NEWS


Schwartz wins OHHA youth award

Schwartz wins OHHA youth award

A Fayette County native was honored Saturday by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) in Columbus for her contributions to harness raci...

January 15th, 2018 |  


14th SATH Valentine Sweetheart Charity Ball set for Feb. 10

The 14th annual SATH Valentine Sweetheart Charity Ball is scheduled for Feb. 10 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.“It’s a very elegant e...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Drive to survive this winter season

Winter can put a damper on driving conditions, especially when snow and ice are involved. Hazardous storms and inclement weather are a factor in more ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

LONDON (AP) — Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46.O’Riordan died ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Republican Central Committee unanimously appoints Sandy Wilson as Clerk of Courts

Republican Central Committee unanimously appoints Sandy Wilson as Clerk of Courts

The local Republican Central Committee voted Thursday evening to appoint Sandra Wilson as the new Fayette County Clerk of Courts.Twenty-two members of...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Hillsboro wins dual with Blue Lions

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in a bub...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Recovering Kvitova feels the love from Australian Open fans

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A year ago Petra Kvitova was recovering from a knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic, unsure if she’d...

January 16th, 2018 |  


No basketball Jan. 16

Winter weather has caused more postponements in the high school basketball schedule.The Miami Trace Panthers boys basketball team was scheduled to pla...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It wasn’t Maria Sharapova’s choice to miss the last Australian Open. That decision was taken out of her ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics o...

January 16th, 2018 |  


AP source: Browns interviewing former Giants coach McAdoo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bounced from New York, Ben McAdoo might get a new opportunity with the Browns.McAdoo, who was fired as Giants coach in December...

January 16th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

I am confused about the recent reports regarding leafy greens such as romaine lettuce. How is it that leafy greens can cause a foodborne illness?Well,...

January 15th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up: Carnegie Public Library and Jeffersonville Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Both locati...

January 12th, 2018 |  


OSU cancer hospital tries less invasive robotic surgery

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Brown just wanted to get off the phone and back to fishing.Months earlier, doctors had found cancerous polyps durin...

January 12th, 2018 |  


2 boys die from flu as hospitals report increased cases

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials now say two boys from Ohio have died from the flu in what is shaping up to be one of the most severe flu se...

January 12th, 2018 |  


IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat flu

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the...

January 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Closing criminal justice loopholes

Closing criminal justice loopholes

A few months ago, I was honored to be appointed a member of the Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Demen...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Let go of identity and embrace connection

Let go of identity and embrace connection

We are delightfully wacky beings, making rules according to the way it should not go, based off of the way it has been going. Who are we to argue so v...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Saying goodbye to old friends

Saying goodbye to old friends

The fireplace crackled as the large grandfather clock in our living room slowly ticked away the old year. The old clock began to strike midnight as th...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Buckeye Pathway guides policy

Buckeye Pathway guides policy

To stay on track toward a common goal of making Ohio a better and stronger state, the Ohio House Republican Caucus created the Buckeye Pathway at the ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Farm bill program supports rural business

Rural entrepreneurs are often important members of their communities. The upcoming farm bill offers a significant opportunity to support those entrepr...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Walnut trees: Blessing or curse?

Walnut trees: Blessing or curse?

Most people think of Black Walnut trees as an asset, even if they don’t take the trouble to gather and shell the plentiful nut harvest under the...

January 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville donates to FCMH Foundation Women’s Wellness Center

Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville donates to FCMH Foundation Women’s Wellness Center

Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville donated $3,891.67 to Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation at a special presentation ceremony held during t...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Cook wins ‘Elf on the Shelf’ contest

Cook wins ‘Elf on the Shelf’ contest

Mindy Cook was the winner of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce’s second-annual Elf on the Shelf Christmas Giveaway.The promotion, done on t...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Court House Fitness celebrates 20 years of business

Court House Fitness celebrates 20 years of business

In 1997, the exercise stratosphere reflected golden tan bodies and a lean muscular look. The essence of working out was to look and feel good about on...

December 21st, 2017 |  


RSS Staffing welcomed to Chamber

RSS Staffing welcomed to Chamber

RSS Staffing, 201 S. Main St. in Washington C.H., was welcomed to Fayette County and the Chamber of Commerce at a recent ribbon cutting ceremony.The e...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA