NEWS


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Waugh parole denied
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A barn for 12 sons?
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‘Lake has potential to be more’
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Crash cuts power to preschool
In Hillsboro, higher ed chancellor touts need for ‘seamless education’

In Hillsboro, higher ed chancellor touts need for ‘seamless education’

The chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education said Tuesday in Hillsboro that education “has to be more seamless” from high sch...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Meth allegedly found on man hiding

Meth allegedly found on man hiding

A Peebles man was arrested Monday after Hillsboro police officers say he was found hiding in a bedroom with suspected packages of methamphetamine.At a...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Rash of field fires Monday

Rash of field fires Monday

Dry and windy conditions on Monday resulted in multiple field fires that had the Paint Creek Joint Fire/EMS District out and about extinguishing the f...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


St. Patrick’s Day Brunch March 19

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch March 19

The Highland County Historical Society is kicking off its spring season with its annual St. Patrick’s Day Brunch scheduled for Sunday, March 19 ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Music in the air with St. Mary’s Concert Series

At St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, spring is a time of not only longer days and warmer weather, but also of music.This is the fourth year that the ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Wilmington man dies in plane crash

Wilmington man dies in plane crash

A Wilmington man died when his experimental plane crashed in a field Sunday afternoon in Clark County east of Springfield.The pilot and sole occupant,...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship
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The long, cold winter
The Oscars, for conservatives

The Oscars, for conservatives

“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the first-ever Conservative Academy Awards, brought to you from the party room of Al’s Steakhouse at the...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Our View: A tougher attack on those who peddle poison

Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Collins’ decision to pursue involuntary manslaughter charges under some circumstances against people suspected...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Visits to Mt. Zion and elsewhere

Visits to Mt. Zion and elsewhere

I was in my office the other evening when my buddy Don Kelley stopped by to chat for a couple minutes. Don’s a member of a couple of tractor clu...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Our View: Approval of Rocky Fork Lake plan good news for the future

Our View: Approval of Rocky Fork Lake plan good news for the future

It was good news that the budget and implementation plan for the Rocky Fork Lake Area Safety and Advancement Project (RFL-ASAP) project has been appro...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Drew: To be or not to be mayor?

Drew: To be or not to be mayor?

At various times last year there were people suggesting that Drew Hastings should step down as mayor when he was under investigation for a variety of ...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


Don’t ask me to clean up the mess

Don’t ask me to clean up the mess

I must have been feeling a little rebellious, and if you were to ask my parents they’d probably tell you that was my general state of mind durin...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:29 am
Updated: 11:14 am. |    
McClain Tigers advance to sectional championship
Last-ever SCOL wrestling tourney held

Last-ever SCOL wrestling tourney held

The last-ever South Central Ohio League wrestling tournament was held at Hillsboro High School Saturday, bringing in the SCOL’s eight wrestling ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs

Lynchburg-Clay seniors play last home gameThe Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs played their last regular-season game Friday night, with six seniors saying good...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Weekend tourney action

Weekend tourney action

The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs earned a slot in the district semifinal Saturday after galloping over the West Union Dragons 82-30 at Valley High Sch...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Feb. 17ARRESTS/CITATIONSHeather Rowlands, 28, of Lynchburg, was cited for speed...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro falls to McClain

Hillsboro falls to McClain

The McClain Tigers were on the prowl to settle the score against the Hillsboro Indians Friday night after a 2-point loss to their rival earlier in the...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Swords will celebrate 50 years

Swords will celebrate 50 years

Gerald and Betty Sword, of Leesburg, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Feb. 25. They were married Feb. 25, 1967. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom:...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

The Arc of Appalachia’s 12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage will be held at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary near Bainbridge from April 13-15. Headq...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Locals indicted in Clinton Co.

The following individuals with address in or near Highland County were recently indicted by a Clinton County grand jury. The alleged criminal activiti...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lincoln’s General will visit Georgetown

Lincoln’s General will visit Georgetown

Lincoln’s Generals, a professional living history group, will make their second appearance in Georgetown at the 21st annual U.S. Grant Days even...

February 21st, 2017 |  


McClain FFA third in state

McClain FFA third in state

The McClain FFA chapter competed in the Agricultural Communications Contest on Feb. 11. The contest prepares students for careers in journalism, radio...

February 20th, 2017 |