Thanking Hillsboro for Christmas spirit

Dear editor,I am writing to thank Hillsboro​​ area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past hol...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Don’t make the same mistake I made

Winter is upon us, which means snow and ice, which means fallen trees. I am writing this in hopes no one will make the same mistake I did.Last winter ...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Disabled and in need of housing

As a disabled person in need of housing actually fit for a person to live in. Our housing coordinator has no clue what she is doing. I’m not sur...

January 19th, 2023 |  



Leaving city auditor position

To the editor:I am writing to inform you of my resignation from the position of Hillsboro city auditor effective Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. I was recently...

November 11th, 2022 |  


Dear editor,After I realized I had left my wallet in the shopping cart at Hillsboro’s Community Markets I thought I might never see it again. Bu...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Nursing facilities need volunteers

To the editor:During my short stint as an activity director at a skilled nursing facility, I found that COVID-19 has been an issue affecting the elder...

July 7th, 2022 |  


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 |