Hillsboro H.S. class of ‘54

The Hillsboro High School class of 1954 will gather from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Ponderosa restaurant. All are welcome. For more information call 937-393-2818.

Coonhunters Card Shoots

The Highland County Coonhunters, located on Carper Lane three miles east of Hillsboro off U.S. Route 50, is trying to revive its card shoots starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. The shoots will be held every other Sunday. For more information call John Kidder at 937-466-2211.

For All Women

A special six-week program is being offered to all Highland County women to help get through the coronavirus pandemic. It is titled Don’t put a Period Where God Put a Comma. It will consist of six one-hour meetings at the Pants Factory community space at 135 N. West St., Hillsboro. The program is free, but registration is required. The sessions can be held in the morning, afternoon or evening with masks and social distancing for protection. They will start in August. Call Valeta Doorneweerd at 937-661-6087.

Samantha Freewill homecoming

The Samantha Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate a homecoming Sunday, Aug. 2. Dan Looper and Mountain Sounds will be singing. The service is at 10:45 a.m. and a covered dish dinner will follow the service.

Gospel House of Prayer

Jeff and Suzanne Coulter of JNS Ministries will be speaking at The Full Gospel House of Prayer, 230 N. East St., Hillsboro, on Sunday August 2, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Retired Teachers Association

The regular meeting of the Highland County Retired Teachers Association that was scheduled for Aug. 3 has been cancelled due to continuing concerns with the coronavirus. The executive committee will meet again in October to discuss future activities and it is hoped the regular HCRTA meeting on Nov. 2 will be held.

Fish fry in Leesburg

The Leesburg fish fry from that was scheduled for Aug. 7-8 has been cancelled.

Republican picnic postponed

The Highland County Republican’s summer family picnic scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 9 at the VFW in Hillsboro has been postponed to a later date due to COVID-19 concerns and Governor DeWine’s mass gathering restrictions. Party headquarters at 200 W. Main St. remain open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 pm. Use of masks is encouraged. For more information call 937-393-1067.

Street and Safety Committee

The Hillsboro Street and Safety Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10 at 204 N. East St. The topic will be food trucks. This meeting is open to the public.

Bright Local Board of Ed

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Whiteoak High School gymnasium with social distancing protocol observed.

HAEDC schedules meetings

The HAEDC will meet at 10 a.m. at 130 N. High St., Hillsboro, on Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9.

Zoning and Annexation Committee

The Hillsboro Zoning and Annexation Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 204 N. East St. (Paint Creek Firehouse). The topic of the meeting will be the use of an alley as a drive through, demolition of structures, and regulations of city parks ordinance.

Hall of fame event postponed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the Highland County Historical Society is postponing its hall of fame induction ceremony scheduled for Aug. 16. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.