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KCS enrollment surges above 2,000 mark to open new school year

Kenton City Schools is beginning the 2013-2014 school year with its largest enrollment in more than 10 years. Superintendent Jennifer Penczarski reported 2,040 students were enrolled in the district when…

USV building needs more work

McGUFFEY — Upper Scioto Valley Schools is seeking the approval of a permanent improvement levy this fall from voters to repair problems with its building, but the list of structural…

Dunkirk’s plan for Hardin Northern annexation falls through over taxes

DUNKIRK — The village of Dunkirk’s proposed annexation with Hardin Northern School and properties on Rangeline Road will not happen. During Mayor Terry Cramer’s report to council at Monday evening’s…

After election, new board will make decision on new USV superintendent

McGUFFEY — As the 2013-14 school year was approaching, the Upper Scioto Valley Board of Education had planned to employ an elementary principal. That principal would then be trained, the…

Alger has little sympathy for Breakfast

ALGER — It appears the Alger council will not be having much sympathy for Breakfast. The miniature pot-bellied pig called Breakfast is a pet of Chandler Cook, who attended council’s…

Preschool director aims to be good role model

Preschool director aims to be good role model

Jenaya Clabaugh has always had a desire to help children, but it wasn’t always clear to her how she’d go about it. Clabaugh, a resident and native of Upper Sandusky,…

Deer causes motorcycle crash

A Forest man was injured early Saturday morning when a deer entered the roadway in front of his motorcycle south of Kenton. Pat Stidham, 60, was listed in fair condition…

Patrol shares plans to saturate Hardin roads

FINDLAY — The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be making its presence known throughout Hardin County in response to the rash of highway accidents and fatalities in recent months. According…

Hardin Co. joins river project

Six counties in northwest Ohio are taking a regional approach to reduce flooding along the Blanchard River. The Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project board, which includes commissioners from Allen, Hardin,…

Grandstand project tops list of fair improvements

Grandstand project tops list of fair improvements

With just over two weeks left before the Hardin County Fair opens, members of the fair board told the county commissioners they are prepared. The renovation to the grandstand is…