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Civil Service Exam Offered to Fill KPD Position

Written by on 17 August 2018

The city of Kenton will be hosting a civil service exam to establish an eligibility list for the position of Patrol Officer in the Kenton Police Department That is scheduled for October 16, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. in the Municipal Building 111 W. Franklin Street in Kenton.   Applicants must be at least 21 years […]

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Ohio Means Jobs Hosting Hiring Event

Written by on 17 August 2018

Midwest Express will be holding a hiring event on Wednesday, August 22 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at OhioMeansJobs Hardin County, 175 W. Franklin St., Suite 150, Kenton, Ohio.   Interviewing and hiring will be taking place on the spot.   Ninety plus full-time positions will be filled.

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Kenton Man Gets Over 5 and Half Years Behind Bars

Written by on 17 August 2018

A Kenton man was sentenced recently in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to documents from Prosecutor Brad Bailey’s Office:   Joseph E. Schmelzer was sentenced to a total of 5 years and 8 months in prison on 2 counts of possession of cocaine and one count of trafficking in cocaine.   The case was […]

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Items Stolen from Garage on Decatur Street

Written by on 17 August 2018

A breaking and entering and theft from a garage was reported to Kenton Police on Thursday.   According to the report, the incident occurred at a residence in the 500 block of Decatur Street.   A bicycle and a garden tiller were reported missing.   No value was listed for the missing property.   The […]

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Sleep Disorders Treated at HMH

Written by on 17 August 2018

The Sleep Lab at OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital is ready to help treat people with several sleep disorders.   Site Manager of Pulmonary Services, Lynn Long, said it’s important for people to seek treatment.   She said it goes beyond snoring in that a person could be dealing with a life threatening condition.   How […]

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ONU’s Annual ACE Day Event Taking Place Aug 18

Written by on 17 August 2018

Ohio Northern University will put active learning and community involvement into practice with the annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday Aug. 18.   The program is designed to engage incoming students with their college home and provide opportunities for ONU’s first-year students to contribute to the village […]

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Courthouse Terrace Project Progressing

Written by on 16 August 2018

Representatives from Garmann Miller and Quality Masonry gave the Hardin County Commissioners an update on the terrace project at the courthouse.   The stone is coming along well. Some areas are tuck pointed and final cleaned.   It was noted that the west step could use a drain to stop the water from ponding. A […]

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Emergency Road Closing Announced

Written by on 16 August 2018

An emergency road closing has been announced by the Hardin County Engineer’s Office. Starting today (August 16), Dudley Township Road 150, between Township Road 245 and County Road 255, is closed. That section of road will be closed until further notice.

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IRS Scam Calls Being Made to Kenton Residents

Written by on 16 August 2018

The Kenton Police Department has been getting a number of calls today regarding an IRS scam. Chief Dennis Musser said his department has been getting calls about every 5 minutes from people saying they are receiving calls telling them local law enforcement officers are going to come and arrest them if they don’t call a […]

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Kenton Woman Facing Drug Related Charge

Written by on 16 August 2018

A Kenton woman is facing drug related charges following an incident Wednesday afternoon.   According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, officers were called to a residence on Grape Street in reference to an unresponsive female.   At the scene, officers found a syringe.   63 year old Deborah K. Prater Mendenhall was […]

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