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Prospect Christmas Eve service

The Prospect UMC invites everyone to a candlelight Christmas Eve service beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24. The church is located on the corner of SR 73 and Prospect Road in Berrysville.

Buford Christmas Eve service

The Buford Church of Christ will hold its traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 2457 SR 138 in Buford.

Christmas dinner for the needy

St. Benignus Catholic Church in Greenfield will offer free Christmas dinners to those in need on Christmas Day from noon to 2 p.m. Dinners can be picked up at the church at 218 S. Washington St. or can be delivered free of charge in Greenfield and the surrounding area. Call Corner Health Mart Pharmacy with your order or if you have any questions at 937-981-2454.

Spencer at Samantha Freewill

Kevin Spencer will appear live in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27 at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church, 10211 SR 72, Leesburg.

Health board meetings

The 2016 Highland County Health Department Booard meetings will be held at 4:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. If Monday falls on a holiday, meetings will be held on the following Tuesday.

Paint Township Trustees

The Paint Township Trustees in Ross County will hold an end of the year meeting at noon Thursday, Dec. 31 at the Paint Township Hall, 9738 SR 41, Bainbridge. The trustees’ organizational meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2.

VFW fish fry

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry for $8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 2. The menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hushpuppies and a soft drink. The event is open to the public.

Democrat election board appointment

Pursuant to law and by directive 2015-39 of the Ohio Secretary of State, the county executive committees of the two major political parties may make and file a recommendation with the Secretary of State for the appointment of a qualified elector to serve as a board member to the board of elections for a three-year term, commencing March 1, 2016. The Highland County Democratic Executive & Central Committee will hold such meeting for the purpose of selecting and recommending one of their electors to serve as a board member. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 in the basement meeting room of the Highland County Administration Building, Governor Foraker Street, Hillsboro.

Open Door free meal

The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will not be held in December. The next meal will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.

Commemorative McClain cards

Sets of note cards made for the McClain centennial celebration are available for purchase. Each set is $5 and includes four cards depicting historical scenes and items relating to McClain. A color, commemorative post card is also included. Sets are available at the Greenfield schools central office and at The Times-Gazette.

Lynchburg Lions Club candy

The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December during regular business hours at Southern Hills Community Bank and Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Fifteen different varieties are on sale.

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