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Kenton City Council Meets Tonight

Written by on 13 August 2018

Kenton City Council will meet tonight.   Representatives from OHM will give an update on Phase I of the Downtown Revitalization Project.   Council will also introduce 3 items in New Business.   The meeting starts at 7 this evening at the Kenton City Building.

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Street Closed in Wapakoneta

Written by on 13 August 2018

If you plan to travel to Wapakoneta, a street is closed starting today.   Preliminary work has started on the Defiance Street improvement project.   Detours will be in place starting today.   The affected area is on Defiance Street between West Harrison to Cole Street.

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Wyandot County Sheriff Talks About School Bus Safety

Written by on 13 August 2018

Wyandot County Sheriff Michael Hetzel issued a release reminding residents about school bus safety as the new school year approached.   The greatest risk to your child is not riding on a bus, but it’s approaching or leaving one.   The Sheriff said it’s important for your child to know traffic safety rules.   He […]

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Man Critically Injured After Being Struck by Semi

Written by on 10 August 2018

An Indiana man was critically injured after he was struck by a semi on I 75 in Hancock County Thursday evening.   According to a release from the Findlay Post of the Ohio State Patrol, 47 year old Max Christopher Brown was standing in front of his semi, which was parked along the berm, when […]

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Two Men Arrested on Union County Warrants

Written by on 10 August 2018

Two men were arrested on outstanding arrest warrants through Union County.   According to the media release from the Union County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy went to the Multi County Jail in Marion and took custody of 31 year old Bart D. Brown, of Larue and 23 year old Caleb I. Dunn, of New Bloomington. […]

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Motorcyclists Reminded About Need for Protective Clothing

Written by on 10 August 2018

Motorcyclists are being reminded about the importance of proper clothing while riding.   The Ohio State Highway Patrol, on the 74th day of the 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign, said motorcyclists should wear clothing that completely covers their arms and legs, ideally with leather or heavy denim. Thick clothing provides protection in the event […]

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2018 US Corn and Soybean Production Estimates Increased

Written by on 10 August 2018

The USDA has increased its 2018 U.S. corn and soybean production estimates.   Corn is projected at 14.6 billion bushels, up from July’s projection, but down 1% on the year.   In Ohio:   CORN: is 596 million bushels, compared to 554 million in 2017.   SOYBEANS: 277 million bushels, compared to 252 million in […]

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Ben Logan Boys Golf Team Places 6th

Written by on 10 August 2018

The Ben Logan Boys golf team took 6th place Thursday in the Ryan Reynolds Tournament at Liberty Hills. Bellefontaine won the event with a 327, followed by Springfield Shawnee 329, Vandalia 330, St Marys 331, Carroll 341, Ben Logan 350, Tecumseh 359, Kenton 368, and Indian Lake 400. For the Raiders Ethan Ricketts again led […]

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Keep Back-to-School Traffic From Turning Deadly

Written by on 10 August 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 10, 2018) – As Ohio students head back to school, AAA urges motorists to help curb tragedies by watching out for added pedestrians, school buses and traffic on the roads. Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise in Ohio. Last year the number of pedestrian fatalities soared to 144, according to the Ohio […]

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One Sentenced Recently in Common Pleas Court

Written by on 10 August 2018

A Kenton man was sentenced recently in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to the document from Prosecutor Brad Bailey’s Office:   34 year old Frederick N. Justice was placed on five years community control with conditions on one count of tampering with evidence. He must serve 30 days of local incarceration.   The case […]

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