Amazing Race returns

Amazing Race returns

Returning for the fourth year with a new twist is The Amazing Race of Highland County that will take place Saturday, Aug. 13 at Liberty Park in Hillsb...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Democrat picnic set for Aug. 7

Democrat picnic set for Aug. 7

The Highland County Democratic Party will hold its annual picnic on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the AmVets Park, North Shore Drive, Hill...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Justice new SOESC superintendent

Justice new SOESC superintendent

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board has announced that they have voted unanimously to hire Beth Justice to serve as the 15th ...

July 28th, 2016 |  



Hodge case heading to grand jury

Hodge case heading to grand jury

Charges against a doctor who practiced in Hillsboro until his arrest for alleged drug trafficking will be taken straight to a grand jury after he waiv...

July 28th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

Things came full circle for Spencer Dirrig as he watched Hillary Clinton receive the Democratic nomination for president.Dirrig, 19, is an Ohio deleg...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

After Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made the motion to stop the roll call vote Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, he asked that Hilla...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Sheriff: Man was stabbed, assaulted

Sheriff: Man was stabbed, assaulted

A Highland County man escaped serious injuries after he was lured away from his home early Wednesday morning, then stabbed and assaulted, according to...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Body cam records to be kept 1 year

Body cam records to be kept 1 year

Highland County Sheriff’s Office body camera records will have to be kept for at least a year following a meeting of the Records Commission on W...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Teen’s admission to bomb threat withdrawn

Teen’s admission to bomb threat withdrawn

A case involving a note that was placed making a bomb threat found at Hillsboro High School/Middle School is heading to trial after an admission to th...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Updated: JFS adoption coordinator allegedly falsified records

Updated: JFS adoption coordinator allegedly falsified records

An adoption coordinator for Highland County Jobs and Family Services has been fired after an allegation that she deliberately falsified records includ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |