NEWS


Board of DD offering ‘Trauma-Informed Care’ training

The term “Trauma- Informed Care,” or TIC, has been buzzing around lately and you may be interested to know what it is about. Trauma-Inform...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Stanforth serves as mentor to 28 first-term sheriffs

Stanforth serves as mentor to 28 first-term sheriffs

AURORA, COLORADO — Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth participated in the 114th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) hel...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Be WISE campers speak at April AAUW meeting

Be WISE campers speak at April AAUW meeting

The April 12 meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was held at Washington Middle School (WMS) in the classroom of science tea...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Frost named ‘Outstanding Senior’ by CFAES

COLUMBUS — Katie Frost has been named an Outstanding Senior by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at the Ohio...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush didn’t hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything e...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Blue Lions split with Cavs

Nadal advances at Monte Carlo as Djokovic goes out

MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won’t have Novak Djokovic standing in his way.The...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Twins beat Indians 2-1 in 16 innings in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eddie Rosario scored the winning run in his homeland in the 16th inning, coming around on Ryan LaMarre’s sing...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Under wraps: Browns GM keeping draft plans private

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey is keeping his plans with the No. 1 pick private.Dorsey didn’t reveal much...

April 19th, 2018 |  


NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich’s wife, a ‘real star’

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The death of the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has brought an outpouring of support across the NBA.Erin Popo...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Notre Dame, Alabama set to face off in 2028, 2029 openers

Iconic football programs Alabama and Notre Dame will meet in a pair of season openers, starting in a decade.The schools announced Thursday that they&#...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds’ worst start since the Great Depression prompted a quick hook for Bryan Price.The Reds fired their fifth-year m...

April 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


When to say when: Study says limit alcohol to 1 drink a day

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day...

April 13th, 2018 |  


April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Occupational therapists provide holistic care to individuals across their lifespan to help restore their ability to perform, modify, or adapt daily ta...

April 13th, 2018 |  


New attractions, old traditions at Health Fair

New attractions, old traditions at Health Fair

The planning committee, made up of representatives from various county health organizations, for the 28th-annual Community Health Fair & Family Fu...

April 12th, 2018 |  


FCMH celebrates volunteers with recognition luncheon and pinning ceremony

Fayette County Memorial Hospital celebrated its volunteers April 9 with a luncheon provided by chef Jim Vassar and the dietary staff.Mike Diener, CEO,...

April 12th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

In the upcoming weeks, Carnegie Library will invite members of the community to complete an online or print survey about our library services. Complet...

April 9th, 2018 |  


OPINION


The men of the Flying Boxcars

The men of the Flying Boxcars

The spring rain had been falling hard for the last few days in Wilmington, and local rain gauges measured three inches the afternoon of Saturday, Apri...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:At the April 9 board meeting, our Perry Township Trustees addressed several concerns brought up by residents....

April 16th, 2018 |  


‘Topsoil’ vs. ‘Potting Soil’

‘Topsoil’ vs. ‘Potting Soil’

What is the difference between “topsoil” and “potting soil,” and which one should you use? That depends on what you’re u...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Reflections on marathon bombing

Reflections on marathon bombing

For me, the Boston Marathon bombing was like a hot poker thrust into the smoldering embers of a recent fire — that then burst back into flame.Th...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Latest seed merger is a blow to family farmers, ranchers

A major wave of consolidation that kicked off in 2016 continues to move forward with the U.S. Department of Justice allowing chemical producer Bayer t...

April 13th, 2018 |  


The battle was over ballots

The battle was over ballots

A road trip with my late brother, Jim, was always an adventure, and usually not uneventful.He was an ideal traveling companion — fun loving, fun...

April 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Chamber recognizes Trends
Community enjoys sweet treats at annual Chocolate Walk

Community enjoys sweet treats at annual Chocolate Walk

At Practical Wellness was a small gathering of health-related vendors and businesses.Rachel’s House, Catering & In-home Dining, enjoyed time...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Chamber welcomes back Two Scoops of Sugar

Chamber welcomes back Two Scoops of Sugar

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome back to membership, Two Scoops of Sugar! Twin sisters, Joan West and Jill Barry, opened T...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Korn-O’Neill Insurance Agency relocates downtown

Korn-O’Neill Insurance Agency, Inc., has relocated to 9 Fayette Center, Washington Court House.Korn-O’Neill Insurance Agency President Mic...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Opening date not set for new Sonic restaurant

Opening day for a future Sonic drive-in within the City of Washington Court House has not been set, but construction is planned to begin sometime this...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Easter Bunny coming to Merchants

Easter Bunny coming to Merchants

Merchants National Bank is raising money for local charities by bringing the Easter Bunny to the bank on Friday, March 30 from 3-5 p.m. and Saturday, ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Parrett Insurance Agency earns distinction

Parrett Insurance Agency Inc. of Washington C.H. has earned the distinction of “Presidential Agency Partner” from Western Reserve Group In...

March 1st, 2018 |  


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