The Highland High School boys bowling team won two of three conference matches before going on to finish in eighth place in the gold division of the Southern Illinois Team Challenge, hosted by Belleville East on Saturday.
The Highland High School girls bowling team had a hugely successful week as the Lady Bulldogs won all three of their Mississippi Valley Conference dual matches before going on to win first place in the gold division of the Southern Illinois Team Challenge, hosted by Belleville East on Saturday.
The Highland basketball Bulldogs battled long and hard to score two big well-deserved come-from-behind victories in overtime to open with a 2-0 mark in defense of its shared Mississippi Valley Conference crown from a year ago.
The Gen. George Rogers Clark Chapter Sons of the American Revolution held its 21st annual flag award ceremony at the Madison County Court House in Edwardsville on Nov. 30. Attending the ceremony were several county judges and the Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler.
Highland police want to search the phone and computer of a man who they believe stabbed himself, made up a story about a home invasion, and fired two shotgun blasts through a wall in order to bolster his story.
Editor’s note: The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks. Readers are reminded that an arrest or charge does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
Alabama sophomore Hayley McSparin finished off a successful second season with the women’s volleyball team as the 2016 Highland High School graduate helped the Crimson Tide post an 18-14 overall record.
Madison County and HeartLands Conservancy received an Outstanding Local Government Achievement award for the Upper Silver Creek Watershed Plan from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments at an awards luncheon Friday, Nov. 17.
The Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, located at 1001 9th St. in Highland held an eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21. Members of the community came to view the event through the special filtered library telescopes. This is the first time in almost 100 years that a total solar eclipse has traveled coast to coast in the United States, and it might be the last one for another century, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The eclipse "path of totality" passed through parts of southern Illinois, though Highland was not on the bounds.
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