Hillsboro Utilities Committee

There will be a Utilities Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 in the conference room located at 130 N. High St. to discuss storm water fees and phases and renters’ deposits for water service.

Paint Creek meeting

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at 204 N. East St., Hillsboro.

Times-Gazette Homemakers Show

The 31st Times-Gazette Homemakers Show will be held Thursday, April 25 at the Southern State Community College Patriot Center. Tickets are $7 and can be reserved by calling 937-393-3456 or stopping by the Times-Gazette offices at 108 Gov. Trimble Place, Hillsboro. The doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show, when approximately 100 gifts will be given away, starts at 6 p.m.

Soup’s On Free Meal

The Soup’s On Free Meal will be held Saturday, April 27 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets in Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. and the dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be sloppy joe sandwiches, green beans, chips, assorted drinks and desserts.

Sinkng Spring Men’s Group fish fry

The Sinking Spring Community Church Men’s Group will hold its 22nd annual fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in the church fellowship hall. The menu will include fish, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, French fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, fried dill pickles, assorted desserts and drinks for a freewill donation.

Ramblers at Samantha Freewill

Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers will be at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 28. Pastor Wiley B. Perkins welcomes everyone.

Master Gardener program

The Master Gardeners of Highland County will present a Container Gardening Class at the Lynchburg Branch Library at 6 p.m. Monday, April 29. Anyone interested in attending is asked to call the library at 937-364-2511 or stop in to sign up for the free class. The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local OSU Extension county office. Volunteers have a passion for learning about gardening and sharing this knowledge with others.

Gun N’ Hoses Blood Drive

The third annual Guns N’ Hoses Blood Drive, in honor of first responders, will be held from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District station at 204 N. East St., Hillsboro. To schedule a donation visit www.hoxworth.org/gropus/guns&hoses or call 513-451-0910. Those donating can register to win Cincinnati Reds tickets.

Calvary Chapel Homecoming Revival

The Calvary Chapel Church on U.S. Route 50 in Rainsboro will hold a Homecoming Revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly May 1-5. On Wednesday and Thursday Brian Williams will be the speaker with singing by Terry Williams, on Friday and Saturday there will be singing by Whosoever Gospel Bluegrass, and on Sunday there will be singing by The Young Family. There will be a carry-in dinner following the Sunday morning service.

EMA Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Highland County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is conducting a five-year update to the Highland County All Hazard Mitigation Plan. The county will hold a public hearing to review its revised plan on May 6 at 2 p.m. at the Highland County Administration Building, 119 Foraker Place, Hillsboro. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Highland County Retired Teachers

The Highland County Retired Teachers Association will meet Monday, May 6, at the Ponderosa Banquet Center in Hillsboro. The meal will begin at noon and the program will follow. The guest speaker will be Highland County Health Commissioner Jarod Warner. He will discuss medical marijuana and other health issues. Several students will also be recognized for their championship accomplishments in state competition. The regular business session will follow these presentations. For meal reservations call Treasurer Doris Pulse at 937-981-4149. All retired educators are invited to attend. A special meeting of Greenfield Village Council will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 19. Items on the agenda include a resolution pertaining to salt contracts, a resolution dealing with City Manager Todd Wilkin’s contract, and an ordinance to increase funding for police training.