NEWS


Wilkin upset at ongoing holdup of Rocky Fork Lake grant

Wilkin upset at ongoing holdup of Rocky Fork Lake grant

Highland County Board of Commissioners President Shane Wilkin on Wednesday reiterated his frustration with a division of the U.S. Department of Justic...

February 21st, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


Greenfield PD chief: Foot chase, gunshots were unrelated

Greenfield PD chief: Foot chase, gunshots were unrelated

Rumors were swirling on social media Tuesday afternoon in Greenfield as police found themselves responding to two separate incidents, one of which inv...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Hillsboro man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide in Clinton County

Hillsboro man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide in Clinton County

A Hillsboro man charged with vehicular homicide for allegedly causing a fatal accident near Wilmington last year entered a not guilty plea in the case...

February 21st, 2018 |  


‘America’s pastor’ Billy Graham dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to pres...

February 21st, 2018 |  


No arrests yet in Leesburg shooting

No arrests yet in Leesburg shooting

There have been no arrests in a shooting that occurred in Leesburg Monday evening, according to the village police chief, and three suspects apparentl...

February 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Meet the Statue of Liberty guy
High school sure has changed

High school sure has changed

So apparently I forget to pay attention for the past 13 or so years, and I woke up a few weeks ago to find my daughter will be in high school next yea...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Celebrations of love abound

Celebrations of love abound

The daughter of St. Valentine’s jailer, Asterius, was blind. According to legend, St. Valentine restored the young woman’s sight. She imme...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Order now, pull around, figure it out later

Order now, pull around, figure it out later

Real conversations I’ve had lately at drive-thru restaurants…“I’ll have a Big Mac value meal with a diet Coke.”Pause....

February 12th, 2018 |  


Humming ‘French fried eyeballs‘

Humming ‘French fried eyeballs‘

It is almost spring. Well, maybe not the warm weather part of it, but full spring training workouts for Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers start Fe...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Time: Like a petal in the wind

Time: Like a petal in the wind

One evening Brenda and I were in Cleveland sitting in a lounge when three Irishmen stood up and began to give advice in song as only Irishmen can do. ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Downplaying the House Intelligence memo; and James Comey is revealed

Downplaying the House Intelligence memo; and James Comey is revealed

Many media pundits and Democrats at the national level are downplaying the House Intelligence Committee memo released Friday that details the politici...

February 5th, 2018 updated: February 5th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Lynchburg-Clay boys and girls bowling teams win inaugural SHAC Tournament

Lynchburg-Clay boys and girls bowling teams win inaugural SHAC Tournament

The Lynchburg-Clay bowling teams competed in and won the first ever SHAC bowling tournament on Monday.The Lynchburg Clay boys won the inaugural event ...

February 21st, 2018 |  


McClain travels to Southeastern for Sectional-Semi Final, loses 63-39 to Miami Trace

McClain travels to Southeastern for Sectional-Semi Final, loses 63-39 to Miami Trace

The McClain Tigers traveled to Southeastern High School on Tuesday to take on the Miami Trace Panthers in a Sectional Semi-Final game, the Tigers fell...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro outlasts Washington 58-52

Hillsboro outlasts Washington 58-52

The Hillsboro Indians traveled to Southeastern High School on Tuesday to take on the Washington Blue Lions in a Sectional Semi-Final game, the Indians...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Frontier Athletic Conference First Team selections for winter sports

Frontier Athletic Conference First Team selections for winter sports

The Frontier Athletic Conference has released the Player of the Year and First Team selections for the winter sport season.Boys BasketballThe Frontier...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs, first, and Lady Mustangs,third, bowling advance to District Tournament

Lynchburg-Clay boys bowling team win Sectional Title at Shawnee Lanes on FridayThe Lynchburg-Clay boys bowling team competed in the sectional tourname...

February 19th, 2018 |  


McClain takes 3rd place in home duals

McClain takes 3rd place in home duals

McClain gym was the host to the McClain Duals. Five teams competed in a round robin tournament, with Gallipolis Gallia Academy taking home the first p...

February 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


First State donates to Hillsboro H.S. athletics

First State donates to Hillsboro H.S. athletics

The First State Bank team has announced the donation of $450 to the Hillsboro athletic program for the winter sports season. The contribution toward t...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections on experiencing God’s love

Reflections on experiencing God’s love

Golden wedding anniversaries, at least in a Florida senior living community, are not that uncommon anymore. And as my bride and I approach that milest...

February 21st, 2018 |  


McClain FFA competes at Mt. Gilead Invitational

McClain FFA competes at Mt. Gilead Invitational

On Feb. 17, the McClain FFA went to the Mt. Gilead Invitational. The livestock judging team received second place overall with seven members finishing...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Precious Pearls Red Hatters visit Paxton Theatre

Precious Pearls Red Hatters visit Paxton Theatre

The Precious Pearls Red Hatters of Hillsboro attended the the Country Music Sunday Matinee at Paxton Theatre in Bainbridge on Feb. 18. Pictured, from ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Highland Lanes presents HCA $1,000 check

Highland Lanes presents HCA $1,000 check

A check for $1,000 was presented to the Hillsboro Christian Academy on Feb. 14. The check was for a grant from the National Kids Bowl Free, Bowling fo...

February 16th, 2018 |  


McClain team takes third in state

McClain team takes third in state

On Feb. 10, members Morgan Faulconer, Bryn Karnes, Emily Jones and Abby Dhume competed in the Agriculture Communications competition. The team had to ...

February 16th, 2018 |