SSCC promotes Roades

SSCC promotes Roades

Southern State Community College has appointed Dr. Nicole Roades as vice president of academic affairs.“Faculty Senate congratulates Dr. Roades ...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Orange For Abi

Orange For Abi

Their school colors may be red and white, but Hillsboro students and staff have been wearing lots of orange recently in support of sixth-grader Abigai...

March 2nd, 2016 updated: March 3rd, 2016. |  


SWCD needs more help to handle grant

SWCD needs more help to handle grant

More hands on deck are needed by the Highland County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to help implement a sizable grant, and the district i...

March 2nd, 2016 |  



Ellison waives speedy trial

Ellison waives speedy trial

A Hillsboro man who was indicted this week on two counts of rape and was set for trial next week has a new trial date after he waived his right to a s...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Annual Trout Derby April 2

Annual Trout Derby April 2

It’s a sure sign spring is on the way when the Highland County Rod and Gun Club announces its annual Kids Trout Derby. This year’s fishing...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Best turnout yet for G3’s winter festival

Best turnout yet for G3’s winter festival

The streets of downtown Greenfield on Saturday night might have reminded some of days gone by with nary a place to park and people milling about as th...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Community Action seeks volunteers for program

Community Action seeks volunteers for program

The Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. (HCCAO) is seeking two local volunteers, who will each receive a stipend, for a year-long comm...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Say ‘Cheez-It;’ Barr retires from city

Say ‘Cheez-It;’ Barr retires from city

Randy Barr on Monday jokingly stood on a chair to be more equal in height with Hillsboro’s 6’6 mayor, but to his co-workers, friends and f...

February 29th, 2016 updated: February 29th, 2016. |  


‘Learning together’ was a hard-fought right here

‘Learning together’ was a hard-fought right here

After the U.S. Supreme Court issued its historic desegregation ruling in “Brown v. Board of Education” in 1954, schools across Ohio slowly...

February 26th, 2016 updated: February 27th, 2016. |  


Preserving rural history

Preserving rural history

Editor’s Note – This is the fourth in a series of stories authored by Robert Kroeger, who has painted 11 barns in Highland County and has ...

February 25th, 2016 |