NEWS


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HDH clarifies Covid testing
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The tale of Robert McKimmie
Pretrial for ex-Leesburg police officer

Pretrial for ex-Leesburg police officer

A continuance in the case against a former Leesburg police officer was granted Tuesday by Hillsboro Municipal Court Judge David McKenna.In the pretria...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Market beef tagging Dec. 5

For Highland County Jr. Fair exhibitors planning to show a market steer and/or market heifer at the 2021 Highland County Jr. Fair, tag-in will be Satu...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Nov. 22OFFENSE/INCIDENTAt approximately 7:54 p.m., the police department respon...

November 24th, 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 Lady, a young, mixed-breed sweetheart. Lady is very affectionate and well-mannered. Lad...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Curfew, mass gathering orders detailed

Curfew, mass gathering orders detailed

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) released two health orders this month, which have since gone into effect: the “stay at home tonight” o...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Homeless shelter spreading the Christmas spirit

Homeless shelter spreading the Christmas spirit

Fifty red and green shoeboxes bearing the Operation Christmas Child logo have been packed and delivered by the Highland County Homeless Shelter, and e...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


12:03 pm |    
No courage to seek the cure
A slice of Election Day pizza

A slice of Election Day pizza

The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November means something special to everyone working in a newspaper newsroom.It means Election Day pizza a...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Five pounds of canine cuteness

Five pounds of canine cuteness

There are few things that can excite an 11- and 9-year-old more than the impending arrival of their first pet that doesn’t live in a fish bowl b...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Some things may be clearing up

Some things may be clearing up

Mark Twain once said, “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean ...

November 17th, 2020 |  


It’s time for the turmoil to end

It’s time for the turmoil to end

At a local Veterans Day event this week, someone made the comment that, despite all the turmoil in our nation these days, more than anything else, we ...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Nothing like freshly baked bread

Nothing like freshly baked bread

“I’m going to bake bread!” my husband, Peter, announced.Inwardly, I said, “Oh, no.”Baking bread is not easy — unti...

November 16th, 2020 |  


Would the WPA work today?

Would the WPA work today?

Whatever side you may be on, the whole idea of giving or receiving a gift brings joy. It makes us feel special when someone thinks of us enough to giv...

November 12th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 10:47 pm. |    
EC girls open with 47-29 win at Hillsboro
OHSAA reaffirms commitment to winter sports

OHSAA reaffirms commitment to winter sports

In a memo to its member schools on Wednesday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association reaffirmed its position that the upcoming winter sports season...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Burns, Eubanks 1st team All-SE District

Burns, Eubanks 1st team All-SE District

Hillsboro senior offensive lineman Zach Burns and McClain junior linebacker Tyler Eubanks have been named Division IV first-team members of the 2020 S...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Hughes District Coach of the Year

Hughes District Coach of the Year

Whiteoak Cross Country Coach Doug Hughes has been named Southeast District Div. III Coach of the Year. This was Mr. Hughes’ 17th season as White...

November 18th, 2020 |  


TYBO has provided $60K for Greenfield schools

TYBO has provided $60K for Greenfield schools

The Tiger Youth Basketball Organization (TYBO) has begun its program for the year, which leads to many exciting events down the road. Between a recrea...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Mustangs fall 2-1 in regional semifinal

Mustangs fall 2-1 in regional semifinal

LYNCHBURG — While Election Day votes are still being counted, it was quite easy to tabulate what the Wheelersburg Pirates (20-0-0) would need to...

November 5th, 2020 |  


Lady Mustangs advance to Elite Eight

Lady Mustangs advance to Elite Eight

WHEELERSBURG — The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs moved to within one win of a trip to the state tournament with a convincing 5-0 victory Tuesday ...

November 4th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Hillsboro FFA participates in soil judging

Hillsboro FFA participates in soil judging

Six members from the Hillsboro FFA chapter recently competed in the statewide virtual soil judging contest. The Agricultural Soils CDE is an education...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


November is Family Caregiver Month

November is Family Caregiver Month

National Family Caregiver Month is celebrated each year in November and is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. It offe...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Leesburg’s Sanders shows grand champion female

Leesburg’s Sanders shows grand champion female

Maplecrest Phyllis 9043 won grand champion female at the 2020 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) Super Point Roll of Victory (R...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Sisters Primitives opens in Leesburg

Sisters Primitives opens in Leesburg

The village of Leesburg held a ribbon-cutting for Sisters Primitives on Friday, Nov. 13. The new downtown business is located at 3 S. Fairfield St. in...

November 20th, 2020 |  


West wins Lions’ Peace Poster Contest

West wins Lions’ Peace Poster Contest

The Lynchburg Lions Club and Lions Clubs International sponsored their annual Peace Poster Contest this fall. The Lynchburg club encourages middle sch...

November 19th, 2020 |