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Police arrest 21-year-old in Hough High drug case. How big is this problem?

July 12. By Dave Yochum. There’s been another fatal overdose involving a student at Hough High. The mother of Laird Ramirez says her 17-year-old son died of an accidental fentanyl overdose. He was a senior, a wrestler and by all accounts a good kid. “He was a shining light, an extraordinary kid, he was smart […]

Odyssey of the Mind (L-R): JP Rosser (10), Sydney Baker (12), Ari Aubart (12), Ashlyn Ayers (12), Kate Baker (12) Coach: Joanie Baker

World champs: Hough wins first place at Odyssey of the Mind finals

June 1. The Hough High School Odyssey of the Mind team won their both regional and state competitions this year to go on to compete at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University from May 22-27, where the team took First Place for their age group and problem. The Hough High […]

Amelia Williams, 15, will crown her successor at International United Miss Junior Teen in July

May 24. Amelia Williams, a 10th-grader at Hough High, is wrapping up her year as International United Miss Junior Teen. In July she goes to Orlando where she will spend the week working at the 2023 International pageant and crown her successor. The 15-year-old first won the North Carolina state title in Charlotte January 2022 […]

36-acre site on the north side of Bailey, just east of Hwy. 115

Cornelius Commerce Center faces tough review

May 8. By Dave Vieser. A commercial center comprised of five flex buildings across from Bailey Park faces a tough review as it continues its journey through the Cornelius approval process. Neighbors have already voiced opposition and just last week, a key member of the Town Board indicated he will not support the request at […]

Hough wins 2nd place at Odyssey of the Mind state tournament

March 27. The Hough High Odyssey of the Mind team won 2nd Place in the North Carolina Odyssey of the Mind Central Region Tournament in February and 2nd Place in the State Tournament this past weekend for Problem 5 in the high school division. Now they move on to compete in the World Finals at […]

Hough’s Bill Shook is high school tennis coach of the year

March 24. Hough High tennis coach Bill Shook was recently named NC High School Coach of the Year by North Carolina Tennis. He completed his first year coaching the boy’s team which compiled a 16-1 record with its only loss being in the NC State High School Championship semi-finals. As a coach, his focus is […]

Letter from Hough: What teachers have done is ‘amazing’

Sept. 2. Letter to the Editor: I just want to say that what the teachers of this state have done to organize an online education for all of the students has been truly amazing. With everything going on right now, their ability to put something like this together is incredible. I want to thank them […]

Neil Simon comedy at Hough Nov. 5-7

The Hough High School Theatre Department will present the Neil Simon comedy “Fools” Nov. 5-7 at 7 pm nightly with a 3 pm matinee on the 7th. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.houghtheatre.org Student general admission is $6; adult is $8 and reserved section seating is $12. A limited number of general admission tickets […]

Example of a 'stealth tower'

Cell phone tower: CMS is calling

May 11. By Suzanne Fulton. It looks like there could be a cell phone tower near Bailey Middle School or Hough High School. Indeed, the Berkley Group was invited by the principals of both schools to hold a community meeting the evening of Monday, May 18 at Bailey Middle’s Media Room. Notices about the meeting, which […]