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Kentonite feels at home as city’s chief deputy auditor

Kentonite feels at home as city’s chief deputy auditor

Living in Kenton all her life, Kerri McLaughlin has spent much of her working career out of town. But since becoming chief deputy auditor for the city she calls home,…

Amish plan to buggy-pool to attend health board appeal

There is no safe way to hitch 100-plus horses outside City Hall. So the Amish of Hardin County have decided to buggy-pool. A packed house is expected on Tuesday when…

Heroic story of Civil War veteran Jacob Parrott retold

Heroic story of Civil War veteran Jacob Parrott retold

The name Jacob Parrott is easily found in Kenton. There is a street named in his honor, as is the county’s safety center. Signs inform visitors to the county the…

KCS to turn to other bidders after contractor pulls low bid

Kenton’s new preK-6 elementary school won’t be built by a Summit County contractor after all. The apparent low bid from Dunlop and Johnston Inc. of Valley City  to serve as…

Summit Co. contractor submits low bid to build new Kenton elementary

Summit Co. contractor submits low bid to build new Kenton elementary

A Summit County contractor is the apparent low bidder to serve as the single prime contractor for the Kenton preK-6 elementary school project. Dunlop and Johnston Inc. of Valley City…

Students create child abuse prevention posters

Students create child abuse prevention posters

Area student artists were honored by the Hardin County Job and Family Services Thursday afternoon in the third annual Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest. The contest is sponsored by JFS,…

Spirit of cooperation helps county bring in millions in grant funds

Cooperation and unity across Hardin County is resulting in positive economic news, according to area business and government leaders. The remarks came during a breakfast Thursday morning attended by a…

HN eyes laptops for junior high students

DOLA — Hardin Northern is considering a program which would make it a leader in education technology in the county. The board of education agreed Wednesday night to look at…

Riverdale board meets

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale Board of Education received monthly reports and approved action items at its regular meeting Monday evening. In his technology report, John DeMotte informed the board…

Officials agree on plans for park

Since the former Hardin County jail was demolished, county and Kenton officials agree the location at Wayne and High streets should become a park. On Tuesday, county leaders met with…