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Riverdale plan expects to save electrical costs for the district

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale Board of Education heard from Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative representatives at Monday’s regular meeting regarding a plan to help lower electric costs for the district. For…

Forest home destroyed

FOREST — The Jackson-Forest Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services battled a residential fire at 15420 CH 86 near Forest early Sunday morning. Firefighters responded to the scene of the…

Helping others drives Ridgeway fire chief

Helping others drives Ridgeway fire chief

RIDGEWAY — Jim Newland, chief of the Ridgeway Fire Department since 1987, can recall his time growing up in Ridgeway when the entire community would respond to a house fire…

Four vie for three at-large seats on Kenton City Council

Four vie for three at-large seats on Kenton City Council

Three incumbents and a challenger are vying for the three council at-large positions on Kenton City Council in the Nov. 5 election. Seeking re-election to the two-year position are B.J.…

KMS, county to celebrate Haiti orphanage connection

KMS, county to celebrate Haiti orphanage connection

There is a special connection between an orphanage in Haiti and Hardin County. That connection will be celebrated this weekend when the owners of the Be Like Brit Orphanage visit…

Judge denies injunction against Trillium Farms

A Hardin County judge has denied the request of Kenton-based LandTech for a preliminary injunction against Trillium Farms and Ohio Fresh Eggs over hauling manure from their area egg-laying facilities.…

Forest police, fire and EMS update medical assist skills

Forest police, fire and EMS update medical assist skills

FOREST — The Forest fire, police and Jackson-Forest EMS completed an annual medical skills review program on Oct. 17 at the Jackson Township Hall. During the sessions, they review and…

Old floor gets new life in facelift of Veteran’s Hall

Old floor gets new life in facelift of Veteran’s Hall

In recent years, Veteran’s Hall in the Hardin County Courthouse has seen some changes. Last year, the dingy room was improved when Maintenance Supervisor Richard Lawson and his crew installed…

Limiting prescription painkillers key to ending drug addiction: Sprague

Hardin County used to be singled out in the region for its drug problem. That is no longer the case. State Rep. Robert Sprague said drug addiction is “becoming a…

R’mont board learns new school timeline on schedule

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgemont School District is one step closer to seeing ground broken on its new preK-12 building. The Ridgemont school board passed a resolution approving the design development…