Ahead of schedule

Ahead of schedule

The Fairfield Local Schools’ $4.5 million levy project to add classrooms, a multipurpose room and a track/soccer complex to its Leesburg facilit...

December 11th, 2015 updated: December 11th, 2015. |  


Forecast warm, dry for Hillsboro parade

Forecast warm, dry for Hillsboro parade

The decision to postpone Hillsboro’s Christmas celebration might turn out to be a stroke of genius, if the weather forecast holds up.The annual ...

December 11th, 2015 |  


166 animals rescued

166 animals rescued

A total of 166 mixed-breed dogs and cats were rescued Wednesday from an Adams County property, according to The Humane Society of the United States.Ch...

December 10th, 2015 |  



Foster care: Budget suffers, families needed

Foster care: Budget suffers, families needed

In recent weeks, the Highland County Commissioners have been increasingly struggling with how to pay for a surge in the number of children being displ...

December 10th, 2015 updated: December 10th, 2015. |  


Man who dropped drugs sought

Man who dropped drugs sought

A man who dropped a bag containing drugs after being spotted Wednesday afternoon by a police officer was last scene running toward Highland County, ac...

December 10th, 2015 updated: December 10th, 2015. |  


Come Meet Santa

Come Meet Santa

It was heartbreaking, Nathan Yuellig said, when he and his wife saw two little girls crying last year because their family didn’t have the money...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Foster care hurts 2016 county budget

Foster care hurts 2016 county budget

Highland County Commissioner Shane Wilkin said Wednesday that updated budgets from county departments have been received by commissioners, and they wi...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Paint Creek considers new acting chief

Paint Creek considers new acting chief

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Board is considering appointing a new acting chief at its next meeting.With assistant chief, and current actin...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Wagon accident claims life of Leesburg man

Wagon accident claims life of Leesburg man

An 85-year-old Leesburg man lost his life Tuesday in a farm-related accident.The Highland County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call at 4:5...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Close to her heart

Close to her heart

Hillsboro resident Cindy Dixson is a longtime supporter of the Therapeutic Riding Institute (TRI) in Springboro, and she’s raising money for a v...

December 8th, 2015 |