Author: WKTN News

Riverdale Youth Varsity Football Team Advances To First Place

Written by on 8 October 2018

The Riverdale  Youth Varsity Football team advanced to 1st place in the Northwest Ohio Youth Football League after their final regular season game against the Arlington Red Devils.   The action continues Saturday at 6:30 pm when the Falcons (6-0) take on Pandora Gilboa (5-1) at Arcadia in the Youth Football Superbowl game.   Front row: […]

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National Teen Driving Safety Week is October 21-27

Written by on 2 October 2018

According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in teens, ahead of all types of injury, disease or violence. According to the National Highway Safety Administration, teens whose parents impose driving restrictions and set good examples typically engage in less risky driving and are involved […]

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University of Findlay, “Discover Your Identity,” talk scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Written by on 2 October 2018

Author, an adaptive athlete and inspirational speaker Jennifer Adams, who was named Ms. Wheelchair America 2014 and Ms. Wheelchair Washington in 2013, has faced physical challenges since birth. Born with partial limbs, she has found ways to work with her limitations. In doing so, she has fine-tuned her perspective on identity, and has coined the term […]

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Battery Theft Reported

Written by on 2 October 2018

Another report of battery theft has occurred in the city of Kenton. According to a report from the Kenton Police Department, an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Decatur Street around 6:30 Monday morning. 2 semi batteries were stolen from a semi-truck parked at the location. No further information was provided.

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Accident Downs Power Lines

Written by on 2 October 2018

An accident on State Route 53 near Grant had the road closed and power poles down early this morning. While the report is incomplete at this time, the accident also appeared to be the cause of the local phone service to be down.  Hardin County Sheriff reported  911 and local phone service will be down until […]

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Vicki J. (Ellcessor) Ramirez

Written by on 10 September 2018

Vicki J. (Ellcessor) Ramirez, 50 of Kenton Funeral services for Vicki J. (Ellcessor) Ramirez will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Price – McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Joe Searfoss officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in Patterson Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00pm to 7:00pm […]

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Written by on 7 September 2018

WKTN has announced the Summer Contest Winners.  Thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who participated. This has been the biggest contest to date!  

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 Charles W. Gerlach

Written by on 4 September 2018

Charles W. Gerlach   86 of Kenton   Graveside services for Charles W. Gerlach will be held Friday, September 7, 2018 at Grove Cemetery with Rev. Randall J. Forester officiating. Friends may call from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday September 6, 2018 at The Price – McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton. He died 12:05pm Friday, […]

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Janice A. Parsell

Written by on 4 September 2018

  Janice A. Parsell age 76 of Forest, died at Birchaven Village on Friday August 31, 2018 at 10:50pm.  She was born December 8, 1941 in Dayton, OH to David W. & Vede M. (Munger) Kinnear.  They preceded her in death.  She married E. Eugene Parsell on December 31, 1960 and he preceded her in […]

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