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Potatoes to King Tut

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William Roller, a local artist and a Greenfield Elementary art teacher, has harnessed a lifelong aptitude for art and a knack for winning contests into a new opportunity to have his work displayed at the COSI Museum in Columbus.

COVID-19 cases are on the rise

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COVID-19 cases in Highland County have gone up slightly, according to the New York Times COVID Tracker. The tracker said Tuesday that the county was seeing 5.6 new cases per day, which is about 13 cases per 100,000 in population.

Lots of Coats for Kids

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Faced with an early onset of winter-like temperatures across the region, more than 1,300 students from preschool through high school will begin their Thanksgiving breaks this week better protected from the cold thanks to those who contributed to the Adena Health Foundation’s Coats for Kids campaign.

‘The Crusade Church’

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The First Presbyterian Church on East Main Street in Hillsboro was a key location during the Temperance Crusades of 1873-74, according to historians.

COVID-19 cases up slightly

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COVID-19 cases in Highland County have risen slightly, according to the New York Times COVID Tracker. The tracker said Tuesday that the county was seeing 5.4 new cases per day, which is about 12 cases per 100,000 in population.

Birthplace of temperance

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Visitors entering the Hillsboro city limits are greeted with a prominently displayed sign commemorating Eliza Jane Thompson, an early temperance crusader. However, the road to temperance for which Thompson and others vociferously advocated in the latter part of the nineteenth century was replete with many twists and turns that eventually culminated in the long since repealed Eighteenth Amendment, which barred, “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors”, at the Federal level, to be enforced one year following its initial ratification on Jan. 16, 1919.

Crash claims two Sabina men

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Two Sabina residents were killed Wednesday when their vehicle went left of center on U.S. Route 68 in Fayette County and struck and tractor-trailer rig, according to the Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

COVID-19 case rates in the county falling slightly

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COVID-19 cases in Highland County have fallen slightly, according to the New York Times COVID Tracker. The tracker said Tuesday that the county was seeing 4.9 new cases per day, which is about 11 cases per 100,000 in population.

Stuff the sleigh

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Doing what they love to do and fulfilling a requirement at the same time, the Hillsboro Drama Club will present a free holiday variety show on Friday, Dec. 16 in the Hillsboro High School Theatre.

Veterans honored at annual concert

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The Unified Christian Men’s Chorus — comprised of men from Clinton, Fayette and Highland counties — gave its annual Veterans Day program in honor of all military and first responders at the Wilmington Church of Christ.