Highland County is a very special place

Over 20 years ago I found myself a first-year Hillsboro High School social studies teacher. Given that I had previously worked in business and was an ...

June 22nd, 2022 updated: June 22nd, 2022. |  


Fired for not getting a COVID vaccine

To the editor:I started my employment at Highland District Hospital in May of 2020, when COVID-19 was beginning to show its impact on all of our lives...

April 21st, 2022 |  


Grateful for the help

To all readers:We are shut-ins now. My husband is 89 years old. He has Alzheimer’s disease. We have no way to get to church. FRS is wonderful. T...

April 11th, 2022 |  



Thank you Highlalnd County

This is to thank all of those who helped and all of those who offered to help after our farm on Kincaid Road was hit by a tornado on Nov. 16, 2021 at ...

March 21st, 2022 |  


Municipal court judge vacancy needs filled

I am writing today on behalf of the Highland County Local Corrections Planning Board. As I am sure you are aware, our Hillsboro City Municipal Court J...

March 10th, 2022 updated: March 10th, 2022. |  


If you don’t love this country, leave it

Let every nation know, Whether it wishes us well or ill, That we shall pay any price, Bear any burden, meet any Hardship, support any friend, Oppose a...

January 12th, 2022 |  


Schools should pause for prayer

To the editor:If there ever was a time that children needed to learn how to pray to the God of heaven, it is the time we are living in today.In the st...

November 8th, 2021 |  


Big thank you to uptown Hillsboro

It seems we are so quick to criticize, but very reluctant to give praise. I just want to say a big thank you to the uptown Hillsboro area for their ou...

September 27th, 2021 |  


Concerned with John Street fair traffic

Editor’s note — This letter was originally written to Wayne Bowman, a member of the gate committee at the Highland County Fair, before the...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Your community needs your help

For the first time the local health systems across Athens, Fairfield, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Madison, Mason (W.Va.), Meigs, Noble, Pickaway, Ross, ...

September 13th, 2021 |