Our View: Please consider joining Pals With A Purpose

A new mentoring program coordinated by Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Collins and Hillsboro City Schools designed to assist high-performing but at-...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


All the cure that’s needed

All the cure that’s needed

I’m of the school of thought that the medical community chalking every single thing up to some sort of pathology, something that can and should ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Our View: Fixing Greenfield rail spur was crucial to jobs

As we reported last week, Greenfield’s rail line, a 29-mile stretch of rail from east of the village to Midland, will continue to serve area bus...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Maleva looks into the future

Maleva looks into the future

It had been a year since Maleva the old fortuneteller had camped at the old rest stop on Route 50 on the east side of Hillsboro, and I was excited to ...

January 2nd, 2017 updated: January 2nd, 2017. |  


Our View: 2017 could be year Rocky Fork fulfills its promise

Could 2017 be the year that the first real steps of meeting the promise of the Rocky Fork Lake region are finally taken?Rocky Fork Lake has long been ...

December 31st, 2016 |  


The true spirit of Christmas

The true spirit of Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone, and it seems to happen in an instant. After weeks of preparation, buying gifts, putting up decorations and arrang...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Our View: Tom Horst an example of good public service

Tom Horst’s retirement as a Highland County Commissioner brings to a close four decades of honorable, dedicated and effective public service by ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


White Christmas not all that common

White Christmas not all that common

After yet another Christmas passing without so much as one snowflake, I looked into some things.Incidentally, I came across this little ditty that I w...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Elections: Who cares who’s ahead?

Elections: Who cares who’s ahead?

Why do voters need to know who is winning or losing a political campaign before the votes are counted?In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in t...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Returning land to private owners

Returning land to private owners

You might be surprised who the biggest landowner is in the United States. It’s the federal government. By a long shot. And thousands of properti...

December 23rd, 2016 |