Free because of the brave

Free because of the brave

We are free because of the brave was the message State Senator Bob Peterson delivered Wednesday during a Veterans Day celebration at Hillsboro VFW Pos...

November 11th, 2015 |  


A surprise in the aisles

A surprise in the aisles

A local family got a surprise Wednesday morning when representatives from a Hillsboro business offered to pay for their cart full of groceries.“...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Pause and remember

Pause and remember

Editor’s Note – This story and the accompanying photographs were provided by Christopher Duckworth, who was raised in Columbus, but has ti...

November 10th, 2015 |  



Hastings calls on council to focus on revitalizing uptown

Hastings calls on council to focus on revitalizing uptown

At his first city council meeting on the heels of his re-election last week, Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings told council members he was “happy, h...

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


Judge eyes closer youth facility

Judge eyes closer youth facility

A detention center that could house juvenile offenders from Highland three others counties is the goal of an application for state funds submitted by ...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Sex crimes land teen in rehab

Sex crimes land teen in rehab

An 18-year-old in Highland County Juvenile Court on Friday admitted to sexual offenses that occurred nearly four years ago against a juvenile six year...

November 6th, 2015 |  


New rail transloading project eyed in Greenfield

New rail transloading project eyed in Greenfield

With Greenfield’s railroad in the midst of an improvement project and the impending arrival of a new manufacturer in town, the city manager repo...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Candle-lite announces expansion in Leesburg

Candle-lite announces expansion in Leesburg

The Candle-lite company in Leesburg announced Thursday a major investment in the local production facility. The nearly $12 million investment will add...

November 5th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |  


Election night in Highland County had frustrating delays

Election night in Highland County had frustrating delays

Problems at the polls in Hamilton County as well as an accident near the entrance of a polling location just east of Hillsboro caused delays in the re...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Fifth prison term for Greenfield man

Fifth prison term for Greenfield man

A Greenfield man is heading to prison for the fifth time following his plea of guilty to charges levied in an indictment that was one of an unknown nu...

November 4th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |