NEWS


7:10 pm |    
Cockrell 52nd FFL queen
6:29 pm |    
The demolition begins
1:30 pm |    
In the kitchen with Sharon
1:18 pm |    
Customary for the area?
HDH elects new medical staff executive committee

HDH elects new medical staff executive committee

The Highland District Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee has changed hands after new elections appointed Dr. Jonathan Lampkin as secretary/tre...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Fall festival underway

Fall festival underway

Bainbridge’s Fall Festival of Leaves has been one of the more popular area festivals for years and that’s likely the reason the festival c...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Elks program helps students prepare for future

Elks program helps students prepare for future

Elks member Dan Pierce called Harmony Lake “Hillsboro’s best kept secret,” and to keep everything looking nice, the local Hillsboro ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Historic Leesburg fountain restored

Historic Leesburg fountain restored

Leesburg Area Historical Society President Kenny Worley announced that as of this week the reconstruction of a Women’s Christian Temperance Unio...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Greenfield gets $125K grant

Greenfield gets $125K grant

Greenfield council members heard more good news regarding grant money for the village’s rail line at Tuesday’s regular meeting.City Manage...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Adient joins Highland County Chamber

Adient joins Highland County Chamber

The Highland County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Adient with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday.Adient is one of the top manufacturer’s of auto...

October 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


8:38 pm |    
A night to remember
3:26 pm |    

Problems at the dog pound

No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

It was disheartening to read a recent editorial page column about today’s decline in the number of newspapers, including the fact that some citi...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Just another ODE boondoggle

Just another ODE boondoggle

When I was a school superintendent I, like my peers, regularly received missives from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) informing us about the la...

October 15th, 2019 |  


She was more than just a dog

She was more than just a dog

The air has turned crisp as the sun rises and sets each day, and my yard is filled with leaves from a gigantic maple tree that stands behind my house,...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

It’s rare these days to watch a movie or TV show that hasn’t been ruined by spoilers. It seems like it takes more work to not know about s...

October 11th, 2019 |  


New twist in Ohio death penalty

New twist in Ohio death penalty

Vicki Williams of Lima believes Cleveland Jackson showed little regard for her daughter, Leneshia, when he killed her in 2002. As for his death senten...

October 10th, 2019 |  


Why are young people so sad?

Why are young people so sad?

Statistics suggest that young people today suffer from mental health disorders like anxiety and depression like never before, and there is no reason t...

October 8th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


10:45 pm
Updated: 10:15 am. |    
Indians come up short
8:15 pm
Updated: 8:21 pm. |    
McClain shutout Sheridan
8:24 pm
Updated: 9:18 pm. |    
Mustangs move past the Lions
All-FAC girls volleyball, tennis

All-FAC girls volleyball, tennis

The Frontier Athletic Conference announced its all-conference athletes for volleyball and tennis on Oct. 15.Volleyball: Co-league Champions: Miami Tra...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Lady Indians seeked vengence

Lady Indians seeked vengence

Greenfield- The McClain Lady Tigers(6-8-2) hosted the first ever girls soccer sectional tournament game in McClain history against rival school the Hi...

October 15th, 2019 updated: October 15th, 2019. |  


SHAC team and player results.

SHAC team and player results.

All conference athletes for the Southern Hills Athletic Conference for Lynchburg-Clay, Fairfield (Leesburg), and Whiteoak for soccer, cross country, a...

October 15th, 2019 |  


OHSAA football ratings

OHSAA football ratings

This Ohio High School Athletic Association released week eight football computer ratings.The Hillsboro Indians (3-4) are ranked 15th overall in region...

October 15th, 2019 |  


AP high school football poll

The Associated Press high school football pollDIVISION I1, Mentor (22)7-02282, Lakewood St. Edward6-11903, Fairfield (2)7-01704, Powell Olentangy Libe...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Fairfield boys claim SHAC cross country title

Fairfield boys claim SHAC cross country title

Results for Fairfield High School soccer and cross country events from Oct. 12.The Fairfield boys soccer was at home against Portsmouth for a sectiona...

October 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


FFL queen’s farewell speech

FFL queen’s farewell speech

Editor’s note — The following is a farwell speech written by outgoing Fall Festival of Leaves Queen Madison Hanks.“A crown worn on t...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Pheasants to be released at Fallsville

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife will be releasing ring-necked pheasants this fall at 24 of Ohio’s public hu...

October 16th, 2019 |  


New Vienna Community Church Fall Revival

New Vienna Community Church Fall Revival

The New Vienna Community Church has announced its fall revival with evangelist Dan Cook and gospel singer Nina Nash. The two services will be held Sun...

October 16th, 2019 |  


MNB donates to Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp

MNB donates to Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp

Merchant’s National Bank in Hillsboro recently made a donation to Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp. It will go toward the matching funds for a grant...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Searching for alternative agriculture income

Searching for alternative agriculture income

If you are looking for additional income for your farm, you are not alone. Depending on your interests and time commitment availability, there are man...

October 16th, 2019 |