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Tree Town preparation

Tree Town preparation

Allison Ledesma prepares banners to be displayed at the ticket tent during this weekend’s Tree Town Festival in Forest. The activities begin tonight with a golf cart mini parade starting…

MV gets time to complete water line before Ohio 31 paving

MOUNT VICTORY — The Village of Mount Victory now has until Sept. 1 to complete its water line project before resurfacing begins on Ohio 31 through town. The Ohio Department…

Drug cases on court docket

A Kenton man was placed on community control for five years after being convicted of drug charges in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to court records, Rickie Leo Tillman,…

Ada reports OAA results; scoring change impacts districts

Ada reports OAA results; scoring change impacts districts

Results were mixed for area schools from the Department of Education’s annual Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA), which were announced this week. But some educators believe the report is misleading. The…

Bark Park fundraiser focuses on dogs

The new Bark Park dog park in Kenton’s Wharton Park is proving very popular with dog owners. The dream of 10-year-old Maddi Kugel of Kenton, there are separate areas for…

Finance panel: No to more money for city street projects

Kenton City Council’s finance committee will recommend against appropriating additional money for city street projects. Chairman Brian Hattery and members Teresa Styer and Tom Taylor were unanimous in their decision,…

New events highlight Tree Town Festival

FOREST — Some new activities and old favorites will be featured at this weekend’s Tree Town Festival in Forest. Sponsored by the Forest Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services,…

Bartel home honored by KHCB

Bartel home honored by KHCB

Tom and Jackie Bartel have been awarded a residential beautification award for June by Keep Hardin County Beautiful. They reside on County Road 144, southeast of Kenton. For the Bartels,…

Civic agenda: July 10, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 10 Mount Victory council – 7 p.m., chambers FRIDAY, JULY 10 Upper Scioto Drainage and Conservancy District Board – 8 a.m., district office, first floor, courthouse MONDAY, JULY…

Forest parking/traffic to change for festival

FOREST — Visitors to the Forest Tree Town Festival should be aware of changes to traffic and parking patterns in the village Friday. Beginning at 4 p.m., there will be…