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Preserving history
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Emus still on the loose

HIGHLAND COUNTY S.O. REPORTS

The Highland County Sheriff’s Office has released the following information:Jan. 22INCIDENTDeputies responded to the 5700 block of Franklin Road...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Athletic facility new details

Athletic facility new details

Visible Learning, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), and building and district teams were some of the things the Greenf...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Hotel headed for demolition

Hotel headed for demolition

Greenfield’s Elliott Hotel may finally get demolished after a cost-sharing agreement was reached between the village and the county’s land...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Highland County ranked No. 5 in unemployment

Highland County ranked No. 5 in unemployment

The unemployment rate in Highland County climbed significantly in December to 6.3 percent, a rise of 1.9 percent from the previous month, according to...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Wenstrup reappointed to intelligence committee

Wenstrup reappointed to intelligence committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) has been selected to continue serving on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intellig...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Peterson to chair Ohio Oversight Committee

Peterson to chair Ohio Oversight Committee

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) was appointed Wednesday to serve as chair of the Ohio House of Representatives Government Oversigh...

January 25th, 2023 |  


OPINION


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Walking through the snow
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All grown up in one weekend
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Living in Portland, Oregon

Thanking Hillsboro for Christmas spirit

Dear editor,I am writing to thank Hillsboro​​ area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past hol...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Don’t make the same mistake I made

Winter is upon us, which means snow and ice, which means fallen trees. I am writing this in hopes no one will make the same mistake I did.Last winter ...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Coupons for Amazon Prime members

Coupons for Amazon Prime members

Here’s a quick one to start us off. Amazon has a page of coupons just for Prime members. It’s at Amazon.com/coupons. You’re not gonn...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Teacher quality is a security issue

Teacher quality is a security issue

Editor’s note — This following column is an updated article originally written by contributing columnist Bill Sims and published by Educat...

January 24th, 2023 |  


Everyone likes a compliment

Everyone likes a compliment

“I have to say, that is a very nice hat!” I told the man as he passed me on the sidewalk.The man in the snazzy blue fedora had a serious l...

January 23rd, 2023 |  


Thoughts of divesting my youth

Thoughts of divesting my youth

Last fall I happened to catch a Howard Stern interview with someone who certainly is in the conversation as his generation’s greatest troubadour...

January 20th, 2023 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Indians earn 1st FAC victory

Lady Indians earn 1st FAC victory

WASHINGTON C.H. — Back on Dec. 14, the Washington Lady Lions visited Hillsboro High School and picked up their first win of the season, 47-41. W...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Bengals back to AFC title game; Fraley joins take

Bengals back to AFC title game; Fraley joins take

In the words of Joe Burrow, all the ticket sites “better send those refunds” as Cincinnati made a statement on Sunday against Buffalo. Cin...

January 25th, 2023 |  


North Adams No. 2; Eastern Brown No. 14

North Adams No. 2; Eastern Brown No. 14

The Top Ten teams in the girls Associated Press Ohio high school basketball polls of the 2022-2023 season with first-place votes in parentheses, won-l...

January 24th, 2023 |  


Fairfield boys ranked No. 3

Fairfield boys ranked No. 3

The Top Ten teams in the boys Associated Press Ohio high school basketball polls of the 2022-2023 season with first-place votes in parentheses, won-lo...

January 24th, 2023 |  


FHS announces 6th hall of fame class

FHS announces 6th hall of fame class

Chris Cox, Jeff Miller, the late Lynette (Kiesling) Shanton and the 1975 Fairfield baseball will be inducted when the Fairfield Local Athletic Hall of...

January 23rd, 2023 |  


Tigers swept by Blue Lions

Tigers swept by Blue Lions

WASHINGTON C.H. — Washington hosted McClain on Friday night in a Frontier Athletic Conference basketball contest. Earlier in the season, the Blu...

January 23rd, 2023 |  


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LIFE


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Tips for growing beautiful dahlias

Tips for growing beautiful dahlias

Growing beautiful dahlias is easier than you think. Proper planting and care will result in an abundance of beautiful blooms for you to enjoy in your ...

January 27th, 2023 |  


Wenstrup announces mobile office hours

Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) has announced upcoming mobile office hours for the week of Jan. 30. Field staff will be present to take questions ...

January 27th, 2023 |  


Local collegiate news

The following has been compiled from as assortment of news releases:Haines on Berea listBrock Haines, a resident of Hillsboro, has been named to the f...

January 26th, 2023 updated: January 26th, 2023. |  


Applications open for ExploreAg STEM camps

Ohio Farm Bureau’s signature ag literacy and workforce development program, ExploreAg, will once again be offering free weeklong camps and one-d...

January 26th, 2023 |  


How can Christians love one another?

How can Christians love one another?

Christians can love one another “by saying thank you to each other,” says James, 7.An attitude of gratitude goes a long way toward loving ...

January 25th, 2023 |