4 years for sex offenses

4 years for sex offenses

A Hillsboro man was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday for sexual offenses involving a teenager.Terry L. Kaufman, 42, pled guilty in Novem...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Foster care fund fed

Foster care fund fed

A fund created recently to help offset the costs of foster children in care was plugged with $600,000 on Wednesday as commissioners prepare for the ne...

December 30th, 2015 updated: December 30th, 2015. |  


Business growth, anti-drug progress 2016 goals

Business growth, anti-drug progress 2016 goals

As local residents prepare to bid ado to 2015 and welcome the rising hope that comes with a new year, local government and business officials weighed ...

December 29th, 2015 updated: December 29th, 2015. |  



Community Care eyeing Ohio Hospice affiliation

Community Care eyeing Ohio Hospice affiliation

Community Care Hospice has announced plans to become an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, joining Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, Hospice of Central ...

December 28th, 2015 updated: December 28th, 2015. |  


Warm Christmas weekend

Warm Christmas weekend

The Christmas weekend in Highland County and other parts of Ohio, as well as the entire Midwest, is as far from a white Christmas as sentimentalists c...

December 25th, 2015 |  


Funds transferred for foster care in emergency meeting

Funds transferred for foster care in emergency meeting

An emergency meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners Thursday morning resulted in the passage of resolutions transferring funds to Child...

December 24th, 2015 updated: December 24th, 2015. |  


Funds to foster care

Funds to foster care

Funds not used by county offices supported by the general fund have been transferred back to the county for use in alleviating debt associated with Hi...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Interim chief sought for Paint Creek

Interim chief sought for Paint Creek

An interim chief is being sought as the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District’s current chief remains on suspension and the assistant chief recent...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Judge: Hastings civil case may be moot

Judge: Hastings civil case may be moot

Highland County Probate and Juvenile Judge Kevin Greer told attorneys Wednesday he is “leaning” toward ruling that the civil case against ...

December 23rd, 2015 updated: December 23rd, 2015. |  


State lifts rule banning bird shows

State lifts rule banning bird shows

A ban prohibiting bird shows in Ohio was lifted by the state Thursday, but local officials said anyone hoping to show chickens or other birds at the H...

December 18th, 2015 |