NEWS


U.S. 50 temporarily closed near Bainbridge

U.S. 50 temporarily closed near Bainbridge

An emergency remediation project has begun on U.S. Route 50 in Ross County, where the route was closed approximately three miles east of Bainbridge la...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Man gets 2 years for meth chemicals

Man gets 2 years for meth chemicals

A man who admitted to assembling chemicals used for cooking meth was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday in Highland County Common Pleas Court....

April 19th, 2017 |  


Up to 20 witnesses to testify at Proctor trial

Up to 20 witnesses to testify at Proctor trial

The prosecution plans to call as many as 20 witnesses, including five expert witnesses, in the trial of the Hillsboro man whose infant daughter was ho...

April 19th, 2017 |  


A day in the life with Paint Creek emergency responders

A day in the life with Paint Creek emergency responders

Emergency responders with the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District have reached a consensus - you never can tell what’s going to happen on the jo...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Adams: 101 children in Highland County foster system

Adams: 101 children in Highland County foster system

Highland County Job and Family Services Director Katie Adams told county commissioners Wednesday that there are currently 101 children in the foster s...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Commissioners declare Child Abuse Prevention Month

Commissioners declare Child Abuse Prevention Month

Caseworkers and other staff from Highland County Job and Family Services were present at a Wednesday meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissio...

April 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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I like dogs; I really do
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Drug crisis is a terrorist attack
Grandpa wrote for pleasure

Grandpa wrote for pleasure

My grandfather, William Haley, was an Irishman and farmer who loved to write stories. He also loved the land, but when the depression came and the mon...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Women as leaders worth telling

Women as leaders worth telling

I had been a professional reporter for about three weeks before I experienced subtle sexism for the first time in my journalism career.“Are you ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


He went out doing what he hated

He went out doing what he hated

When my time comes, I hope I die doing something that I hate.I was thinking about this because over the weekend I read a story online about a man from...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Revenge comes in many colors

Revenge comes in many colors

Thanks to an entertaining email from a friend this week, I was reminded of an incident long ago. So, let’s take a trip back in time, say about 3...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro staff thanks kindergarten registration volunteers

Letter to the editor:My staff at the Hillsboro City Schools Early Childhood Center and I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many volunt...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Type ‘Amen’ or risk the penalty

Type ‘Amen’ or risk the penalty

Outside of work-related social media, on a personal level I consider myself the most casual user of Facebook, Twitter and all other social media platf...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


McClain athletes excel at local meets

McClain athletes excel at local meets

The McClain track teams traveled to the Waverly Invitational April 11 with the boys placing second and the girls placing third out of 6. Chayden Pitze...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lynchburg-Clay defeats Peebles and Ripley in SHAC action

Lynchburg-Clay defeats Peebles and Ripley in SHAC action

Mustangs vs IndiansIn their second Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) game, in as many days, the Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs (6-6, 5-2 SHAC) hosted...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Evans signs with Wright State

Evans signs with Wright State

Fairfield senior Wyatt Evans is pictured with his parents Tracy and Gary Evans and sister Tori Priest. Wyatt signed his letter of intent with Wright S...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Rumpke signs to play golf at Holy Cross College

Rumpke signs to play golf at Holy Cross College

Hillsboro High School senior Hannah Rumpke is pictured Wednesday signing a national letter of intent to play golf for Holy Cross College, an NAIA scho...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Fairfield beats Whiteoak in SHAC baseball and softball action

Fairfield beats Whiteoak in SHAC baseball and softball action

The Fairfield Lions, baseball and softball teams, hosted the Whiteoak Wildcats, on Tuesday, in Southern Hills Athletic Conference (SHAC) action. The L...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Lynchburg-Clay and Whiteoak travel to East Clinton in track and field action

Lynchburg-Clay and Whiteoak travel to East Clinton in track and field action

Two local track and field teams, the Whiteoak Wildcats, and the Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs, traveled to East Clinton High School on Monday to participate...

April 18th, 2017 |  


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Cincinnati Reds display at Hillsboro library

Cincinnati Reds display at Hillsboro library

The summertime spirit is alive and well at the Highland County District Library in Hillsboro, where Cincinnati Reds memorabilia is on display.Melanie ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Highland SWCD celebrates 75 years

Highland SWCD celebrates 75 years

A celebration was hosted on April 18 by the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Highland County Historical Society to commemo...

April 21st, 2017 |  


St. Mary makes a difference

St. Mary makes a difference

Saint Mary Catholic School has continued its cause to contribute to the community by collecting coins. During the month of February, the school collec...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Ladies Night Out at Five Points on April 28 supports 4-H

Ladies Night Out at Five Points on April 28 supports 4-H

A Ladies Night Out to support Highland County 4-H is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Five Points Implement Company in Hillsboro.The event...

April 20th, 2017 |  


USDA offers rural home loans for low-income residents

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development agency has federal money available in its Single Family Housing Direct Loan program for eligible ...

April 20th, 2017 |