NEWS


7:47 pm
Updated: 8:14 pm. |    
County’s K-9s get badges
2:49 pm
Updated: 4:43 pm. |    
Whited resigns; mayor says case became personal

Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Dec. 2ACCIDENTSJana Donley, 45, Hillsboro, reported that while traveling northw...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 274 911 calls, answered 185 requ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Take Note

Democrat Dinner and AuctionThe Highland County Democratic Women and the Highland County Democratic Central and Executive Committee will hold their ann...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Dec. 2, 2016ARRESTS/CITATIONS:Ryan Walker, 23, Greenfield, was arrested for fa...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Historic organs part of Pipes of Christmas

Greenfield’s three historic pipe organs will sound in a combined performance when an inaugural Christmastime event is held Sunday, Dec. 11.Pipes...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:42 pm |    
Tigers take loss
10:32 pm |    
Hillsboro falls to EC 57-53
10:22 pm |    
Lady Lions beat Whiteoak

McClain wrestling starts season

The McClain High School wrestling team started out their season at the American Legion Post 81 Tournament Saturday at Jackson High School.The field ex...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Weekend basketball recap

Weekend basketball recap

The McClain High School Lady Tigers opened South Central Ohio League play with a 46-42 loss Saturday night against the Wilmington High School Hurrican...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44

Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44

Fairfield High School opened the second half with a 13-2 run and never looked back in beating East Clinton 69-44 in the season opener for both teams.&...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


UPDATE W/STATS: Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44

UPDATE W/STATS: Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44

LEES CREEK — Leesburg Fairfield opened the second half with a 13-2 run and never looked back in beating East Clinton 69-44 in the season opener ...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


‘Stangs kick New Richmond 60-45

‘Stangs kick New Richmond 60-45

The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs started their season strong Friday night with a 60-45 win against the New Richmond Eagles at the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Lady Wildcats will play with heart

Lady Wildcats will play with heart

The Whiteoak Lady Wildcats will play hard this year — and they’ll have to if they want to improve on last year’s 5-17 record while f...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


KFC raises funds for senior center

KFC raises funds for senior center

KFC in Hillsboro and the Highland County Senior Citizens Center recently teamed up to hold a Community Fundraising Night to help raise monies for seni...

December 6th, 2016 |  


SSCC & AUM announce new 3+1 degree pathway

SSCC & AUM announce new 3+1 degree pathway

Southern State Community College (SSCC) and Antioch University Midwest (AUM) have joined in partnership to increase access and affordability to a four...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Hillsboro students learn to budget money

Hillsboro students learn to budget money

Hillsboro City Schools teachers Nancy Weiderman and Zachary Cowan partnered with OSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Educator Kathy Bruynis to...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Save-a-Life Tour vists Lynchburg-Clay

Save-a-Life Tour vists Lynchburg-Clay

Lynchburg-Clay High School recently kicked off its Drug Education Week with The International Save-a-Life Tour. The program lasted the whole day with ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Adams returns to Farm Bureau board

Adams returns to Farm Bureau board

For the fourth time, Craig Adams of Leesburg has been elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.As a tr...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Stoney Point Road closing at SR 138 intersection

Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Highland County Highway Maintenance Facility have scheduled to replace a culvert at SR 138 an...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Sometimes you just never know

Sometimes you just never know

I do not remember it well, but for some reason there is a scene from that very first day that is burned into my memory. It was my first day working fo...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


A piece of childhood slips away

A piece of childhood slips away

The Tooth Fairy has made her last official visit to our home, at least for now.The Shepherd household being off her visit list at the present time is ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


We can be right, or happy

We can be right, or happy

I completely empathize with Todd Wilkin. I once had a very similar experience.In 2001, I was hired by the new chairman of the West Virginia Republican...

November 28th, 2016 updated: November 28th, 2016. |  


Time to focus on next 4 years

Time to focus on next 4 years

Exhale America.The most divisive election in history is over and we can all get back to our normal lives. Hopefully.I’ve not seen such nastiness...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


In praise of Clinton & Obama

In praise of Clinton & Obama

Today, the story of how a Hillsboro native’s thoughtful gesture reminds me just how much President Obama means to millions of Americans. But fir...

November 21st, 2016 updated: November 21st, 2016. |  


How could I forget that one?

How could I forget that one?

In this space a week ago I wrote about some of my misadventures with the snow and ice while driving. You’d think the ones I mentioned would be e...

November 18th, 2016 |  


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