NEWS


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A national ornament
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Time tested pot pie recipe
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COVID-19 cases up slightly
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Emu on the loose
FRS expanding transport slate

FRS expanding transport slate

Multiple members of the Transportation Committee were present at the Wednesday meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners to give updates o...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Deer gun hunting season is underway

Deer gun hunting season is underway

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s annual white-tailed deer gun hunting week is off to a good start, with hunters checking 17,193 deer on Monday, Nov. 28, ...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Discounted cat adoption fees

Discounted adoption fees for adult cats and kittens are being offered at the Highland County Humane Society Animal Shelter in Hillsboro through Saturd...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Nativity drive-thru near Leesburg

Nativity drive-thru near Leesburg

Members of the Hardins Creek Friends Church and other volunteers will be staging a Nativity Drive-Through Event in Leesburg that depicts the birth of ...

November 29th, 2022 |  


Hillsboro Uptown Christmas is Friday

Hillsboro Uptown Christmas is Friday

A weekend full of Christmas activities will return to uptown Hillsboro this weekend thanks to the city administration.On Friday the city will present ...

November 29th, 2022 |  


Gas prices continue to fall

Gas prices continue to fall

The gas price has fallen by 12 cents since last week with the national average now nearing below $3.50 per gallon, totaling $3.54, according to an Ame...

November 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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The burning of the Lincoln School
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Yes, you need a VPN, too
The other ticking time bomb

The other ticking time bomb

In case you missed it, the United Nations and Worldmeter.com announced recently that the world’s population hit 8 billion people on Nov. 15, 202...

November 29th, 2022 |  


Watching someone else fold my undies

Watching someone else fold my undies

It’s an odd experience watching someone fold your underwear.I was thinking this yesterday as I was waiting for my laundry. When my husband, Pete...

November 28th, 2022 |  


The day I began to understand women

The day I began to understand women

I understand women. It has been a long journey.I was a Boy Scout, and as Robert Baden-Powell reminds us, “A scout is never taken by surprise. He...

November 25th, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: Thankful for those big little things

John Grindrod: Thankful for those big little things

Of course, with Thanksgiving just a day behind us, it’s time for some grateful introspection: to do some cerebral mining in the tunnels of our l...

November 24th, 2022 |  


A new password for every site?

A new password for every site?

A new password for every site?!?!?Last week we finished our discussion of WiFi routers. This week we’ll delve a bit deeper into password manager...

November 23rd, 2022 |  


The quest for a purpose in life

The quest for a purpose in life

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s not fraught with heavy commercialism. It’s more about regrouping as a family. It’s...

November 22nd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Indians fall short at Trace

Lady Indians fall short at Trace

The Hillsboro Lady Indians traveled to Fayette County to take on the Miami Trace Lady Panthers on Wednesday in a Frontier Athletic Conference basketba...

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Fairfield conquers Blue Lions in OT

Fairfield conquers Blue Lions in OT

You only get one chance to win your first game as a varsity head coach and that feat was accomplished Tuesday by Quentin Williams.Williams, 27, began ...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Lady Tigers come up short at MT

Lady Tigers come up short at MT

The McClain Lady Tigers visited Miami Trace High School to open Frontier Athletic Conference play for the 2022-23 season Saturday.Miami Trace won the ...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Burton signs with Ohio Christian University

Burton signs with Ohio Christian University

Hillsboro High School senior Hannah Burton signed her letter of intent to play college softball at Ohio Christian University on Nov. 21. She is a pitc...

November 29th, 2022 |  


Orcutt Waiver Wire: Injuries and byes to deal with as playoffs approach

Orcutt Waiver Wire: Injuries and byes to deal with as playoffs approach

Here is my Waiver Wire report for Week 13. Only a couple of weeks until Fantasy Playoffs and we have injuries to deal with and more bye weeks. Only th...

November 29th, 2022 |  


OHSAA football state championship pairings

OHSAA football state championship pairings

Seven high school football state champions will be crowned this week at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton and the Ohio High School Athletic As...

November 28th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


Visit from the president

Visit from the president

Ohio’s FFA President Aubrey Schwartz (left) came into the classroom of the Mowrystown FFA, which said in a news release that it would like to th...

November 30th, 2022 |  


SOESC receives performance designation

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center (ESC) applied for and has received the High Performing ESC designation from the Ohio Department of Educat...

November 30th, 2022 |  


How powerful is God?

How powerful is God?

“God is so powerful he could break this school in two,” says Kyle, 6. It sounds like it’s a tough day at school, Kyle.“God is ...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Christmas and covering the burns of life

Christmas and covering the burns of life

Some time ago I read of a woman and her daughter walking through an airport, hustling to make a plane connection. The little girl’s face was cov...

November 30th, 2022 |  


Apple Farm hosting Precision Farming Academy

Apple Farm Service will host the Precision Academy on Jan. 6 at the Hueston Woods State Park Conference Center in College Corner, Ohio.The Precision A...

November 29th, 2022 |  


TAKE NOTE

Breakfast at the MangerAll preschool thru elementary age children, and their parents, are invited to the second annual “Breakfast at the Manger&...

November 28th, 2022 updated: December 1st, 2022. |