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Judge Coss assigned to preside over Fayette County Park District suit

Judge Coss assigned to preside over Fayette County Park District suit

Highland County Court of Common Pleas Judge Rocky A. Coss has been appointed to preside over a lawsuit filed by a caterer against the Fayette County P...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Smokin’ in the Hills set for this weekend in Highland County

Smokin’ in the Hills set for this weekend in Highland County

Twenty-five barbecue teams from Ohio, Indiana, Texas and Kentucky will roll into town this weekend for Smokin’ in the Hills, a Kansas City Barbe...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Judge: Want out of jail? Leave town

Judge: Want out of jail? Leave town

A Greenfield man who threatened McClain High School band members with a pellet gun has been told by a judge to leave the village and not return if he ...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Sept. 15ARRESTS/CITATIONSBrian Beatty, 36, Greenfield, was arrested for teleco...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:The statistics for the week beginning Monday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 15...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


‘Beautiful Scars’

‘Beautiful Scars’

Something did not smell good when Kilee Brookbank arrived home from school one day in 2014. A candle might help, she thought, so she grabbed one. A li...

September 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Community came together over passing of Dylan Trefz

We are a nation that dreams

We are a nation that dreams

The year was 1980. A man stood on a platform before a crowd and spoke words that would reverberate across a generation.“For the first time in ou...

September 5th, 2017 |  


New HPD chief coming from outside probably a good idea

New HPD chief coming from outside probably a good idea

It looks like the next permanent chief of the Hillsboro Police Department will come from outside the ranks of the department.Sgt. Steve Browder resign...

September 4th, 2017 |  


The big fight brought memories

The big fight brought memories

As I was driving home from Columbus last Saturday I received a phone call from my wife. It was a typical call, asking how the day had gone and such, t...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Investing in safety is good business

Investing in safety is good business

Recent research published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics finds that managers of U.S. companies struggling to meet earnings expectations ma...

August 29th, 2017 |  


How to profit from the 2024 eclipse in Highland County

How to profit from the 2024 eclipse in Highland County

If you have any entrepreneurial spirit at all, you’ll start planning now to profit from the 2024 solar eclipse.The eclipse that happened across ...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Thanks to city of Hillsboro

To the city of Hillsboro:I want to take the time to thank the city of Hillsboro for its cooperation through the recent resurfacing project on U.S. Rou...

August 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local Sports Briefs

13th annual Community Care Hospice Angel Care Open Sept. 29Registration is now underway for the Community Care Hospice Angel Care Open golf outing.Thi...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Fairfield hosts the Highland County Invitational Tuesday; all five local schools compete

Fairfield hosts the Highland County Invitational Tuesday; all five local schools compete

Fairfield High School hosted the Highland County Invitational on Tuesday. The Lions and Lady Lions took home the top spots in the boys and girls race....

September 19th, 2017 |  


LC volleyball and FFA to hold “Ballin’ for Braydon” benefit supper Sept 25

LC volleyball and FFA to hold “Ballin’ for Braydon” benefit supper Sept 25

The Lynchburg-Clay Girls Volleyball team and FFA chapter are sponsoring a benefit supper for Braydon Bailey. Braydon, a L-C Senior, had a benign tumor...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Borland delivers when Worley injured

COLUMBUS – Ohio State redshirt freshman linebacker Tuf Borland woke up Saturday morning expecting to play against Army but never dreamed he woul...

September 19th, 2017 |  


OHSAA releases initial football ratings for 2017 season; Hillsboro at 12 in region 11

OHSAA releases initial football ratings for 2017 season; Hillsboro at 12 in region 11

The OHSAA released the initial high school football rating for the 2017 season on Tuesday. The top twelve teams in each region in D III are displayed ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


District governor visits Rotary

District governor visits Rotary

District 6670 Governor Mark Mabelitini, right, was the guest speaker Tuesday at the weekly meeting of the Hillsboro Rotary Club. He is pictured with H...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Mercer family reunion held in Hillsboro

At noon on June 25, 148 descendants of L.G. and Stella Mercer met at the Hillsboro Middle School Auditeria for their annual reunion.On Jan. 17, 1900, ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro FFA exhibits swine

Hillsboro FFA exhibits swine

This year the Hillsboro FFA chapter had nearly 18 members exhibit swine at the Highland County Fair.The first Saturday of the fair some members partic...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro FFA exhibits special projects

Hillsboro FFA exhibits special projects

This year at the Highland County Fair the Hillsboro FFA members exhibited a variety of special interest projects. Nearly 15 members displayed projects...

September 19th, 2017 |  


McClain FFA helps hurricane victims

McClain FFA helps hurricane victims

The McClain FFA Chapter held its first community service project Tuesday, Sept. 12. The members of the chapter prepared meals and distributed them aro...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |