Special council meetings
Hillsboro City Council will meet in special session at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the Hillsboro Municipal Court, 130 Homestead Ave., to discuss the option of Hillsboro joining the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District and to vote on legislation for an ODOT road project. Council will meet in a second special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at tmunicipal court to further discuss joining the fire district. The meetings are open to the public, but only the stated agenda items will be open for discussion. No other business will be conducted.
Mt. Washington revival
Revival services will be held at the Mt. Washington Church of Christ, located on SR 247 at Mt. Washington Road, Oct. 20-22. Friday and Saturday evenings will begin with a musical preglow at 6:45 p.m. and the evening service starts at 7 p.m. Sunday morning service will start with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and communion worship at 10:45 a.m. The guest evangelist for the meeting will be Aaron Davis from Pikeville, Ky. Davis has been a regular featured speaker at the annual Hillsboro Family Camp and is in much demand as a preacher of the word. The music will be led by Kirk Hacker.
Marshall Fall Fun-Fest
The Marshall School Committee will host a Fall Fun-Fest at the Marshall School Gymnasium from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. There will be carnival games, face painting, grocery bingo, popcorn and cake walks. Game tickets are 25 cents each or five for $1. Fish, sloppy joes, coney dogs, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, cole slaw and homemade pies will be available for a freewill donation. A costume contest will be held at 6 p.m. Registration will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. All proceeds will be used for the renovation and upkeep of the gym. For more information contact Kristi Grover at 937-466-2882 or Karen Sheeley at 937-466-2124.
Lynchburg Halloween Spooktacular
The village of Lynchburg Halloween Spooktacular will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. There will be food, games, a hay ride, haunted bridge and a costume contest.
Highland Co. Humane Society
The Highland County Humane Society, 9331 SR 124, east of Hillsboro, will hold its annual membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the basement meeting room of the Highland County Administration Building, 114 Gov. Foraker Place, Hillsboro.
Greenfield Halloween Parade
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will host the annual Halloween Parade in Greenfield on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Line-up will be on Fifth Street next to the elementary school at 5 p.m. The parade starts at 6 p.m. Hot dogs, chips and drinks for participants will be available after the parade.
More Than a Trunk of Treat
Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene is hosting More Than a Trunk of Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. You are invited to join in the night of fun and candy. Activities will include trunk or treating, carnival games and refreshments. Businesses or individuals who are interested in setting up a trunk should contact the church office at 937-393-3545.
Lynchburg-Clay Board of Ed
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education Building.
Madison Township zoning
A public meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Madison Township Building on Centerfield Road near Greenfield. The topic of discussion is the rezoning of a property owned by Jesse Stoltz, 12325 Pommert Road, from agriculture to commercial.
Soup’s On Free Meal
The Soup’s On Free Meal will be served Saturday, Oct. 28 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise will be at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be potato soup, pimento cheese sandwiches, fruit cocktail, assorted drinks and desserts.
Jingle Bell Bazaar
The Jingle Bell Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Hillsboro Elementary School. Any interested in renting space can call Jordan Freeze at 9378-944-1074.
Highland Co. Retired Teachers
The regular quarterly meeting of the Highland County Retired Teachers Association (HCRTA) will be held Monday, Nov. 6 at the Senior Citizen Center in Hillsboro. It will begin at noon with a luncheon followed by the program. The guest speaker will be Tamla Cole from the State Teachers’ Retirement System. She will discuss health care and a variety of issues pertinent to retired educators. The HCRTA business meeting will follow the speaker’s presentation. All retired educators are invited and encouraged to attend. The luncheon costs$10 and reservations must be made by Oct. 30. Contact treasurer Doris Pulse at 937-981-4149 for additional information and to make reservations.
SOESC Governing Board
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at Region 14/Hopewell, 5350 W. New Market Road, Hillsboro.