The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association’s (OCA) Beef Exhibitor Show Total (BEST) program wrapped up the 2022-2023 BEST season May 6 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus at an awards banquet attended by over 750 participants and their families. Over 350 BEST exhibitors were awarded for their show success, cattle industry knowledge, photography skills, community service efforts and more.
First State Bank celebrated the 10-year anniversary of their Hillsboro branch with a ribbon cutting from the Highland County Chamber of Commerce on May 31, along with family, friends and members of the community.
Highland County commissioners Terry Britton, David Daniels and Brad Roades met with representatives of the Ohio Laborers’ District Council during their Wednesday, May 31 meeting, as the union representatives advocated for recruiting local residents to work on upcoming solar projects in the area.
The Highland County Democrat Party will hold a “rent a table” yard sale Friday, June 30 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday, July 1 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at their headquarters, 221 Chillicothe Ave., Hillsboro.
Members of the Hillsboro Eagles Aerie 1161 recently presented a generous donation of $3,000 to Altrusa of Highland County to help with Altrusa’s literacy project to purchase books for all the students in grades K-5 in Highland County.
Eight Highland County track and field athletes are set to compete at the 2023 OHSAA State Track and Field Championships on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, located on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus.
Ronald “Jake” Clark, a U.S. Army veteran of the Cold War era and the California Army National Guard during the post-9/11 era, was the guest speaker for the 2023 Memorial Day observance at the Highland County Veterans Memorial in Hillsboro on Monday, May 29.