NEWS


5:03 pm |    
In the kitchen with Sharon
Hillsboro man facing charges of false alarms

Hillsboro man facing charges of false alarms

BLANCHESTER — A Highland County man faces charges relating to allegedly making false alarms to Blanchester police.At around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, B...

April 15th, 2021 updated: April 15th, 2021. |  


Born in England, Downing became local photographer

Born in England, Downing became local photographer

Editor’s note — The following is a story compiled by Christopher S. Duckworth, a longtime Ohio Historical Society employee with family tie...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Ralston sentenced Monday

Ralston sentenced Monday

One of the two women involved in the September 2020 escape attempt by Nickolaus Garrison, 34, Hillsboro, received a three-year community control sente...

April 15th, 2021 |  


GREENFIELD P.D. REPORTS

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:April 14ARRESTS/CITATIONSSylvia Cutler, 32, of Piketon, was arrested for a vio...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Honoring 9-1-1 dispatchers

Honoring 9-1-1 dispatchers

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is being observed April 11-17, and Highland County 9-1-1 Coordinator Sgt. Scott Miller briefed the High...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Annual fishing derby ‘is as Greenfield as it gets’

Annual fishing derby ‘is as Greenfield as it gets’

Organizers of the Daryle Unger and Peanut Fishing Derby in Greenfield are looking for donations for the dinner and auction being held on Saturday, Apr...

April 14th, 2021 updated: April 15th, 2021. |  


OPINION


3:00 pm |    
Fear hurts vaccine efforts
10:59 am |    
Fountain pair nabbed
Police still the good guys

Police still the good guys

Being a police officer is one of the most stressful and hazardous occupations in our nation. Aside from active duty military, I can think of no other ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Time for a new monument

Time for a new monument

Angels of the battlefield. Many of us are familiar with the wartime heroics of the likes of Clara Barton, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and Rober...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Standing tall for generations

Standing tall for generations

The tree was lying on its side when I got to it.It was a nice-looking pine tree, fluffy and full and as tall as me. The strong winds coupled with some...

April 12th, 2021 |  


The enigma is the thrill seeker

The enigma is the thrill seeker

I can remember it as clearly as if it were last summer rather than a summer more than a half century ago. I was 17, a soon-to-be senior, and I really ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


The ups and downs of trampolines

The ups and downs of trampolines

My father-in-law really likes to surprise our children with big gifts.Or perhaps he just delights in putting me through the misery of building those b...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Huddled masses yearning to breathe

Huddled masses yearning to breathe

First of all, is it a crisis? The New Yorker Magazine, on April 5, put it this way: “The word ‘crisis’ is both an overstatement and ...

April 6th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


2:14 pm |    
Wildcats split twinbill
Wildcats clobber Dragons 22-0

Wildcats clobber Dragons 22-0

WEST UNION — The Whiteoak Wildcats climbed above the .500 mark as they hammered West Union 22-0 Wednesday in a Southern Hills Athletic Conferenc...

April 9th, 2021 |  


McClain girls 1st at R.L. Davidson Invite

McClain girls 1st at R.L. Davidson Invite

The McClain girls finished first out of 17 teams and the Hillsboro girls were runners-up Thursday at the R.L. Davidson Invitational at Southeastern Hi...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Malaki Branham named Ohio’s Mr. Basketball

Malaki Branham named Ohio’s Mr. Basketball

In the final game of his high school career, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s Malaki Branham showed the best parts of his game.Not only did he turn in a s...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Scott, Badgley named All-Ohio

Scott, Badgley named All-Ohio

Hillsboro’s Ryan Scott and McClain’s Bryson Badgley have been named to the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association 2020-21 All-Ohio Basketball...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Pirates sweep HHS in tennis

Pirates sweep HHS in tennis

The Hillsboro boys tennis team suffered a 5-0 setback Tuesday against Wheelersburg.Following are the match scoresFirst singles — Logan Davis (W)...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Whiteoak’s Barnett, Ashbaugh named All-Ohio

Whiteoak’s Barnett, Ashbaugh named All-Ohio

Whiteoak’s Landon Barnett and Bradley Ashbaugh have been named to the Division IV Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association All-Ohio Boys Basketball ...

April 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


Wellness Wednesdays offered by AAA7

A weekly livestream focusing on wellness opportunities through the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is featured each Wednesday on the AAA7 Faceb...

April 14th, 2021 |  


McClain FFA enjoys annual paintball event

McClain FFA enjoys annual paintball event

Twenty-nine members of the McClain FFA Chapter participated on April 11 in the chapter’s annual paintball event. They traveled to Lvl Up Sports ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Barrett guest speaker at Hillsboro FGBMFI

The Hillsboro Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (FGBMFI) will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 8 at the Common Ground Community Ch...

April 14th, 2021 |  


TAKE NOTE

Sinking Spring fish fryThe Sinking Spring Community Church Men’s Group will hold its 23rd annual fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 17 in th...

April 12th, 2021 updated: April 16th, 2021. |  


Garden club plant auction

The Hillsboro Garden Club held its first meeting of the year on March 23. Twelve members attended and discussed plans for the new year.The county fair...

April 12th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |