The Highland County Republican Party held a combination Christmas dinner and celebration of Drew Hastings’ re-election as mayor of Hillsboro on Thursday at the Hi-Tec Center in Hillsboro. Above, emcee Bill Fawley, the county auditor, invites the audience to begin lining up for the buffet dinner.
Guests enjoy dinner Thursday at the GOP dinner at the Hi-Tec Center. Among the officials visible are former Commissioner Russ Newman, Hillsboro school board member Terry Britton and Sheriff Donnie Barrera, right.
Mayor Drew Hastings, wife Taryn and daughter Willow lead guests through the buffet line Thursday as Bill Fawley, county auditor, helps serve.
Former Sheriff Ron Ward, Hillsboro City Council President Lee Koogler, council member Claudia Klein and Mayor Drew Hastings mingle before the start of Thursday night’s Republican dinner.
Shane Wilkin, Highland County commissioner, and his daughter, 5-year-old Piper, greet guests at the GOP dinner Thursday evening.