Author: sbarnes

It can’t be said enough – these are extremely unusual and difficult times for everyone. As each day passes, I think it is safe to say that we all hope and look forward to things getting better. They will, but it is just a matter of when. I am certain that many of you have […]

WKTN radio is experiencing an issue at our tower site.  We are transmitting with backup equipment. The signal strength is weaker than our normal equipment so outlying areas in the region, may not be getting a clear signal. We have contacted our engineer and are working diligently to get back to full power as soon […]

The Kenton Times has notified WKTN they will not be publishing a paper today, 11-5-19 because of technical issues. The digital version is available online at

UPDATED TRICK OR TREAT LIST as of Oct 30, 2019. WKTN encourages you to check with your village in case we have not been updated on a change. Thank you Will’s Costume Shop for continuing to support these events!

Gary Lee Clark, age 79, of rural Forest, formerly of Kenton, went suddenly and peacefully to see the Lord on Wednesday, October 23, at his daughter’s residence, where he lived. He married Sandra Jean (Draper) Clark on June 7, 1959, in Kenton Ohio. They formed their family with two children who survive him: Becky (Bryan) […]

Gunner Fisher, son of Tara Graber Fisher and Nolan Fisher, graduated on October 25, 2019, as a USA Marine from class 2085 2nd Battalion. Gunner is originally from Kenton and is 19 years old. He is looking forward to proudly representing his country over the coming years! WKTN would like to salute Gunner in our […]

October 1, 2019

The 2019 Trick or Treat and Events as submitted to WKTN:

            One hundred and thirty runners came out to show support at the inaugural Hardin County Runs for Down Syndrom 5K event on Saturday, June 1st, 2019. All funds raised benefit the Columbus Buddy Walk and Reece’s Roadies.  Anyone interested in learning about the Columbus Buddy Walk or joining  Reece’s […]

The Riverdale 4X800 relay team of Kendra Collier, Makena Barnes, Juleigha Collier, and Paige Rothlisberger competed in the District III Regional track meet held in Tiffin Wednesday, May 22 at Heidelberg University. The team ended the season with a season PR but fell short of qualifying for the State Track meet to be held in […]

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