PERI meets Sept. 8
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employees Retirees, Inc. will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Hi-Tec Center, 1575 N. High St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Julie Bolender, Highland County economic development director. All members and guests are welcome.
Special Greenfield meeting
The village of Greenfield will hold a special city council meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 for an appeal hearing requested by the Greenfield Exempted Village School District appealing the determination that its request for appeal of a determination made by the zoning inspector on a development application was untimely filed.
The Highland County Health Department Care-A-Van offers many services such as free blood pressure checks, $5 blood sugar checks, lice checks, COVID-19 vaccines, adult vaccines and child vaccines. The Care-a-Van will be at the following locations this month: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 9-11 a.m., Greenfield HCCAO, and 12-2 p.m., Leesburg at the U.S. Route 62/S.R. 28 intersection; Tuesday, Sept. 20, 9-11 a.m. Buford Community Park, and 12-2 p.m., Allensburg Church of Christ; Tuesday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Y Restaurant.
SSCC Board of Trustees
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees has cancelled its previously scheduled Sept. 14 meeting. Its next scheduled meeting will be on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Leesburg moves meeting place
The village of Leesburg has announced that council meetings will be moved back to the village office, 57 S. Fairfield St., beginning on Sept. 15. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each at 6 p.m.
Highland Co. EMA training
The Highland County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is inviting community volunteer organizations and unaffiliated volunteers to participate in an upcoming multi-county training event for a Family Assistance Center (FAC). Training will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District, 8123 S.R. 135. This event is part of a yearlong project to create FAC capability in rural counties in the event of a mass casualty/fatality situation. To register for the training visit: https://www.rswofac.com/training-and-tabletop-exercise. For more information about this project or to volunteer with EMA, contact David Bushelman at 937-393-5880.
Leesburg tire pick-up
The village of Leesburg will hold a free tire pick-up on Thursday, Sept. 22. All residents of Leesburg are eligible for the tire pick-up. There is a limit of eight car or small tires only. Tires can be placed at the curbside the night before.
Farm Mass near Hillsboro
To celebrate rural Catholic heritage, the St. Martin Deanery Farm Mass, with Archbishop Schnurr as principal celebrant, will be held at the home of Tim and Lori Leibreich at 5517 Franklin Rd., Hillsboro, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. This mass is a prayer support for farmers, gardeners, rural folks and rural businesses. The mass will be held rain or shine. You are asked to bring a chair and a snack to share. If you have questions, contact Patrick Hornschemeier, chair of southern Catholic Rural Life at 513-752-0647.
HHS class of ‘62 reunion
The Hillsboro High School class of 1962 will holds its 60-year reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Ron Sampson’s home, 7845 S.R. 138. The cost is $25 person. The reunion is open to call classmates and spouses that class had throughout the years, including those that did not graduate with the class. If anyone knows addresses for Mike Frantz or Dottie Davidson Branham, or if you would like more information, contact Sampson at the above address.
Unified Area Men’s Chorus
The Unified Area Men’s Chorus will present a concert of gospel music at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Pricetown Church of Christ, 2070 S.R. 131. The concert is free and everyone is invited. It will feature a variety of gospel and traditional hymns as well as patriotic songs. The ladies quartet will also present some specials.
Fairfield School Board
The regular meeting of the Fairfield Local Board of Education has been rescheduled from Monday, Sept. 19 to Monday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited.
Health Department meeting moved
The Highland County Health Department’s September board meeting is being moved due to scheduling conflicts to 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 at the health department. This meeting will also serve as our public forum for the proposed 2023 Environmental Health Fee Schedule. The public can view the proposed fee schedule at https://www.highlandcountyhealth.org/blog/2022/8/22/proposed-2023-fee-changes-and-upcoming-public-hearing-environmental-health-programs or call the health department and request a paper copy of the information at 937-393-1941.
Greenfield Village Council
A special meeting of Greenfield Village Council will be held at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 on the third floor of City Hall, 300 Jefferson St., to discuss and review the water policy.
HHS class looking for grads
The Hillsboro High School class of 1972 is planning 50th class reunion for Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Backroom Paradise near New Market. The class has 11 people it can’t find addresses for. Those 11 people are Ann Badgley, Joe Crabtree, Miles Gilbert, Bob Moon, Joyce Musser, Joyce Prater, Becky Pyle, Deborrah Ray, Debby Shelton, John Shorten and Crystal Walker. If anyone knows how those people can be reached they can email Sue Golden Boatman at firstname.lastname@example.org or send it snail mail to her at 327 W. Walnut St., Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hillsboro will conduct outreach sessions on the second Saturday of each month at St. Mary’s Parish Hall; 119 E. Walnut St., Hillsboro, from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will be available to meet with neighbors seeking assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. The society will no longer hold the additional outreach day at Samaritan Outreach each month. Bring proof of income and utility bills with you. For more information contact the society at 937-205-0919.