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New Forest administrator amazed at town’s services

New Forest administrator amazed at town’s services

FOREST — As he begins his second week on the job as Forest Village Administrator, Wes Davis said he is amazed. He grew up in the area, graduated from Riverdale…

McGuffey OKs plan to move playground equipment

McGuffey OKs plan to move playground equipment

McGUFFEY — Several years ago, the village of McGuffey constructed a playground, complete with a shelter house, basketball court and rides for the town’s children. The area was on the…

Kenton paves way for Letson sewer project

Kenton City Council approved legislation Monday night to proceed with the construction of sanitary sewer lines in the Letson Subdivision. Council suspended its three-reading ruled and unanimously adopted the ordinance…

Firefighter shares his story of recovery at Ridgeway service

Firefighter shares his story of recovery at Ridgeway service

RIDGEWAY — Anthony Torres had dreamed of being a firefighter since he was a small boy. He followed that dream throughout high school and later earned the rank of lieutenant,…

Corrections officer focuses on successes

Corrections officer focuses on successes

In a career where there are fewer wins than losses, Community Corrections Officer Aaron McPherson always tries to focus on those wins to keep going each day. For the past…

Alger youth opens business to ease loss of family pets

Alger youth opens business to ease loss of family pets

ALGER — An Alger youth has started a business to make the loss of a family pet more respectable and at the same time raise funds for a community project.…

Second crash victim identified

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Findlay Post has released the identification of the second victim in Tuesday’s early morning accident north of Mount Victory. The crash occurred at 5:30 a.m.…

‘Bowling Cancer to the Gutter’ fundraiser continues in memory of grandma

‘Bowling Cancer to the Gutter’ fundraiser continues in memory of grandma

Kitty Jo Weber loved to bowl. It was not unusual for her to spend five evenings a week at the Hillcrest Lanes in Kenton, said her granddaughters, Tabitha and April…

Mt. Victory gets $800,000 in grants for projects

MOUNT VICTORY — The time invested trying to obtain a Community Development Block Grant by Mount Victory officials, council and community residents in the spring has paid off. While council…

Forest begins action on income tax credit

FOREST — With fiscal issues on the immediate horizon, the Forest council reluctantly introduced two ordinances which would reduce or totally eliminate the village’s income tax credit. The credit is…