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Board of Elections closed June 26

The Highland County Board of Elections would like to notify the public that the office will be closed Friday, June 26 while the staff attends the Secretary of State Summer Conference. It will reopen Monday, June 29.

HHS class of 1957 picnic

The Hillsboro High School class of 1957’s annual picnic will be held June 27 at the Liberty Park Shelter in Hillsboro. The meal will begin at 1 p.m. Table service, meat, water, tea and lemonade will be provided. Bring a dish to share and lots of good stories. RSVP by June 25 to Bob Dunlap at 937-403-7343, Beverly Rhoads at 937-393-3970 or Joyce Frazer at 937-393-9554 or [email protected].

Former Hillsboro school employees reunion

All former Hillsboro High School/Middle School employees in grades 7-12 (administrators, teachers, custodians, secretaries, aides, cooks, etc.) and their spouses are invited to a summer reunion and luncheon at the new high school/middle school on Saturday, July 11 from 1-4 p.m. Reservations may be made by sending a $15 check (per person) to Beverly Rhoads, 217 W. Walnut St., Hillsboro, Ohio 45133 by June 27. The reunion committee is also collecting email addresses of any high school/middle school staff so that this notice can be sent. Email names and email addresses to Joan Winner at [email protected].

Art Show

The Brush and Palette Art Guild Annual Show will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 at the Southern State Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive in Hillsboro. There will be refreshments. Admission and parking are free.

L-C Board of Ed. meeting

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 board of education building.

Hillsboro Yard Waste site closed

The Hillsboro Yard Waste site will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. It will reopen for regular hours Friday, July 10.

Quilters of Highland County annual show

The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 1 and August 31 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Guests are invited to display their quilts. In addition to the quilt displays there will be door prizes, a silent auction, vendors and special booths. A quilt will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to a local organization that helps families in the county. For more information or a form to share a quilt, call Darlene Prosek at 937-393-3031.

4-H project judging

On Tuesday, July 7 all 4-H food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, health, child development, money management, genealogy, home furnishing, creative arts projects and several special interest projects will be judged at Hillsboro Elementary School. Judging begins at 9 a.m. Family & Consumer Sciences 4-H advisers will have complete judging schedules. All members should have received a postcard with the web link to the judging schedule. Club members with questions should check with their advisers or call the Highland County Extension Office at 937-393-1918.

If it is impossible for a member to attend judging, call the Extension Office for an appointment to complete makeup judging on July 15. Late projects will be graded, but are not eligible for outstanding awards.

4-H Style Revue and Awards Night

The annual 4-H Style Revue and Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. 4-H members will be modeling their clothing outfits that were judged on July 8. This is always one of the highlights of the 4-H year. All summer judged 4-H project awards will be presented during the July 9 program.

The top models will be chosen at the Style Revue on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building during the fair. There will not be an awards program at the Highland County Fair for the summer judged 4-H projects.

8 Days a Week at Senior Center

The Beatles tribute band, 8 Days a Week, a professional band and show, will play a live concert at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, July 11. Doors open and event begins at 6 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend this fundraising event. Tickets are on sale now at the senior center and Merchants National Bank (main branch) and are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Dinner is included. Call the center for more details at 393-4745.

Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Lunch & Learn For Familes

A free Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Lunch & Learn For Familes will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 and Dec. 15 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. These programs will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations. The programs and lunch are free. To register, call 740-710-1821.

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