16 sentenced in common pleas court

16 sentenced in common pleas court

A total of 16 defendants were sentenced in Highland County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, with six of them going to prison.Among those prison-bound ...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Foster care hurts 2016 county budget

Foster care hurts 2016 county budget

Highland County Commissioner Shane Wilkin said Wednesday that updated budgets from county departments have been received by commissioners, and they wi...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Paint Creek considers new acting chief

Paint Creek considers new acting chief

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Board is considering appointing a new acting chief at its next meeting.With assistant chief, and current actin...

December 9th, 2015 |  



Wagon accident claims life of Leesburg man

Wagon accident claims life of Leesburg man

An 85-year-old Leesburg man lost his life Tuesday in a farm-related accident.The Highland County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call at 4:5...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Close to her heart

Close to her heart

Hillsboro resident Cindy Dixson is a longtime supporter of the Therapeutic Riding Institute (TRI) in Springboro, and she’s raising money for a v...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Community Christmas needs help

A community Christmas program that last year provided toys and clothing for more than 500 children in Highland County needs some help.So far this year...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Violation sends man to STAR

Violation sends man to STAR

A Leesburg man who less than two weeks ago was reported to have been found unresponsive in a car due to an alleged heroin overdose faced Highland Coun...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Center succeeds fighting heroin with medicine

Center succeeds fighting heroin with medicine

Using medication-assisted treatment, Solutions Community Counseling and Recovery Centers boasts a success rate six times the national average when it ...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Take Note

Lynchburg Lions Club candyThe Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December during regular business hours at Southern Hills Community Ba...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Locals ‘tie one on’ for awareness

Locals ‘tie one on’ for awareness

Even though Highland County doesn’t have a local MADD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving) office, that didn’t stop law enforcement and ...

December 7th, 2015 |