Do you choose life or death?

The next election will not be about Democrats or Republicans. It will be about YOU, the voter.At the ballot box, you will make an important decision. ...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Influence of violence is all around us

National crises cause our society to examine itself. In the United States in 2019, there were 423 mass shootings, and already in 2020, public acts hav...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Thanks for making parade a success

Dear editor,I would like to take a moment to say a huge thank you to those who helped put together and make the 2019 Hillsboro Lighted Christmas Parad...

December 16th, 2019 |  



It’s time for grown-up leadership

As a nation, we have become Nero, dancing to the fiddle of partisan politics, as our infrastructure, global leadership and alliances burn. We face a s...

October 31st, 2019 |  


Malone checks all the boxes

To be effective, organizations need good leadership, including public education.The apex of leadership for primary and secondary public education come...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


A pound of opportunity

With a new hot water heater, some other needed and appreciated improvements approved by the Highland County Board of Commissioners, the success of Bar...

October 21st, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


Problems at the dog pound

Just to clarify, the “exercise area” of the Highland County Dog Pound is indeed a fenced-in area, though the gates need repair, but the do...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Clarifying drug coalition story

Dear Editor:Thank you for the Times-Gazatte’s coverage of the Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition’s meetings, including Ms. Ca...

September 27th, 2019 |  


An open letter to Senator Portman

Thank you Senator Portman for your leadership within higher education and career and technical education. Your authorship of the bipartisan JOBS Act i...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Hillsboro schools asked to reconsider Chromebooks

I am attempting to wrap my head around the Chromebooks at Hillsboro High School. My three high school students brought home “Chromebook loan agr...

August 20th, 2019 |