Times Gazette- RSS Feed http://timesgazette.com/ http://timesgazette.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:14:05 EST 1800 Toys For Tots fundraiser at Big Ernie’s Pizza http://timesgazette.com/news/community_news-news/150374474/Toys-For-Tots-fundraiser-at-Big-Ernies-Pizza Big Ernie's Pizza will host a Toys For Tots fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of the cost of your dine-in meal to the Highland County Toys for Tots program. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:24:08 EST Bright Local proposing 1 percent income tax levy http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150370632/Bright-Local-proposing-1-percent-income-tax-levy After recent years of deficit spending and staffing and program cuts, the Bright Local School District is asking its residents to pass a 1 percent income tax levy in Tuesday's General Election to prevent further cuts. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:42:05 EST Jail time waiting for drunken lawn mower driver http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150365533/Jail-time-waiting-for-drunken-lawn-mower-driver A Hillsboro man who previously pled guilty to driving a lawn mower while intoxicated appeared in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Thursday for a review hearing. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:27:03 EST Fate of Lynchburg police force rides on levy http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150368685/Fate-of-Lynchburg-police-force-rides-on-levy Lynchburg mayor Gary Jones says that if village voters do not pass a 3-mill, continuing property tax levy for police protection in Tuesday's General Election, the village's police force will most likely be disbanded. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:25:09 EST Costumed characters invade Boofest http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150368425/Costumed-characters-invade-Boofest Costumed ghosts, goblins and other assorted characters invaded uptown Hillsboro Thursday evening for the annual Boofest celebration, the popular Halloween event sponsored by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association in conjunction with Buckeye Country... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:06:03 EST Two teens lose freedom for violations http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150365655/Two-teens-lose-freedom-for-violations Two juveniles admitted to violations of probation and are heading to detention, one of them to Ohio's prison system for youth. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:45:05 EST Let’s talk about an ice skating rink http://timesgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150364462/Lets-talk-about-an-ice-skating-rink Let's talk about an ice skating rink. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:47:04 EST Check it out http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150365414/Check-it-out All aboard the Leesburg Library Polar Express. We encourage our young patrons to continue reading to earn their “golden tickets” for the gift card drawing which will occur during the Polar Express Experience on Saturday, Dec. 6. Details... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:39:04 EST Hillsboro Boy Scouts complete conservation project http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150365302/Hillsboro-Boy-Scouts-complete-conservation-project Hillsboro Boy Scout Troops 171 and 226 completed a conservation project at Pike Lake State Park on Saturday, Oct. 25. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:34:04 EST Hillsboro FFA members attend board meeting http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features-news_education/150364659/Hillsboro-FFA-members-attend-board-meeting Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education members and superintendent Jim Smith received a glimpse into the Hillsboro FFA during the Oct. 22 meeting of the board. Upon request of Hillsboro High School Principle Jason Shively, five officers of the... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:00:06 EST Take Note http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150348450/Take-Note HC Historical Society open house Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:08 EST Community Calendar http://timesgazette.com/news/local_features/150348308/Community-Calendar TODAYAmVets Post 61 Bingo, 11541 North Shore Dr., doors open at 5:30 p.m. and Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:50:10 EST Polling location changes announced http://timesgazette.com/news/community_news-news/150361800/Polling-location-changes-announced The Highland County Board of Elections would like to remind the public that a General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4. The polling locations will open at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. The following precincts have changed their polling... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:27:08 EST ‘It’s what you’d hope anyone else would do’ http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150356458/Its-what-youd-hope-anyone-else-would-do When 19-year-old Cody VanLangen saw his neighbors' house on fire Tuesday, he said he did what he'd hope anyone would do – rush to help however he could. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:00:18 EST RFL residents voice sewer fee concerns http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150354600/RFL-residents-voice-sewer-fee-concerns Several residents of the Rocky Fork Lake area voiced concerns over rate hikes in regard to the sewer system at RFL and the additional costs assessed due to maintenance upgrades. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:01:07 EST Who you gonna call? Not me! http://timesgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150346313/Who-you-gonna-call-Not-me One of the scariest experiences in my life happened in college – and no, it had nothing to do with a forgotten assignment. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:27:11 EST Car ‘run over’ by semi-trailer in morning crash http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150346006/Car-run-over-by-semi-trailer-in-morning-crash A crash at the U.S. Route 50 and SR 124 split on the east side of Hillsboro that resulted in a convertible car being “run over” by a tractor trailer Wednesday did not result in any serious injuries. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:04:11 EST Lady Mustangs breeze through regional semis http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/150353673/Lady-Mustangs-breeze-through-regional-semis The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs soccer team are heading back to familiar territory, the regional finals game on Saturday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:56:04 EST Teen gets ‘one chance’ from court http://timesgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150353307/Teen-gets-one-chance-from-court A 17-year-old who admitted to four misdemeanor marijuana-related charges in Highland County Juvenile Court on Wednesday was given a chance to stay out of detention. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:29:06 EST Hundreds turn out for Greenfield Halloween Parade http://timesgazette.com/news/community_news-news/150353277/Hundreds-turn-out-for-Greenfield-Halloween-Parade Hundreds of costumed characters of all ages turned out Tuesday for the annual Greenfield Firefighters Halloween Parade. Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Chief Bradley George said firefighters served hot dogs and drinks to 500 to 600 participants... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:17:13 EST