Times Gazette- RSS Feed http://timesgazette.com/ http://timesgazette.com/ Thu, 2 Oct 2014 03:10:18 EST 1800 3 prison bound after hearings Wednesday http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150022871/3-prison-bound-after-hearings-Wednesday Three defendants are heading to prison following hearings in Highland County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, two on drug charges and one for burglary. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 18:02:10 EST McEwen named to SSCC board of trustees http://timesgazette.com/news/news/150023216/McEwen-named-to-SSCC-board-of-trustees Former congressman Bob McEwen has been appointed to the Southern State Community College Board of Trustees for a term beginning October 1, 2014 and ending May 11, 2018, Gov. John Kasich's office announced Wednesday. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:46:11 EST Country drives and signs of fall http://timesgazette.com/news/news/150019071/Country-drives-and-signs-of-fall Fall is in the air, can you feel it? The weekend of the hydroplane races was a great weekend for the Hillsboro area. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:47:12 EST Annual Strike Out Homelessness is Saturday http://timesgazette.com/news/news/150016301/Annual-Strike-Out-Homelessness-is-Saturday The annual Strike Out Homelessness bowling fundraiser is set for Saturday at Highland County Lanes, and teams can still register for the event. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:55:08 EST Sharing pizza with rock bands http://timesgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150019170/Sharing-pizza-with-rock-bands The strangest dream I ever had happened one night during my sophomore year of high school.But first, before I recount the dream, a little bit of background information:(1) My favorite band at the time was Queen. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:54:09 EST $50,000 bond set in heroin case http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150014413/$50000-bond-set-in-heroin-case Two men arrested earlier this week on heroin and drug abuse instrument charges were arraigned in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Wednesday, with a $50,000 bond set for one, and a misdemeanor guilty plea for the other. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:08:11 EST $100,000 grant will analyze RFL crime hot spots http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150016411/$100000-grant-will-analyze-RFL-crime-hot-spots A grant totaling $100,000 will fund research and analysis of Rocky Fork Lake area crime hot spots, Highland County Commissioners were told Wednesday. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:08:08 EST Firefighters battle SR 138 blaze http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150012760/Firefighters-battle-SR-138-blaze Updated from 6:30 a.m. post.Firefighters responded to a blaze at an abandoned structure northeast of Hillsboro early Wednesday, and the fire was later determined to be suspicious in nature. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:07:10 EST Wilmington College reduces tuition for 2015-16 http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features-news_education/150017405/Wilmington-College-reduces-tuition-for-2015-16 Wilmington College is reducing its tuition for the 2015-16 academic year in order to make its distinct educational experience more affordable and accessible to a greater number of students. The new tuition is more than $4,600 less than this... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:15:10 EST Take Note http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150017140/Take-Note Let's Do Lunch Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:06:10 EST Local Religion Briefs http://timesgazette.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150017103/Local-Religion-Briefs Reformers Unanimous Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:59:08 EST Will we ever learn? http://timesgazette.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150017025/Will-we-ever-learn Hank and Jonas were both intrigued by the travel agency's ad in their local newspaper. “Cruises for $59.95!” was the claim, so one day Hank went into the agency and told the agent he wanted one of “them there $59.95... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:55:09 EST Walker to compete for Mrs. Ohio http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features-news/150016748/Walker-to-compete-for-Mrs.-Ohio Meeting with the Highland County Commissioners on Wednesday was Liticia Walker, who will be representing Highland County in the upcoming Mrs. Ohio pageant on May 30, 2015 in Gahanna. She told commissioners, “I'm just trying to represent... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:48:11 EST HDH ‘brakes for breakfast’ http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150015828/HDH-brakes-for-breakfast On Wednesday morning, community women were treated to breakfast and informational material as Highland District Hospital held its annual Brake for Breakfast, which kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:16:13 EST Lady Tigers defeat Wilmington in “Claws for a Cause” match http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/150009646/Lady-Tigers-defeat-Wilmington-in-Claws-for-a-Cause-match The McClain varsity volleyball team played very well Monday night and defeated Wilmington 3 games to 0 in their annual “Claws for a Cause” match. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:46:13 EST A Christmas prayer ride http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/50815800/A-Christmas-prayer-ride The collection season for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is just around the corner, and this year things are going to kick off with a prayer ride on Saturday that will converge on each OCC drop-off site in a five-county area. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:52:07 EST Nonsupport lands man behind bars http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150005732/Nonsupport-lands-man-behind-bars A Portsmouth man is heading to prison for nonsupport after being sentenced in Highland County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:41:07 EST Are you ever too old for go karts? http://timesgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150004385/Are-you-ever-too-old-for-go-karts Whether or not I am too old for go karts, with evidence to suggest that I just might be, has been on my mind since a couple weeks ago.Oh, say it ain't so!And now I will explain myself. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:54:10 EST Chancellor Carey: ‘Exciting time’ in higher education http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150006018/Chancellor-Carey:-Exciting-time-in-higher-education The chancellor of Ohio's Board of Regents said Tuesday that higher education is a bipartisan issue, and that schools are seeing “dramatic increases” in retention rates. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:43:12 EST Fenders earn the Patriot Award http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150001485/Fenders-earn-the-Patriot-Award Jack and Kay Fender were awarded the 2014 Patriot Award at the Highland County Fair. The Fenders were chosen due to their outstanding support of the junior fair activities over the past 25 plus years. The award was presented by the 2014 Highland... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:44:34 EST