NEWS


Gibson honored at GABP

Gibson honored at GABP

Heather Gibson is not a big baseball fan. But she said it was still a humbling experience when she was honored on the field Tuesday during pregame cer...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Women’s Hall of Fame inducts 3 new members

Women’s Hall of Fame inducts 3 new members

Three Highland County women now have their names enshrined with 110 others following Tuesday night’s induction ceremony for the Highland County ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


RFL grant ‘very much alive’

RFL grant ‘very much alive’

In a phone call with Department of Justice officials Tuesday, Highland County Commissioner Gary Abernathy said that the resubmitted budget for the Roc...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Hope House offers hope

Hope House offers hope

A Bible passage on a sign in front of the Hope House Christian Counseling Center in Sinking Spring aptly describes its mission — “For I kn...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Community Praise and Play Day program finalized

Plans have been finalized for Community Praise and Play Day, which will be held from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Sims Family Golf Center near Gr...

August 14th, 2018 |  


HPD officer commended for helping driver

HPD officer commended for helping driver

Saying he always wants to “recognize members that go above and beyond,” Hillsboro Chief of Police Darrin Goudy presented Officer Clint Sha...

August 14th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Just grin and bear it
Does this sandwich make me look fat?

Does this sandwich make me look fat?

I would like to say that it’s just been in the last few years that my weight has become a concern for me, but I would be lying on two counts. Th...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Old car no longer driving me crazy

Old car no longer driving me crazy

I’ve never been very good at long-term relationships.That’s not so much because of a lack of commitment on my part, but rather the paucity...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Calling it like I see it

Calling it like I see it

Let me be clear. I want to be supportive of the president and his policies.As a farmer, we voted for the president because he purported to represent a...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

Sweet Daddy Siki wasn’t his baptized name, of course.We think it was Reginald.We also don’t know where or when he was born. Some say he ha...

July 31st, 2018 updated: July 31st, 2018. |  


Somebody stop me

Somebody stop me

My wife and I developed a terrible habit during the last presidential election. We spent countless hours watching the news channels — Fox News, ...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Ready for a new challenge

Ready for a new challenge

Many years ago when I was a college student trying to decide what I wanted to be when I grew up, I was originally majoring in education with hopes of ...

July 27th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


McClain boys golf team 2nd at Unioto Invitational August 11

McClain boys golf team 2nd at Unioto Invitational August 11

McClain’s boys golf team traveled to Chillicothe on Saturday to participate in the Unioto Invitational at the Forrest Everhart Memorial Golf Cou...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Fairfield Lion Open scheduled for August 18The Fairfield Athletic Boosters will host the Fairfield Lion Open on Saturday, August 18, at Buckeye Hills ...

August 13th, 2018 |  


McClain girls golf team win first FAC match of the year

McClain girls golf team win first FAC match of the year

The first Frontier Athletic Conference girls golf match was held Thursday at the Franklin Valley Golf Course in Jackson and the Lady Tigers of McClain...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Ohio State loses either way in Meyer case

Ohio State loses either way in Meyer case

Right or wrong, Ohio State University’s reputation will be tarnished further next week when a special committee is expected to issue its finding...

August 10th, 2018 |  


McClain boys golf wraps up third match in three day to open season

McClain boys golf wraps up third match in three day to open season

The McClain boys Golf team capped a run of three matches in three days to open the 2018 Golf season on Thursday when they hosted Madison Plains at Buc...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro boys basketball program hosts 9th Annual Alumni Golf outing at Hillsboro Elks

Hillsboro boys basketball program hosts 9th Annual Alumni Golf outing at Hillsboro Elks

The Hillsboro High School boys basketball program hosted its 9th Annual Alumni golf outing at the Hillsboro Elks Golf Course on August 4, 2018. Twenty...

August 9th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


New Market church had origins in 1834

A time in 1834, one that you can only assume began with jubilation, hand-clapping, song and thanksgiving, the first service of the New Market Baptist ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


NCB donates to homeless shelter

NCB donates to homeless shelter

NCB recently donated $2,500 to the Highland County Homeless Shelter, which provides safe, temporary housing for homeless individuals and families and ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Vendors invited to TSC Fall Farmers Market

Tractor Supply Company in the Hillsboro​ area is inviting all local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown good...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Homeless shelter needs votes for $25,000

The Highland County Homeless Shelter needs your vote to help claim a $25,000 prize.Communities across the United States answered the call from State F...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Commissioners endorse Women’s Hall of Fame

Commissioners endorse Women’s Hall of Fame

The Highland County Board of Commissioners recently endorsed the 2018 Highland County Women’s Hall of Fame inductees. Being inducted this year a...

August 14th, 2018 |