Senior center plans reopening

Senior center plans reopening

More than 15 months after it closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Highland County Senior Citizens Center has announced that it will reop...

June 21st, 2021 |  


HARTS transit routes ready to return Monday

HARTS transit routes ready to return Monday

Highland Area Rural Transportation System (HARTS) has announced the return of the loops on Monday, June 28, that run in both Hillsboro and Greenfield ...

June 21st, 2021 |  


Rain causes pipe failure

Rain causes pipe failure

A 72-inch culvert pipe in the driveway of a North High Street shopping center in Hillsboro folded in on itself and rose above its normal position late...

June 21st, 2021 |  



Land bank closing on properties

Land bank closing on properties

The Highland County Land Reutilization Corporation (HCLRC) will soon be closing on multiple properties that it has been looking at for some time, acco...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Lights! Camera! Roadblocks!

Lights! Camera! Roadblocks!

The stretch of roadway from Oak Street to East Josie Avenue in Hillsboro will be blocked off Monday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. to allow film crews to shoo...

June 18th, 2021 |  


A Miss USA hug, soap box derby, large RFL crowd

A Miss USA hug, soap box derby, large RFL crowd

Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Sign was approved

Sign was approved

The sign at the former Colony Theatre location in Hillsboro was approved by city council and the city’s design review board, despite comments ma...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Harewood honoree at annual Black History program

Harewood honoree at annual Black History program

Longtime Hillsboro postmaster, minister and veteran the Rev. Wendell L. Harewood will be honored Saturday during an annual Black History/Juneteenth pr...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Governor lifts state emergency

Governor lifts state emergency

The State of Emergency in Ohio caused by the COVID-19 pandemic would be lifted on Friday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced in a Thursday news release.W...

June 17th, 2021 |  


13 years for sex offender

13 years for sex offender

One of two high-profile child sex abuse cases came to a conclusion Thursday in Highland County Common Pleas Court with James McCartney pleading guilty...

June 17th, 2021 |