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Crash Report Incomplete at HCSO

Written by on 15 August 2018

A crash that occurred Tuesday evening remains under investigation by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office.   The crash was reported as an injury crash and occurred at the intersection of Township Road 74 and County Road 215.   According to information from the Sheriff’s Office, the crash, which remains under investigation, involved two cars, but […]

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Fire Departments Receive BWC Grants

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COLUMBUS – More than 100 Ohio fire departments will share $1.1 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) under a program to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful health hazards encountered by firefighters during their daily work activities. The fire departments (listed below) are receiving the funding under BWC’s Firefighter […]

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Simulated Intruder Drill Planned at Bellefontaine School

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A simulated intruder drill is being planned at the Bellefontaine High School next month.   The Bellefontaine Examiner reported that the idea was presented to the Bellefontaine Schools Board of Education at this week’s meeting.   School Resource Officer Doug Walters said the simulation will take the required evacuation drill a step further by having […]

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USDA Rates Ohio Crops

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The USDA says corn and soybeans are progressing ahead of schedule because of timely rains and warm temperatures.   Brownfield Ag News reported that:   .Corn is 76 percent good to excellent .Soybeans are 74 percent good to excellent. .Oats are 91 percent harvested.

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Robbery Suspect Arrested in Lima

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A man was arrested Tuesday night following a robbery at the Lima Superior Credit Union. According to a release from the Lima Police Department, a man in his early 60’s entered the financial institution, located at 1205 East Kibby, around 4:20 Tuesday afternoon. He passed a note indicating it was a robbery. The suspect acted […]

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Man Barricades Himself Inside Kenwood Hotel

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A man barricaded himself inside the Kenwood Motel in Kenton Sunday evening. According to Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart, the Special Response Team was called to the scene and was able to talk the man into coming out without incident.   The Sheriff said it was determined to be a mental illness situation.   The […]

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Man Arrested on a Warrant Following Theft Investigation

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An Indiana man was arrested on a warrant following an investigation into a theft at the Kroger store on Tuesday.   According to the Kenton Police Departments report, two people were accused of stealing items from the store.   One of them, identified as 24 year old James Greene, was found to have an active […]

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Kenton Resident Reports Theft from Home and Car

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A theft was reported Tuesday by a resident in the 300 block of North Leighton Street.   According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, the victim told officers that someone stole items out of her vehicles as well as inside her house.   Among the items missing were a red wallet containing $200 […]

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Man Injured in Domestic Disturbance Incident

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One person was injured following a domestic disturbance Tuesday night.   According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, a resident in the 500 block of Decatur Street told officers that he locked his door after having argument with his adult son.   That person then allegedly kicked in the front door and attacked […]

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Kick-Off to School Party Scheduled in Dunkirk

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A youth Kick-off to School Party has been scheduled for this Sunday August 19 at Camp Common Ground in Dunkirk.   There will be games, music and more during the event which runs from 3pm to 7:30 on Sunday.   Everyone is welcome, and you do not need to be part of a church group.

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