NEWS


6:42 pm |    
Highest point in county
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A Village Christmas
6:36 pm |    
14 months away from home
4:48 pm |    
Uptown Christmas is Friday
6:33 pm
Updated: 8:46 pm. |    
Christmas Tour of Homes

Take Note

Lynchburg Lions candy saleThe Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the Southern Hills Community Bank and the Beechstreet Can...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Locals helping Tennessee fire victims

The Highland County Health Department and Highland County Emergency Management Agency are currently accepting donations for those displaced by wildfir...

November 30th, 2016 |  


County taking hit in 2017 budget

County taking hit in 2017 budget

The Highland County Board of Commissioners will have $9.81 million to budget for next year’s general fund offices, nearly $200,000 less than the...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Mayor seeks outside counsel to outline authority

Mayor seeks outside counsel to outline authority

Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings said Wednesday he will call on an outside attorney who is an expert in statutory authority after what he called an effor...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Take Note

Lynchburg Lions candy saleThe Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the Southern Hills Community Bank and the Beechstreet Can...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


9:56 pm
Updated: 12:03 pm. |    
UPDATE W/STATS: Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44
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 |  


Wildcats are young, but talented

Wildcats are young, but talented

Coach Jeremy McGraw and the Whiteoak boys basketball team hope to improve on last year’s 5-18 record by focusing on the Wildcat’s young, h...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


‘Stangs crush Devils 89-54

‘Stangs crush Devils 89-54

The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs galloped to a win Thursday night in a home game against the North Adams Green Devils girls team.The Mustangs maintain...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Lions looking for deep tourney run

Lions looking for deep tourney run

Coach Everett Snyder and the Fairfield High School Lions are looking for a long tournament run this season, and with plenty of returning players back ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Lions gunning for district final

Lady Lions gunning for district final

The Fairfield Lady Lions have high hopes for this season with an experienced group of aggressive starters that coach Chad Hamilton hopes will carry th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Ohio State should like playoff decision

Ohio State should like playoff decision

The jury is still out but it looks like the verdict is a foregone conclusion.If Ohio State is not one of the four teams announced as participants in t...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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LIFE


1:28 pm |    
Woods wins turkey
Blairs will celebrate 60 years

Blairs will celebrate 60 years

Plinny and Beulah Blair were married on Dec. 8, 1956 at the First Baptist Church in Hillsboro. Minister Billie Lucas performed the ceremony. Plinny an...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Koehls donate to HDH campaign

Koehls donate to HDH campaign

Cathy Jones, Highland District Hospital Foundation director, accepts a donation made by Tim and Deb Koehl toward the HDH Foundation GreatER Care Campa...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Butler completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jordan B. Butler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman comple...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Ten Bright students on District Elementary Honor Choir

Ten Bright students on District Elementary Honor Choir

Ten fifth and sixth grade students recently represented Bright Elementary School in the annual District XVI Elementary Honor Choir. The concert took p...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Prose named Trooper of Year

Prose named Trooper of Year

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kyle L. Prose has been selected as the 2016 Trooper of the Year at the Wilmington Post.The selection of Prose, 26, i...

December 1st, 2016 |  


OPINION


10:56 am
Updated: 4:44 pm. |    
We can be right, or happy
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 |  


Is there not enough hate already?

Is there not enough hate already?

It is a practical question, that one up there in the headline for this column.I think a lot of us would agree that there is enough hate already, so le...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Trump’s win shocks media & elites

Trump’s win shocks media & elites

Before discussing Donald Trump’s astounding victory, another quick observation from the Drew Hastings trial.Because of conflicting testimony, th...

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


I hope it doesn’t snow much

I hope it doesn’t snow much

It was a winter Saturday evening like many during high school years. I was warm and snug in my Chevy Vega, had a date by my side, and with nothing els...

November 11th, 2016 |  


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