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Craft fair and vendor show

A craft fair and vendor show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Hillsboro VFW Post 9094, 1000 W. Main St. Limited table spots are available for $25 per table. Contact Steph Roland at 937-763-8164 for more information. Proceeds will benefit veteran charities and official member uniform supplies.

Halloween Senior Expo

Healthy Halloween Senior Expo at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center is Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the senior center parking lot. Local businesses will be providing information and free prizes and give-a-ways. The event is free to attend, but the center will have homemade noodles and sandwiches to purchase for lunch. All seniors are invited. Guests are also invited to play bingo, Bunco, and cornhole and enter the costume contest.

HCSWD 79th Annual Meeting

The Highland Soil & Water Conservation District 79th Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Back Room Paradise, 6174 Miller Lane, Hillsboro. Social hour will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. as voting for the supervisor election takes place. A buffet meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by the presentation of awards beginning at 7 p.m. The program will feature the winners of the County Conservation Poster Contest, FFA land judging and the 2021 Cooperator of Year Award. Call 937-393-1922 ext. 3 or visit http://www.highlandswcd.com/events.html to register.

Church Women yard sale

The Sinking Spring Community Church Women in Ministry will old a yard sale at the Brushcreek Community Center (old Sinking Spring gym) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16.

St. Vincent DePaul outreach

Saint Vincent DePaul outreach will be the third Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at Samaritan Outreach, 537 N. East St., Hillsboro. Bring a copy of the bill you need help with. The primary focus is assistance with utility bills. Help with rent or mortgage is not available. Samaritan Outreach will assist with referrals as needed. For more information call 937-205-0919.

New Life Church closed

All activities and events at New Life Church & Ministries, 6101 S.R. 247, Hillsboro, have been canceled this week. Church leaders made the decision to ensure attendees’ health in the wake of a recent resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the area. Leadership will be deciding soon whether events should resume next. For updates follow The Times-Gazette and the church’s Face page at www.Facebook.com/Mew LifeChurchMinistries. Besides providing Bible study and worship services, New Life also distributes food and clothing to the needy. The church was established in 1989 by Bill and Linda Bowman.

Hillsboro Planning Commission

The Hillsboro Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18 at 108 Gov. Trimble Pl. (old firehouse) to invite public comment on the extension of Fenner Avenue. You may be heard at public hearing or submit a written comment prior to the public hearing or view the related documents by contacting Kimberly Newman at 130 N. High St., Hillsboro, or 937-393-5219.

Bright Local School Board

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Whiteoak High School.

Sardinia Fire Dept. dinner

The Sardinia Fire Department will hold a chili/spaghetti dinner from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at 169 Winchester St., Sardinia. There will be a baked good auction at the dinner and donations to it are appreciated. For more information call 937-212-0008 or 937-515-4884.

Talking Tombstones

The Clinton County History Center’s inaugural live Historic Sugar Grove Cemetery self-guided tour featuring costumed interpreters is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m and 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 (rain date Oct. 24). Visit clintoncountyhistory.org for more information and ticket sales.

Humane Society annual meeting

The Highland County Humane Society annual meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 24 Deli & Pizza located at 144 W. Main St. Hillsboro. All are welcome to attend.

Fairfield School Board

The Fairfield Local Board of Education will hold a special meeting to discuss employment issues at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 in the District Office Conference Room. The board will be in executive session the entire meeting. There will be no vote. The public is invited to attend.

Hillsboro Trick or Treat

The city of Hillsboro has announced that Trick or Treat will be observed in the city from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

GriefShare in Greenfield

GriefShare, a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one, will be held on Thursdays at 6 p.m. through Nov. 18 at the Lighthouse Bible Church, 228 Jefferson St., Greenfield. For more information call 937-403-8297 or emails brnlsy@hotmail.com.