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Charges Filed Against Hillsboro Man in Standoff

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:43:57 CST
Charges have been filed against a Hillsboro man who barricaded himself in a Schram City residence Wednesday night, causing a standoff with police.  Read more...


Man Locks Himself in House Creating Standoff in Schram City

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:56:41 CST
A man locked himself in his house in Schram City Wednesday afternoon creating a standoff with the police as officers attempted to execute a search warrant. Officers with the Hillsboro Police first made contact with the man at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday at his residence on Klar Avenue. He eventually surrendered at 6:08 p.m.  Read more...


Nine Hires Approved by Litchfield School Board

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 11:05:07 CST
Nine hires were approved by the Litchfield School Board during their December meeting last week. After meeting in closed session, the board approved the hire of Mark Hunt as the middle and high school librarian and high school Dean of Attendance, effective January 4. The motion passed, 6-1, with Meg Wertin voting no.  Read more...


Greene County Fatal

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 09:18:27 CST
A Carrollton resident was killed in a two vehicle head-on crash Friday in Greene County.  Read more...


School Board Candidates File Petitions for April Election

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:57:52 CST
A total of 30 candidates submitted petitions for 17 open school board seats in Montgomery County prior to the filing period coming to a close. Candidates filing for the four four-year-term seats that are open in the Hillsboro district are Barbara Adams, Dan Tester, Bryce Rupert, Matthew Lentz, Craig Scroggins and Ed Ervin.  Read more...


St. Francis Names New President and CEO

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:23:04 CST
HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield has named a new President and CEO. Jim Timpe was selected to serve in the role, effective December 11. He joins St. Francis from HSHS St.  Read more...


Board Discusses Moving 911 Dispatch

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:11:04 CST
The Montgomery County Board held their final morning meeting Tuesday, and much of it was spent discussing a move of the 911 dispatching system. 911 dispatch currently operates out of the sheriff's office.  Read more...


Imagine Hillsboro Hosts 'A Storybook Christmas'

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:36:04 CST
Prior to the storm that produced rare December tornadoes, Imagine Hillsboro hosted their annual 'A Storybook Christmas' event over the weekend. Festivities began Friday evening with a lighted parade beginning at 6.  Read more...


Atlas 46 to Open Facility in Hillsboro

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:24:01 CST
A Missouri-based manufacturing company is opening a facility in Montgomery County. Representatives from Atlas 46, a company based out of Fenton, Missouri, announced Wednesday afternoon that they will open a second manufacturing facility in Hillsboro.  Read more...


Montgomery County Soil & Water Conservation Job Opening

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:51:20 CST
The Montgomery County Soil & Water Conservation District has an opening for a Resource Conservationist.  Read more...


Imagine Hillsboro Hosts 'A Storybook Christmas'

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:06:00 CST
Prior to the storm that produced rare December tornadoes, Imagine Hillsboro hosted their annual 'A Storybook Christmas' event over the weekend. Festivities began Friday evening with a lighted parade beginning at 6.  Read more...


Tornadoes, Hail Cause Damage in Montgomery County

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:58:57 CST
Some Montgomery County residents spent the last few days cleaning up damage caused by multiple tornadoes that ripped through the county Saturday evening.  Read more...


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