Two transported from U.S. 50 crash

Two transported from U.S. 50 crash

U.S. Route 50 was closed and two people were transported from the scene of this accident around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barre...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Sergeant Bobby Stroop visits library

Sergeant Bobby Stroop visits library

Sergeant Bobby Stroop of the Highland County Sheriff’s Office visited the Hillsboro Public Library recently and talked with children and their f...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


An All-Star grab

An All-Star grab

You could call in an all-star grab at the All-Star Game. Well, sort of.Hillsboro City Schools Treasurer Adam Zink was sitting in the right field bleac...

July 17th, 2015 |  



Failure to complete treatment lands man in jail

Failure to complete treatment lands man in jail

A Hillsboro man received a 180-day jail sentence in Hillsboro Municipal Court on Friday following his failure to complete a residential treatment prog...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Man facing heroin felony back in court

Man facing heroin felony back in court

A Rocky Fork Lake area man who waived a felony heroin case to a grand jury in May appeared again in the Hillsboro Municipal Court on a separate heroin...

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


Change & resistance

Change & resistance

Donnie Barrera says he loves being sheriff of Highland County, and most parts of the job have been what he expected. But there have been some bumps al...

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


Slagle granted judicial release after 5 years

Slagle granted judicial release after 5 years

A former local attorney convicted on charges stemming from his alleged use of thousands of dollars of his clients’ money for personal purposes h...

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


Brush and Palette 58th annual art show winners

Brush and Palette 58th annual art show winners

The Brush and Palette Art Guild held its 58th annual art show at Southern State Community College’s central campus in Hillsboro the weekend of J...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Greenfield Eagles donate $4,000 to local charity

Greenfield Eagles donate $4,000 to local charity

Greenfield Rotary President Angela Shepherd accepted a donation for $4,000 for the Highland County Society for Children and Adults from the Greenfield...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Sheriff’s/police reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports that for the week of July 5th-12 the Highland County Sheriffs Office received 338 911 calls, answered 177 requests for ...

July 17th, 2015 |