Six indicted on charges by Brown County grand jury
Six individuals were indicted on charges by a Brown County grand jury on Feb. 14. For the full story, pick up the Feb.
Community donates unpaid school lunches in honor of Lynchburg man
HIGHLAND COUNTY (WXIX) - Highland County community members are raising money for unpaid local school lunches to honor a Lynchburg man’s last wishes. Brian Glover is mourning the loss of his brother, Keith Glover, who died from esophageal cancer in February. Brian says that before his brother died, he told those close to him what he wanted done in his honor.
Ripley Library Talk
We have another picture that many people can relate to—the Duck! We’ve heard how it would get you to the shoe factory to work when cars couldn’t cross the bridge during high water. The Ripley Fire Department was responsible for shuttling people between Ripley and Hestoria with the duck. We certainly aren’t hoping for flood stages, but we think it was pretty cool to ride to work in this amphibious vehicle.
Dwelling fire reported on Chestnut Road in Hillsboro
HILLSBORO, Ohio — A dwelling fire was reported on Chestnut Road in Hillsboro. Fire and smoke are reported showing from the building. No injuries have been reported at this time. Click the video player above to watch other headlines from WLWT News 5. This story was curated by Hearst's...
Ohio ‘incel’ who planned to kill college women is sentenced to prison
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A self-described incel who pleaded guilty to planning to shoot women at a university in Ohio has been sentenced to prison. Tres Genco, 24, of Hillsboro, was sentenced Thursday to six years, eight months. Genco admitted he plotted to commit a hate crime and was arrested by federal agents in July […]
Mt. Orab Music in the Park summer concert series kicks off May 11
The award-winning Mt. Orab Music in the Park summer concert series kicks off May 11 with performances by Late Night Freeway and Dirty Deeds (A
Ripley, Fayetteville girls claim sectional titles at Monroe
The Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington Lady Jays and the Fayetteville-Perry Lady Rockets are Southwest District Division IV Sectional Tournament ch
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Maysville, KY
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of maysville..
FROM THE ARCHIVES
(By Stephen Kelley from the People’s Defender 1984) After a sojourn of almost half a century, a part of Adams County
Fairfield advances to 5th consecutive district final game
ATHENS — A 29-point win over conference rival Manchester puts the Fairfield Lions back in the district championship game for a fifth consecutive year. Saturday night at Ohio University’s Convocation Center, the No. 2 seeded Lions (21-3) mostly controlled all aspects of their Division IV District Semifinal game against the No. 7 seeded Manchester Greyhounds, winning by a 62-33 score, and in the process defeating the Greyhounds for a third time this season, all while ending Manchester’s six-game winning streak going into the game.
Poster child, adult announced
Zaphod Cooper, 5, and Darlene Robinson, 33, have been named the poster child and poster adult, respectively, for this year’s Ernie Blankenship Memorial Radio-Telethon, it was announced Wednesday at First State National Bank in Hillsboro. Each year, the Hillsboro and Greenfield Rotary Clubs organize the radio-telethon to support the...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.39 in Hillsboro as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Underground Railroad in Adams County- Part 5
Last week we left off with “Old Jim Caskey and his son, Alec who were headed to Red Oak to pick up some run-away slaves when they were s
Bethel man sentenced after being found guilty in death of woman who was shaken as a baby
BETHEL, Ohio — A Bethel man found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, stemming from an incident that began nearly 40 years ago, has been sentenced to prison. Scott Wilson entered a no-contest plea last month and was then found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Heather Gentry. It...
Super load transports may result in traveling delays
MANCHESTER, Ohio — Several “super loads” have been transported by barge and are docked near Manchester in Adams County, Ohio
OH Peebles's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to peebles..
Commissioners pass resolution restricting large solar farms
By Sherry Larson People’s Defender Large solar energy farms have been a &ldquo
Bronco wrestling team places 5th of 15 teams in DII Sectional
The Western Brown Broncos were backed by some outstanding individual performances on the mats at this year’s Southwest District Division
PERI chapter to meet March 14
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employees Retirees, Inc. meeting will be 10 a.m. March 14 at the Hi-TEC Center, 1575 North High Street, Hillsboro. The speaker will be Sarah Davidson of the Highland County District Library. All members and guests are welcome to attend. Article comments are not...
RULH levy renewal plans revealed
RIPLEY, Ohio - A five year plan from Ripley Union Lewis Huntington School District gets revealed to public before the school levy is voted on