House of Worship revival
The Hillsboro House of Worship will host a revival July 7-10 featuring various preachers and singers starting on Thursday, July 7 at 7 p.m. with Stoney and Rhonda Hamilton ministering. Friday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Jason Yoakum will be preaching. Saturday, July 9 at 7 p.m. Linda and Sonny Massie will be ministering. Sunday morning, July 10 at 10:30 a.m. Sonny Price will be preaching. The Hillsboro House of Worship is celebrating 25 years of ministry and would like to invite everyone to come celebrate and worship with them. The church is located at 8395 U.S. Route 62 at the north edge of Hillsboro. For more information call the church at 937-763-5302.
Edward Jones financial adviser Mathew Greene of Hillsboro will host a financial workshop: Your Source for Financial Education. The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial and investment goals. The workshop will be held July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Classes will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Tammy Bowles at 937-393-8040.
Quilt show at HHS
The fifth annual quilt show is planned for July 8-9 at Hillsboro High School. County Quilters members are making the show bigger with more quilts, new demonstrations and vendors. Every year the show has benefited a local charity or a deserving program. The 2016 show profits go toward the Hillsboro City Schools Free Store Food Bank Power Pack program. Call Darlene Prosek for details at 937-393-3030.
VFW fish fry
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold an all-you-can-eat fish fry with a menu of fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 8. The event is open to the public.
Mowrystown Ice Cream Supper
The annual Mowrystown Presbyterian Church Ice Cream Supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at the church. The menu includes sandwiches, chicken and noodles, salads, homemade pies and cakes, and the famous homemade ice cream.
HCA Donation Dinner
The Hillsboro Christian Academy Donation Dinner this month will be Sunday, July 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship area of the Presbyterian Church (corner of Main and Eas streets). The menu will be pulled pork, baked beans, cheesy potatoes, salad and dessert.
Unified Christian Men’s Chorus
The Unified Christian Men’s Chorus will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Pricetown Church of Christ, located at 2070 SR 131 in Pricetown. This chorus is in its fourth year and involves men from Clinton, Fayette and Highland counties. The focus is on gospel music and there will also be some patriotic songs. The concert is free.
Ice Cream Sundae Sunday
The Prospect UMC, located on SR 73 south of Hillsboro, will host an Ice Cream Sundae Sunday at 3 p.m. July 10. The entertainment for the afternoon will be the Hillbilly Band. Afterward, ice cream sundaes will be served. Everyone is invited.
Sprinkle family reunion
The Sprinkle family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at the Denver Williams Memorial Park/Shelter, 69 N. South St. (SR 22), Wilmington. Contact Kathie Newell at 937-974-3991 (leave message). Bring your family, a covered dish to share, your service ware and any history, news and photos.
Council reviewing tax budget
Hillsboro City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:15 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Hillsboro Municipal Court to review the 2017 tax budget.
Property Maintenance Committee
The Hillsboro Property Maintenance and Restoration Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 11 at the Hillsboro Municipal Courtroom, 130 Homestead Ave., to discuss Colony Theatre demolition updates and blighted/nuisance residential properties. The meeting is open to the public.
Marshall Barnyard Roundup
The Marshall United Methodist Church invites children of all ages to the Barnyard Roundup from July 11-15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Kids will learn about Jesus through five Bible stories, meet new friends, have fun activities, sing songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks and more. For more information call Kristi at 466-2882.
SOESC Governing Board
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet in special session at 6 p.m. July 12 at 3321 Airborne Road, Wilmington, for the following purpose: considering personnel matters.
Paint Creek board meeting
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will hold a regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 at 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.
New Hope Baptist VBS
The New Hope Baptist Church will host a Deep Sea Discovery Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to noon July 13-15. The church is located at 128 E. Beech St., Hillsboro. For more information call 937-393-5215.
Hardins Creek Ice Cream Social
The Hardins Creek Friends will have an ice cream social on Saturday, July 16. Serving begins at 5 p.m. Besides ice cream there will be homemade foods: noodles, chicken, BBQ pork, sloppy joe, coney, ham sandwiches, a variety of salads, choices of pies and cakes topped off with homemade ice cream. A freewill donation will be accepted. The church is located at the corner of SR 771 and Hardins Creek Road.
Greene Countrie Baby Contest
The Greene Countrie Towne Festival annual Baby Contest, sponsored by Edgewood Manor, will be held Saturday, July 16 on a stage near the corner of Jefferson and Fourth streets. There is a $5 entry fee. The contest is open only to children with a birthday after July 15, 2009. Entry forms with fee must be mailed or returned to Edgewood Manor from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Entries will not be accepted past the deadline of 6 p.m. Friday, July 15. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 16 and judging will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Contestants will be judged on overall beauty and personality.
The Hillsboro Church of Christ, corner of Walnut and South West streets, will hold an inspirational sing-a-long concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 17 led by Thomas Mackey. All the songs are focused on a heavenly home and hope, accompanied by the sounds of mountain instruments – fiddle, banjo, guitar and hammered dulcimer. Everyone is invited. Mackey sang baritone in the church choir of the Cincinnati Bible Seminary for four years. He has served as a song evangelist and worship leader, as well as presented more than a dozen different themed programs, in churhes, assisted living centers and nursing homes in Ohio, and from Michigan to Florida and Maine to Texas.
SSG Matt Maupin Memorial Ride
A police-escorted memorial ride for SSG Matt Maupin will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Registration is from 9-11:30 a.m. at Glen Este High School, 4342 Glen Este-Withamsville Rd. The cost is $20 per bike plus $5 for a passenger. There will be live music and lunch will be provided. Call 513-818-ARMY for more information.
All-you-can-eat food show
An all-you-can-eat US Food Show at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center is Wednesday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fill your plate with new and favorite foods. The community is invited. Call the senior center at 393-4745 for more info.
HHS class of 1976 reunion
The 1976 Hillsboro High School class will hold its 40th class reunion on July 23 at 6 p.m. at the home of Lesia Langston-McKenna, 114 Chillicothe Ave., Hillsboro. Bring a lawn chair, your own drink and a covered dish. For RSVP and questions email Lesia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Center Hee Haw Show
The Highland County Senior Citizens Center Hee Haw Show is Saturday, July 30 with vocals and live bands performing favorite county classics along with comedy skits. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. Advance tickets on sale now and are $8. Tickets at the door will be $10. Food will be available for purchase. The community is welcome. Call 393-4745 for more details.
McClain class of 1981 reunion
The McClain class of 1981 will hold a reunion Saturday, July 30 at the VFW Ranch in Greenfield. Social hour will be from 6-7 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and pictures at 8 p.m. A $15 cover fee includes dinner catered by Ponderosa. The cover fee is $5 for those not eating.
Greenfield Rotary auction donations
The Greenfield Rotary Club, in preparation for the annual auction held during July’s Greene Countrie Towne Festival, is currently seeking donations for the auction. Items can include art pieces, toys, lawn furniture, bikes, antique items, crafted items, coupons for services from local businesses, and more. Cash can also be donated, and will be used to purchase items from local businesses to supplement the auction. Contact Chuck Miller at 937-760-2898 or Andrew Surritt at 740-572-6737 if you have questions. Items can be dropped off at The Letter Shop at 247 Jefferson St., or at Fifth Third Bank, 125 Jefferson St.