Hillsboro, Paint Creek agree on short-term fire/EMS coverage deal

Hillsboro, Paint Creek agree on short-term fire/EMS coverage deal

Officials with the city of Hillsboro and the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District agreed in recent days on a short-term contract extension for the firs...

December 31st, 2017 |  


‘Hillsboro to Houston’

‘Hillsboro to Houston’

While most local residents were preparing for New Year’s celebrations, a group of Hillsboro High School students and adults packing around 1,500...

December 29th, 2017 updated: December 29th, 2017. |  


Friday morning fire displaces Greenfield family

Friday morning fire displaces Greenfield family

A Friday morning fire caused heavy damage to a home and displaced a Greenfield family, according to Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Public Informa...

December 29th, 2017 |  



Fire destroys trailer located on Waugh Road

Fire destroys trailer located on Waugh Road

A Wednesday evening fire destroyed a trailer on Waugh Road in Buckskin Township, according to the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District.Paint Creek Assi...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Updated: Patty Burns makes history as Hillsboro city treasurer

Updated: Patty Burns makes history as Hillsboro city treasurer

Updated: An earlier version of this story stated that Patty Burns is the first African-American woman elected to city office in Hillsboro She is the f...

December 28th, 2017 updated: December 28th, 2017. |  


Officials urge people to check on the elderly, make sure pets are safe during frigid weather

Officials urge people to check on the elderly, make sure pets are safe during frigid weather

Forecasters are predicting continued frigid temperatures and cold wind chills across Ohio, with current temperatures well below average for this time ...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Lyle retiring as Highland Co. EMA director

Lyle retiring as Highland Co. EMA director

After nearly 47 years of serving his country and his community, Jim Lyle has decided it is time to step aside as director of the Highland County Emerg...

December 27th, 2017 |  


New Vienna awarded $494,700

New Vienna awarded $494,700

The village of New Vienna has been awarded a $494,700 grant from the state of Ohio to help the town improve infrastructure, make updates to its Commun...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro, Paint Creek close to deals for coverage and fire station

Hillsboro, Paint Creek close to deals for coverage and fire station

The city of Hillsboro and the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District appear to be on the verge of agreeing to a new three-year contract extension for fir...

December 27th, 2017 updated: December 27th, 2017. |  


One-vehicle crash closes SR 138

One-vehicle crash closes SR 138

A man allegedly left the scene after a one-car crash that left his vehicle completely blocking SR 138 early Saturday morning.The Highland County Sheri...

December 26th, 2017 updated: December 26th, 2017. |