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(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently announced the appointment of Natasha R. Kennedy to the Logan County Court of Common Pleas, Family Court. Kennedy, of Bellefontaine, will assume office on August 2, 2021, and will be replacing retired Judge Dan Bratka. She must run for election in November 2022 to retain the office. Kennedy has […]

Findlay, OH (July 17, 2021) – Marathon Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA) in collaboration with United Way of Hancock County (UWHC) invites vocalists and bands from the 419-area code to submit a short sample of their music for a chance to participate in the 419 Sings virtual talent competition sponsored by First National Bank. […]

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Hardin, Auglaize, Logan and Union Counties through Saturday afternoon. The watch for Hancock, Marion and Wyandot Counties goes until 8 Saturday morning. Repeated rounds of showers and thunderstorms with torrential rainfall are expected today through Saturday afternoon.  Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are expected.  […]

One person was sentenced recently in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to the document, Luke T. Gross was sentenced to a total of 18 months in prison on one count each of aggravated assault, a fourth degree felony and negligent homicide, a first degree misdemeanor. He was given credit for 82 days time served. […]

The process to raze the building that once was McKitrick Hospital on Detroit Street in Kenton is underway. It was announced in the Fall of 2019 that the building would be demolished. The work was originally scheduled to start in 2020 but was delayed. McKitrick Hospital was founded by Dr. Austin S. McKitrick, who was […]

Around 150 AEP customers mostly in the southeast part of Kenton lost service during the overnight. The utility listed the time of the outage at 1:50 this morning. No cause was given, but restoration time was listed at 6:00am. As of 10 Friday morning, a handful of customers were still without electricity. Power is expected […]

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced  that two OVI checkpoints will be held in our region this weekend. The first one is this evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 on State Route 309 near milepost 18, in Allen County.  Another OVI checkpoint will be conducted in Hancock County Saturday evening. The location of the Hancock […]

Hardin County – Extension rainfall reporters recorded an average of 3.12 inches of rain in Hardin County during June. Last year, the average rainfall for June was 1.85 inches. Rainfall for the month was 1.94 inches less than the ten-year average rainfall in the month of June. Roundhead Township received 4.20 inches, the most of […]

There has been some confusion regarding brush and limb pick-up in the Village of Alger.  Village officials posted an ordinance that was passed in 2016 on its Facebook page dealing with the issue. It states that the Village will collect and chip tree trimmings and brush during the first full week of each month all […]

The Village of Forest is seeking a full-time maintenance supervisor under the supervision of the Village Administrator.  The maintenance supervisor should have outstanding knowledge of building trades, cleaning procedures and maintenance.  Top candidates will be fantastic at building and equipment maintenance procedures and have extensive knowledge of health and safety regulations and practices.  The successful […]

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