Paint Creek, with grant, acquires new tender truck

Paint Creek, with grant, acquires new tender truck

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District has just acquired a new 3,000-gallon tender truck – commonly called a tanker truck – through an As...

September 16th, 2016 updated: September 16th, 2016. |  


Sam Barnhouse remembered as jovial, kindhearted

Sam Barnhouse remembered as jovial, kindhearted

Photo: Sam Barnhouse By Jeff Gilliland - jgilliland@civitasmedia.com Jovial, kindhearted, community-minded, passionate about sports, and som...

September 15th, 2016 updated: September 15th, 2016. |  


Lambert case still being investigated

Lambert case still being investigated

The obscenity case against former Highland County Visitors Bureau director Bob Lambert is still under investigation, the county prosecutor said Wednes...

September 14th, 2016 |  



Proposed ADAMH levy will fight opiate epidemic, officials say

Proposed ADAMH levy will fight opiate epidemic, officials say

A new levy for the ADAMH board will be on the ballot this November, and according to local mental health and addiction treatment officials, it will he...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Help the Hungry Saturday

Help the Hungry Saturday

The ninth-annual Help the Hungry Outreach will be held this Saturday at Liberty Park, where more than 80,000 pounds of food will be distributed to at ...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Hastings questions effort to disband Design Review Board

Hastings questions effort to disband Design Review Board

At least three members of Hillsboro City Council indicated Monday they want to disband a 20-year-old board that Hillsboro’s mayor says is largel...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Frisch’s is turning 40

Frisch’s is turning 40

The sign out front along North High Street is the only thing that remains from that day on Sept. 14, 1976 when the Frisch’s Big Boy in Hillsboro...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 14th, 2016. |  


Reginald Lyle: A love of the bagpipe

Reginald Lyle: A love of the bagpipe

Hillsboro native Reginald Lyle’s expertise on the bagpipe was highlighted last month in a feature story in the Orlando Sentinel.The article note...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |  


Grand Champion Feeder Calf

Grand Champion Feeder Calf

Blake Tira’s Grand Champion Feeder Calf sold for $16.50 per pound Friday night at the Highland County Fair. Buyers were A-1 Buildings, Bohrer Ve...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Grand Champion Market Steer

Grand Champion Market Steer

Lillian VanZant’s Grand Champion Market Steer sold for $6 per pound Friday night at the Highland County Fair. Buyers were Best One Tire, Conley ...

September 9th, 2016 |