Dovetail needs pontoons
KAMP Dovetail is just around the corner on June 21-24 and is in desperate need of pontoon boats. Rocky Fork Lake State Park does not have any available this year. The camp participants look forward to this activity each year. If you have a pontoon boat that you would be willing to let Dovetail use for the week of camp, contact Linda Allen at 937-763-7211.
Whiteoak Alumni Banquet
The annual Whiteoak High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 29. There will be a social from 6-7 p.m. with the banquet to follow. The cost is $17 per person. Reservation are needed by May 14. Make checks payable to: Whiteoak Alumni Association, P.O. Box 85, Mowrystown, Ohio 45155. The classes of 1970 and 1971 will be honored.
Buford School Alumni Dinner
The Buford School Alumni Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 29 at the Pricetown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 2070 S.R. 131, Hillsboro. Registration and social hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. The Lake Manor Restaurant will cater the event. Anyone who attended Buford Schools and guests are welcome to attend. The cost is $10 per person. RSVP by May 21 to Beverly Sams at 937-763-5202 or Dick Donley at 937-402-1865.
Buford Memorial Day
Memorial Day Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 31 at the Buford Cemetery. The observance will include a speaker, the Whiteoak High School Band and the Highland County Honor Guard.
Pricetown Memorial Day
The annual Pricetown Memorial Day activities will be held Monday, May 31. A march to Barker Cemetery will begin at 10 a.m. Pricetown Church of Christ Minister Daryl Mount will present the message at the cemetery and Chelsey Ojeda will be the honored veteran. Activities will move to the Pricetown church for a program at 11 a.m. featuring patriotic songs, pledges to the flags, the Gettysburg Address, a keynote address, and the honoring of all veterans. The traditional Quilts of Honor will also be presented. The keynote speaker will be Mark Faust, Lynchburg-Clay social studies teacher and history expert. The public is invited. Following the cemetery march and the church program the annual community dinner will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at noon. The Pricetown Church of Christ provides this meal free to everyone until 1:30 p.m.
Leesburg Memorial Day
Leesburg American Legion Post 568 will sponsor a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 31 at the veterans’ memorial downtown. Everyone is invited to attend.
South Salem Memorial Day
A South Salem Memorial Day program will be held Monday, May 31 and all children are invited to march. The parade starts at 2 p.m. with lineup beginning at 1:45 p.m. behind Buckskin Elementary. Children will place bouquets of fresh flowers on the graves of soldiers after the parade, then there will be a program with South Salem resident Terry Parker serving as the guest speaker. There will not be a strawberry social this year.
Bainbridge Memorial Day
The Bainbridge Community Center, village of Bainbridge and American Legion Post 14 will hold a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31. Those participating should arrive at 1:30 p.m. at Maple and Third streets (one block north of Main Street) in Bainbridge. The parade starts promptly at 1:45 p.m. and ends with a ceremony at the Bainbridge Cemetery at 2 p.m. Kids are welcome to decorate a bike, trike, wagon, or stroller. Participants will receive a prize.
Shelton at Bainbridge C of C
Tom Shelton will be in concert at the Bainbridge Church of Christ, 3812 U.S. Route 50, on Sunday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m. Over the last 38 years Shelton has shared the gospel message through song. He has been a vocalist with several gospel groups: General Delivery USA, Watchmen and the Gospelites. His ministry of music has taken him to all 50 states as well as 11 countries. The community is invited.
Sinking Spring Alumni Dinner
The Sinking Spring Alumni Dinner will be held Saturday, June 12 at the Sinking Spring Community Center. Social hour is from 4-6 p.m. with a catered dinner served at 6:30 p.m. with servers wearing face masks and using proper protocol. The cost of the is $12 per person. Reservation can be sent to Nina Couser, 2749 S.R. 41, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133; or Sinking Spring Alumni Association, P.O. Box 5, Sinking Spring, Ohio 45172. Reservations should be made by June 10. Call Clouser at 937-588-3484 if you are running late.
HHS class of 1957 picnic
The Hillsboro High School class of 1957 will hold its annual picnic Saturday, June 26 at the Lilly Hill Condominiums shelter, 700 E. Main St., Hillsboro. Bring a covered dish and memories to share. Table service, meat and beverages will be provided. Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. Reply to Beverly Rhoads at 937-393-3970 or Joyce Frazer at 937-562-1561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black History Juneteenth
The African American Awareness Research Council and Highland County District Library will hold a Black History Juneteenth Program honoring the Rev. Wendell Harewood at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at the Church of the Nazarene, 8230 U.S. Route 50. The guest speaker will be Kristyn Hartman.
UC Health Mobile Mammography
The UC Health Mobile Mammography unit is coming to 108 Gov. Trimble Place in Hillsboro on July 14 and Oct. 13. Call 513-584-7465 to schedule an appointment. Screening mammograms are recommended yearly for women 40 and older. The UC Health Mobile offers 3D imaging which allows the radiologist to view individual images of the breast to view any area in questions. Screening mammograms are usually covered 100 percent by most insurance providers.