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2-year-old struck by car in driveway

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A two-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in a driveway in Highland County’s Salem Township at 2169 S.R. 131 around 3 p.m. Friday.

Highland County crash claims one

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A fatal one-vehicle crash Friday in Highland County claimed the life of a Chillicothe man.

Total solar eclipse coming on April 8

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The United States’ first total solar eclipse since 2017 will come to the country on April 8, 2024. According to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA), there will be a 124-mile-wide region of Ohio where people can see a total solar eclipse.

Wandering child, 12-11 hoops score, classes dismissed

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Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd events as they were reported during the same week throughout the years, along with interesting advertising features from years gone by.

Colemans, McCoy Black History Month honorees

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The family of Charles and Susie Coleman Sr. of Greenfield, and Josh McCoy, senior executive officer of Adena Health, will be the honorees when the African American Awareness Research Council (AAARC) and the Highland County District Library present their annual Black History Month program on Saturday, Feb. 17. The program will feature a speech by Ohio State Representative Dontavius Jarrells of District 1.

Health department looking to digitize

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Highland County Health Commissioner Jared Warner discussed the organization’s plans to try and digitize its files at the weekly morning meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners.

County grand jury indicts 22

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A Hillsboro woman indicted for involuntary manslaughter, among other charges, was among 22 people indicted Tuesday by a Highland County grand jury.

Fatal wrecks up compared to last year

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New statistics from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OHSP) revealed that fatal crashes were up in Highland County in 2023 compared to the year before.

52nd radio-telethon March 27

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Planning is underway for the 52nd annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon conducted by the Hillsboro and Greenfield Rotary Clubs for the benefit of the Highland County Society for Children and Adults.

Fire displaces three females

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Three residents were displaced and a firefighter suffered minor injuries during a fire Friday at 6188 Dunlap Road on the south side of Hillsboro.