to solve concerns of Kenton residents

Hites enjoys trying to solve concerns of Kenton residents

Serving as Kenton’s safety service director has inspired Jim Hites to be a “community-active” person, even long after he’s finished working. As the safety service director, it’s Hites’ responsibility to…