NEWS


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Indicted on alleged hammer assault
Chambers of Commerce hold annual dinner

Chambers of Commerce hold annual dinner

The Highland County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual meeting and dinner on May 12, at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro. More tha...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


HILLSBORO P.D. REPORTS

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:May 19ARRESTS/CITATIONSBarbara Jackson, 60, of Hillsboro, was cited for assured...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


GREENFIELD P.D. REPORTS

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:May 15ACCIDENTThe police department received a 911 transfer from OnStar statin...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


For the one I couldn’t save

For the one I couldn’t save

On Memorial Day 1945, the war in Europe had ended but the fighting in the Pacific continued. Lt. Gen. Lucian Truscott voiced remarks at the Sicily-Rom...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Foundry walk-out, teacher cuts, largest MHS class

Foundry walk-out, teacher cuts, largest MHS class

Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Greens Snow Hill signature

Over the years many golfers have, under their breath or out loud for all to hear, cursed the greens on the Snow Hill Country Club golf course.Love the...

May 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Write to my sister, not me
Growing older, but not up

Growing older, but not up

Jimmy Buffett is well known for his music and light-hearted lyrics about tropical life and his unique, laidback Caribbean lifestyle. His songs are oft...

May 18th, 2022 |  


A narrative far from finished

A narrative far from finished

The idea of “just-in-time” sourcing of materials, parts and services seemed like such a great idea. Parts could be made cheaper elsewhere....

May 17th, 2022 |  


Frustrated with her phone

Frustrated with her phone

“You gotta keep poking and clicking,” a friend tells me. “That’s what my daughter does.”By this, she means that learning...

May 16th, 2022 |  


IPTV? Yes, television over the Internet

IPTV? Yes, television over the Internet

To make it easier on you who are reading this on paper or just prefer to type in the URLs yourself, for each LONG URL I’ll also provide a shorte...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Memories from long ago

Memories from long ago

Reading a column in one of our sister newspapers not so long ago, my thoughts were drawn back to my childhood years, particularly those years from the...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Antichrist is pretty modern

Antichrist is pretty modern

I saw a friend’s Facebook post nominating Donald Trump as Antichrist. A comment below the post suggested Joe Biden would better fit the role. Th...

May 12th, 2022 updated: May 12th, 2022. |  


SPORTS


Girls state wrestling tourney same time as boys

Girls state wrestling tourney same time as boys

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced that its inaugural girls wrestling state tournament in March 2023 will be held alongside the t...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Lady Mambas headed to national tournament

Lady Mambas headed to national tournament

Lady Mambas AAU Basketball Team To Compete for a National Championship in Virginia Beach, VA!The fifth grade Lady Mambas AAU team based in Hillsboro h...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Fairfield eliminates Westfall, 5-1

Fairfield eliminates Westfall, 5-1

The Fairfield Lady Lions were in familiar territory Tuesday as they traveled to Unioto High School for a Southeast District Division III semifinal gam...

May 18th, 2022 |  


The Lady Mambas, a Hillsboro area fifth grade AAU select team, finished as runner-up in the Superhero Slam Tournament in Franklin recently. Pool play ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Hillsboro pitcher Quintin Captain fields a ball and throws to first base for an out during the Indians’ 2-1 Division II sectional tournament sem...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Fairfield No. 6 in final poll

Fairfield No. 6 in final poll

The results of the fifth and final 2022 statewide poll from the Ohio High School Softball Coaches Association in shown below. Highland County’s ...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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May is Older Americans Month
WC announces $45 million fundraising campaign

WC announces $45 million fundraising campaign

Wilmington College launched the public phase of a record $45 million fundraising campaign this spring that focuses on investing in people, the living/...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Republican Women award Van Frank Scholarships

Republican Women award Van Frank Scholarships

The Highland County Republican Women’s Club recently awarded five Margaret Van Frank Memorial Scholarships to Highland County graduating seniors...

May 20th, 2022 |  


The Hillsboro FFA Chapter hosted the annual Food for America event for the kindergarten classes May 11. Kindergarteners got to through 10 different st...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Towns blown to smithereens

Towns blown to smithereens

Editor’s note: Jeffrey Owens is a Jeffersonville native, a 1995 graduate of Miami Trace High School and 2000 graduate of Ohio University. As a l...

May 20th, 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.S.R. 138/...

May 19th, 2022 |