Author: WKTN News

Tyler’s Light Organization Speaks to Ridgemont Students

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Ridgemont students were educated this week on how to choose a drug-free lifestyle.   7-12 grade students heard from Wayne Campbell and his wife who founded Tyler’s Light in honor of their son who died from a heroin overdose.   Tyler played football at the University of Akron, but nagging injuries led to an addiction […]

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Tree Town Festival Committee Awarding Scholarships

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The Tree Town Festival Committee is sponsoring two Riverdale high school students each with a $250 scholarship.   To be eligible, you must be a 2019 Riverdale senior or a 2019 senior who lives within the 45843 zip code area.   Applications are available by visiting villageofforest.com or through the Riverdale High School.   The […]

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Logan County Man Indicted on Aggravated Vehicular Homicide

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A Logan County man was indicted this week on charged connected to a fatal accident in November of this year.   WPKO Radio reported that 40 year old David McLaughlin was charged with one count of aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to reinstate a license.   A […]

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Lima Business Receives Scam Bomb Threat

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A business in Lima was targeted with a financial scam involving a bitcoin bomb threat on Thursday.   According to a release from the Lima Police Department, officers responded to Mid-American Cleaning Contractors in reference to a bomb threat. There was no credible threat to that business or any other business as a result of […]

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New Canine Training Facility Opening at OSP Marysville Post

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol will formally open its Canine Training Facility. Located on the grounds of the Patrol’s Marysville Post, the new facility will be a centralized location for the Patrol’s canine operations and training programs. The 1.4 million dollar training facility was funded by appropriations in the Ohio Department of Public Safety capital […]

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Belle Center Man Injured in Roll Over Crash

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A Belle Center man was injured in a roll over crash that occurred late Thursday morning in the 15,000 block of State Route 67.   According to information from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, Garrett Cummings lost control of his car and travelled off the roadway where the car overturned.   Waynesfield EMS transported Cummings […]

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Car Strikes Utility Pole in Wyandot County

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An Akron woman escaped injury in a one vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning in Wyandot County.   According to the report from the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, 20 year old Janae Walls swerved to avoid an animal while driving north on State Route 67.   The car went off the right side of the […]

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Lakeview Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

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A Lakeview man was sentenced Thursday on charges connected to the injury of a 13 month old boy back in August.   WPKO Radio reported that 23 year old Michael Robinson Jr. was sentenced to 14 years in prison on two counts each of felonious assault and tampering with evidence.   Robinson was arrested in […]

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Ridgemont Releases Minutes of December Meeting

Written by on 14 December 2018

First, a reminder to parents, school will dismiss one hour early, at 2:15 pm on December 19th as students start their Christmas Break through January 2, 2019. School will be back in session on January 3, 2019. Below are the highlights from the Board of Education Meeting. If you have any questions or concerns, please […]

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Theft Reported at a Residence in Kenton

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A theft was reported to Kenton police on Thursday.   According to the report, the incident occurred at a residence in the 200 block of West Columbus Street.   An unknown amount of cash and unknown quantity of clothing items were stolen.   There were no suspects listed, and the incident remains under investigation.

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