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 |  


The mountains we climb

The mountains we climb

Heaven’s lungs pulled my breathe away from me. I looked out from the heights and fought to keep my eyes open, breathless and spent. Ragged clouds fo...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 6th, 2017. |  


Our View: Preserving part of Greenfield’s past a commendable effort

A pair of vintage field guns that have ceremoniously stood guard at the Greenfield City Building for several decades were recently repaired and refurb...

January 5th, 2017 |  



Our View: Online checkbook program good for government transparency

The online checkbook program initiated in 2014 by Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel is an excellent example of encouraging local governments to make th...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Our View: Please consider joining Pals With A Purpose

A new mentoring program coordinated by Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Collins and Hillsboro City Schools designed to assist high-performing but at-...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


All the cure that’s needed

All the cure that’s needed

I’m of the school of thought that the medical community chalking every single thing up to some sort of pathology, something that can and should ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Our View: Fixing Greenfield rail spur was crucial to jobs

As we reported last week, Greenfield’s rail line, a 29-mile stretch of rail from east of the village to Midland, will continue to serve area bus...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Maleva looks into the future

Maleva looks into the future

It had been a year since Maleva the old fortuneteller had camped at the old rest stop on Route 50 on the east side of Hillsboro, and I was excited to ...

January 2nd, 2017 updated: January 2nd, 2017. |  


Our View: 2017 could be year Rocky Fork fulfills its promise

Could 2017 be the year that the first real steps of meeting the promise of the Rocky Fork Lake region are finally taken?Rocky Fork Lake has long been ...

December 31st, 2016 |  


The true spirit of Christmas

The true spirit of Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone, and it seems to happen in an instant. After weeks of preparation, buying gifts, putting up decorations and arrang...

December 30th, 2016 |