Updates on the OneOhio settlement were discussed at the weekly Wednesday meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners.
Bell’s Opera House on South High Street in Hillsboro stands as a prominent reminder of the legacy of C.S. Bell, a manufacturer of bells whose successful business ventures in centuries past and subsequent philanthropy transformed turn-of-the-century Hillsboro. It had, however, been bereft of the presence of Bell family members, following the death of the last of C.S. Bell’s surviving children, Cora E. Bell, in 1951.
Students stand at attention as Highland County Veterans Honor Guard members salute the flag Friday during a Veterans Day observance at Hillsboro High School. All five public school districts in the county held some type of Veterans Day program program Friday. The actual date for Veterans Day this year is Saturday, Nov. 11.
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.
The Highland County Historical Society honored the 150th anniversary of the Women’s Christian Temperance March that took place Dec. 24 and 26, 1873, in Hillsboro by hosting representatives Thursday of the WCTU from Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
A Hillsboro woman lost her life, but a juvenile in her vehicle was not injured, in a two-vehicle head-on crash Thursday in Clinton County.
Jordy Vangundy, 37, Greenfield, was sentenced in Highland County Common Pleas Court to 24 months in prison on one count of aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine in the vicinity of a school zone, a third-degree felony.
State Issue 1 to establish an individual right to one’s own reproductive medical treatment, including abortion, and State Issue 2 to legalize marijuana both unofficially passed in Ohio with the majority of Highland County voters opposed to both issues.
The Highland County commissioners commented on the results of the 2023 election at the board’s weekly Wednesday meeting.
A S.R. 138 man charged with strangulation and domestic violence was among nine people indicted Tuesday by a Highland County grand jury.