NEWS


OD rates slow in Highland County, but hard to track

OD rates slow in Highland County, but hard to track

While an apparent decline in reported drug overdoses that began late in the summer last year seems to have held over the winter, the organizers of a l...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:STATISTICSThe statistics for the week beginning Monday, Jan. 8 through Sunday, ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Frigid weather continues in Highland County

Frigid weather continues in Highland County

In anticipation of yet another layer of snow on Monday, Highland County was under a Winter Weather Advisory until 2 a.m. Tuesday as a low-pressure sys...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Young Clinton-Massie inventor steals Steve Harvey show

Young Clinton-Massie inventor steals Steve Harvey show

Clinton-Massie Elementary student — and inventor — Emily Webb, 7, nearly stole the show when she appeared on NBC’s The STEVE Show, h...

January 15th, 2018 |  


14th SATH Valentine Sweetheart Charity Ball

The 14th annual SATH Valentine Sweetheart Charity Ball scheduled for Feb. 10 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.“It’s a very elegant even...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Pete Hegseth will be onsite at Momma’s in Hillsboro for ‘Fox & Friends’ Wednesday

Pete Hegseth will be onsite at Momma’s in Hillsboro for ‘Fox & Friends’ Wednesday

Pete Hegseth, co-host of “Fox & Friends Weekend” and a frequent guest co-host for the weekday edition of “Fox & Friends,R...

January 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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‘Fox & Friends’ visit to Hillsboro should be fun
Tactics of ‘Fire and Fury’ author lend credence to ‘fake news’

Tactics of ‘Fire and Fury’ author lend credence to ‘fake news’

The salacious new tell-all about President Trump by author Michael Wolff, “Fire and Fury,” is being quoted and, by some, embraced, despite...

January 8th, 2018 |  


When Mother Nature came calling

When Mother Nature came calling

I could feel a cold draft seeping through a big bay window behind me. A small electric heater was warming my toes. Someone else was snuggled inside a ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


When things break, I call for help

When things break, I call for help

When our furnace broke last week — which happened during the coldest spell Ohio has seen since they started keeping official records of such thi...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Only the chief and Good Lord know

Only the chief and Good Lord know

It was early 2000. I was in Dayton, Va. to visit the Dayton Virginia Police Department and speak to the chief of police about enrolling in the Virgini...

January 3rd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

After years of talk, research and debate, Congress passed tax reform legislation that the president recently signed into law. I’m proud of the b...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Electing Donald Trump and Patty Burns is not a contradiction

Electing Donald Trump and Patty Burns is not a contradiction

Patty Burns was sworn into office Thursday as Hillsboro’s new city treasurer, and many of her family and friends were on hand to applaud her, as...

January 1st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Local teams out of state poll for second straight week

Local teams out of state poll for second straight week

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record. total points and...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Lynchburg-Clay senior Kyle Luneke signs letter of intent to play soccer for Ohio Christian University

Lynchburg-Clay senior Kyle Luneke signs letter of intent to play soccer for Ohio Christian University

Lynchburg-Clay senior Kyle Luneke will attend Ohio Christian University in Circleville and will play soccer after signing a letter of intent to play f...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Fairfield ladies beat Manchester 44-36

Fairfield ladies beat Manchester 44-36

Fairfield’s Lady Lions hosted the Lady Greyhounds of Manchester on Thursday night in Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) varsity basketbal...

January 12th, 2018 |  


McClain wins home wrestling meet over Jackson, now 9-1 on season

McClain wins home wrestling meet over Jackson, now 9-1 on season

The last home match of the year saw the home team McClain Tigers defeat the Jackson Ironmen and improve to 9-1 on the year and remain the only undefea...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Lynchburg-Clay ladies dominate West Union 77-32

Lynchburg-Clay ladies dominate West Union 77-32

The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs hosted the Lady Dragons of West Union on Thursday in Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) girls basketball actio...

January 11th, 2018 |  


McClain boys and girls varsity swim team swim to victory against Notre Dame

McClain boys and girls varsity swim team swim to victory against Notre Dame

This past Thursday evening the Tiger Sharks swam against Portsmouth Notre Dame; this home meet was one of the most intense of those already swam this ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Lynchburg-Clay FFA holds winter fundraiser
Lynchburg-Clay FFA holds winter fundraiser

Lynchburg-Clay FFA holds winter fundraiser

The Lynchburg-Clay FFA Chapter recently held its annual fundraiser. During the winter fundraiser members sell BBQ sauce, fruit, cookie dough, meat and...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Buddelmeyer on CCU dean’s list

Sarah Buddelmeyer, of Leesburg, Ohio, majoring in marine science, was among 2,419 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the fall semester 2...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Lynchburg-Clay FFA excels at Big Eastern States Expo

Lynchburg-Clay FFA excels at Big Eastern States Expo

Several Lynchburg-Clay FFA members recently participated in the Big Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass.The Milk Quality & Product...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Adena rated 4-star by Hospital Compare

Adena Regional Medical Center has earned a 4-star hospital rating, according to the consumer-oriented website Hospital Compare.Hospital Compare provid...

January 16th, 2018 |  


West receives FFA American Degree

West receives FFA American Degree

Alan West was an American Degree recipient when the Lynchburg-Clay FFA recently attended the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis. He...

January 15th, 2018 |