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Mount Victory council adopts 1% income tax

MOUNT VICTORY — Residents of Mount Victory will soon begin seeing an extra deduction from their paycheck. At Thursday night’s regular meeting, the Village Council approved an emergency ordinance by…

MV man gets 33 months in prison

A Mount Victory man was sent to prison for nearly three years recently after being found guilty in three cases in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to court records…

Forest mayor establishes reward in hopes of avoiding vandalism

FOREST — The mayor of Forest is hoping to address a problem before it begins. In recent years, said Mayor Tom Seem, the warmer temperatures have brought out loitering teens…

Red Cross honors Hardin County volunteers

Red Cross honors Hardin County volunteers

LIMA — The American Red Cross in Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties honored volunteers at its Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday at American Legion Post 96 in Lima. In Hardin…

Ben Logan students honored for pictures about engineering

Ben Logan students honored for pictures about engineering

­ BELLEFONTAINE — Three Benjamin Logan Elementary second graders have been recognized for their pictures about what engineering means to them in a contest sponsored by the Ohio Society of…

Kentonite needs surgery in California to treat rare breathing disorder

Kentonite needs surgery in California to treat rare breathing disorder

For several years, Ken Long has fought a rare disease which leaves him fatigued and fighting for his breath. The Kenton man has taken medication to fight what doctors have…

Skate park, archery range, disc golf among ideas for Wharton Park

Proposed improvements to Wharton Park were outlined at the Kenton Parks and Recreation Board meeting Tuesday afternoon. Becky Potts, the city’s economic development contractor, was asked to put together a…

Ridgeway continues to consider levy replacement

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgeway council continued Tuesday to prepare two replacement levies to generate funding for its fire department. The operating expenses of the department exceeded revenue last year and…

Ada High’s Winterguard wins state championship

Ada High’s Winterguard wins state championship

  ADA — The Ada High School Winterguard won the Ohio Indoor Performance Association state championship in the Scholastic A division on Saturday at Wapakoneta. The Ada Winterguard performs a…

Kenton, YMCA reach pool operations accord

Kenton City Council gave an initial reading to a new management and operations agreement for the Hardin County Family YMCA to run the city swimming pool for the 2013 season.…