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Hee Haw Show returns to center

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Returning to the Highland County Senior Center stage with a “wee” bit of a twist on Sept. 27 is the semiannual Hee Haw Show.Actually, most of the two-hour show will be all new comedy, skits and music, but one of the featured new skits will be “Wee The People.”Each of the Wee People are actually two people costumed to look like one miniature person. One person is the face, body and legs, but an entirely different person’s hands complete the body. Wee People dance to all kinds of different songs.

 

Pioneers spoil McClain’s homecoming 33-21

Injuries continue to plague the McClain football team and it showed again Friday night when Ryan Faulconer and Brandon Nebbergall would had to leave the game in the first half.It was homecoming for McClain and Zane Trace took control early in the contest and led 16-0 at the half. The Tigers had a couple of scoring opportunities in the opening half but failed to score on either possession.The Pioneers got a 30 yard field goal from Nathan Nesser at the 7:17 mark of the ope...

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Indians demolish CNE Rockets 31-0

The Hillsboro Indians gave their hometown football fans a treat on Friday night as they used their home opener to crush the Clermont Northeastern Rockets 31-0 and win their second game in a row.The Indians started out quickly, just like the did against Goshen the week before, with a first series touchdown. The drive started with the Indians testing out the Rockets with a deep pass that was incomplete. On the next play, Toby Warrington threw a quick pass to Braden Wildey who juked a...

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Lost children become SOPC’s gift

The interview with Dorothy Julliard about her 21 years working at the Southern Ohio Pregnancy Center was done. It had gone well – two hours passed in what seemed like a few minutes – but I still felt like I had missed something.As I stood to leave the Julliard’s Pricetown home I looked at some Facebook posts Dorothy’s husband, Terry, had handed me while I was there. I had not read them yet, and I asked if he’d mind if I kept them.He said I c...

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Woman enters agreement, says she’s a ‘new individual’

A Wilmington woman facing multiple charges – which included operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), child endangerment, failure to maintain control, and refusing to take an OVI test with a conviction in the last 20 years – entered into a plea agreement in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Friday.According to an affidavit filed with the court, the charges were the result of an accident which occurred on April 16. At that time, a state trooper observed a “strong o...

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Hillsboro man charged with felonious assault

A Hillsboro man appeared in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Friday for felony charges which resulted from an incident that allegedly involved a crowbar.An affidavit filed with the court states that Garrett Long, 37, was arrested after the Hillsboro Police Department responded to a call that he had entered the alleged victim’s home with a machete.When officers arrived, Long was no longer at the residence. He was later found, and the responding officer observed that Lon...

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Community Calendar

TODAYAlcoholics Anonymous and Alanon meetings, 10-11 a.m., Rainsboro Methodist Church.Boy Scout Troop #171, 9-11 a.m., Camp Bowage off Greystone Drive, Hillsboro. For more information call 393-9065.Clay Township Farm Bureau, 7:30 p.m.Lynchburg #683 IOOF, 7 p.m., Lynchburg Lions Club.SUNDAY, SEPT. 14Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., Sunshine Group, Chairman’s Choice, Southern State Community C...

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Take Note

Stephany’s WayStephany’s Way, a poker run in memory of Stephany Shriver to raise funds for scholarships for individuals with disabilities at McClain High School, will be held Saturday, Sept. 20.It will start at 10 a.m. at the VFW Ranch. The cost is $20 per couple or $15 for singles. After the run there will be a party with live music provided by Salem’s Lot. There will also be food and drinks. The cost for the party is $5 per person....

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Yost: Proposed GASB rule wrong for Ohio

Ohio’s state auditor says that an additional reporting requirement for local governments to add future healthcare liabilities to their annual reports “would inaccurately state the position of the government and would be misleading.”Dave Yost traveled to Chicago on Thursday to testify before the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) in opposition to a proposal that would require local governments to begin reporting future healthcare liabilities for public em...

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Two admit to violations, await sentencing

Two people admitted to supervision violations in Highland County Common Pleas Court during hearings on Friday and both will be sentenced in the coming weeks. Katrina A. Hanes, 27, of Hillsboro, admitted to probation violations including failure to report, making her whereabouts unknown, consuming methamphetamine, and violating the terms of her house arrest. ...

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Local author to be at Hillsboro Public Library

Local author Chris Collins will visit the Hillsboro Public Library to present her novel “Jack of Hearts” on Oct. 8.Join character Elizabeth Walden as she ventures through a new life in a new country. On her journey Elizabeth learns of hardships, joy and endurance, all the while relying on her Heavenly Father, the continuity of family, and giving her heart completely.Chris lives in rural Highland County with her husband and three dogs. She has two grown childr...

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St. Mary Catholic School holds first Mass of school year

St. Mary Catholic School students attended their first Mass of the new school year. Located at 119 E. Walnut St. in Hillsboro, St. Mary is a private, fully accredited non-profit school that boasts a faith-based education with a focus on the students’ learning needs, providing individual attention to all students.

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Police Reports

On Sept. 2, 2014 at 11:41 a.m., the Hillsboro Police Department received a call reporting a male shoplifter was in custody with loss prevention staff. Upon officer arrival, it was found that Dreshan Jordan had attempted to conceal store merchandise without paying for it. Jordan was arrested and charged with theft.

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‘She was just really good with the clients’

Twenty-one years ago, Dorothy Julliard decided to take a more than 50-percent cut in pay to accept a part-time position at the Southern Ohio Pregnancy Center in Hillsboro.She retired two weeks ago, not necessarily because she wanted to, but because complications arose like they have at other times in her life.“It was time,” the Pricetown native and 1967 Lynchburg-Clay High School graduate said this week. “I found I was getting a little tired. Once I was...

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Lady Mustangs fall to Fayetteville in four

The Lynchburg-Clay volleyball team played host to Southern Hills Athletic Conference opponent Fayetteville on Thursday night and lost 3-1.The Lady Mustangs lost the first game 25-19 and came back and fought hard in the second game and pushed it past the 25 point limit but still lost the game 28-26. In the third game they came back with a vengeance and won the set convincingly, 25-14. However, they failed to keep the momentum for the fourth set and lost 25-16 unable to force a fifth...

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Country drives … just peachy

Looking over county maps and searching the topography this week, I found our destination. The name struck me. It is Peach Mountain and not far off of SR 73.Have you ever wondered what the difference between a mountain and a hill is? Off I went to my trusty search engine to find out. According to my findings, there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit. So off we headed toward Peac...

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Drunken lawnmower driver told ‘so long’

A Hillsboro man who had driven a lawn mower while intoxicated pled guilty in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Thursday to operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI) – a charge which had originally been a felony due to the defendant’s history.According to an affidavit filed with the court, Randy R. Gillespie, 57, was arrested on Sept. 4 after the Hillsboro Police Department responded to call that a man, who appeared drunk, was riding a yellow lawn mower in the alley...

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Greenfield man gets 30 days on drug charge

A Greenfield man was sentenced to 30 days in jail in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Thursday after he pled guilty to attempted illegal purchase of pseudoephedrine.David A. Bennett, 41, was charged with the second-degree misdemeanor after being arrested on a warrant. He said he had been taken into custody after his mother had called the police to report a possible break-in at a neighbor’s house.In reviewing Bennett’s record, Hillsboro Municipal Court Judge David...

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