NEWS


7:50 pm
Updated: 10:02 pm. |    
‘Lake has potential to be more’
3:21 pm
Updated: 5:43 pm. |    
Crash cuts power to preschool
1:46 pm
Updated: 1:48 pm. |    
Meth allegedly found on man hiding
7:23 pm
Updated: 7:48 pm. |    
Rash of field fires Monday

Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Feb. 18ARRESTS/CITATIONSFloyd Hawkins, 34, Greenfield, was arrested for failur...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SATH’s 18th Charity Auction set for March 4

One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for KAMP Dovetail, the 18th annual SATH Charity Auction, has been scheduled for Saturday, March 4 and your ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Society gathering info on recently-hired humane officer

The Highland County Humane Society is gathering information to determine how to proceed after it found out that its new humane officer has been charge...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Coss, Collins, Wilkin question sentencing plan

Coss, Collins, Wilkin question sentencing plan

A proposed change to the Ohio Revised Code laid out in the state budget bill would eliminate prison sentences for fifth-degree felony convictions and ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Greenfield Police Department reports

The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:Feb. 14ARRESTS/CITATIONSRochelle Croy, 29, Greenfield, was issued a citation f...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:Feb. 12INCIDENTThe police department received a call from an employee at Burger...

February 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:15 pm
Updated: 12:48 pm. |    
Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship
5:03 pm |    
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 |  


FHS ladies win sectional championship

FHS ladies win sectional championship

The Fairfield Lady Lions started from behind in the first quarter Thursday night, but after a close game, the Leesburg ladies had outcrafted the Clay ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


1:41 pm |    
McClain FFA third in state

Weekend at the movies

The following movies are showing at Star Cinemas on Harry Sauner Road on Feb.18 and 19:Saturday, Feb. 18A CURE FOR WELLNESS (R, 146 minutes) – 1...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


RFCA hosting open meeting

RFCA hosting open meeting

The Rocky Fork Community Alliance will have an open meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Rocky Fork Lake Activity Center. This month’s spe...

February 15th, 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 |