NEWS


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‘Jury scam’ calls reported
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DNC:
DNC 2016: Protests by Sanders’ supporters calls party unity into question

DNC 2016: Protests by Sanders’ supporters calls party unity into question

PHILADELPHIA — At the opening meeting of the Pennsylvania Delegation on Monday, the theme was unity and working together.Outside, just a few blo...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Kroger Klassic Car Show this Saturday

Kroger Klassic Car Show this Saturday

The Highland County Firefighters Association (HCFFA) has announced that the 13th annual Kroger Klassic Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 30.The ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Thousands to attend Christian ‘Family Camp’ gathering this week

Thousands to attend Christian ‘Family Camp’ gathering this week

The annual Family Camp sponsored by Person 2 Person Ministries (P2P) is underway this week, with several thousand people expected to attend the four-d...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:July 22ARRESTS/CITATIONSCarey Bohn, 34, of West Union, was arrested on a bench ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of July 18-24, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 348 911 calls, answered 166 requests fo...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: By the Numbers from the Democratic National Convention

DNC 2016: By the Numbers from the Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA — By the numbers from the Democratic National Convention:• U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, told the Pennsylvania Delegation Mond...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Hurley is National champion
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Post 129 over Post 62 5-4

Sports Briefs

Southern Rounders Baseball tryoutsThe 10U Southern Ohio Rounders baseball team are well on their way to filling their roster with top talent from Adam...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Post 129 falls 11-2 to Waverly

Post 129 falls 11-2 to Waverly

The Hillsboro Legion Post 129 failed to get past Waverly on Wednesday night, losing the game with a final score of 11-2.Waverly took an early lead in ...

July 13th, 2016 |  


The streets are alive with Pokemon trainers

The streets are alive with Pokemon trainers

For a few years now, Nintendo has been teasing the world with an app for your phone that allowed you to be a real life Pokemon trainer. Last Tuesday, ...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Local Gymnasts Selected for the USA National Team

Local Gymnasts Selected for the USA National Team

On June 8-13, the Aerial’s Acrobatic Gymnastics Team competed in the 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships held in Providence, RI. This national com...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Snyder awarded scholarship

Snyder awarded scholarship

The Ohio High School Athletic Association annually provides scholarships for outstanding student athletes from its member schools. Each member high sc...

July 5th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


4:36 pm
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Family Camp continues near Hillsboro

Quilts of Highland County

The annual quilt show was a big success this year. Thank you goes to our supporters – Peebles, Kroger, Holtfield Station, Alley 21 and Hillsboro...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Senior Hee Haw Show is Saturday

Senior Hee Haw Show is Saturday

This is a photo of the opossum (actually ham loaf shaped to look like an opossum) that will be served from “Granny’s Rodent Roadhouse̶...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Greenfield back to school information

Greenfield back to school information

Welcome to Greenfield Elementary, the world’s greatest school. We are excited to begin the 2016-17 school year.Greenfield Elementary will welcom...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


ODOT road work on SR 73, SR 753

For the week ending July 30: The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring long-term lane restric...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Elks grant helps city

Elks grant helps city

Hillsboro Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Lutton, left, and Hillsboro Elks Grant Coordinator Dan Pearce posed recently with the city’s new Mac ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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The powers that be, at work
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Old warriors answer a call
The day the great one died

The day the great one died

It has been more than a month since the late, great Muhammad Ali passed away, but as I watched the ESPY awards Wednesday night and saw him remembered ...

July 15th, 2016 |  


‘How does a mayor get removed?’

‘How does a mayor get removed?’

By the time the case reached it, the Highland County Grand Jury was right to hand down indictments against Drew Hastings. Let’s stipulate that r...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


RIP: Elvis’ guitarist, TV’s Lois Lane

RIP: Elvis’ guitarist, TV’s Lois Lane

Two recent passings were of note to yours truly and to many others.First, Scotty Moore died. You know who Scotty Moore was? Scotty Moore was Elvis Pre...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Big Brother? He is us

Big Brother? He is us

I don’t like the idea of “Big Brother” monitoring our day-to-day activities any more than anyone else, but the presence during the F...

July 4th, 2016 updated: July 4th, 2016. |  


A proud day coming up

A proud day coming up

Should I go there or not? That was what I kept asking myself as I pondered this column, especially since my last one dealt with pretty much the same t...

July 1st, 2016 |  


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