NEWS


American Legion Post 25 holds annual ‘Needy Kids Christmas Party’

American Legion Post 25 holds annual ‘Needy Kids Christmas Party’

The American Legion Post 25 in Washington C.H. held its annual “Needy Kids Christmas Party” on Wednesday and the chairman took time to tha...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Elks Lodge #129 donates to SOCKS program

Elks Lodge #129 donates to SOCKS program

The BPOE Washington C.H. Elks Lodge #129 donated $300 to the 2017 SOCKS Program at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church. From left to right are: Dennis No...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Bill banning Down syndrome abortions heads to Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have taken a major step toward making it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion based on a diagnosis o...

December 13th, 2017 |  


22-year-old sentenced to prison after taking fentanyl into jail

22-year-old sentenced to prison after taking fentanyl into jail

A 22-year-old from Washington Court House was sentenced to prison Monday for two-and-half years on cases involving a theft and taking a narcotic into ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


AAA leads safety advocates in effort to make Ohio’s roads safer

Ohio organizations, citizens and safety experts will took a stand Wednesday to make Ohio’s roads safer and reduce the growing number of teen dri...

December 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Panthers pummel Hillsboro, 56-27

Lady Panthers pummel Hillsboro, 56-27

HILLSBORO — The Hillsboro Lady Indians hosted the Miami Trace Lady Panthers on Wednesday night in Frontier Athletic Conference (FAC) basketball ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


McCarthy: Packers’ Rodgers preparing to play this weekend

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would re...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which inc...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Costas wins Hall’s Frick Award for baseball broadcasting

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Bob Costas has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the baseball Hall of Fame for broadcasting excellence.The ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Oilers beat Blue Jackets 7-2 behind McDavid, Brassoit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, and Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 shots as the Edmonton Oilers routed the Colum...

December 12th, 2017 |  


LIFE


Holiday potluck food safety tips

Holiday potluck food safety tips

My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


FCMH Foundation to host ‘The Great Gatsby Gala’

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation is hosting its fourth-annual fundraising gala this Saturday with the theme being: “The Gr...

December 6th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: A ‘chili’ winter’s day

The Amish Cook: A ‘chili’ winter’s day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Washington Garden Club in the Christmas spirit

The Washington Garden Club, Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, recently held a meeting at Our Place restaurant in Washington C.H.JoAnn Brady, president...

December 4th, 2017 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

‘Tis the season for giving! Now through Dec. 30 Carnegie Public Library is collecting canned food and sundry items to donate to the local food p...

December 1st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Expanding palliative care initiatives
‘Landscape Lighting’ at Serpent Mound

‘Landscape Lighting’ at Serpent Mound

At sundown on Dec. 21 each year, members of the Friends of Serpent Mound host a ritual “Lighting of the Serpent” at Serpent Mound State Me...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Value-added producer grant funds available

At Robinette Farms, funds from the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program help pay for processing, marketing, distribution, and sales of pasture-ra...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Small business owners deserve tax cuts

Congress is close to passing a final tax cuts bill, giving small business owners much to celebrate this holiday season.Ohio small businesses employ ov...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Perspective from unexpected places

Perspective from unexpected places

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a meeting that can only be described as poignant and eye-opening.A small group of brave young women...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Growing nursery trees, step by step

Growing nursery trees, step by step

Did you ever stop to think how many steps are involved in growing a nursery tree? Trees in the nursery might seem expensive to you, but stick with me ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Peter learned his lesson too late

Peter learned his lesson too late

“A boy called Peter lived with his parents in a village on the hillside. His parents, like most of the other people in the village, were sheep f...

November 30th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 25

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 25

While everyone is getting their Black Friday lists ready, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce is reminding the public to also remember Small Busine...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Signature inducts three at HOF Cafe

Signature inducts three at HOF Cafe

Signature HealthCARE of Fayette County held its third-annual Hall of Fame Cafe event Thursday evening to honor three individuals who go above and beyo...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Family Farm & Home named Business of Month

Family Farm & Home named Business of Month

Fayette County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to name Family Farm & Home, 2100 Columbus Ave. in Washington C.H., as the October Business of the Mo...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Tony’s Welding hosts MTHS students for Manufacturing Day

Tony’s Welding hosts MTHS students for Manufacturing Day

Students of Miami Trace High School watch as Devin Morrison, project manager, and Bruce Kingery, shop foreman, demonstrate the operations of the press...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Local businesses donate to hurricane victims

Local businesses donate to hurricane victims

Through joint efforts from YUSA Corporation, Bumpus Trucking, and The Print Shop, a trailer of donations were sent to the hurricane victims in Florida...

October 4th, 2017 |  


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