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Farmer’s market vendors wantedThe city of Hillsboro is looking for vendors for the Hillsboro Farmer’s and Produce Market. Spaces are free....

May 24th, 2016 |  


East Clinton shelves $20 general fee

East Clinton shelves $20 general fee

A $20 general instructional fee is waived at East Clinton for the 2016-17 academic year.The lifting of the longtime fee, OK’d by the board of ed...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars

The city of Hillsboro for the second year is sponsoring Movies under the Stars at Liberty Park, which is slated to begin in under two weeks.The summer...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Four indicted in Clinton Co.

Four local residents were indicted during the most recent meeting of a Clinton County grand jury.Dustin Shayne Quigley, 29, of New Vienna, was indicte...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Hillsboro Police Department reports

The Hillsboro Police Department has released the the following information:ACCIDENTSOn May 19, 2016 at 8:50 a.m. the police department responded to a ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


HighlandCounty Sheriff’s Office reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of May 16-22, the Highland County Sheriffs Office received 280 911 calls, answered 148 requests for servic...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


37 from county headed to regional meet

37 from county headed to regional meet

The Division II and III district finals for track and field were held this weekend at Washington Courthouse and Southeastern respectively with athlete...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Hall signs with Thomas Moore

Hall signs with Thomas Moore

Hillsboro High School senior Courtney Hall has signed letter of intent to bowl for Thomas More College. Hall is the first bowler from the program to c...

May 19th, 2016 |  


LC falls in district semis

LC falls in district semis

The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs’ (18-6) season came to an end on Wednesday night as they fell to Wheelersburg in the district semi finals game 8-0.T...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Back to district finals

Back to district finals

Two big innings was all it took for the Fairfield Lady Lions softball team on Tuesday night as they are heading back to the district finals on Saturda...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Mustangs moving to district finals

Mustangs moving to district finals

The Lychburg-Clay Mustangs (17-5) are moving on to the district finals after defeating Westfall 7-6 on Saturday afternoon thanks in huge part to a gre...

May 16th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


Check It Out

Check It Out

The Leesburg Library’s summer reading program – On Your Mark, Get Set, Read – is underway. We have many activities and programs plan...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Fairfield 8th graders excel at science fair

Fairfield 8th graders excel at science fair

Fairfield School Board President Dr. Rindy Matthews, right, congratulates the Fairfield eighth grade state science fair winners at the board meeting M...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Chamblins to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Chamblins to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Chamblin of Hillsboro will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary next month.Rodney Chamblin and Rachel Moore were united i...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Summer reading at Lynchburg Library

We’re signing up kids who can read and kids who have someone reading to them, from age 0 and up. The children’s theme is On Your Mark, Get...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Elmore gets Eastern Star Scholarship

Elmore gets Eastern Star Scholarship

The Hillsboro Chapter 441 Order of Eastern Star’s annual scholarship was awarded to Brandon Elmore, a 2016 graduate from Hillsboro High School.E...

May 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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We sure had fun back then
For the benefit of all

For the benefit of all

Serving others is something that is a common theme in the Bible, in the church, and with the more than 30,000 Rotary clubs across the globe.I think a ...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Our View: Time to fish or cut bait in Hastings case

The criminal investigation into Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings began in mid-December of last year, meaning it has plugged along for five months. ItR...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Dr. Frankenstein was adding a chapter to his latest scientific journal, “Think Brain Transplants Are Impossible? Let Me Change Your Mind,”...

May 16th, 2016 updated: May 16th, 2016. |  


Just blame it on the van

Just blame it on the van

For the past few weeks an extra vehicle has been parked in my driveway. It’s not an unfamiliar vehicle. In fact, for the past four-plus years yo...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Peanut butter, a perfect pairing

Peanut butter, a perfect pairing

I’ve talked before about my intense love of chocolate, but I don’t know that I have ever discussed my deep affection for peanut butter. In...

May 10th, 2016 |  


The jealous lovers of the GOP

The jealous lovers of the GOP

In the wake of Donald Trump becoming the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party, nonsensical rants abound from heretofore logical mi...

May 9th, 2016 updated: May 9th, 2016. |  


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