NEWS


Laurel Oaks to host 5K zombie run

Here’s the situation: It’s the zombie apocalypse, and you’re at an abandoned airport. You have to run five kilometers (3.1 miles) ac...

September 25th, 2017 |  


How to help someone with emotional pain

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a major public health concern. Over 40,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States; it ...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,&#...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had ba...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Some drug users willing to be human guinea pigs for dealers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For drug dealers, one of the biggest challenges of selling synthetic opioids like fentanyl is the likelihood that the product...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio State blows out UNLV

COLUMBUS – Ohio State’s first team did exactly what Urban Meyer wanted when it built an insurmountable lead in the first half of its 54-21...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Meyer thought DBs would be further along

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he’s a little surprised the Buckeyes’ defensive backs have struggled at times this season.But he’s...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro wins FAC girls golf title

JACKSON — The Frontier Athletic Conference held its first girls’ golf championship match Saturday in Jackson.Hillsboro won the tournament ...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Cross the Creek cc meet Saturday at Walters’ farm

The Washington Blue Lions will host the Cross the Creek cross country meet this Saturday at the home of Tim and Alana Walters, 3477 Mark Road, Washing...

September 25th, 2017 updated: September 25th, 2017. |  


Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insultPresident Donald Trump struck a nerve with NFL players when he implored team ow...

September 25th, 2017 |  


St. Charles defeats Blue Lions, 34-12

St. Charles defeats Blue Lions, 34-12

What was a one score game going into the fourth quarter turned into a 34-12 victory by Columbus St. Charles over the Washington C.H. Blue Lions Friday...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had ba...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Some drug users willing to be human guinea pigs for dealers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For drug dealers, one of the biggest challenges of selling synthetic opioids like fentanyl is the likelihood that the product...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Have you met Libby? Designed for tablets and smartphones, Libby is the new one-tap reading app built by OverDrive, and is the quickest and easiest way...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Protecting yourself in the face of a data breach

Protecting yourself in the face of a data breach

During mid-May through July of 2017, 143 million Americans were victims of a data breach at Equifax, a major credit reporting agency. In this data bre...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Fayette Garden Club holds September meeting

Members of the Fayette Garden Club were greeted by hostess Pat Parsons as they arrived for their September meeting. Assisting hostess was Debbie Carr....

September 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Perry Township happenings

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Gumption for the fight
Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

This month, we learned that 143 million Americans – about half the country – had their personal information exposed to criminals by the co...

September 19th, 2017 |  


The Hill: Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

The Hill: Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

In Ohio, at least 12 people die each day due to drug overdoses. If a terrorist attack happened daily in one of our cities or villages killing a dozen ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


New challenges for local businesses

New challenges for local businesses

Local businesses are the backbone of our economy. They provide critical goods and services, create jobs, and attract more people to our communities. T...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Consider the real costs of hunger in Fayette County

Hunger has no face. No name. No political affiliation. While hunger doesn’t discriminate, it does hurt.Hunger has a steep cost for families and ...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Investing in Ohio workers

Investing in Ohio workers

It’s time American companies invest in their greatest asset: the American Worker.As Washington turns its attention to tax reform, I want to cut ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Helping more Ohioans get good paying jobs

Helping more Ohioans get good paying jobs

We just celebrated Labor Day, a chance to recognize the importance of workers and reflect on the future of our workforce during changing times. One of...

September 11th, 2017 updated: September 11th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Donatos Pizza named September Business of Month

Donatos Pizza named September Business of Month

Donatos Pizza, 1211 Columbus Ave. in Washington C.H., was named the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for September. The busine...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


First State Bank announces new business development hire

The executive team at First State Bank recently announced that Wayne Bowman has joined the bank. His role will be in business development and he will ...

September 5th, 2017 |  


City, business owners weigh in on downtown parking

City, business owners weigh in on downtown parking

Downtown Washington Court House business owners say parking on Main Street is an ongoing issue that needs to be addressed, but Washington Court House ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Committee holds Armco employees retirement party

Committee holds Armco employees retirement party

Armco employees held their ninth official retirement party recently at the American Legion in Washington C.H. The event celebrated years of labor at t...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Tony’s Welding & Fabrication welcomed to Chamber

Tony’s Welding & Fabrication welcomed to Chamber

Tony Penwell and staff of Tony’s Welding & Fabrication, 2305 Robinson Road, were welcomed to the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce with a r...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Collins Septic holds ribbon cutting

Collins Septic holds ribbon cutting

Collins Septic LLC was welcomed into the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce at a recent ribbon cutting. Owners Bruce and Chyane Collins offer commerci...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA