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Ohio Northern unveils ‘Promise’ to make college more affordable

COLUMBUS — Ohio Northern University on Thursday announced a new initiative designed to reduce tuition, lower student debt and help students graduate in four years. Called “The Ohio Northern Promise,”…

Lima man goes to prison for assault

A Lima man who struck a Hardin County deputy during a drug bust will spend nearly five years in prison. In May, officers were inside the Marathon station in Ada…

Committee plans courthouse celebration

A committee has been formed to plan activities to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Hardin County Courthouse in 2015. The committee, consisting of Commissioner Randy Rogers, Judge Scott Barrett,…

Kenton man sent to prison on drug charge

A Kenton man was sent to prison for two years after being convicted of a drug charge in a case heard in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to court…

Kenton teen hurt in crash

BELLEFONTAINE — Alyssa Becraft, 16, of Kenton, was transported by a Bellefontaine EMS squad to Mary Rutan Hospital for non-incapacitating injuries sustained in a crash Tuesday afternoon on Stockyard Road.…

One of crash victims identified

The body of one of the two people killed in Tuesday morning’s one-vehicle crash near Mount Victory has been identified. Sheriff Keith Everhart said Tuesday afternoon the driver of the…

Two people killed in fiery crash

Two people killed in fiery crash

MOUNT VICTORY — Two people were killed early this morning in a fiery crash in a meadow north of Mount Victory The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Hardin County…

Arlington family becomes partners in long-time Kenton funeral home

Arlington family becomes partners in long-time Kenton funeral home

A long-established Kenton business is getting a new name, but the quality of care to area families will not change, said the new owners. The Schindewolf Stevens Stout Funeral Home…

Proposal for new Kenton water/sewer rates delayed

More data is needed to calculate potential new water/sewer rates in Kenton. Julie Ward, with the Rural Community Assistance Program, presented her rate study to City Council’s Finance Committee on…

Dunkirk targets unlawful solicitation

DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Village Council has begun the process of regulating improper solicitation within the village. Several council members have attested to having solicitors come by their homes at…