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Mt. Victory drops plans for sewer tap fee on vacant sites

MOUNT VICTORY — For several months the Mount Victory council has discussed assessing a minimal service fee for owners of vacant buildings. Thursday those plans were dropped. Village officials had…

Forest man gets nine years on burglary, theft charges

A Forest man was sent to prison for nine years after being convicted of burglary and theft charges in the Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to court records from…

Forest to reduce income tax credit

FOREST — Beginning next month, Forest Council will begin work toward reducing the income tax credit given to Forest residents working outside the village. As it stands now, residents working…

ODOT updates projects

A repaving project in the northern part of the county is expected to wrap up next week, according to the weekly construction report from the Ohio Department of Transportation District…

New Yorker shares recollections of 9/11 at gathering in Kenton

New Yorker shares recollections of 9/11 at gathering in Kenton

Most people remember what happened in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, by what they saw on television coverage. With the passing of years, many younger people recognize the event…

Lakeview man critically injured in crash

ADA — A Lakeview man was critically injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Ada. Ralph J. Red, 25, was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to St. Rita’s Medical Center…

Ada bid accepted

ADA — At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Ada Village Council accepted a bid of $44,742.60 from Bluffton Paving to pave alleys within the village. According to Village Administrator…

Accident reported near Ada

ADA — An two-vehicle accident was reported early this morning at the intersection of Ohio 235 and County Road 60, south of Ada. One person was transported by LifeFlight for…

Ridgeway pleased with new sidewalks

RIDGEWAY — The village of Ridgeway has several new sidewalks this summer thanks to a Community Development Block Grant. Mayor Kevin Howland reported to council the        grant covered all the…

Red flag raised about city’s spending

Kenton City Council is getting ready to work on the city’s budget for 2014 with a warning from its Finance Committee chairman. Councilman Brian Hattery told City Council on Monday…