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    Orders accepted
    for SWCD tree seedlings
  • Highland County 4-H gets boost from National Paper Clover Campaign, Tractor Supply Co.
    The Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store in Hillsboro joined 4-H in support of local youth with the TSC Paper Clover Campaign, a national in-store fundraising effort to benefit state and local 4-H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply Company store is located.
  • Magic Waters announces 2010 season
    Magic Waters Theatre  is pleased to announce that their opening weekend will feature the beautiful religious drama,"Consider the Lillies" which will be presented by Maranatha Productions of  Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Jason Michael Carroll, Justin Moore, Natalie Grant headline 2010 Festival of the Bells
    Country music hitmakers Jason Michael Carroll and Justin Moore, and Contemporary Christian performer Natalie Grant will headline the 2010 Festival of the Bells celebration July 1-3.
  • Tall fescue could be ideal lawn grass
    Finally, spring is officially here.  While temperatures in the 40s and 50s do not encourage us to put away the winter clothing just yet, it is a start towards the springtime weather that we all enjoy.  It is amazing what a few days of sunshine can do for “greening up” the grass and pastures in our area.
  • Clinton County Direct Sales Network announces monthly quarter auction
    The Clinton County Direct Sales Network announces a monthly quarter auction.
  • Highland SWCD tree seedling orders available April 1-2
    The Highland Soil and Water Conservation Districts tree seedling orders will be ready for pick-up on Thursday, April 1 (noon –6 p.m.) and Friday, April 2 (7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.).
  • Three Arts Club holds March meeting
    The March 16 meeting of the Lynchburg Three Arts Club was held at the home of Denise Minton. Minton, the president, called the meeting to order by having Becky Davidson read the club collect. Seven members answered roll call by naming a talent that others may not know about.
  • Hospice of Hope to host 2010 HFA Grief Teleconference, March 24
    On Wednesday, March 24, 2009, from 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hospice of Hope will serve as the host site for Hospice Foundation of America's 17th Annual National Bereavement Teleconference,  "Living With Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life Care."
  • Army Pfc. Mineer returns to Fort Richardson
    Army Pfc. Adam K. Mineer has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.  The soldier is one of 3,500 members of the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Richardson.  Airborne combat team members included soldiers assigned to one of six battalions and regiments of the 25th Infantry Division.
  • Documentary on polio debuts on HBO April 1
    The Final Inch, a 38-minute film that chronicles the challenges health organizations and governments face during the final stages of polio eradication, will air on HBO on 1 April at 8 p.m. The Hillsboro Rotary club recently conducted a local Polio Awareness campaign. The club would like to thank everyone who participated in the campaign. Over $128 in spare change was raised. The proceeds will be divided equally between Rotary's End Polio Now campaign and the local Society for Children and Adults.
  • March 30 is National Doctor's Day
    On Tuesday, March 30, Adena Health System along with healthcare organizations across the nation will observe National Doctor’s Day, a time set aside each year to thank physicians for the many contributions they bring to our local communities.
  • Support for caregivers and grandparents raising grandchildren available through Area Agency on Aging
    Through funding from the Older Americans Act, AAA7 provides a Caregiver Support Program that is designed to provide caregivers with services that can help reduce stress, in addition to resources that can aid with providing better care for not only the loved one, but the individual caregiver as well.
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters hosts Bowl for Kids' Sake
    Bowl for Kids' Sake, sponsored by Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association, is held from March to May each year. The Community Day Bowlers participate on special days during March, April and May. There are five Community Day events; one in Chillicothe, Circleville, Washington Court House, Portsmouth and in Hillsboro.
  • Ohio Beef Expo under way in Columbus
    The signs are all around us that spring is – officially – here.
        Sports fans know the true signs of spring: baseball spring training and the college basketball tournament. I’m not sure that this is an official sign of spring, but daylight saving time has arrived as well.
  • Center hosts Spring Flea Market March 27
    Annual Spring Flea Market
        The Highland County Senior Center will hold its annual Spring Flea Market on Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All kinds of items will be on sale, including antiques and collectibles, clothes, books, tools, toys, jewelry, glassware, decorations, house wares, seasonal items and more.  A delicious highlight will be our handmade Easter candy, back this year by popular demand. Lunch will be available 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., featuring our famous steak sandwiches, assorted soups, salads and sides and homemade desserts. Call the center at 393-4745 for information.
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