NEWS


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FOG battles age and weather
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In the kitchen with Sharon

“Wayward”, a movie from 2008 Whiteoak High School graduate Kurt Yochum, will be playing at Star Cinemas in Hillsboro on Saturday, July 2 a...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Highland County travel report

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Highland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.NEW* U.S....

June 30th, 2022 |  


Goodwin earns Eagle Scout ranking

Goodwin earns Eagle Scout ranking

Craig Goodwin, a member of Hillsboro Boy Scout Troop 171, recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting that a person can ac...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


HIGHLAND COUNTY S.O. REPORTS

The Highland County Sheriff’s Office has released the following information:June 27INCIDENTS/ARRESTSDeputies responded to the 7900 block of New ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


New businesses in Greenfield

New businesses in Greenfield

Greenfield has been celebrating some new businesses lately, and there are more to come.City manager Todd Wilkin reported at this week’s council ...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Work on dog pound expected to start next week

Work on dog pound expected to start next week

Highland County Board of Commissioners President Jeff Duncan announced in the weekly Wednesday morning meeting that he spoke to the architect of the p...

June 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Put another log on the fire
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Thanks for the opportunity
Grappling with a divided America

Grappling with a divided America

Abraham Lincoln’s famous prophecy to America was that “A house divided against itself, cannot stand.” It was not a prophecy made as ...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Guess what I found, Dad?

Guess what I found, Dad?

I was packing for our recent trip to Mexico when I found the old tube of V05.“Do I still have this?” Apparently, I did.Even though my husb...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Dish towel with that fill ‘er up?

Dish towel with that fill ‘er up?

Most of the time I ask Debbie’s opinion before I start writing a column. This morning, I asked her if she had any favorite memories about gas pr...

June 24th, 2022 |  


When your dad is your superhero

When your dad is your superhero

Way back at the age of 7 or 8, I was a curious child who believed the backing from stickers made them fireproof.To test the theory, I brought a page o...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


Headphones, earbuds, oh my!

Headphones, earbuds, oh my!

You want to be able to listen to your audiobook/podcast/music privately, without bothering anyone else? Get a set of headphones. Easy, right? Well, ye...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Highland County is a very special place

Over 20 years ago I found myself a first-year Hillsboro High School social studies teacher. Given that I had previously worked in business and was an ...

June 22nd, 2022 updated: June 22nd, 2022. |  


SPORTS


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Lady Mambas 2nd at national tournament
Anders inducted onto OSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Anders inducted onto OSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Not bad for a kid who never played organized football in high school.Bill Anders will be inducted this fall in to the Ohio State University Athletics ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Five named baseball all-district

Five named baseball all-district

Five players Hillsboro and McClain high schools have received all-district honors for the 2022 baseball seasonSpencer Wyckoff from Hillsboro was the o...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


State baseball tourney pairings

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced the pairings for this week’s baseball state tournament at Canal Park in Akron. The state...

June 8th, 2022 |  


“We wanted to make it here and that’s what we did’

“We wanted to make it here and that’s what we did’

COLUMBUS — The McClain High School girls 4 x 100-meter relay team made it all the way to the 47th annual OHSAA Girls State Track and Field Meet ...

June 7th, 2022 |  


Coach: ‘He’s up there with the best’

Coach: ‘He’s up there with the best’

COLUMBUS — A member of the Hillsboro High School graduating class of 2022, Anthony Richards, concluded his track and field career Friday with an...

June 6th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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AAA7 needs volunteer advocates

AAA7 needs volunteer advocates

We have a unique opportunity at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) for those who are interested in serving as a volunteer advocate for nursing...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Garden club holds June meeting

The Hillsboro Garden Club held its June meeting at Floral Hall on the Highland County Fairgrounds. The business meeting was called to order by club pr...

June 30th, 2022 |  


What Is spiritual freedom?

What Is spiritual freedom?

While taping a video for Kids Talk About God television spots, I asked a kindergarten boy, “What did the signers of the Declaration of Independe...

June 29th, 2022 |  


A prayer for Independence Day

A prayer for Independence Day

This weekend we are going to be celebrating around the country our nation’s independence. I don’t know about you, but from my perspective,...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Keller steps down as AAA7 director

Keller steps down as AAA7 director

Nina R. Keller, executive director of the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7), has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2022. Keller has bee...

June 28th, 2022 |