Our View: Elections are time for affirmation or for change

In Highland County, the only partisan races on the ballot this year are for Hillsboro City Council, council president and city treasurer, and Republic...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Our View: Smart for commission to reappoint Wilkin as president

Shane Wilkin was reappointed as president of the Highland County Board of Commissioners this week, a good move by his fellow commissioners, Jeff Dunca...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Medicare Prescription Drug Plan discount

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan discount

Do you know if you are eligible for the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Discount?There are many individuals in our district who are unaware they are e...

January 12th, 2017 |  



Our View: Businesses should consider this intern program

Josh Montgomery, assistant professor of computer science, and Amy McClellan, academic service specialist at Southern State Community College, addresse...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Actors are accomplished people

Actors are accomplished people

Editor’s note: The following was sent as an email in response to a column that appeared earlier this week by Gary Abernathy headlined “Whe...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Our View: CIC, Design Review Board good tools to keep

Hillsboro City Council was right Monday to preserve both the Community Improvement Corporation (technically the Hillsboro Area Economic Development Co...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Our View: Weekend fires serve as reminder to follow safety tips

We called Branden Jackman, public information officer for the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District, for a story we compiled Friday about whether the co...

January 9th, 2017 |  


When actors are left unscripted

When actors are left unscripted

One wonders, at what point during Acting College are pupils taught that part of their job is to share their political opinions with the world?Sadly, m...

January 9th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Our View: Hillsboro leaders right to repeal water, sewer rate hikes

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Hillsboro City Council is on the verge of repealing legislation passed several years ago that mandated annual increa...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Words change, much is the same

Words change, much is the same

While researching a story about the 1937-38 Hillsboro High School basketball team last week it was hard to keep my focus on the topic at hand. It alwa...

January 6th, 2017 |