Election board hours
The Highland County Board of Elections will have normal business hours over the holidays except Wednesday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 25 as well as Dec. 30 through Jan. 1. It will reopen Monday, Jan. 4 at 8:30 a.m.
Prospect Christmas Eve service
The Prospect UMC invites everyone to a candlelight Christmas Eve service beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24. The church is located on the corner of SR 73 and Prospect Road in Berrysville.
Buford Christmas Eve service
The Buford Church of Christ will hold its traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 2457 SR 138 in Buford.
Christmas dinner for the needy
St. Benignus Catholic Church in Greenfield will offer free Christmas dinners to those in need on Christmas Day from noon to 2 p.m. Dinners can be picked up at the church at 218 S. Washington St. or can be delivered free of charge in Greenfield and the surrounding area. Call Corner Health Mart Pharmacy with your order or if you have any questions at 937-981-2454.
Paint Township Trustees
The Paint Township Trustees in Ross County will hold an end of the year meeting at noon Thursday, Dec. 31 at the Paint Township Hall, 9738 SR 41, Bainbridge. The trustees’ organizational meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2.
VFW fish fry
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry for $8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 2. The menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hushpuppies and a soft drink. The event is open to the public.
Democrat election board appointment
Pursuant to law and by directive 2015-39 of the Ohio Secretary of State, the county executive committees of the two major political parties may make and file a recommendation with the Secretary of State for the appointment of a qualified elector to serve as a board member to the board of elections for a three-year term, commencing March 1, 2016. The Highland County Democratic Executive & Central Committee will hold such meeting for the purpose of selecting and recommending one of their electors to serve as a board member. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 in the basement meeting room of the Highland County Administration Building, Governor Foraker Street, Hillsboro.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will not be held in December. The next meal will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.
Commemorative McClain cards
Sets of note cards made for the McClain centennial celebration are available for purchase. Each set is $5 and includes four cards depicting historical scenes and items relating to McClain. A color, commemorative post card is also included. Sets are available at the Greenfield schools central office and at The Times-Gazette.
Lynchburg Lions Club candy
The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December during regular business hours at Southern Hills Community Bank and Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Fifteen different varieties are on sale.