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Crews rescue truck from Rocky Fork Lake in Highland County

Crews rescue truck from Rocky Fork Lake in Highland County

No one was hurt Wednesday night when a truck towing a boat trailer became almost completely submerged in Rocky Fork Lake after it reportedly lost trac...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 20th, 2018. |  


Dakota’s out, LaRosa’s on the way to Hillsboro

Dakota’s out, LaRosa’s on the way to Hillsboro

Dakota’s Roadhouse in Hillsboro, which closed its doors earlier this week, was purchased Wednesday by the owner of the Mt. Orab LaRosa’s f...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Wilkin shares vision for Greenfield

Wilkin shares vision for Greenfield

With three days under his belt as Greenfield City Manager, Todd Wilkin told council members during his report at Wednesday’s council meeting tha...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Local fused-glass artist display at library

Local fused-glass artist display at library

A local artist who utilizes glass and heat to make his vibrant crafts is currently being highlighted at the Hillsboro library.Originally from Raleigh,...

April 19th, 2018 |  


VIDEO, ELLIS-WILKIN: Watch Tuesday’s forum featuring Shane Wilkin and Beth Ellis

VIDEO, ELLIS-WILKIN: Watch Tuesday’s forum featuring Shane Wilkin and Beth Ellis

CLICK HERE To view the event.Shane Wilkin and Beth Ellis, the candidates for state representative from the 91st District, faced off Tuesday evening in...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Last Anna’s Army Day

Last Anna’s Army Day

With what would have been her daughter’s graduation day approaching next month, Andi Reno said that the 10th annual Anna’s Army Day, sched...

April 18th, 2018 |  


OPINION


An interesting week in local politics

An interesting week in local politics

There’s never a dull moment in local politics, and last week was no exception. Three items of interest…Gary LewisIt took nearly four weeks...

April 16th, 2018 |  


The battle was over ballots

The battle was over ballots

A road trip with my late brother, Jim, was always an adventure, and usually not uneventful.He was an ideal traveling companion — fun loving, fun...

April 11th, 2018 |  


A few things about autism

A few things about autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Earlier last week was World Autism Awareness Day.My awareness of autism spectrum disorder is not limited to ...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Jeff Duncan Letter to the Editor: Shane Wilkin has leadership qualities

To the editor:For the past three years, I have had the opportunity to work with Commissioner Shane Wilkin. I would like to share what I have seen in t...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Satan and his minions plan the apocalypse

Satan and his minions plan the apocalypse

The following column originally appeared June 26, 2012.“The time has arrived for us to bring about the final destruction of the world,” Sa...

April 9th, 2018 |  


He speaks in the seasons

He speaks in the seasons

Of all the voices the Almighty uses to speak to his children, I find the changing seasons to be one of the most subtle and holy.There is warmth and li...

April 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Hillsboro baseball unable to score as they lose 1-0 to Washington, softball team finds rhythm with six runs still lose 7-6

Hillsboro baseball unable to score as they lose 1-0 to Washington, softball team finds rhythm with six runs still lose 7-6

The Washington Blue Lions varsity baseball team was back on the diamond at Washington High School on a sunny, but still cold Thursday afternoon, takin...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Whiteoak wins 13th in a row against Georgetown 15-0, Lady Cats fall 8-1

Whiteoak wins 13th in a row against Georgetown 15-0, Lady Cats fall 8-1

The Whiteoak Wildcats improved their record to 13-0 in an impressive showing against the Georgetown G-Men 15-0 in five innings on Thursday evening. Th...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro hosts eights teams for home invitational

Hillsboro hosts eights teams for home invitational

The Hillsboro Invitational saw eight teams from three counties compete at Hillsboro High School on Thursday. The eight team that competed in the event...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Fairfield’s Matthew Mangus signs with Youngstown State University for track and cross country

Fairfield’s Matthew Mangus signs with Youngstown State University for track and cross country

Fairfield senior Matthew Mangus signed today to attend Youngstown State University and to participate as a men’s cross country and track and fie...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Whiteoak uses four-run fifth inning to defeat West Union 8-4, Lady Cats win 14-1

Whiteoak uses four-run fifth inning to defeat West Union 8-4, Lady Cats win 14-1

A matchup of two SHAC teams saw the Whiteoak Wildcats walk away with an 8-4 victory. The two teams entered play at the top of their respective confere...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro tennis picks up 4-1 team win over London on Wednesday at home

Hillsboro tennis picks up 4-1 team win over London on Wednesday at home

Hillsboro’s boys tennis team hosted the London Red Raiders on Wednesday and won the team match by a score of 4-1.The Indians lone loss on the da...

April 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Ryan receives Land Grant Scholarship

Matthew Ryan, of Hillsboro, an incoming member of The Ohio State University class of 2022, has been named a Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship recipie...

April 19th, 2018 |  


TSC looking for Ohio 4-H, FFA youth

The Tractor Supply Company Mobile Fair Tour is looking for Ohio 4-H and FFA youth who showcase what it means to be a great neighbor.Originating last y...

April 18th, 2018 |  


800-plus attend HDH Health Fair

800-plus attend HDH Health Fair

Highland District Hospital hosted its annual Health Fair on Saturday, April 14 with more than 800 attendees.The Highland District Hospital Foundation ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Highland County Farm Bureau has annnounced that it is awarding two $500 scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship. The recipients are:• Andrew Dav...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Adena walk honors sexual assault victims

Adena Health System’s sexual assault survivor advocates and nurse examiners are building on the powerful #MeToo and #Time’sUp movements to...

April 18th, 2018 |