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Kenton Student Selected for National Boys State

Written by on 19 June 2018

A Kenton High School student will be attending National Boys State in Virginia next month.   Chase Fleece, who works weekends at WKTN, was one of two boys selected at the Ohio Boys State held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio this month. He said he was very humbled to be recommended for the national […]

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KFD: Stay Cool, Hydrated This Weekend

Written by on 15 June 2018

The National Weather Service is forecasting heat index values to reach between 95 and 100 degrees this weekend and with that comes added risk of heat related conditions. The Kenton Professional Firefighters Local 2648 is advising that residents take precautions to stay hydrated and cool this weekend. According to a graphic released by the firefighter […]

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Rainfall Averages Down From May 2017

Written by on 11 June 2018

For the time period of May 1-May 31, 2018 Extension rainfall reporters recorded an average of 3.40 inches of rain in Hardin County.  Last year, the average rainfall for the same time period was 7.21 inches. Rainfall for May was 0.99 inches less than the ten-year average rainfall for the month. Roundhead Township received 4.20 […]

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KFD Wins Department of the Year

Written by on 22 May 2018

The Kenton Fire Department has won one of the Department of the Year awards from Lima Memorial Hospital at their annual EMS Banquet. According to Firefighter/Medic Gabe Sutton, The award is based on criteria set by the hospital’s EMS Coordinator, and the Department’s Medical Director, Dr. Todd Brookens.   The Department has recently taken on […]

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