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Dover Friends Meetinghouse and Burial Ground, located just north of Wilmington, is a stop on the Quaker Heritage Scenic Byway. Built in 1845, this structure is typical of Quaker meetinghouse architecture of the 18th and 19th centuries in America. (Submitted photos)
Dover Friends Meetinghouse and Burial Ground, located just north of Wilmington, is a stop on the Quaker Heritage Scenic Byway. Built in 1845, this structure is typical of Quaker meetinghouse architecture of the 18th and 19th centuries in America. (Submitted photos)
Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:12 PM
Clinton County is very much an epicenter of Quaker history and heritage in southwestern Ohio. It is the site of numerous Friends meetinghouses, cemeteries, historical markers, settlements, schools, homes of notable persons within the denomination, and yes, a Quaker-founded institution of higher learning in 151-year-old Wilmington College.
  • 55-site Quaker Heritage Scenic Byway officially launches
    Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:12 PM
    Clinton County is very much an epicenter of Quaker history and heritage in southwestern Ohio. It is the site of numerous Friends meetinghouses, cemeteries, historical markers, settlements, schools, homes of notable persons within the denomination, and yes, a Quaker-founded institution of higher learning in 151-year-old Wilmington College.

  • Democrats cut 'human infrastructure' spending plan, but compromise still out of reach so far
    Sunday, October 24, 2021 5:38 PM
    So far, the Democrats’ bill has been whittled down with less spending and fewer tax increases, but a deal has not been reached. Some Democrats suggested a vote on both the infrastructure and the reconciliation bills could happen this week, but U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., told reporters last week that he doesn’t see an agreement coming anytime soon.
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  • Saturday, October 23, 2021 1:23 PM
    The Ohio Senate has solidified gun rights, limited government power in an emergency and clarified knives are included in the right to bear arms. Senate Bill 185, which passed 23-7, stops the state or local governments from confiscating any lawfully owned gun during a declared emergency. Sen. Tim Schaffer, R-Lancaster, said it protects Ohioans’ right to protect themselves and does not add any new gun rights.
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  • National school board group apologizes for letter comparing concerned parents to domestic terrorists
    Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:46 AM
    The National School Boards Association late Friday apologized to its members for a letter it sent to the Biden administration that compared parents protesting local school policies such as COVID-19 mask mandates and the teaching of critical race theory to acts of "domestic terrorism."
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  • Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:35 AM
    U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) joined his Republican colleagues this week in introducing the Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act, a bill to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing Democrats’ plan to give the agency access to Americans’ transaction information. “The Biden administration’s plan to give the IRS the ability to monitor Americans’ bank accounts is a concerning intrusion into taxpayers’ privacy,” Portman said.
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  • Friday, October 22, 2021 6:48 PM
    Highland County Juvenile Court Judge Kevin Greer placed four children in the temporary custody of Highland County Children Services during an emergency hearing Friday afternoon.

  • Highland County’s Nate Frazer discovers the perfect job fit
    Friday, October 22, 2021 11:46 AM
    Nate Frazer has always been known as a people person. He knew before graduation that he wanted a job where he could interact with others.
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  • Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:15 PM
    The majority of Americans oppose the Biden administration’s plans to monitor and investigate outspoken parents at school boards meetings, new polling from Convention of States Action reveals.
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  • Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:08 PM
    Highland County commissioners this week received copies of correspondence between outgoing Hillsboro Municipal Court Judge David McKenna and Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Collins, disagreeing about an order to pay a municipal court employee over $46,000 upon retirement.
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  • SSCC announces new Health Science Center 
    Thursday, October 21, 2021 5:36 PM
    Southern State Community College in Hillsboro now boasts a state-of-the-art Health Science Center that will better prepare nursing and medical assisting students for the healthcare field.
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