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Friday numbers for the 2019 Hardin County Fair rose substantially from 2018 figures.   The paid gate yesterday was 1674, compared to 1105 in 2018.   Overall estimated attendance Friday was 9374. Last year, that number was 6188   1026 people attended the Truck and Tractor Pull Friday night. Last year’s event was cancelled due to […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $7,389,541 in federal emergency funding to the state of Ohio for reimbursement for eligible expenses. The funds will help repair and reconstruct highways and roads on federal land in various sites across Ohio that suffered damages from natural disasters earlier this year. “It’s important that we […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. The study, which appears online today (Sept. 6, 2019) in the journal JAMA Network Open, also highlights a cluster of factors, including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops, that are associated […]

It’s another great evening to take in the Hardin County Fair.   The featured entertainment in the Grandstand is the Truck and Tractor Pull. That starts at 7 this evening.   A team Zoom Dog Show takes places in the Children’s Entertainment Lawn starting at 8:30.   You can visit the exhibit buildings until 10 […]

The Hardin County Young Professionals has announced the date for the Little Pumpkin Fest.    The event will be held Saturday October 12 from 5-9pm on Franklin and Main Streets in the Kenton Historical Courthouse District   Caramel apples, crafts, pumpkins, apples, cider, mums, music, food trucks and a whole lot more will be featured. […]

Sign ups are being taken for the Krista Ansley McDonald 5K Run.    It will be held from 7:30-11am on Saturday October 26 at the Mary Rutan Park in Bellefontaine.   The run is hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police and Hi Point 60.   The proceeds from the event will go to the […]

Forest native and Riverdale graduate Alan Elwood will be competing in the largest asphalt road course go kart race in North America the first weekend in October. Racers from all over the world will be converging on the Cup Kart North America Grand National 4 day event which will take place at New Castle Motorsports […]

Great weather continued for day 3 of the Hardin County Fair which led to increased crowds compared to 2018.   Thursday’s paid gate was 1613. On Thursday of 2018 when the weather was hot and rain started in the evening, the paid gate was 967.   Overall estimated attendance yesterday was 9033, compared to 5415 […]

A mistrial was declared in the trial of an Alger man on a charge of kidnapping in Allen County Common Pleas Court.   The Lima News reported the jury deliberated for several hours over a two day span but could not reach a unanimous verdict on the most serious of three charges against Karl Duncan. […]

A Kenton man was arrested and is facing several charges following a domestic disturbance Thursday afternoon.   According to the Kenton Police Department report, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of North High Street in reference to an active domestic violence situation. (pictured above: Garrett Bays) At the scene, 35 year old Garrett Bays […]

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