Preserving history

Preserving history

Representatives from the Ohio Arts Council visited Highland County last week in conjunction with the official recognition of murals in Hillsboro and G...

January 27th, 2023 |  


An Ohio-shaped rock of ages

An Ohio-shaped rock of ages

Jerry Goodbar recalls farming with his father right out of high school in 1962 when he noticed a rock stuck in the plow blades. He immediately noticed...

January 27th, 2023 |  


Reds visit town, electric demand and Country Opry

Reds visit town, electric demand and Country Opry

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

January 27th, 2023 |  



A simple one-plan meal

A simple one-plan meal

In the kitchen with Sharon this week we are featuring another great recipe from my good friend Patricia Nichols. With the price of gas that keeps goin...

January 27th, 2023 |  


Emus still on the loose

Emus still on the loose

Savannah Anderson said that she couldn’t believe it when she saw an emu last Saturday in her woods off Concord Road south of Hillsboro. “I...

January 26th, 2023 updated: January 26th, 2023. |  


Meth lands man, 72, in prison

Meth lands man, 72, in prison

A Peebles man was sentenced recently in Highland County Common Pleas Court to 24 months in prison on a trafficking charge.Harold Swayne, 72, was sente...

January 26th, 2023 |  


ODNR announces Callery pear trees banned in Ohio

ODNR announces Callery pear trees banned in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently announced that it is now illegal to sell, grow or plant Callery pear trees in Ohio because of...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Firefighter’s livelihood salvaged

Firefighter’s livelihood salvaged

Anyone who works in a physically demanding profession knows that a serious injury can pose a significant threat to your livelihood.That was the situat...

January 26th, 2023 |  


HILLSBORO P.D. REPORTS

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Jan. 22ARREST/CITATIONMelissa Norris, 49, of Hillsboro, was arrested for theft....

January 26th, 2023 |  


HIGHLAND COUNTY S.O. REPORTS

The Highland County Sheriff’s Office has released the following information:Jan. 22INCIDENTDeputies responded to the 5700 block of Franklin Road...

January 26th, 2023 |