‘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 |  


Timeline shows storm around mayor since start

Timeline shows storm around mayor since start

Since he was first elected in 2011 and took office in 2012, Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings has been a lightning rod for controversy and criticism both ...

February 25th, 2016 |  



Kramer, Vasser FOB headliners

Kramer, Vasser FOB headliners

Country music performers Jana Kramer and Phil Vasser will be the featured entertainers at the 2016 Festival of the Bells in Hillsboro, entertainment c...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Chili day at Heartland

Chili day at Heartland

It was a chili day Wednesday at Heartland of Hillsboro.The nursing facility not only hosted its 12th annual Chili Challenge, but chili made by two Hea...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Fire board revisits wi-fi request

Fire board revisits wi-fi request

A request previously turned down by the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Board for needed wi-fi upgrades was revisited at Tuesday’s meeting, ...

February 24th, 2016 |  


County gets $250K for repairs

County gets $250K for repairs

Highland County has been awarded $250,000 from the Ohio Department of Administrative Services in capital improvement funds that will be used for repai...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Students address board

Students address board

Rainsboro Elementary students presented their own academic improvements, and a song, to members of the Greenfield Exempted Village School District Boa...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Alex Butler files to run for seat on commission

Alex Butler files to run for seat on commission

Alex Butler, a graduate of Hillsboro High School and of Xavier University, has filed to run for Highland County commissioner as an unaffiliated candid...

February 23rd, 2016 updated: February 23rd, 2016. |  


Fire destroys Graves Lane home

Fire destroys Graves Lane home

A fire with an undetermined origin destroyed a home on Graves Lane in Penn Township on Tuesday afternoon.Kenny Stephens, chief of the Highland County ...

February 23rd, 2016 updated: February 23rd, 2016. |