School board honors Walker

School board honors Walker

Longtime Hillsboro City Schools teacher Jerry Walker, left, was honored this week after the last meeting of his four-year term on the Hillsboro Board ...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Mowrystown FFA hosts community dinner

Mowrystown FFA hosts community dinner

The Mowrystown FFA’s ninth period ag class recently hosted a community Thanksgiving Dinner to bring the community together and give a Thanksgivi...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Mowrystown works food pantry

The Mowrystown FFA Chapter worked at the Sugar Tree Ridge Food Pantry the first two Saturdays in December.On Dec. 5, the chapter volunteers served 18 ...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Students receive history lession

Students receive history lession

On Monday, Dec. 7, Mrs. Drummond’s class at St. Mary Catholic School was taught a history lesson by guest speaker Loretta Dean. Dean, being a fi...

December 15th, 2015 |  


FFA competes in interview contest

This year the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held a job interview contest. Seven members participated. They were Attie Johnson, Morgan Kelly, Lexi Fritz, Jarod...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Hillsboro FFA wraps up fruit sale

Hillsboro FFA wraps up fruit sale

The Hillsboro FFA chapter wrapped up its annual fruit sale. This year the students were asked to sell around $300 worth of fruit. The selection of ite...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Airman surprises second-graders

Airman surprises second-graders

The second-graders in Mrs. Penwell’s class at the Greenfield Elementary School recently sent out several letters to veterans near and far. They ...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Little sprites visit Hillsboro library

Little sprites visit Hillsboro library

Little sprites visited the Highland County District Library in Hillsboro recently to make crafts and visit with Santa, who read them “Twas the N...

December 14th, 2015 |  


What Luminaria means to me

What Luminaria means to me

The sixth grade royal court were awarded at the Leesburg Luminaria on Dec. 13. The winners were chosen for their prize essays on “What the Lumin...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Dec. 7-13 the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 368 911 calls, answered 174 requests for ...

December 14th, 2015 |