NEWS


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Reversing the trend
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A 2nd Chance Pet of the Week

Jobs aplenty at RFL and Paint Creek

Those that are still furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, high school and college students, retirees or anyone who loves the outdoors are invited ...

July 14th, 2020 |  


S. East St. closed in Hillsboro

Hillsboro Public Works Superintendent Shawn Adkins has announced that South East Street will be closed from East Main Street to East South Street for ...

July 14th, 2020 |  


SSCC, UC join forces in cyber security degree

A new partnership between Southern State Community College and the University of Cincinnati School of Information Technology will allow students to ob...

July 14th, 2020 |  


Dog Pound Pet of the Week

Dog Pound Pet of the Week

This week’s Highland County Dog Pound Pet of the Week is Conrad, a young medium-sized dog. With splashes of white on his nose and chest, Conrad ...

July 13th, 2020 |  


Bick stepping in as Bright Local superintendent

Bick stepping in as Bright Local superintendent

Though his contract doesn’t officially begin until Aug. 1, Mike Bick, formerly the principal of Bright Local Elementary, has been settling into ...

July 13th, 2020 |  


State Farm offering $25,000 grants

Last year, four Ohio non-profit organizations were awarded $100,000 in grant funding from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program, with the insurer...

July 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Time to cancel ‘cancel culture’

Time to cancel ‘cancel culture’

A few days ago author J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame, along with 150 other writers and academics, signed an open letter bemoaning the recent trend ...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Intersection of a health, economy crisis

Intersection of a health, economy crisis

I was on my way to our farm in Berrysville when I passed through the five-points intersection of SR 73, SR 247 and Muntz Street, and for some reason t...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Where are the men today?

Where are the men today?

A lady made a comment to me the other day that most of my articles are typically positive in nature and are what she considered “fluff.” H...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Thanks to RFL parade participants

The Rocky Lake Business Advisory Committee would like to thank everyone who came out to the Fourth of July Parade on Saturday at Rocky Fork Lake. We w...

July 7th, 2020 |  


An open letter to 2020

An open letter to 2020

Dear 2020:Listen, we need to talk. I don’t know why you’ve been such a difficult year. Are you in some sort of competition with previous a...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


Can I give your dog a treat?

Can I give your dog a treat?

My husband, Peter, and I miss having a dog. I see a lot of dogs on the trail during my daily hike, and so Peter (who is always full of good ideas R...

July 6th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Thackston signs with OUC
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OHSAA proceeding for 2020 fall sports
‘COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators’ Course

‘COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators’ Course

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 6, 2020) — In an effort to address the challenges of returning to high school athletics and activities amidst the COVID-1...

July 13th, 2020 |  


Court filing alleges $400K paid to Williamson family in ‘18

The legal fight over NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s endorsement potential now includes an allegation that his family received $400,000 from a mark...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Sonny Gray to start

Sonny Gray to start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sonny Gray knows what it’s like to start a season opener in front of a crowd, having done it twice with Oakland. His thi...

July 9th, 2020 updated: July 9th, 2020. |  


NASCAR’s Johnson OK’d to race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


OSU’s best opponents past 3 decades: Up first, the defense

OSU’s best opponents past 3 decades: Up first, the defense

When the Big Ten Network announced its All-Decade team last week it reminded me how many great players I have seen play against Ohio State in writing ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Local collegiate news

The following was compiled from news releases from a variety of colleges and universities:Columbus State Dean’s ListThe following students have ...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Wilkin holding office hours

State Rep. Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro) has announced that he will hold individual office hours on Monday, July 13.All constituents of the 91st Ohio Hou...

July 7th, 2020 |  


AAA7 offering pain self-management classes

Wellness classes provided by the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) are starting back up after a time off due to the coronavirus pandemic. While p...

July 7th, 2020 |  


A boy and his bicycle

A boy and his bicycle

As I was mulching the hosta beds around the maple trees recently, I heard and then saw a boy on his motorized bicycle. He toured the neighborhood for ...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Rocky Fork Lake Fourth of July Parade

Rocky Fork Lake Fourth of July Parade

Part of the procession in Saturday’s Rocky Fork Lake Business Advisory Committee second annual Rocky Fork Lake Fourth of July Parade is pictured...

July 6th, 2020 |