Preserving history

Preserving history

Representatives from the Ohio Arts Council visited Highland County last week in conjunction with the official recognition of murals in Hillsboro and G...

January 27th, 2023 |  


An Ohio-shaped rock of ages

An Ohio-shaped rock of ages

Jerry Goodbar recalls farming with his father right out of high school in 1962 when he noticed a rock stuck in the plow blades. He immediately noticed...

January 27th, 2023 |  


Reds visit town, electric demand and Country Opry

Reds visit town, electric demand and Country Opry

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

January 27th, 2023 |  



Emus still on the loose

Emus still on the loose

Savannah Anderson said that she couldn’t believe it when she saw an emu last Saturday in her woods off Concord Road south of Hillsboro. “I...

January 26th, 2023 updated: January 26th, 2023. |  


Meth lands man, 72, in prison

Meth lands man, 72, in prison

A Peebles man was sentenced recently in Highland County Common Pleas Court to 24 months in prison on a trafficking charge.Harold Swayne, 72, was sente...

January 26th, 2023 |  


Athletic facility new details

Athletic facility new details

Visible Learning, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), and building and district teams were some of the things the Greenf...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Hotel headed for demolition

Hotel headed for demolition

Greenfield’s Elliott Hotel may finally get demolished after a cost-sharing agreement was reached between the village and the county’s land...

January 25th, 2023 |  


Highland County ranked No. 5 in unemployment

Highland County ranked No. 5 in unemployment

The unemployment rate in Highland County climbed significantly in December to 6.3 percent, a rise of 1.9 percent from the previous month, according to...

January 25th, 2023 |  


County COVID-19 cases drop by more than half

County COVID-19 cases drop by more than half

COVID-19 cases in Highland County have fallen, according to the New York Times COVID Tracker. The tracker said Monday that the county was seeing 3.6 n...

January 24th, 2023 |  


17-year-old arrested for alleged bomb threat

WILMINGTON — A 17-year-old male has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat Monday morning targeting the Wilmington City Schools’...

January 24th, 2023 |