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Fairfield No. 6 in final poll

The results of the fifth and final 2022 statewide poll from the Ohio High School Softball Coaches Association in shown below. Highland County’s Fairfield Lady Lions remain ranked No. 6 in Division III this week. Teams are listed below by their ranking in each division along with the number...
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Dwight Crum recently presented Mary Hawthorn, Southern Ohio Genealogical Society librarian, and SOGS President Vicki Knauff with the first volume of his recently published family history: “The Anthony Crum Family History From Bad Marienberg, Germany to American in 1764”. The research to complete this book has taken over...
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OSHP: Greenfield man in single-vehicle accident died from medical event

HIGHLAND COUNTY – A Greenfield man died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday. The Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash which occurred on Martinsburg Road, stated a news release from the OSHP. At 4:27 p.m., troopers were dispached to a crash with an unresponsive...
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One killed in Highland Co. back country road crash

HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — The Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a traffic crash which occurred on Martinsburg Road involving a deceased male. On Saturday, May 14 at 4:27 p.m., the Wilmington Highway Patrol Dispatch Center was informed of a traffic crash which occurred...
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1 dead after medical emergency that causes Highland County crash

HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) - A traffic crash occurred near Martinsburg Road in Highland County involving a deceased male. Wilmington Highway Patrol received a call about a crash at 4:27 p.m. on Saturday. Steven Shelton, 61, was found unresponsive in the vehicle. Officials say that the car Shelton was operating...
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OSHP: Man in 1-vehicle accident died from medical event

HIGHLAND COUNTY – A Greenfield man died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday. The Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash which occurred on Martinsburg Road, stated a news release from the OSHP. At 4:27 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a crash with an unresponsive...
GREENFIELD, OH
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Free flights for young people this weekend

Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies this Saturday, May 21, as the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 174 host a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Highland County Airport. The rain date of the event is Sunday, May 22. The rally is...
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COVID-19 cases slightly down in Highland County

Cases of COVID-19 are slightly down in Highland County, according to the New York Times COVID Tracker. The tracker, last updated on Monday, said the county was seeing 3.0 new cases per day, which is about 7.0 cases per 100,000 in population. The last time The Times-Gazette reported on COVID-19...
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County selects nine ARPA projects

The Highland County Board of Commissioners and Nicole Oberrecht, American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding administrator, discussed what different ARPA projects would be selected at the weekly Wednesday meeting. The board of commissioners agreed to start work on the following projects on a first-round basis:. * Administration costs at $500,000;
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HCSO: Officer fired at dog

Two Hillsboro men are facing a multitude of charges after one of them allegedly turned a “pit bull-like” dog loose on a sheriff’s deputy who was investigating the report of a domestic incident Tuesday. Highland County Chief Deputy Brandon Stratton said an officer was responding to a...
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Bingo back at senior center

In just its second in-house fundraiser since COVID-19 shut most similar events down, the Highland County Senior Citizens Center will host a Bacon & BBQ Bingo event on Saturday, June 4. “It’s back at the center and since (COVID) numbers are down we jumped on the opportunity to have it...
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Chillicothe man gets three years community control

A Chillicothe man was sentenced to three years of community control for aggravated possession of methamphetamine, improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle and a forfeiture specification this week in Highland County Common Pleas Court. Joshua Corcoran, 38, must successfully complete treatment at ACM and do any recommended aftercare....
GREENFIELD, OH
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L-C students experience Real Money. Real World.

As adults, each of us works hard to make our monthly income cover the necessities so we will have some left over at the end of the month for retirement savings and long-term goals. Wouldn’t it be great if we could have had a “trial run” at adult spending decisions while we were still young and able to choose our future career?
HIGHLAND COUNTY, OH
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Shots from car, 11,650 at RFL, 36 eggs for $1

Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd events as they were reported during the same week throughout the years, along with interesting advertising features from years gone by. This week in...
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Meth charges land Hillsboro man in prison

A Hillsboro man was sentenced to at least 24 months in prison in Highland County Common Pleas Court last week for two counts of aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine. Jacob Wright, 35, was sentenced on the charges that were both third-degree felonies.. Wright was sentenced to a mandatory sentence of at...
HILLSBORO, OH
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Highland County travel report

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Highland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. S.R. 138/247 Resurfacing — A project to resurface parts of S.R. 138 and S.R. 247 began April 12. The work area will be on S.R. 138 between Elm Street and the intersection with U.S. Route 62, and on S.R. 247 between the Adams County line and the city of Hillsboro. Work will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with traffic maintained in one lane using flaggers as needed. The estimated completion date if the fall of 2022.
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