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Students give back to Greenfield on annual MHS Day
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Vaccine gap is closing
Fayette Solar presents case

Fayette Solar presents case

The company behind the proposed Fayette Solar solar array system held an open house Thursday evening to acquaint those in Greenfield and Madison Towns...

May 10th, 2021 |  


New South Central Power facility opens Tuesday

New South Central Power facility opens Tuesday

South Central Power Company’s new Hillsboro Service Center is open for business Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Tuesday, M...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Plans underway for 49th annual radio-telethon

Plans underway for 49th annual radio-telethon

A year after it was a virtual only event for the first time in 48 years, plans are underway for the 49th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon with ...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Amateur radio club receives national award

Amateur radio club receives national award

On a cool but sunny Saturday morning, 44 amateur radio operators from throughout Southern Ohio gathered at the Liberty Park Harmony Lake shelter house...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Local airman hits century mark

Local airman hits century mark

A crowd of more than 50 well-wishers gathered in the hangar at the Highland County Airport on Saturday for a surprise birthday celebration for Darrel ...

May 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Wonder if they’ll miss me?
A mouse in my mouth

A mouse in my mouth

It was a Saturday ritual for most of my teenage years and beyond. My father and I would rise early in the morning, load up our gear, make a quick stop...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Mothers are drivers of social change

Mothers are drivers of social change

Mother’s Day is traditionally a holiday where mothers are shown gratitude for their roles as caretakers, nurturers and sources of wisdom. Tradit...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preparing them for the next adventure

Preparing them for the next adventure

Last weekend, she was in Chicago. This weekend, she’s in Washington, D.C. I never would’ve guessed my 13-year-old daughter could be such a...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Time for USA to muscle up

Time for USA to muscle up

President Biden said in his speech to Congress this past week that China is betting that the U.S. can’t keep up with autocracy in the 21st centu...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Still nagging the curmudgeon

Still nagging the curmudgeon

It is a well-known fact that we are allowed to chew out the people we care about. Most recently, this came to mind when I gave my old friend, Andrew, ...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Join the battle against vandalism

Join the battle against vandalism

It seems that more and more often I find myself scratching my head wondering what is wrong with people these days.Lately, there has been a string of a...

April 30th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


McClain’s Baril sets another record

McClain’s Baril sets another record

For the second time this season McClain High School’s Gene’ve Baril has broken a McClain High School girls track and field record.On Thurs...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Lady Indians clinch perfect FAC season

Lady Indians clinch perfect FAC season

WASHINGTON C.H. — The Hillsboro girls softball team clinched an undefeated season in Frontier Athletic Conference action when they took both gam...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Whiteoak claws back atop SHAC

Whiteoak claws back atop SHAC

MOWRYSTOWN — Some clutch hitting and defense put Whiteoak in the driver’s seat to claim a Southern Hills Athletic Conference championship ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


‘Cats end Warriors’ 11-game win streak

‘Cats end Warriors’ 11-game win streak

The Whiteoak Wildcats had a five-game winning steak snapped Friday by the Fairfield Lions, 8-6, but the ‘Cats rebounded Saturday to knock off Ea...

May 4th, 2021 |  


OHSAA approves membership dues

OHSAA approves membership dues

The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute that membership dues...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Lady Indians runners-up in Greenfield

Lady Indians runners-up in Greenfield

The Hillsboro Lady Indians finished at runners-up Friday at the Bob Bergstrom McClain Invitational behind the hosting McClain girls.The Hillsboro boys...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Kibler holding book signing
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In the kitchen with Sharon

AAA7 offers caregiver support group

During this time when families have found themselves more isolated, it is important to reach out to others to find help and support. Through the Area ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Teeters finishes state FFA term

Teeters finishes state FFA term

Fairfield High School graduate Paige Teeters officially ended her term as state FFA vice president at the 93rd Ohio FFA Convention. The Fairfield FFA ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Stegbauer receives Walter All-Scholastic Award

Stegbauer receives Walter All-Scholastic Award

The statewide Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award ceremony was held on April 27 in virtual format. The Ohio Educational Service Center Association...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Davis gets state FFA degree

Davis gets state FFA degree

The Fairfield FFA chapter congratulates Jason Davis for receiving the honorary state degree at the 93rd Ohio FFA Convention. This degree honors indivi...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lewis retiring from health department

Lewis retiring from health department

In May 2021, Kate Lewis is retiring from the Highland County Health Department after 31 years as a public health nurse.Chances are, if your child got ...

May 6th, 2021 |