Hillsboro to Houston project ‘good for the soul’

Hillsboro to Houston project ‘good for the soul’

Sometimes it is hard to tell how much an act of kindness can mean.Just ask Khalilah Campbell-Rhone, the principal at Worthing High School in Houston, ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


More inmates in Highland County jail in 2017 than 2016

More inmates in Highland County jail in 2017 than 2016

The Highland County Sheriff’s Office booked 35 more inmates into the county jail last year than the prior year, according to jail statistics rel...

January 19th, 2018 |  


‘Opium eaters,’ sonic booms and bologna in Hillsboro and Highland County back in the day

‘Opium eaters,’ sonic booms and bologna in Hillsboro and Highland County back in the day

This week in 1875, an article in the Highland Weekly News claimed that if a woman began drinking her tea without sugar, it was a symptom of “mai...

January 19th, 2018 |  


VFW donates to sheriff’s office

VFW donates to sheriff’s office

VFW Post 9094 Quartermaster David Pinney, standing in for Commander Rick Wilkin, presents Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera with a check on Frida...

January 19th, 2018 |  


2nd update: Jackson suit vs. city dismissed, $150,000 settlement reached

2nd update: Jackson suit vs. city dismissed, $150,000 settlement reached

The federal discrimination suit brought by former Hillsboro city employee Craig Jackson against the City of Hillsboro and Mayor Drew Hastings was dism...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Jan. 14ARRESTS/CITATIONSJoseph Farmer, 19, Greenfield, was arrested for violat...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Megan Rust proved them wrong

Megan Rust proved them wrong

At five years old, Megan Rust received her diagnosis: She had mucolipidosis II, or I-cell disease, a rare condition that causes critical enzyme defici...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Shelter calling on citizens

For more than 13 years the Highland County Homeless Shelter has provided a temporary home for those with nowhere else to go. That would not have been ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


LPD chief says subjects held at gunpoint

LPD chief says subjects held at gunpoint

Details are sketchy after a “couple subjects” were allegedly held at gunpoint Wednesday evening in Leesburg.Leesburg Police Chief Shane No...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Greenfield’s ‘G3’ morphing from ‘Green’ to ‘Grow’

Greenfield’s ‘G3’ morphing from ‘Green’ to ‘Grow’

Greening Greater Greenfield’s (G3) scope has grown, and its name has changed, too.The mission of Greening Greater Greenfield, now known as Grow ...

January 18th, 2018 |