Taking art from nature

Taking art from nature

In the late-summer heat of last Friday, Rainsboro Elementary fourth graders spent some time in the woods at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary letting the...

September 25th, 2019 updated: September 25th, 2019. |  


Calling it the ‘loony bin’ is wrong

Calling it the ‘loony bin’ is wrong

The portrayal of in-patient mental health care treatment facilities in pop culture didn’t bother me until I was hospitalized myself.Hollywood an...

September 25th, 2019 updated: September 25th, 2019. |  


Cookies with Characters

Cookies with Characters

More than 20 favorite children’s characters will be on hand when the Highland County Senior Citizens Center hosts its annual Southern Hills Comm...

September 24th, 2019 |  



Election registration, voting information

Election registration, voting information

With the general election approaching on Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Highland County Board of Elections has announced deadlines to register and times to vote...

September 24th, 2019 updated: September 24th, 2019. |  


Academy creates a career plan

Academy creates a career plan

Currently in its second year, McClain’s Academy period was implemented to help combat the school’s unsatisfactory graduation rates by help...

September 24th, 2019 |  


A smokin’ big success

A smokin’ big success

It has grown each of its first three years and if comments Saturday from the participating teams are any indication, next year’s fourth annual S...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


A humbling experience

A humbling experience

My wife and I had the pleasure of attending the Glenn Bowles (formerly of the Van-Dells) concert at the Hillsboro Church of Christ last Friday night, ...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


HPD: Youth made threats

HPD: Youth made threats

A 14-year-old male who was arrested over the weekend by the Hillsboro Police Department for allegedly threatening to bring a firearm to Hillsboro High...

September 23rd, 2019 updated: September 23rd, 2019. |  


StandardAero expanding

StandardAero expanding

The leadership team and employees of the StandardAero Corp. dedicated a new 30,000 square foot expansion of the Hillsboro facility with a ribbon-cutti...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Circus, pig bandits and hot country for the ‘01 FOB

Circus, pig bandits and hot country for the ‘01 FOB

Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd...

September 20th, 2019 |