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Leesburg Historical Society

Leesburg Area Historical Society will hold a picnic style cookout from 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 18 (rain date is June 19) at the railroad depot by the tracks on South Fairfield Street. It will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs, baked beans, slaw, chips, cookie and a beverage. It will be drive-thru or eat at picnic tables event and a freewill donation is being asked to raise funds for restoration of the depot building. If anyone would like to donate, mail it to Leesburg Area Historical Society, P.O. Box 63, Leesburg, Ohio 45135.

Brushcreek Father’s Day Dinner

The Brushcreek Community Center will have a Father’s Day dinner Saturday, June 19 beginning at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of ham loaf, cheesy potatoes, green beans and an assortment of cream pies. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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.

Hillsboro School Board

The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, June 21 at the board office, 39 Willettsville Pike. The board has also scheduled the following meetings the same evening: finance committee will meet in the treasurer’s office at 6 p.m., a Federal Grant Budget meeting will be in the board office at 6:45 p.m. and an ARP ESSER funding proposal will be heard in the board office at 6:30 p.m.

Recovery Drug Court Docket

The New Way to Recovery Drug Court Docket of the Highland County Common Pleas Court will conduct its first graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 at the Good News Gathering, 6250 U.S. Route 62, Hillsboro. There will be seven participants recognized for successfully completing the program. The drug court docket requires a minimum of 18 months participation to be considered for graduation. The first participants were admitted to the drug court in July 2019 and two of them will be graduating. The public is invited. The ceremony will last around one hour and will include remarks by all graduates. Light refreshments will be served afterward.

Bright Local School Board

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold an a ESERS public fund meeting on June 23 at 5:30 p.m. at Whiteoak High School. The regular board meeting will follow starting at 6 p.m.

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.

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 jdjafrazer@yahoo.com.

Lynchburg-Clay School Board

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 30 at the Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education building.

Mowrystown ice cream social

The Mowrystown Presbyterian Church will hold an ice cream and dessert social Saturday, July 10. The menu will include cake, pie, five flavors of homemade ice cream and iced tea and lemonade. Serving begins at 6 p.m.

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.