NEWS


Second Chance Pet of the Week

Second Chance Pet of the Week

This week’s A 2nd Chance Pet Adoptions Pet of the Week is Ben, a coonhound who Mary Jane Espelage, the founder of A 2nd Chance, estimates to be ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Dec. 9ARRESTS/CITATIONSKrystal Boatman, 31, of Hillsboro, was cited for failure...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Santa Claus is coming to RFL

Santa Claus is coming to RFL

The Rocky Fork Community Alliance (RFCA) is hosting its fifth annual “Christmas at the Lake: An Afternoon with Santa,” on Saturday, Dec. 1...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Proposed law would combat robocalls, scammers

Proposed law would combat robocalls, scammers

U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) added his voice and vote of support to congressional legislation that would reduce spam calls and the threat ...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Every student can get a job

Every student can get a job

Editor’s note – This article is one of a series of feature stories from Southern State Community College.Being an aircraft mechanic is har...

December 10th, 2019 |  


McIntosh, Chandler top Leesburg Luminaria royalty

McIntosh, Chandler top Leesburg Luminaria royalty

Pictured is the sixth grade Leesburg Luminaria court crowned Sunday night, Dec 8. The royalty are the authors of essays of “What Luminaria Sunda...

December 10th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Find and emphasize the good
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Still standing in amazement
Representatives just won’t quit

Representatives just won’t quit

The elected representatives in Ohio have been considering how they can get legislation in place to let teachers know in grades K-12 that they cannot e...

December 9th, 2019 |  


An autumn Saturday routine

An autumn Saturday routine

My father looked at me strangely when I pounded my fists on the family room floor, upset about something I saw on the television during an Ohio State ...

December 6th, 2019 updated: December 9th, 2019. |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone and ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Just the facts, ma’am

Just the facts, ma’am

I write articles on education policy development primarily to expose the political shenanigans involved in creating laws governing education and to in...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


He left a lasting impression

He left a lasting impression

Every so often someone comes into your life and leaves a lasting impression, even though you never know them well.For me, one those people was Paul Ed...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Beauty and warmth surrounds us

Beauty and warmth surrounds us

It is easy to give thanks when things are going well. It is harder to do so when life has dealt us difficult, demanding and depressing situations. But...

November 27th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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McClain swim past opponents
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Updated: 10:47 pm. |    
McClain Tigers wrestling
11:42 pm |    
Big FAC win for McClain
Ironmen powers past McClain

Ironmen powers past McClain

A hot shooting night and immense pressure was the key to success for the Jackson Ironmen on Tuesday night. Senior Caleb Wallis of Jackson led the Iron...

December 10th, 2019 |  


HHS defeat WCH

HHS defeat WCH

WASHINGTON C.H. —On a cold Tuesday night, the Hillsboro Indians traveled up US 62 to take on the Washington Blue Lions in a Frontier Athletic Co...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Day named Blue Lion interim coach

Day named Blue Lion interim coach

Ryan Day has been named interim head coach of the Washington High School Blue Lion boys basketball team for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season.Prev...

December 10th, 2019 |  


HHS take hard loss

HHS take hard loss

HILLSBORO - The Lady Indians hosted the Fayetteville-Perry Lady Rockets on Monday, Dec. 9 at Hillsboro High School.The Lady Rockets defeated Hillsboro...

December 9th, 2019 |  


High school basketball

High school basketball

High school basketball records following Saturday, Nov. 7.Girls basketballHillsboro (1-5)McClain (4-1)Lynchburg-Clay (0-4)Fairfield (Leesburg) (6-1)Wh...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Mustangs, Wildcats showdown

Mustangs, Wildcats showdown

MOWRYSTOWN - The meeting of these Southern Hills Athletic Conference Highland County rival teams turned into a tightly contested showdown, it ended up...

December 6th, 2019 updated: December 6th, 2019. |  


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LIFE


Visiting over the holidays

Visiting over the holidays

Holidays are a time when we visit with friends and family, whether down the block or across the country. This time of the year is always a good time t...

December 11th, 2019 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

FRIDAY, DEC. 13Celebrate Recovery, meal at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m., Common Ground Community Church, 7406 Mad River Rd., Hillsboro.Missions Group,...

December 10th, 2019 updated: December 12th, 2019. |  


AAA7 releases annual report

Helpful information including agency highlights, facts and figures were included in the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 2018 annual rep...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro Cub Scouts collect items for food pantry

Hillsboro Cub Scouts collect items for food pantry

Hillsboro Cub Scout Pack 37 recently participated in the annual Scouting For Food event. The event consists of the Scouts canvasing the town to place ...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Langston Kimmey birth announcement

Langston Kimmey birth announcement

Natasha Miller and Dusty Kimmey have announced the birth of their son, Langston Steven Kimmey. He was born at Highland District Hospital on Dec. 1,201...

December 9th, 2019 |