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Buildings posted as unsafe

Buildings posted as unsafe

The buildings at 125, 133 and 136 W. Main St. in Hillsboro have had placards posted on them by the city of Hillsboro declaring the properties to be un...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclaimed

Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclaimed

The Highland County Board of Commissioners proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at its weekly Wednesday morning month. Dara Gullett...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Ribbon-cutting held at rebranded Greenfield eatery

Ribbon-cutting held at rebranded Greenfield eatery

Simply Fresh Creations, located at 414 Jefferson St., was officially welcomed to the neighborhood Monday with ribbon-cutting with the village of Green...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Brown top conservation farmer

Brown top conservation farmer

Highland County farmer Nathan Brown was one of five Ohio family farmers recognized by the Ohio Department of Agriculture as a winner of the 2022 Conse...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Hillsboro man gets 90 days in jail

Hillsboro man gets 90 days in jail

A Hillsboro man was sentenced in Highland County Common Pleas Court to three years of community control and 90 days in the Highland County Jail on mul...

September 27th, 2022 updated: September 28th, 2022. |  


OPINION


Good news started the trouble

Good news started the trouble

It’s not always easy living with me. But my husband, Peter, has to.I know it is not easy because I live with myself every day, and I feel the bi...

September 26th, 2022 |  


The night I pinch-hit for Votto

The night I pinch-hit for Votto

Dr. Sigmund Freud, an astute man, became known in his later years as the founder of psychoanalysis.One morning after one particularly sweet dream, he ...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Through the eyes of Scoop

Through the eyes of Scoop

Maybe I didn’t choose to wear the mascot costume. Maybe it chose me.I spent a recent afternoon waving at children, posing for photographs and oc...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


Laptops — Macbooks and Windows

Laptops — Macbooks and Windows

Last week we wrapped up our journey into making a smart home with a survey of some of the less common smart devices. I hope you have a good handle on ...

September 21st, 2022 |  


Putin in hole digging furiously

Putin in hole digging furiously

The famous Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu once said in his book, “The Art of War,” that, “There are five dangerous faults w...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Outside on the sidewalk

Outside on the sidewalk

I met Betty sitting outside on the sidewalk.Betty spends a lot of time there. She lives in the adjacent building. It is a place for older folks who ne...

September 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


FAC FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD

FAC FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD

Scores from the first two weeks of Frontier Athletic Conference football action, the current standings and the remaining conference schedule are liste...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Lynchburg-Clay, McClain conclude girls golf season

Lynchburg-Clay, McClain conclude girls golf season

The Lynchburg-Clay and McClain girls golf teams wrapped up their 2022 golf seasons with eight 10th place finishes, respectively, Monday in the Divisio...

September 27th, 2022 updated: September 27th, 2022. |  


Orcutt on Fantasy Fooball: Injuries coming in to play

Orcutt on Fantasy Fooball: Injuries coming in to play

Here is my first Waiver Wire report for Week 4. There were a lot of injuries in Week 3, so utilizing the Waiver Wire will be really important this wee...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Wilmington JV tennis defeats Batavia 8-1

Wilmington JV tennis defeats Batavia 8-1

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington High School junior varsity girls tennis team defeated Batavia Monday on the WHS courts.There were six singles and th...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Hurricane JV tops Rockets in two sets

Hurricane JV tops Rockets in two sets

OWENSVILLE — Wilmington defeated Clermont Northeastern 25-23, 25-18 in junior varsity volleyball.Aidynne Tippett had seven points, a kill, eight...

September 26th, 2022 |  


Rough night for Indians in WCH

Rough night for Indians in WCH

The Washington High School and Hillsboro High School football teams first played each other on Oct. 24, 1902.Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt wa...

September 26th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


Reed-Powell promoted at AAA7

Reed-Powell promoted at AAA7

Teresa Reed-Powell, LSW, was recently promoted to director of community services at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7).Reed-Powell has been wi...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Who in the Bible had a lot of patience?

Who in the Bible had a lot of patience?

Noah gets the patience award because he rode with the animals, says Jeremy, 8: “They probably stunk.”That wasn’t all that smelled, s...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Looking at the Savior or the storm?

Looking at the Savior or the storm?

Well, we made it through our cruise with no problem. A beautiful vacation time in the Caribbean. With all the storm activity there, it was hard for me...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Brown, Campbell ADAMH mental health champions

The Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADAMH) Services board held its fourth annual Recovery Celebration last week at Bell Manor ...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Davidson has 30 years with McCarty

Davidson has 30 years with McCarty

McCarty Associates, LLC has announced that Darrick Davidson has been with the business for 30 years.Davidson is a key member of the surveying departme...

September 27th, 2022 |