Mayor candidate challenged

Mayor candidate challenged

Two write-in candidates have filed to run for mayor of Hillsboro against Republican candidate Jared Harsha in the November general election, but a hea...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Distracted driving and raising the drinking age

Distracted driving and raising the drinking age

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

August 16th, 2019 |  


West gets 8 years for sex crimes

West gets 8 years for sex crimes

A Hillsboro man was sentenced to eight years in prison following his guilty plea Friday to four counts of sexual battery.Frank West, 45, Hillsboro, ap...

August 16th, 2019 |  



History on display

History on display

About 10 months ago the Highland County Historical Society was discussing a way observe the 175th anniversary of both its Highland House Museum and Sc...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Sapp guilty of trafficking in heroin, fentanyl and meth

Sapp guilty of trafficking in heroin, fentanyl and meth

WILMINGTON — A Hillsboro man was sentenced a man to a 30-month prison term after Clinton County jurors found him guilty of trafficking in heroin...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Three added to Women’s Hall of Fame

Three added to Women’s Hall of Fame

Nearly 100 of their fellow Highland countians were on hand as Sue Boatman, Mary Stanforth and Jane Tissot were welcomed Tuesday into the ranks of 113 ...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Rare afternoon meeting for county

Rare afternoon meeting for county

Sen. Rob Portman’s three-day tour of educational and business interests in southern Ohio necessitated the Highland County commissioners to chang...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Homeless shelter is in the running for $25K grant

Homeless shelter is in the running for $25K grant

The Highland County Homeless Shelter could receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance, and area residents can vote online to bring that money i...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Two question council

Two question council

Some buildings on West Main Street in Hillsboro that have been designated by the city as uninhabitable are not in as bad shape as the public has been ...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Grand jury indicts 15

Grand jury indicts 15

A Hillsboro man is facing a four-count indictment for illegal possession of and transport of a firearm in a vehicle in addition to a menacing charge i...

August 13th, 2019 |