NEWS


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Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Jan. 7ARRESTS/CITATIONSDelmar McCarthy, 47, Hillsboro, was arrested for failur...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro Rotary spaghetti dinner postponed

The spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Hillsboro Rotary Club scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to the cancellation of the Hillsboro basketbal...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Forecast: Ice, snow coming to Highland County

Forecast: Ice, snow coming to Highland County

While forecasts have varied significantly in recent days on the amount of snow expected here by late Friday and into Saturday morning, the latest pred...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Control violations land Lynchburg man in prison

Control violations land Lynchburg man in prison

WILMINGTON — One of the men who stole new Chromebook laptop computers at Wilmington High School in August 2016 is going to prison for violating ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


SSCC IT team wins Cloud Leadership Award

SSCC IT team wins Cloud Leadership Award

Southern State Community College has been named a recipient of a Cloud Leadership Award for moving self-hosted technology services to the cloud, as we...

January 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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‘Fox & Friends’ visit to Hillsboro should be fun
When Mother Nature came calling

When Mother Nature came calling

I could feel a cold draft seeping through a big bay window behind me. A small electric heater was warming my toes. Someone else was snuggled inside a ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


When things break, I call for help

When things break, I call for help

When our furnace broke last week — which happened during the coldest spell Ohio has seen since they started keeping official records of such thi...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Only the chief and Good Lord know

Only the chief and Good Lord know

It was early 2000. I was in Dayton, Va. to visit the Dayton Virginia Police Department and speak to the chief of police about enrolling in the Virgini...

January 3rd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

After years of talk, research and debate, Congress passed tax reform legislation that the president recently signed into law. I’m proud of the b...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Electing Donald Trump and Patty Burns is not a contradiction

Electing Donald Trump and Patty Burns is not a contradiction

Patty Burns was sworn into office Thursday as Hillsboro’s new city treasurer, and many of her family and friends were on hand to applaud her, as...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Pop bottle caps and jackets

Pop bottle caps and jackets

While I was growing up nearly every evening meal my family enjoyed was consumed around a kitchen table with all family members present. While thatR...

December 29th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Fairfield ladies beat Manchester 44-36

Fairfield ladies beat Manchester 44-36

Fairfield’s Lady Lions hosted the Lady Greyhounds of Manchester on Thursday night in Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) varsity basketbal...

January 12th, 2018 |  


McClain wins home wrestling meet over Jackson, now 9-1 on season

McClain wins home wrestling meet over Jackson, now 9-1 on season

The last home match of the year saw the home team McClain Tigers defeat the Jackson Ironmen and improve to 9-1 on the year and remain the only undefea...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Lynchburg-Clay ladies dominate West Union 77-32

Lynchburg-Clay ladies dominate West Union 77-32

The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs hosted the Lady Dragons of West Union on Thursday in Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) girls basketball actio...

January 11th, 2018 |  


McClain boys and girls varsity swim team swim to victory against Notre Dame

McClain boys and girls varsity swim team swim to victory against Notre Dame

This past Thursday evening the Tiger Sharks swam against Portsmouth Notre Dame; this home meet was one of the most intense of those already swam this ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Local area schools postpone Friday sporting events

Local area schools postpone Friday sporting events

Due to forecasts predicting freezing rain and accumulating snowfall Friday afternoon all local schools have postponed basketball games that were sched...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


Fairfield ladies take down McClain on Wednesday, boys take down Tigers on Tuesday

Fairfield ladies take down McClain on Wednesday, boys take down Tigers on Tuesday

The Fairfield boys and girls varsity basketball teams hosted the McClain varsity basketball teams on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. The Lions and...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


Adena working to combat flu

Adena Health System, like many health systems and hospitals nationwide, is currently experiencing high volumes of patients with Influenza (flu). Due t...

January 12th, 2018 |  


HMS Spelling Bee winners

HMS Spelling Bee winners

On Jan., Hillsboro Middle School held its annual spelling bee with Duncan Pickering-Polstra being crowned the champion. The runner-up was Riley Barton...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Fayette Hospice joins Ohio’s Hospice partnership

Hospice of Fayette County has announced plans to join Ohio’s Hospice, a strategic partnership committed to sustaining not-for-profit, community-...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Discount

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Discount

Do you know if you are eligible for the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Discount?There are many individuals in our district who are unaware they are e...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Adena has free childbirth, breastfeeding classes

Are you expecting a bundle of joy or do you have a child that’s about to become a big brother or sister? If you answered yes, sign-up today for ...

January 11th, 2018 |