Hillsboro news: Lighting contest judging Dec. 19

The City of Hillsboro will be having its Christmas Lighting contest for all Hillsboro residents who live within the city limits. If you would like to participate in the contest, the judging will take place on Saturday, Dec. 19 after dark. Please have your lights on by dusk on this day to participate.

The prizes this year are $50 for first place, $35 for second place and $15 for third place.

In other news, the City of Hillsboro will not be having Santa come to visit this year due to the current surge in COVID cases. The city apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.