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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…

Kentonite gets 60 days for thefts

A Kenton man was sentenced to 60 days in jail after being convicted of theft charges in a case heard in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to court records…

Crash near Roundhead claims life of Ada woman

ROUNDHEAD — An Ada woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident on Ohio 117 north of Roundhead Wednesday afternoon. The victim was identified as Jennifer Shepherd, 46, according to information…

Lakeview motorcyclist injured after hitting dog

ROUNDHEAD — A Lakeview woman was injured when her motorcycle struck a dog near Roundhead Wednesday evening. According to information from the Findlay Post of the Ohio State Highway reports…

Gene Autry Days is history

Hardin County’s version of Gene Autry Days is riding off into the sunset. After marking its 20th anniversary in June the event is being discontinued, according to a joint announcement…

JFS aims to work more with families in child abuse cases

JFS aims to work more with families in child abuse cases

Hardin County Job and Family Services is hoping to reduce the stigma of investigations in child abuse cases by cooperating more with impacted families. Sonia Tillman, the Differentiated Response Coordinator…

R’way waits on Mt. Victory for sewer data

RIDGEWAY — The Ridgeway council unfortunately finds itself in a familiar dilemma – waiting for data from Mount Victory. Ridgeway’s centralized sewer system sends its collected waste to the neighboring…

Retired Dunkirk fire chief gets Distinguished Service Award

Retired Dunkirk fire chief gets Distinguished Service Award

SHARONVILLE — Retired Chief James B. Steele of the Northern Hardin County Fire District, Dunkirk, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association at its 2013…

Kenton sanitary sewer project moves forward

Kenton City Council took the first legislative step toward sanitary sewer improvements in the newly annexed Letson’s Subdivision on the city’s south side. Council, suspending its three-reading rule, adopted a…