NEWS


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Greenfield eyeing $500K
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In the Kitchen with Sharon
Spills, solar farm safety on EMA agenda

Spills, solar farm safety on EMA agenda

The Highland County Emergency Management Agency renewed and reviewed its commitment to public safety during the Thursday meeting of the Local Emergenc...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Fire destroys combine

Fire destroys combine

Clouds of toxic black and white smoke billowed into the air mixed with bright orange flames when firefighters from the Highland County North Joint Fir...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Mueller report is released

Mueller report is released

Read the full Mueller report at j.mp/2VatQq8.WASHINGTON — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting na...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Do you have a blunt person in your life?

Do you have a blunt person in your life?

Have you ever been forced to decide on something big and that blunt person in your life stopped you in your tracks with, “What are you doing?...

April 18th, 2019 |  


2 hurt in afternoon wreck at U.S. Route 50/Mad River Road

2 hurt in afternoon wreck at U.S. Route 50/Mad River Road

A two-vehicle crash involving a dump truck and a sedan Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Mad River Road and U.S. Route 50 in Hoagland injur...

April 17th, 2019 |  


5G upgrades may come to Highland County soon

5G upgrades may come to Highland County soon

Through President Donald Trump called 5G cellular connections a “vital link to America’s prosperity and national security interests in the...

April 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Perspectives on David White’s termination
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Treasuring small-town lives
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I will never say never
Happy belated Tax Day

Happy belated Tax Day

April 15 is the day our federal government has decided that you must pay the taxes owed for the previous year. For many of us, we pay these incrementa...

April 16th, 2019 |  


… And all that jazz

… And all that jazz

I have always taken pride in the fact that I appreciate many types of music. While my musical preference has always rested in the country field, I als...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Self-education is power

Self-education is power

During the last few decades, the politicization of education has changed its purpose from creating an informed citizenry and an educated workforce to ...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Blessed by two families

The year was 1993. I had just began my junior year at Lynchburg-Clay High School and for some reason the start of the school year seemed different. I ...

April 10th, 2019 |  


In need of a safety net

In need of a safety net

The young guitar player, Jim Lindsey, who was down on his luck, ran his fingers across the cold, hard bars of the Mayberry jail, looking out at Andy a...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Heartfelt thanks to kindergarten volunteers

My staff at the Hillsboro City Schools Early Childhood Center and I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many volunteers who donated thei...

April 8th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Whiteoak Softball travels to Lynchburg-Clay and picks up 14-9 win

Whiteoak Softball travels to Lynchburg-Clay and picks up 14-9 win

DODSONVILLE — The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs varsity Softball team hosted the Whiteoak Lady Wildcats on Thursday at Lynchburg-Clay’s out...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro Tennis at halfway point

Hillsboro Tennis at halfway point

The Hillsboro boys Tennis team has completed half of its 2019 schedule and is currently 8-3 overall and undefeated in FAC matches to this point. The I...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro hosts home invitational

Hillsboro hosts home invitational

Girls from Fairfield, McClain, Hillsboro, Miami Trace, Eastern Brown and Washington compete in the girls 100-meter hurdles on Thursday at Hillsboro...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Barnes signs with Columbus State

Barnes signs with Columbus State

Fairfield Senior Brianna Barnes signed today to play basketball at Columbus State University. Brianna has played basketball and volleyball at Fairfiel...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Cross County Bushido Karate Club success continues

Cross County Bushido Karate Club success continues

Led by Black Belts by Katelin Heizer , Ariel Kibbey and Maxine Ludwick, the Cross County Bushido Karate Club competed in the Annual Way Warriors Karat...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro baseball continues to win, beat Washington 7-1 and Jackson 1-0

Hillsboro baseball continues to win, beat Washington 7-1 and Jackson 1-0

HillsboroThe Hillsboro Indians entered play against the Jackson Ironmen on Wednesday at Shaffer Park in Hillsboro sporting an eight game win streak an...

April 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Highland County employers earn safety award

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) recenlty honored 16 local employers for reaching one year without workplac...

April 18th, 2019 |  


The Laurels honors volunteers

The Laurels honors volunteers

The Laurels of Hillsboro honored its most active volunteers during National Volunteer Week to lunch at LongHorn Steakhouse. Honored were Doris Randolp...

April 18th, 2019 |  


GMS Quiz Bowl/Quick Recall team wins league

GMS Quiz Bowl/Quick Recall team wins league

The Greenfield Middle School Quiz Bowl/Quick Recall Team took first place in the Ross County League Tournament on April 13 in Chillicothe. “I am...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Historical society hosts annual Children’s Tea

Historical society hosts annual Children’s Tea

Twenty-nine guests attended the Children’s Tea at the Highland House Museum on April 14, 2019. Sponsored by the Highland County Historical Socie...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Auditions for SSCC Theatre musical

The SSCC Theatre will hold auditions for the summer production of “9 to 5: The Musical,” based on the hit 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton...

April 15th, 2019 |