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  • No-Show Rapper Added Insult to Injury

    After refusing to take the stage one night, rapper Rich the Kid told the Twitterverse that the promoter was "janky," that businessman claims in court. The feud erupted last summer, according to the complaint, after Cleveland promoter Chas Gore contracted with Quality Control Music and Too Official Promotions for an Aug. 30, 2014, show at the Agora Theater and Ballroom.



  • Kent Adhesives Products hires new president

    Kent Adhesive Products Co. has a new president, Elie Merheb. Merheb will be responsible for all facets of the corporation, including sales, finance, technical, and operations.



  • Cathedral Prep Wins Rough Rider Tournament

    For the 12th time in the history of the tournament, Cathedral Prep won the prestigious Rough Rider Golf Tournament in Kent, Ohio on Saturday. The Ramblers won the two day tournament with a total score of 640, sixteen strokes better than second place Hoover.



  • Junior royalty crowned on first day of Portage County Fair

    Tuesday was the perfect day for the opening of the 157th Portage County-Randolph Fair. Overcast skies and cool temperatures welcomed hundreds of people to the ribbon cutting and crowning of junior fair royalty.



  • State Rep. Kathleen Clyde in Portage today

    State Rep. Kathleen Clyde will host town hall meetings at 5 p.m. today at Southeast High School, 8423 Tallmadge Road, Ravenna and at 7 p.m. today at Reed Memorial Library at 167 E. Main St., Ravenna.



  • 2015 Legacy Run Day 2

    The Legacy Run continues on its 2015 ride, departing from Portsmouth, Ohio and concluding the ride in Kent, Ohio. Photo by Clay Lomneth.



  • New Canadian sales rep for auxiliary, processing equipment maker Reduction Engineering Scheer

    Reduction Engineering Scheer, a Kent, Ohio-based supplier of pulverizers, pelletizers, and rotational molding equipment, has named Josh Bere as an authorized distributor of the company's pelletizer and pulverizer line in Canada. Bere, a 15-year veteran of the plastics industry, is president of Ichor Industrial Inc., a multi-trade services contractor based in Kitchner, Ont.



  • Things to Do, Aug. 24: Take a hike, donate produce, check out classic cars

    Produce for sale by Heron Hill Farm of Brimfield at the Haymaker Farmers' Market along Franklin Avenue and Summit Street under Route 59 on Saturday, August 18, 2012 in Kent, Ohio, The Market is celebrating its 20th year in operation.



  • ENGAGEMENT: Caitlyn Haas & Justin Lilly

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry Haas of Stow and Marti Haas of Kent. She graduated from Stow-Munroe Falls High School in 2006 and Kent State University in 2012.



  • Vehicle overturns in accident in Kent

    Witnesses said the accident occurred around 1 p.m. when a Nissan Maxima traveling northbound on Mantua Street collided with an SUV as it was turning onto Carthage, flipping the SUV on its roof.



  • Reduction Engineering Scheer adds Canadian distributor

    Reduction Engineering Scheer , a Kent, Ohio-based supplier of pulverizers, pelletizers and rotational molding equipment used by plastics processors, has named Josh Bere as an authorized distributor in Canada of the company's pelletizer and pulverizer line. That line includes models sold into the recycling and reprocessing sectors.



  • Kent native Chad Zumock to perform at Funny Stop, recording second comedy album

    Chad Zumock will return to The Funny Stop Comedy Club in Cuyahoga Falls to record his new CD Aug. 26 through 29. It will be the follow-up to his iTunes top 20 ranked "Adventures in Argyle" in 2011. The self-proclaimed leader of the Sweater Vest Army burst onto the stand-up comedy scene in his hometown of Kent in 2002 and hasn't looked back.



  • Sound Off for Aug. 19, 2015

    A special good morning to you, Mr. Editor. Please explain why you give the special good morning shout-out on the front page only to those subscribers with the first name of George.



  • In the Community

    VFW Post 2629's annual rib burnoff is scheduled for Aug. 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the post at 1033 N. Aurora Road. As of Aug. 14, nine people had registered to cook ribs and compete for $900 in prize money.



  • State Rep. Kathleen Clyde to make Portage visits

    State Rep. Kathleen Clyde will host a Town Hall Tour in Portage County on Aug. 24, 25 and 31 and Sept.



  • Sound Off for Aug. 18, 2015

    If I sued every person I've ever heard make an inappropriate remark in the work place I'd forever be in the court room.



  • Dwain Hawkins

    Dwain Hawkins, 92, of New Waterford passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Covington Skilled Nursing Facility after a short illness. Dwain was born October 27, 1922 on the same farm his father and grandfather were born.



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