NEWS


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Big changes for Relay for Life
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Years of sacrifice rewarded
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Summer food kickoff
One-vehicle wreck leaves man injured

One-vehicle wreck leaves man injured

A man sustained non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after his vehicle reportedly swerved across the oncoming lane on U.S. Route 50 west of Hillsbo...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


UPDATED: Leesburg man killed in wreck

UPDATED: Leesburg man killed in wreck

A Leesburg man was pronounced dead at the hospital Wednesday after his vehicle struck a county dump truck on Fairfield Road, authorities said.A prelim...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


Summer reading starts May 29

Librarians at the Hillsboro library are busy tuning their guitars and practicing their dance moves, all in preparation for this year’s summer re...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Breeden new director at Highland County Probation Department

Breeden new director at Highland County Probation Department

Highland County Senior Probation Officer Gary Breeden was tapped Wednesday to lead the Highland County Probation Department as chief probation officer...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


UPDATED: FBI searching Rosenberger’s house, storage unit

UPDATED: FBI searching Rosenberger’s house, storage unit

WILMINGTON — Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted searches in Clinton County Wednesday in relation to former Ohio Speaker o...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


Board keeps lunch prices same

Board keeps lunch prices same

The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education voted to keep school lunch prices the same as in previous years and explained its lunch charges guidelin...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


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The taste of freedom
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New uptown green space is good, the process was not
Seemed like a good idea at the time

Seemed like a good idea at the time

There comes a time in life when you realize that you are not as proficient at some things as you once were. When that times comes, you have probably a...

May 18th, 2018 |  


The Carroll County accident

The Carroll County accident

My wife Brenda and I had planned to attend the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on her birthday on Saturday, May 14, 1988, but our plans changed and we dec...

May 16th, 2018 |  


36th annual Senior Citizens Art Show

36th annual Senior Citizens Art Show

It’s hard to believe it is already May. Our agency loves a lot of things about May, especially the observance of Older Americans Month and the o...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Wilkin-Ellis: Direct mail, negative campaigning, and Mr. Wilkin goes to Columbus

Wilkin-Ellis: Direct mail, negative campaigning, and Mr. Wilkin goes to Columbus

As much as Shane Wilkin and Beth Ellis probably felt like they personally knew a lot of voters in their respective counties of Highland and Clinton, i...

May 14th, 2018 updated: May 14th, 2018. |  


Happy Mother’s Day, my ladies

Happy Mother’s Day, my ladies

It has been said that behind every good man there is a good woman. I do not know if I qualify as one of the aforementioned, but I do know that I have ...

May 11th, 2018 updated: May 11th, 2018. |  


Rest in Peace Chief White

Rest in Peace Chief White

Thomas “Tommy” White of Blanchester was first and foremost a policeman.Tommy began his career in law enforcement with the City of Wilmingt...

May 9th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Highland County shootout June 28

Sharkey Penn Scholarship Golf Tournament June 2St. Mary Catholic School will host the 2018 edition of the Sharkey Penn Scholarship Golf Tournament on ...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


Fairfield softball loses 3-2 to Meadowbrook in Regional semi-final

Fairfield softball loses 3-2 to Meadowbrook in Regional semi-final

The Fairfield Lady Lions traveled to Lancaster High School on Wednesday to take on the Meadowbrook Lady Colts in the Division III Regional Semi-Finals...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Whiteoak, Fairfield, Lynchburg-Clay and Hillsboro baseball players recognized with All-District team selections

Whiteoak, Fairfield, Lynchburg-Clay and Hillsboro baseball players recognized with All-District team selections

All-District first and second team baseball selections were announced Tuesday. Highland County was well represented in the announced selections with s...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Division III District track and field results

Division III District track and field results

Track and field teams from Whiteoak, Fairfield and Lynchburg-Clay traveled to Southeastern High School on May 16 and May 19 to take part in the Divisi...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Hillsboro boys second overall at district meet; McClain girls third

Hillsboro boys second overall at district meet; McClain girls third

The Division II boys and girls track and field District Tournament was held at Washington High School May 17 and May 19. Highland County had represent...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Fairfield softball advances to Regional Tournament, beat Chesapeake 3-0 to secure fourth straight District Championship

Fairfield softball advances to Regional Tournament, beat Chesapeake 3-0 to secure fourth straight District Championship

After a rainy Saturday afternoon that cancelled games, the Fairfield Lady Lions made their seventh appearance in the last eight years in the Southeast...

May 21st, 2018 |  


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Hillsboro Garden Club going to the state conference

President Nancy Baldwin called the May 22 meeting of the Hillsboro Garden Club to order with members standing for the Pledge of Allegiance, followed b...

May 25th, 2018 |  


What’s going on the Greenfield Library?

What’s going on the Greenfield Library?

The Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program is underway at the Greenfield Library. Patrons of all ages are encouraged to sign up so you can begin to rea...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Rainsboro honor roll, attendance

The Rainsboro Elementary School honor roll and perfect attendance lists for the fourth grading period of the 2017-18 school year are shown below:Honor...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Laurels celebrates National Nursing Home Week

Laurels celebrates National Nursing Home Week

The Laurels celebrated National Nursing Home Week and one of the events was a cookout with classic cars for the residents ti views that were provided ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Lions donate $2,000 to school libraries

Lions donate $2,000 to school libraries

Bob Parker, left, and John Dodds, center, present a check for $3,000 on behalf of the Hillsboro Lions Club to Hillsboro City Schools Superintendent Ti...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 25th, 2018. |