NEWS


Democratic candidate for Ohio governor visits WCH

Democratic candidate for Ohio governor visits WCH

Richard Cordray, Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, was welcomed to Washington C.H. by a capacity crowd Sunday evening inside the confines of Our...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Ohio GOP governor’s gun stance now seeks ‘common sense’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican governor says now is the time for “common sense” on gun control, after years of toutin...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Your voice, everyone’s crisis: Citizens share perceptions, concerns at opioids forum

Your voice, everyone’s crisis: Citizens share perceptions, concerns at opioids forum

WILMINGTON — Roger Winemiller has seen the opioid epidemic in a way most of us haven’t, and certainly wouldn’t wish on anyone.HeR...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Deer Creek Daisies visit Home and Garden Show

Deer Creek Daisies visit Home and Garden Show

The first day of the 2018 Home and Garden Show was held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Seven members of the Deer Creek Dais...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Domtar to donate and read books to Belle Aire Intermediate School

Domtar Corporation announced Monday that employees from the company’s Washington Court House Converting Center will visit Belle Aire Intermediat...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Your Voice Ohio forum to be held Monday to address ‘The Opioid Epidemic in Washington Court House’

Your Voice Ohio forum to be held Monday to address ‘The Opioid Epidemic in Washington Court House’

This coming Monday, voices will be raised at a forum in Washington Court House hosted by Your Voice Ohio to address opioids. Registration is still ope...

February 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Joey Votto eager for Reds to turn corner, start winning

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Votto had one of his best seasons — good enough for second in the National League MVP voting — but Cinci...

February 20th, 2018 |  


No. 4 Xavier tries to get over lulls as tournaments approach

CINCINNATI (AP) — Leading up to the showdown with Villanova for control of the Big East, Xavier coach Chris Mack had one overriding concern.R...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Louisville must vacate basketball title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold s...

February 20th, 2018 |  


WMS 7th grade girls win FAC tournament

WMS 7th grade girls win FAC tournament

The Washington Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team was recognized at halftime of the Blue Lion boys game against Springfield Shawnee Sat...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Blue Lions fall to Shawnee, 51-40

Blue Lions fall to Shawnee, 51-40

A tough 2017-18 regular season ended for the Washington Blue Lions Saturday night with a home game against Springfield Shawnee.The Braves won this gam...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Panthers win Sectional title

Lady Panthers win Sectional title

FRANKFORT — The Miami Trace Lady Panthers had a strong challenge from the Circleville Lady Tigers in the Sectional championship game at Adena Hi...

February 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Help your heart this February with these tips from Dr. Cynthia Morris

February is the month for hearts….not just the hearts we send for Valentine’s Day, but for human hearts, and especially for the hearts of ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that’s causing most illnesses.Pr...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)(THE CONVERSATION) When children lear...

February 16th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Doing your own taxes? State and federal tax forms are available at the library, although quantities are limited. For many years, the library has parti...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Washington Garden Club kicks off the new year in style

The Washington Garden Club started 2018 on Jan. 2, “Happy New Year” at the Hong Kong Buffet.JoAnn Brady, president, called the meeting to ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


FCMH Auxiliary holds informative meeting

President Carolyn Reinwald opened the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary meeting recently by introducing Mike Diener, CEO of FCMH; Trent Lemle...

February 14th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Perry Township happenings

High school sure has changed

High school sure has changed

So apparently I forget to pay attention for the past 13 or so years, and I woke up a few weeks ago to find my daughter will be in high school next yea...

February 19th, 2018 |  


No more ‘thoughts and prayers’

Wednesday’s Florida high school massacre marked the 18th school shooting of 2018. Just 45 days into the New Year we have had a school shooting w...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Celebrations of love abound

Celebrations of love abound

The daughter of St. Valentine’s jailer, Asterius, was blind. According to legend, St. Valentine restored the young woman’s sight. She imme...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Protecting veterans from VA accounting mistakes

Protecting veterans from VA accounting mistakes

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent. The best ideas don’t come out of Washington – they ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Many new farmers benefit from USDA program

Interest in farming is strong. We hear from beginners, as well as retiring farmers and ranchers, each day who are looking for opportunities and search...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Home orchards, step-by-step

Home orchards, step-by-step

Many people dream of having a home orchard but keep putting it off. One reason is that there can be such a long time (and a lot of work) between plant...

February 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber recognizes Engineer’s Office

Chamber recognizes Engineer’s Office

With so much snow recently in the area, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Team recently recognized the Fayette County Engineer’s...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Thompson Orthodontics helps purchase 3Kick

Thompson Orthodontics helps purchase 3Kick

The Fayette County Family YMCA aims to improve the nation’s health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, re...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Tanger donates to area sheriff, EMS and fire departments

Tanger donates to area sheriff, EMS and fire departments

Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville recently showed its thanks and support to several area agencies. During a brief ceremony, Tanger made separate $1,000 do...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Fayette County mentorship program provides one-to-one experience

Fayette County mentorship program provides one-to-one experience

During the past school year (2016-17), Fayette County Economic Development along with ERA Martin & Associates, YUSA Corp., Ritten Industries, and ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


WCHO Radio honored for 65 years

WCHO Radio honored for 65 years

WCHO Radio – 105.5FM and 1270AM – was honored recently by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Team for its 65th anniversary....

December 29th, 2017 |  


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