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Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Sept. 28ACCIDENTThe police department responded to a crash in the 1100 block of...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Health department reports 15 active COVID-19 cases

Health department reports 15 active COVID-19 cases

As of Monday, Highland County had recorded a total of 253 lab-confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, according to the Highland County Health Departmen...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Planting new trees at Hillsboro Dog Park

Planting new trees at Hillsboro Dog Park

Students from the Impact Life program from McClain High School were “sprucing” up the Hillsboro Dog Park by planting sugar maple trees Mon...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Color to emerge mid to late October

Color to emerge mid to late October

Fall is a special time of year in Ohio because of the stunning spectrum of colors that will soon transform trees around the state.Throughout the seaso...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Prayer event Saturday in Hillsboro

Prayer event Saturday in Hillsboro

A crowd estimated at more than 200 people turned out Saturday in front of the Highland County Courthouse in Hillsboro for a National Unity Prayer even...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Pair die after truck crash

Pair die after truck crash

Two of three people flown by helicopter from the scene of Highland County traffic crashes over the weekend have died, according to the Wilmington Post...

September 28th, 2020 |  


OPINION


A deputy and Gale Sayers

A deputy and Gale Sayers

Two topics, mostly unrelated but still related by the times we’re living through, are on my mind this week. One is the efforts of a local sherif...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Goodbyes can be difficult

Goodbyes can be difficult

Fall is coming. I can feel it. I love it — the smell of the harvest and the cool crisp morning air, but with the coming of fall we say goodbye t...

September 24th, 2020 |  


The problem of childhood poverty

The problem of childhood poverty

It’s been said that the pandemic has exposed abrasions and holes in the historical fabric of American life. My maternal grandfather was said to ...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Husband at war with the mice

Husband at war with the mice

My husband Peter is now at war with the mice.The mice (possibly with the assistance of a rat or two) have eaten the electrical wiring in our car causi...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Carrying on a family tradition

Carrying on a family tradition

Staring at me from a wall in my office is a painting that never fails to lighten my mood. It is an autumn scene framed by large trees replete in their...

September 18th, 2020 |  


I met up with a gambler

I met up with a gambler

I am one of those guys that stopped listening to new music several years ago. To me, the best music ever recorded is from the late ’60s through ...

September 16th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Indians fall to state-ranked Jackson

Indians fall to state-ranked Jackson

JACKSON – The Hillsboro Indians traveled to Jackson on Friday and battled the undefeated and state-ranked Jackson Ironmen in a Frontier Athletic...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Blue Lions run away from Tigers

Blue Lions run away from Tigers

The Washington Blue Lions football team celebrated homecoming with a 46-9 win over the McClain Tigers Friday night in Frontier Athletic Conference act...

September 28th, 2020 |  


MHS wins in soccer, falls in volleyball

MHS wins in soccer, falls in volleyball

GREENFIELD – The McClain Lady Tigers soccer team hosted the Washington Lady Blue Lions on Thursday at McClain High School in a Frontier Athletic...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Indians, Tigers square off in FAC action

Indians, Tigers square off in FAC action

The Hillsboro Lady Indians volleyball team hosted the McClain Lady Tigers on Tuesday at Hillsboro High School in Frontier Athletic Conference play and...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


WCH vaults past Hillsboro

WCH vaults past Hillsboro

After spending most of the 2020 season chasing the Hillsboro Indians, the Washington Blue Lion boys golf team won the Frontier Athletic Conference 18-...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Final FAC boys golf results

Final FAC boys golf results

The Frontier Athletic Conference wrapped up its boys golf season Tuesday at the Washington Country Club by completing the final 18 holes of golf leagu...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Hillsboro announces 2020-21 FFA Officer Team

Hillsboro announces 2020-21 FFA Officer Team

In March 2020, members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter went through an interview process to be selected as the 2020-21 Hillsboro FFA Officer Team. The of...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Hillsboro FFA members show swine

Hillsboro FFA members show swine

This year the Hillsboro FFA chapter had six members exhibit swine at the Highland County Fair. The members included Corbin Winkle, Riley Stratton, Mal...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Hillsboro FFA members show poultry at fair

Hillsboro FFA members show poultry at fair

During the 2020 Highland County Fair, three Hillsboro FFA members exhibited poultry projects — Trinity Edenfield, Ryan Mau and Allie Crago.In sh...

September 28th, 2020 |  


McClain metal detectors take temperatures

McClain metal detectors take temperatures

Jesse Mitchell, Greenfield’s technology director, had the great idea to put in the walk-through metal detectors, branded by Secvera, to take stu...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Hillsboro students show lambs at fair

Hillsboro students show lambs at fair

The Hillsboro FFA has many members who exhibit different categories and species each year. This year, there were two members who exhibited lambs at th...

September 25th, 2020 |