May 23, 2024

Union County Health Department will no longer manage Hardin County grants


By Kayleen Petrovia, Marysville J-T Reporter

The Union County Health Department will no longer manage certain grant funding for its Kenton Hardin counterpart, although the local agency will continue to offer support as needed.

Union County Health Commissioner Jason Orcena explained that the local health department has managed Kenton Hardin’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant since 2003.

However, Orcena said the recent hiring of a full-time health commissioner at the neighboring department makes them eligible to apply on their own behalf.

“That will ease some of the burden on our staff,” he said during the most recent Board of Health meeting.

Read this entire article as it appeared in print in our eEdition

Fun and learning with the Book Bus
Kids showed up for the Bess the Book Bus event Friday at North Union Elementary School. Sponsored by Acciona Energia, the bus is a mobile literacy out...
June 7, 2024
North Union releases summer meals schedule
From Gazette staff reports This year’s summer meals schedule is out with some updates. Summer meals are changing to a 5-day meal pack with breakfast a...
June 7, 2024
Community Meals
Birthday Meal Thursday, June 6 Roast Pork Mashed Potatoes/Gravy California Blend Veggies Fruit Ambrosia Dinner Roll Cake & Ice Cream Friday, June ...
June 7, 2024
Hooked on fishing
Local News
Richwood Lake was busy with kids and families taking part in the George “Soapy” Showalter Hooked on Fishing Bluegill derby Saturday. The youth fished ...
June 7, 2024
Committee pitches sale of Opera House
Local News
The Opera House Committee is recommending that Richwood Council put the much-discussed building up for sale. At the village council meeting last week,...
June 6, 2024