NEWS


9:27 pm |    
‘I just loved to play’
7:36 pm
Updated: 9:01 pm. |    
Humane Society dismisses officer hired on Jan. 4
6:50 pm
Updated: 8:28 pm. |    
Waugh parole denied
6:46 pm |    
A barn for 12 sons?

Kemper speaking at Hillsboro Aglow

The public is invited to attend the Hillsboro Aglow International Lighthouse on Monday, Jan. 27 for a light supper, worship, inspirational speaker and...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Lake has potential to be more’

‘Lake has potential to be more’

Because he treasures most all things pertaining to Rocky Fork Lake, Ben Sexton could not refuse when he was recently asked to give a presentation on t...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Criminal case filings down 29% last year in Highland County Common Pleas Court

Criminal case filings down 29% last year in Highland County Common Pleas Court

The caseload of the General Division of Highland County Common Pleas Court in 2016 was “markedly reduced” from the previous year, while th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Crash cuts power to preschool

Crash cuts power to preschool

A single-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 50 early Tuesday morning caused traffic delays and cut power to a local preschool after a driver went off the roa...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


In Hillsboro, higher ed chancellor touts need for ‘seamless education’

In Hillsboro, higher ed chancellor touts need for ‘seamless education’

The chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education said Tuesday in Hillsboro that education “has to be more seamless” from high sch...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Meth allegedly found on man hiding

Meth allegedly found on man hiding

A Peebles man was arrested Monday after Hillsboro police officers say he was found hiding in a bedroom with suspected packages of methamphetamine.At a...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Updated: 12:48 pm. |    
Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship
The long, cold winter

The long, cold winter

It was April, finally. The cold, polluted winter had long since come to a merciful close, and, as is customary in the arid foothills of the Qin Ling m...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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. |  


SPORTS


12:29 am
Updated: 11:14 am. |    
McClain Tigers advance to sectional championship
Hillsboro bowlers sectional champs

Hillsboro bowlers sectional champs

For the second year in a row, the Hillsboro Indians varsity bowling team won sectionals last Friday, according to coach Shane Ison.“The boys bow...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


11:49 am |    
Soin gives to HDH Foundation

Weekend at the Movies

The following movies are showing at Star Cinemas on Harry Sauner Road on Feb.18 and 19:Friday, Feb. 24 andSaturday, Feb. 25GET OUT (R, 104 minutes), 1...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Girl Scout cookies have arrived

Girl Scout cookies have arrived in Highland County and will be on sale at several locations starting Thursday.Following is a schedule of dates, times ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Swords will celebrate 50 years

Swords will celebrate 50 years

Gerald and Betty Sword, of Leesburg, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Feb. 25. They were married Feb. 25, 1967. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom:...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

The Highland County Humane Society Animal Shelter Pet of the Week is Cole, a 2-year-old black, neutered Lab mix. He is a real people pleaser, is comic...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

The Arc of Appalachia’s 12th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage will be held at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary near Bainbridge from April 13-15. Headq...

February 22nd, 2017 |