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Farm Feast

A Farm Feast and Tractor and Antique Machinery Show will be held Saturday, June 20 at Whiteoak High School in Mowrystown. Hosted by the Mowrystown FFA Alumni and the Mowrystown FFA Chapter, all funds raised will assist with FFA and alumni activities. Lunch and homemade ice cream will be available. The tractor show begins at noon and there’s no fee to enter. The Farm Feast begins at 4 p.m. and consists of pulled pork, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, dessert and a drink. An auction begins at 5:30 p.m. Leftover pulled pork, ice cream and other items will be auctioned off at the end of the feast. For more information call Milt Simmons at 937-763-8805, Gary Arledge at 937-763-2714 or Brian DeAtley at 937-763-0169.

Antique Tractor Show

The 6th annual Antique Tractor Show, sponsored by the Bainbridge Historical Society and Paint Valley Antique Machinery Club, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 20 on East Third Street in Bainbridge. In addition to antique tractors and machinery, there will be a fish fry, music and tours of the Dr. John Harris Dental Museum and Bainbridge Historical Society. For more information call 740-634-2246 or 740-634-3091.

Hillsboro class of 1980 reunion

The Hillsboro class of 1980 will have a reunion on June 21 starting at 4 p.m. at Alley 21. For more information contact Kathy (Wilson) Bruynis at bruynis.5@osu.edu. She needs to give an head count to Alley 21 by June 19.

Summer youth employment program

The Highland County Department of Job and Family Services has received funding from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to operate a summer youth employment program for eligible youth 16-24. The program began May 1, 2015 and will run through Oct. 31, 2015. Youth interested in a summer employment opportunity may pick up an application at the Ohio Means Jobs – Highland County center located, 1575 N. High St., Hillsboro. Eligibility guidelines apply.

Free PSA screenings

During the month of June the Highland County Health Department will offer free PSA screenings to men over the age of 50. Testing can be done at the Care-A-Van or at the health department by appointment. For more information, contact the health department at 937-393-1941.

Bright Local Board of Ed. meeting

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 at Bright Elementary School.

Board of Elections closed June 26

The Highland County Board of Elections would like to notify the public that the office will be closed Friday, June 26 while the staff attends the Secretary of State Summer Conference. It will reopen Monday, June 29.

Art Show

The Brush and Palette Art Guild Annual Show will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 at the Southern State Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive in Hillsboro. There will be refreshments. Admission and parking are free.

L-C Board of Ed. meeting

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 board of education building.

Quilters of Highland County annual show

The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 1 and August 31 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Guests are invited to display their quilts. In addition to the quilt displays there will be door prizes, a silent auction, vendors and special booths. A quilt will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to a local organization that helps families in the county. For more information or a form to share a quilt, call Darlene Prosek at 937-393-3031.

4-H project judging

On Tuesday, July 7 all 4-H food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, health, child development, money management, genealogy, home furnishing, creative arts projects and several special interest projects will be judged at Hillsboro Elementary School. Judging begins at 9 a.m. Family & Consumer Sciences 4-H advisers will have complete judging schedules. All members should have received a postcard with the web link to the judging schedule. Club members with questions should check with their advisers or call the Highland County Extension Office at 937-393-1918.

If it is impossible for a member to attend judging, call the Extension Office for an appointment to complete makeup judging on July 15. Late projects will be graded, but are not eligible for outstanding awards.

4-H Style Revue and Awards Night

The annual 4-H Style Revue and Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. 4-H members will be modeling their clothing outfits that were judged on July 8. This is always one of the highlights of the 4-H year. All summer judged 4-H project awards will be presented during the July 9 program.

The top models will be chosen at the Style Revue on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building during the fair. There will not be an awards program at the Highland County Fair for the summer judged 4-H projects.

8 Days a Week at Senior Center

The Beatles tribute band, 8 Days a Week, a professional band and show, will play a live concert at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, July 11. Doors open and event begins at 6 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend this fundraising event. Tickets are on sale now at the senior center and Merchants National Bank (main branch) and are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Dinner is included. Call the center for more details at 393-4745.

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