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Shots Fired Near Putnam County Deputy

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Shots were fired near a deputy from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office early this morning.   WFIN Radio reported that the deputy went to a residence in the 4000 block of Road H to perform a welfare check when someone inside the house fired a shot.   A short time later a second shot was […]

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Spending Numbers Released for Ohio House Seat

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Spending figures for the Republican primary race for the 83rd Ohio House seat have been released.   The Findlay Courier reported that the candidates spent more than $250,000.   The Jon Cross campaign reported a spending total of almost $217,000, $78,000 post election and $139,000 before the primary.   The Cheryl Buckland campaign reported spending […]

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Charges Dropped Against Lima Man

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Charges in Hancock County against a Lima man were dismissed late last week just 4 days before the start of the trial.   According to documents filed in the Hancock County Clerk of Courts Office, charges of aggravated robbery and complicity to commit rape were dropped on June 14 against Cory L. Jackson stemming from […]

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ONU Students Win Journalism Awards

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The Ohio Northern University chapter earned 11 awards for excellence in college journalism in the Society for Collegiate Journalists’ annual contest held this month.   Graduating senior Grant Pepper was the most awarded collegiate journalist for the second year in a row with seven individual awards. Pepper also was awarded a Medal of Merit by […]

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CPSC Warns About Dangers of Backyard Fireworks

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Columbus, OH (June 15, 2018) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), estimated that injuries from fireworks sent 11,100 Americans to the emergency room in 2016 with 68% occurring around the month of the Fourth of July holiday. Nearly 50% of injuries were to bystanders and 31% to children under 15 years of age. […]

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Heat Advisory in Effect Until 8 Tonight

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A heat advisory remains in effect for our region until 8 this evening.   With actual temperatures rising into the low 90’s, heat index values will be around 100.   Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible.   The National Weather Service recommends taking precaution such as reducing outdoor activities, […]

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Kenton Man Cited Following Crash in Wyandot County

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A Kenton man was cited following a two vehicle crash over the weekend in Wyandot County.   According to the report from the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, 33 year old Kyle Smith ran a stop sign on County Highway 110 at County Highway 330, and his car was struck by an eastbound vehicle being driven […]

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Woman Charged with Theft and Assault

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A Kenton woman was arrested over the weekend in connection to a theft and assault.   According to the Kenton Police Department report, officers were dispatched to the area of Decatur and Barron Streets to investigate the complaint.   A woman was robbed of a small amount of money, and 29 year old Georgina L. […]

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Kenton Man Arrested on Warrant

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A Kenton Man was arrested following a traffic stop in Wyandot County. According to the report from the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, 33 year old Matthew Kelly of Kenton was not injured in a crash that occurred around 7:22 on Thursday.   He was then arrested on a warrant from the Upper Sandusky Municipal Court […]

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Kenton School Board Meets Tuesday Night

Written by on 18 June 2018

The Kenton City Schools Board of Education Meeting is usually scheduled for the third Monday of the month, but the June meeting has been changed.   Instead, the Board will meet Tuesday night starting at 7.   Items on the agenda include numerous Employee supplemental contracts, hiring new staff, and retiree recognition. The board is […]

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