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Involuntarily manslaughter trial dismissed on technicality, will be re-indicted

Involuntarily manslaughter trial dismissed on technicality, will be re-indicted

A precedent-setting involuntary manslaughter trial set for Thursday morning was dismissed without prejudice after a technical error was found in the i...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Record at FFA auction?

Record at FFA auction?

While final figures are not yet available, the Hillsboro FFA Alumni Auction held last Saturday at United Producers Stockyards may end up providing mor...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Leesburg business park certified

Leesburg business park certified

The Leesburg Industrial Park recently received site certification from the state, making it more attractive to businesses looking for a place to inves...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Barrera: Nearly 2,200 inmates booked in Highland County in 2016

Barrera: Nearly 2,200 inmates booked in Highland County in 2016

Nearly 2,200 inmates were booked into the jail at the Highland County Justice Center in 2016, with an average daily population of 73 inmates, accordin...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Ag Is Everyone’s Business returns

Ag Is Everyone’s Business returns

For the fifth consecutive year the Highland County Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Ag Is Everyone’s Business event and this year’...

February 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


5:03 pm |    
The long, cold winter

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 |  


Wenstrup: Compassion, security, national identity

Wenstrup: Compassion, security, national identity

I’ll never forget two Iraqi citizens who I served alongside in Iraq.As I was serving as a combat surgeon, they were both working on behalf of th...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:19 pm |    
Hillsboro falls to McClain
Cross-County Bushido at it again

Cross-County Bushido at it again

Led by blackbelt Carly Bingaman, members of the Cross-County Bushido Karate Club traveled to compete in The Way Karate Tournament.Bingaman was the bla...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Learning how to fly

Learning how to fly

Austin Goolsby and Jeremy Hayton, two Hillsboro High School track athletes, have been breaking personal and school records this winter.On Jan. 28, Jer...

February 15th, 2017 |  


McClain thwarts Lynchburg-Clay

McClain thwarts Lynchburg-Clay

The McClain Tigers came back from behind in the first quarter, snagged the lead and put up a defensive wall that kept the visiting Lynchburg-Clay Must...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Swimming toward district appearance

Swimming toward district appearance

Hillsboro senior Jonah Humphries hits the pool Tuesday in preparation for a district meet appearance. The Hillsboro High School boys 200-meter relay t...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Weekend basketball recap

Weekend basketball recap

After clinching the league title Friday night with a close win against the Fayetteville Rockets, the Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs lost to the Waverly Lions...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Tournament over for Lady Indians

Tournament over for Lady Indians

The Hillsboro Lady Indians wrapped up a brief tournament run Monday night at Adena High School against the Logan Elm Lady Braves in a sectional quarte...

February 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


5:29 pm |    
RFCA hosting open meeting
Grover, Mahan move on in speaking

Grover, Mahan move on in speaking

Four members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter went to Leesburg for the sub-district public speaking contest on Feb. 7. Grant Crum participated in the exte...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Saint Mary raises Pennies for Pets

Saint Mary raises Pennies for Pets

Saint Mary Catholic School celebrated Catholic Schools Week from January 29-February 4. The students engaged in activities that focused on the value o...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Leesburg man facing heroin charges

A man with a Leesburg address is among multiple defendants allegedly involved in a heroin trafficking network in Fayette County, some with Dayton conn...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

This is Carma, the Highland County Humane Society Pet of the Week. She is a 2-year-old mixed breed. When the Humane Society Animal Shelter first recei...

February 15th, 2017 |  


FFA helps at annual Hillsboro FFA Alumni Auction

FFA helps at annual Hillsboro FFA Alumni Auction

Hillsboro FFA members are pictured helping last Saturday at the annual Hillsboro FFA Alumni Auction held at United Producers Inc. in Hillsboro where t...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |