The Grace United Methodist Women (GUMW) of Grace United Methodist Church in Washington Court House met for their monthly meeting at 12:15 p.m. in the craft room of the Commission on Aging (COA) on Elm Street. They had enjoyed lunch together before the...
There was a time when men thought that the earth was flat. If you were a sailor, you were taught that if you sailed too far into the ocean, you would fall off of the edge of the earth. Later they found out that was not the case and they could sail...
Hattie is the Fayette Humane Society pet of the week. She is a female, 3-year-old tortie and is the newest resident at the Fayette Humane Society's Adoption and Business Center. Hattie has been spayed, vaccinated for fvrcp, rabies vaccinated,...
The Washington Band Boosters (WBB) continue to raise funds for Ohio's only high school band selected to play at a national event.
When I find myself thinking, “I wish I had a really good book to read…” What I really need is the time to read. There is no shortage of good books, that is for sure, but time is at a premium for most of us on many days.
This week's Carnegie Library Reader of the Week is Washington Court House City Manager, Joseph Denen.What was the last book you read? The two books I have most recently read are:
Charles and Maggie Pepper of Washington Court House announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Pepper, to Matthew Lepkowski, son of Donald and Irene Loller of Smyrna, Delaware.
St. Catherine's Manor recently hosted a two day Vacation Bible School for residents provided by volunteers from Heartland Hospice and the Hopewell United Methodist Church. Each day residents were treated to songs, stories, games, crafts and...
Southern State Community College Theatre proudly presents Tracy Letts' “August: Osage County,” playing March 27-29 in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College's Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive,...
Our neighbor is dealing with a case of identity theft. It's been a nightmare for him. What can we do to protect ourselves?
Stop in next week for the Cabin Fever Book Sale! Join us at 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 in the library meeting room for a great selection of fiction, nonfiction, children's books, and media.
Fayette Christian School is preparing for its 2015 biennial auction. This fundraising event is one of two fundraisers the Fayette Christian Parent - Teacher Fellowship organizes in order to help raise money for the school.
“The Dark Side of the Mountain,” a recently released novel written by Bonnie (Sollars) Johnston, details significant events that helped to settle Fayette County.
I was recently sitting with a wife who could not find an answer to her questions. We were in a hospital room and her husband of many years was hooked up to life support. He was a follower of Christ who had been faithful to his wife, children,...
Why is it that we tend to enter into agreement with the very thing that is causing all of our problems to begin with? When we experience crises and drama in our lives, many times we will start blaming God and turn away from Him claiming that none of...
Multi-Dove Award winning recording artist, The Martins, will be featured at Heritage Memorial Church on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 at 11 a.m.
“Ohio's Premier Vocal Show Group” will perform on Saturday, March 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church.
The Fayette Humane Society pet of the week is Teddy. Teddy is a domestic, short hair, 2-year old male cat. He is neutered, vaccinated for FVRCPP, rabies vaccinated, dewormed, flea treated, and microchipped. This cat is friendly and enjoys perching...
Seniors in the health technology class at Laurel Oaks visited Seton Senior Housing Tuesday to gain experience in the field of healthcare.
A brown trotting stallion named San Guy earned his place in the pantheon of Fayette County's outstanding racehorses more than 80 years ago.
The county experienced several inches of snowfall over the weekend prompting many families to play outside, building snowmen and sledding. Bryanna Teeters, 10-years old, built this snow family complete with their own dog.
The Carnegie Public Library Reader of the Week is Claudia Fuller.
Concerts in a Country Church, an annual series of concerts of serious music held at St. Colman Church in Washington Court House, has announced its first CD of a recorded concert.
The Grace United Methodist (UMW) from Washington Court House met on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2015, at 12:15 p.m. in the Elm Street Commission on Aging (COA) with 16 women present representing the Faith, Rebekah, and Deborah Circles. The ladies had enjoyed...
I must admit that when I heard the word prosper, the first thing that I think of is an abundance of money. But there are many things that are involved in us living a prosperous life as the definition of the word shows us. Webster defined prosperity...
The Deer Creek Daisies spent an evening of dining at Damon's in Wilmington and learning about the increased use of “Essential Oils” across the country. Terri Kidder was the guest speaker for the evening and she spoke about the...
Have you used the Ohio Digital Library recently? Also known as the eBook catalog, this digital destination is a consortium of 179 Ohio libraries.
Court House Manor recently hosted “The Blue Lion Freshman and Reserve Basketball Team” meal. A delicious meal and fellowship was the theme of the evening.
The New Holland Lions Club recently completed another successful year of sponsoring The International Association of Lions Clubs Peace Poster Contest with the awarding of prizes to our local winners presented by Lion Ross Davis.
Fayette Garden Club celebrated Christmas with a luncheon at the Golden Lamb restaurant, followed by a gift exchange of pine cones decorated by each member. The members and their guests were Barb Sams, Norma Wilson, Carole Anderson, Joanne Montgomery,...
I have done a good job in 2014 about getting my spending under control. Now I'm looking at my monthly utility bills. What are some of the best ways to trim those costs?
This week's Carnegie Reader of the Week is a mother and son duo: Kimberly Hidy, a passionate reader, and Christian Hidy, a reader and retail supervisor.What are you reading now?
Coming up, the libraries in Washington Court House and Jeffersonville will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of Presidents' Day. Both locations will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
4-H has always been a very important part of my life.
Deanna Ison with son Colten; and Michelle Gray with grandson Carter and Anita Allen with granddaughter Jordyn have fun making a “heart'y” inchworm in keeping with the Valentine's Day theme.
Take your Bible KJV and turn to 2 Kings 2:23,24.
I remember going to my first junior leadership club meeting when I was in eighth grade.
4-H began in Clark County, Ohio, on Jan. 15, 1902. Mr. Albert Belmont Graham, the superintendent of the Springfield Township Schools at that time, organized a meeting with some 30 boys and girls in the county courthouse basement.
It seems to be human nature that we perk up at every bit of bad news we hear and then want to pass it on. If we hear news of someone getting a promotion or falling into good fortune, we will many times have the thoughts that they do not deserve it.
4-H has had a great impact on my life in a number of ways.
As I unload the last of my produce at the Well, I realize that summer is coming to a close.
My first time showing a goat didn't go as planned; I thought I was doing well until my goat almost passed out in the show ring.
The Ohio 4-H Youth Development program offers more than 200 projects for children to select from. If a child still cannot find a project listed in the book that sparks an interest, they can create their own personalized project by taking a...
Can you remember the last time you stood in front of a group to speak? Did you worry the night before as your stomach twisted into knots? Giving a speech or talking to our peers can be a frightening experience. Most of us will find any excuse to...
The Fayette County branch of the Ohio State University Extension Office answered frequently asked questions about joining 4-H.Who can join?
For more than 100 years The Ohio State University has been home to the largest out-of-school, educational program in the United States with over 6 million young people participating last year. This program, known as 4-H, was first developed in 1902 by...
Every year 4-H'ers in Fayette County have the opportunity to attend 4-H Camp, each with a different theme and games. These campers recently spoke about their own experiences while at camp and in the 4-H program.
I've seen a lot of Valentine's Day promotions focusing on heart health. What are some easy ways I can make sure my diet is heart-healthy?
The third meeting of the 4-H Fun Bunch was held on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the Fayette County Extension Office.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Washington Court House wishes to announce its Outreach Program has made a donation to St. Vincent de Paul. The funds for this donation came from the 2014 Come Grow with Us Project.