The Kenton Times is one of two newspapers operating in Hardin County, Ohio. The other is The Ada Herald, a local newspaper operating in Ada, Ohio.

Kenton Times
Owner(s)Hardin County Publishing Co.
PublisherC.E. Flanagan
Headquarters201 E Columbus St, Kenton, Ohio 43326
OCLC number10112155


The Kenton Times is the consolidation of the Kenton Daily Democrat and the Kenton News and Republican. The two papers merged in 1953 when Ray Barnes purchased the Daily Democrat from C. E. Flanagan and the News and Republican from Edwin S. Rutledge. In November 1953, The Kenton Times began publishing from the former plant of the Daily Democrat.[2]

The Kenton Times is currently owned and operated by Ray Barnes INC.


The News Editor is Tim Thomas, who also serves as a reporter along with Dan Robinson and Ty Thaxton. Kendrick Jesionowski serves as Sports Editor.


  1. ^ "Kenton Times newspaper". Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Consolidation of Two Newspapers Announced By Kenton Publisher". The Tribune. 1 Nov 1953.

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