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Alliance Announces 2019 Staff Transition Plan

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The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance Board of Directors announced the board approved staff transition plan for 2019.   .Jacqualine Fitzgerald will become Director of Economic and Community Development. She will be be working full time to advance strategic growth efforts with retail, commercial and industrial projects as well as continuing her work with […]

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Project Linus Chapter Created in Hardin County

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Project Linus, a volunteer organization that provides comfort and security to seriously ill and traumatized children through handmade blankets, has created a new chapter in Hardin County.   Haley Sprang will serve as the Chapter Coordinator for the area.   Her volunteer duties will include recruiting “blanketeers” to make new, handmade, washable blankets and afghans, […]

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2018 Ag Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

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Hardin County – The Hardin County Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced the 2018 honorees to be inducted at the sixteenth annual Agriculture Hall of Fame recognition banquet. The 2018 inductees include: Jan Layman, Sanford and Paul McCurdy, Gary and Carol Oates, and Gary Shick. The banquet will be held on Tuesday, December 4th, beginning […]

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Three People Sentenced in Common Pleas Court

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Three people were sentenced recently in Hardin County Common Pleas Court.   According to documents from Prosecutor Brad Bailey’s Office:   .Stephen A. Beightler was sentenced to 8 years in prison on one count of felonious assault.   He was convicted of the offense following a two day trial last week. The jury deliberated for […]

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Hunter Rescued After Being Stuck in Tree Stand

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A hunter had to be rescued after a dispatcher from the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office received a report about a man stuck or hanging in a tree.   According to the report, deputies arrived to the area of County Highway 82, just east of the Hardin/Wyandot County line, where they were able to locate the […]

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Cross Announces Leaders of Transition Team

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State Representative-Elect Jon Cross announced the leadership for his Transition Team.   According to a posting on Cross’ Facebook page, Matt Jennings was named Chairman and Kolt Buchenroth, Vice-Chairman.   Both men filled leadership roles during the campaign and will now help prepare for the transition and swearing in events.   Cross said Thursday he […]

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Crash Damages Two Vehicles on Columbus Street

Written by on 16 November 2018

A crash occurred Thursday afternoon on East Columbus at High Street.   According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, 16 year old Claire Bailey was stopped for a stop sign on High at Columbus. She drove into the intersection and her car struck a vehicle being operated by 57 year old Deborah Farrington, […]

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Ohio Hi Point Board Conducts November Meeting

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BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio – The Ohio Hi-Point Board of Education heard from students in the Triad Advanced Manufacturing satellite program about winning the inaugural Champaign County Design Challenge during Wednesday’s regularly scheduled board meeting. The design challenge, which was in conjunction with National Manufacturing Month, tasked student teams from Champaign County to design a Rube Goldberg […]

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Ridgemont Releases Highlights of November Board Meeting

Written by on 16 November 2018

The 14th Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon will be held on December 6th at noon in the Mt. Victory Building. This luncheon is for all 60 year old and older community members who currently live in the Ridgemont District. Thank you to Kenton Walmart for their continued donation to help us host this event. Call Sandy […]

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