NEWS


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‘I just loved to play’

College Credit Plus 2017-18 underway

Students intending to participate in College Credit Plus (CCP), the program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit wh...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Top lawyer joins Lambert defense team

Top lawyer joins Lambert defense team

An attorney who has joined the defense team of former Highland County Travel and Tourism Director Bob Lambert has been named one of the top 100 trial ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Waugh parole denied

Waugh parole denied

Parole has been denied for a Hillsboro man convicted of stabbing his girlfriend to death in 1992, according to Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Colli...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


A barn for 12 sons?

A barn for 12 sons?

Editor’s Note: This is another in a continuing series of stories authored by Robert Kroeger about barns in Highland County he has painted, most ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Wilkin, Britton join land bank board

Wilkin, Britton join land bank board

Highland County Board of Commissioners President Shane Wilkin and commissioner Terry Britton will serve on the five-member operating board for the new...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 Rhoden family members

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday it will hear an open records dispute involving autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eigh...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Updated: 12:48 pm. |    
Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship
Our View: Alumni auction another example of local generosity

Our View: Alumni auction another example of local generosity

Last weekend’s big Hillsboro FFA Alumni Auction at United Producers Stockyards is another example of the Highland County community and its busin...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


The long, cold winter

The long, cold winter

It was April, finally. The cold, polluted winter had long since come to a merciful close, and, as is customary in the arid foothills of the Qin Ling m...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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McClain Tigers advance to sectional championship
Hillsboro bowlers sectional champs

Hillsboro bowlers sectional champs

For the second year in a row, the Hillsboro Indians varsity bowling team won sectionals last Friday, according to coach Shane Ison.“The boys bow...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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Soin gives to HDH Foundation

Williams deployed with Atlantic Resolve

Army Sgt. Brad L. Williams has deployed overseas in support of Atlantic Resolve.Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to co...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Weekend at the Movies

The following movies are showing at Star Cinemas on Harry Sauner Road on Feb.18 and 19:Friday, Feb. 24 andSaturday, Feb. 25GET OUT (R, 104 minutes), 1...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Girl Scout cookies have arrived

Girl Scout cookies have arrived in Highland County and will be on sale at several locations starting Thursday.Following is a schedule of dates, times ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


McClain ag team qualifies for state

McClain ag team qualifies for state

The McClain FFA Chapter competed in the Agricultural Sales Contest on Feb. 15. This was a district contest that was held at Fayetteville High School. ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |