NEWS


Youngstown State welcomes Victoria Miller to campus

Youngstown State University is proud to welcome Victoria Miller, of Washington Court House and a Miami Trace graduate, to campus for the fall 2017 sem...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Shopping at The Well at Sunnyside changed to appointment only

The Well at Sunnyside, a free store and food pantry at 721 S. Fayette St. in Washington C.H., is implementing new changes that it says will be more co...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Faith in Recovery awarded $125,000 grant to prevent drug use in Fayette County

The Faith in Recovery Prevention Coalition received a $125,000 grant this week from the Drug Free Communities program, funded by the White House Offic...

September 21st, 2017 |  


‘A Tasteful Event’ to be held Saturday evening

‘A Tasteful Event’ to be held Saturday evening

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Washington Court House announced an annual fundraiser coming on Saturday, ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Heroin, crack cocaine, paraphernalia found in Rawling Street apartment during drug raid

Heroin, crack cocaine, paraphernalia found in Rawling Street apartment during drug raid

Heroin, crack cocaine and drug abuse instruments were allegedly found and three individuals were arrested Wednesday night when a search warrant was se...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Highfields celebrate 60 years

Highfields celebrate 60 years

Robert N. Highfield and Linda A. (Frederick) Highfield were married on Sept. 15, 1957 at the First Baptist Church in Washington C.H., officiated by Re...

September 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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MT tennis falls to Chillicothe, 3-2

MT tennis falls to Chillicothe, 3-2

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers tennis team hosted Chillicothe for a Frontier Athletic Conference match on a hot Thursday afternoon, Sept. 21.Chillicoth...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Lion volleyball defeats Hillsboro

HILLSBORO — The Washington Lady Blue Lion volleyball teams were on the road Thursday, Sept. 21 for Frontier Athletic Conference matches at Hills...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Panthers soccer falls to Cavs

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Lady Panthers soccer team traveled over to Chillicothe Thursday, Sept. 21 for a Frontier Athletic Conference match...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Cavs volleyball beats Miami Trace

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Lady Panthers volleyball team visited Chillicothe for a Frontier Athletic Conference match with the Lady Cavaliers...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Ohio State should handle UNLV

COLUMBUS – Nothing succeeds like excess in Las Vegas.“Bigger, glitzier, more attention grabbing” should be the city motto.Admittedly...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Lion tennis splits FAC matches

The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team split a recent pair of matches in the new Frontier Athletic Conference.On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Washington host...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


Highfields celebrate 60 years

Highfields celebrate 60 years

Robert N. Highfield and Linda A. (Frederick) Highfield were married on Sept. 15, 1957 at the First Baptist Church in Washington C.H., officiated by Re...

September 21st, 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 |  


The Amish Cook: A penny saved is a person helped

Devastation, loss, destruction. Thousands of people have been left without homes recently after hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Our hearts go out to ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Perry Township happenings

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Gumption for the fight
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. |  


Operation Cherrybend strives to meet veterans’ needs

Operation Cherrybend strives to meet veterans’ needs

A matter that I hold close to my heart each and every day is the health and happiness of our veterans. I strive to thank those who served our country,...

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 |  


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