NEWS


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VFW post presents sheriff with check for $1,000
They have arrived

They have arrived

Girl Scout cookies have arrived in Highland County. And while they won’t be carted to local business like they once were, they will be available...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Magic Touch teams with massage therapist

Magic Touch teams with massage therapist

Massage is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension, according to the Mayo Clinic, and licensed massage therapist Sherri Mi...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Rash of recent fires sees five in four days

Rash of recent fires sees five in four days

Thursday’s fire at an abandoned house on South East Street in Hillsboro marked the fifth time since Sunday that area firefighters have been disp...

February 21st, 2019 |  


UPDATED: Person of interest in homicide case arrested in Dayton

UPDATED: Person of interest in homicide case arrested in Dayton

A person of interest in the homicide of a 33-year-old Wilmington woman was arrested Thursday evening in Dayton after authorities hunted him for three ...

February 21st, 2019 updated: February 21st, 2019. |  


Greenfield plan has five key focus areas

Greenfield plan has five key focus areas

Five key strategic areas of focus — fiscal health; economic vitality; smart, customer-focused government; community engagement; and a safe and r...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Engineer briefs commissioners on projects

Engineer briefs commissioners on projects

Highland County Engineer P. Dean Otworth met with commissioners Wednesday to discuss road improvement projects on tap for 2019, telling the board that...

February 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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A Hillsboro history lesson
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Faith, hope and pluck
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Poignant tales from a diner
It has yet to come true

It has yet to come true

Even though I am now a retired educator, I still try to stay abreast of the latest issues occurring in education. Toward that end, I will occasionally...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Let us pray about it

Let us pray about it

Most of us have been taught the concept of prayer since we were very young, whether we practiced it or not. Really, the act is quite simple, if perfor...

February 18th, 2019 |  


A skunky time of year

A skunky time of year

When the smell of road-killed skunks starts wafting through the air, it’s a sure sign it is that time of year — high school basketball tou...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Basic litter assessment … for dogs

Basic litter assessment … for dogs

“Why doesn’t he act the way he did when he was a puppy?” — John Preston SmithMany times, when purchasing a dog, folks do get t...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting. The other kids, his class...

February 13th, 2019 |  


It isn’t all about winning

It isn’t all about winning

I recently attended a Lynchburg-Clay girls basketball game at my alma mater. It was a classic battle between two of the most storied programs in their...

February 12th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Zion’s freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

Zion’s freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson’s shoe ripped apart, Nike’s stock price took a hit.The freak injury during one of the...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Whiteoak beats Portsmouth Notre Dame 48-33 to advance to Sectional Final

Whiteoak beats Portsmouth Notre Dame 48-33 to advance to Sectional Final

MCDERMOTT, Ohio — The Whiteoak Wildcats traveled to Northwest High School on Tuesday to take on the Titans of Portsmouth Notre Dame in a Divisio...

February 20th, 2019 |  


AP boys state basketball poll

AP boys state basketball poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses, won-loss record, and total points:DI...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Breeden finds success at Cleveland State

Breeden finds success at Cleveland State

2016 Hillsboro High School graduate Hanna Breeden started her third season as a member of the Cleveland State Lady Vikings softball team on a high not...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Hillsboro advances to Sectional Final with 49-38 win over Miami Trace

Hillsboro advances to Sectional Final with 49-38 win over Miami Trace

(This story has been updated to reflect the correct score of the Indians’ second win over the Panthers as 42-38.)CHILLICOTHE — The Miami T...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Lynchburg-Clay boys basketball ends season with 55-22 loss to Piketon in Sectional Semi Final

Lynchburg-Clay boys basketball ends season with 55-22 loss to Piketon in Sectional Semi Final

WAVERLY — The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs traveled to Waverly on Tuesday and battled the Piketon Redstreaks a Southeast Division III Sectional Semi ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Adena to hold free heart-to-heart talk

Adena to hold free heart-to-heart talk

If you experience uneven heartbeats that last for several minutes, you could have atrial fibrillation (AFib). This is just one of the conditions Adena...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Butler Springs receives FAO Grant

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has announced the 2018 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant recipients. This year, 16 grants wer...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Lillard speaker at Hillsboro FGBMFI

Steven Lillard will be the guest spaker at the Hillsboro FGBMFI (Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International) Dinner Meeting on Saturday...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Adena sexual assault advocates support group

Adena’s Sexual Assault Survivor Advocates will host Helping Other Women (HOW), a peer-to-peer women’s support group for victims of sexual ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Fauber district champion

Fauber district champion

The Fairfield FFA member Kylie Fauber. Kylie placed first out of 15 competitors at the District Creed Speaking Contest and now will move onto the stat...

February 18th, 2019 |