NEWS


20 pounds of marijuana seized in Highland County mail bust

20 pounds of marijuana seized in Highland County mail bust

A Hillsboro woman is facing criminal charges after police say she had 20 pounds of marijuana shipped to her this week through the United States Postal...

July 19th, 2018 updated: July 19th, 2018. |  


Hillsboro Elks lodge ‘more than a golf course’

Hillsboro Elks lodge ‘more than a golf course’

Officials at Hillsboro Elks Lodge 361 say they are trying to breathe new life into the organization. A new and completely remodeled restaurant opened ...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Village of Greenfield pursuing nuisance properties

Village of Greenfield pursuing nuisance properties

The Village of Greenfield administration is going after nuisance properties, hoping to send a message to property owners not in compliance with villag...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Highland County sheriff refuses to sign contract

Highland County sheriff refuses to sign contract

The Highland County Board of Commissioners has agreed on a labor contract with the Highland County Sheriff’s Office, and the contract is set to ...

July 18th, 2018 |  


OSHP: Greenfield woman killed in accident was not restrained

OSHP: Greenfield woman killed in accident was not restrained

A Greenfield woman killed in a head-on collision Monday was not wearing her seat belt when the accident occurred, authorities said Wednesday.Christine...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Hillsboro school board approves social worker

Hillsboro school board approves social worker

The hiring of a social worker to help elementary students deal with mental health and social issues was approved during Monday’s regular meeting...

July 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Why did he make me tell?
Never leave your wife at a truck stop

Never leave your wife at a truck stop

“Florian and Myrtle Krebsbach left for Minneapolis and the clinic because Myrtle was pretty sure she had cancer,” wrote Garrison Keillor.F...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Now it’s time to say goodbye

Now it’s time to say goodbye

Some parting thoughts…My final day here is Friday, having taken on a new challenge in county government.I’m glad I was able to be here for...

July 9th, 2018 updated: July 9th, 2018. |  


Slow down and enjoy independence

Slow down and enjoy independence

“The road of life is never without trials and tribulations,” a fellow with a man-bun shouted one time from the middle of a crowd of people...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Ready to tackle a new challenge

Ready to tackle a new challenge

On Monday, the Highland County Republican Central Committee voted to appoint me to the county board of commissioners to replace Shane Wilkin.In separa...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent the first 25 years of my life looking for love in all the wrong places.Turns out, however, there weren’t too many ladies out there looki...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


A friend or a snack? When dogs collide

A friend or a snack? When dogs collide

Lora and I hosted a family cookout Friday evening, ostensibly to celebrate the one-year anniversary of adopting our dog, Paisley, but also to try out ...

July 2nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Veterans golf outing Aug 12

7th Annual Veterans Golf Outing August 12The Highland County Veterans Honor Guard and Hillsboro Elks 361 will host the sixth annual Veterans Golf Outi...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Miami Trace gets field turf for football field

Miami Trace gets field turf for football field

The new football field turf at Miami Trace High School is nearly complete. Above is a look at the south half of the field on Thursday, July 12, 2018. ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


McClain graduate Dante Jackson hired as assistant at Xavier

McClain graduate Dante Jackson hired as assistant at Xavier

Xavier University first-year head coach Travis Steele has hired Xavier graduate and former Musketeer basketball standout Dante Jackson as an assistant...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Reflecting on 2018 Highland County Shootout

Reflecting on 2018 Highland County Shootout

Just over a week ago at Fairfield High School the five Highland County boys varsity basketball teams met and participated in the 2018 Highland County ...

July 6th, 2018 updated: July 6th, 2018. |  


Fare thee well King James

Fare thee well King James

Its official. Lebron James has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. The move ends James’ second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers after...

July 2nd, 2018 |  


Mangus awarded OHSAA Scholarship

Mangus awarded OHSAA Scholarship

Fairfield High School’s Matthew Mangus has been awarded a scholarship from the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).The OHSAA annually ...

June 29th, 2018 updated: June 29th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


Cameron 90th birthday celebration

A 90th birthday celebration will be held for Pauline Cameron from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Main St., Hillsbo...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Clover Corner

Clover Corner

We are the Highland County Buckeyes. We are a new 4-H club this year. We have 33 members and we meet at the Allensburg Church of Christ.We have had a ...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Humane Society Pet of the Week

Humane Society Pet of the Week

The Highland Humane Society Pet of the Week is Oscar, an approximately a 12-week-old male Beagle mix. He was dropped off by someone’s house. He ...

July 18th, 2018 |  


MNB makes annual pledge payment to HDH

MNB makes annual pledge payment to HDH

Merchants National Bank recently made an annual pledge payment to the Highland District Hospital Foundation GreatER Care Campaign. The campaign, which...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Kersey speaks at Hillsboro Rotary

Kersey speaks at Hillsboro Rotary

Lifelong Clinton County resident Gary Kersey, a historian who has completed extensive research of Abraham Lincoln, was the guest speaker at Tuesday...

July 17th, 2018 |