NEWS


7:14 pm |    
Sharing ways to stay busy
7:54 pm |    
Census deadlines extended
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Who is essential?
7:04 pm |    
Shelter faces challenges
‘Spread love, not virus’

‘Spread love, not virus’

Caleb Gregory stands next to sidewalk art his wife, Jessie Gregory, recently created in front of their house in the 300 block of South High Street in ...

March 27th, 2020 |  


HCHS seeks hall of fame nominations

The Highland Count Historical Society is seeking nominations for the 2020 Highland County Hall of Fame.The society recognizes citizens who have lived,...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Health dept. addresses COVID-19 myths

Health dept. addresses COVID-19 myths

The Highland County Health Department hosted a Facebook Live town hall on Thursday to answer community members’ questions and address myths circ...

March 26th, 2020 |  


FRS Transportation remains open

FRS Transportation remains open

At FRS Transportation, it’s “business as usual,” although the agency is taking precautions to ensure passengers’ and drivers&#...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Stuffed animals brighten spirits in Lynchburg

Stuffed animals brighten spirits in Lynchburg

When Hannah Simpson saw a Facebook post on a mothers’ group page about displaying teddy bears as a way to entertain children during the state...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Serious about park closures

Serious about park closures

In light of Tuesday’s announcement by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources regarding closure of all campgrounds, cabins, restrooms, playgrou...

March 26th, 2020 |  


OPINION


3:58 pm |    

Don’t water the soap

Talking Football and Stratego

Talking Football and Stratego

Assuming you have had your fill of coronavirus reading, I thought it might be time to delve into a lighter topic. So, board games, or games similar to...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Getting out of and into the groove

Getting out of and into the groove

When we think back on COVID-19, one word that will rise to the top of memories is “disruption.”I don’t know anyone whose life hasn&#...

March 26th, 2020 |  


What to do to occupy yourself

What to do to occupy yourself

OK, we’re all going to be hunkered down for a very long time, in all likelihood a very, very long while. Sorting your socks, playing Scrabble, r...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Don’t tell me what to do

Don’t tell me what to do

We humans are complex creatures. We want what we want, we want to do what we want to do, and we resist anything to the contrary.One of my grandchildre...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Waiting for the sun

Waiting for the sun

An enormous box arrived at our house. It was filled with food and cleaning supplies and, yes, toilet paper. I feel guilty. But the truth is, these sup...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Standing in their shoes

Standing in their shoes

It has been a strange and trying week for all of us, and as time progresses for the foreseeable future it is certain we will deviate even further from...

March 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


3:50 pm
Updated: 3:55 pm. |    
HHS track prep for 2020 at home
Baseball and softball sign-ups

Baseball and softball sign-ups

Baseball and Softball Sign-upsAt Richard Shaffer ParkSign-ups began on March. 29.Both Boys and Girls Sign-up will take place at the concession stand a...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 31st, 2020. |  


Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games.Tokyo organizers said Monday the...

March 30th, 2020 |  


This Date in Baseball

This Date in Baseball

March 311961 — The Pacific Coast League’s proposal to use a designated hitter for the pitcher was rejected by the Professional Baseball Ru...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Opportunity, tradition drew Watts to OSU

Opportunity, tradition drew Watts to OSU

COLUMBUS — The story of how 4-star cornerback Ryan Watts got to Ohio State might be called The Anatomy of a Flip.Watts, from the Dallas suburb o...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Stadiums deserted as virus postpones opening day

There was no crack of the bat, no footlong hot dogs, no umpire’s cry of “Play ball!” as opening day came and went for Major League B...

March 27th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


2:45 pm |    
A message to our community
1:31 pm |    
Beam receives AgGrad award
1:00 pm |    
In the kitchen with Sharon

AAA7 still providing services

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) reminds the public that AAA7 and its network of service providers are considered part of the essential serv...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Adena offering virtual visits during pandemic

As safety precautions increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, Adena Health System is now offering patients the temporary option of a virtual visit to c...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Beam receives AgGrad award

Beam receives AgGrad award

AgGrad has announced that Highland County Extension educator Brooke Beam is one of the winners of the inaugural AgGrad 30 Under 30 Awards, a program c...

March 27th, 2020 |  


OSU Extension offering virtual education

OSU Extension offering virtual education

Ohio State University Extension is offering a new virtual education program for the agricultural community.“Agriculture and Natural Resources Ma...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Lynchburg-Clay M.S. Honor Roll

Lynchburg-Clay Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2019-20 school year. ** — Denotes all A&#...

March 25th, 2020 |