NEWS


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Farewell to a dedicated servant
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Minyo participates in elite scholar program

South Central Ohio gas prices are down, as Ohio leads nation with biggest weekly drop

Gas prices in South Central Ohio are down by almost two cents this week at $2.785 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.O...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Flags fly at half mast in honor of Ron Burke

Flags fly at half mast in honor of Ron Burke

In honor of Ron Burke — a dedicated local man who served at the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and in a plethora of other local organizat...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Kirkpatricks have ‘Sew’ much success at state fair

Kirkpatricks have ‘Sew’ much success at state fair

Cali Kirkpatrick won an “Outstanding of the Day” in the 4-H Sew Fun Sewing Category at the 2018 Ohio Star Fair in August. Cali’s pro...

August 13th, 2018 |  


FCSO investigating Saturday morning homicide, WARNING: Profanity included in 911 call link

FCSO investigating Saturday morning homicide, WARNING: Profanity included in 911 call link

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) detectives are still seeking to identify a suspect and motive as they continue their investigation into t...

August 11th, 2018 updated: August 13th, 2018. |  


‘Flippin’ for Fun(ds)’ challenge coming soon

‘Flippin’ for Fun(ds)’ challenge coming soon

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation will hold a “Flippin’ for Fun(ds)” challenge over the next month as they rais...

August 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


McClain wins 2nd FAC girls’ golf match

McClain wins 2nd FAC girls’ golf match

The Club at Quail Run was the site of the second Frontier Athletic Conference golf match of the 2018 season Monday, Aug. 13.McClain won the match with...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Lion tennis opens season with win over Unioto

Lady Lion tennis opens season with win over Unioto

CHILLICOTHE — The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team opened the 2018 season with a non-conference match at Unioto Monday, Aug. 13.Washington ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Protecting Luck becomes premium under Colts new regime

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in Andrew Luck’s protection plan during the offseason.Now it’s time t...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Murray loses in Cincinnati, clearing Federer’s path

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Andy Murray lost to Lucas Pouille 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Monday, clearing ano...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Panthers scrimmage Waverly Tigers

Panthers scrimmage Waverly Tigers

Miami Trace junior Caden Sweitzer, at right, carries during a scrimmage against Waverly on the new field at Miami Trace Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.Jayden...

August 13th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Tips for school success

Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes have blanketed many California cities for two weeks, forc...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Commission OKs regulations to curb chronic wasting disease

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved new deer hunting regulations aimed at stopping the spread of a dead...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Genealogical Society meets at Bloomingburg Cemetery

Genealogical Society meets at Bloomingburg Cemetery

On July 14, the Fayette County Genealogical Society met at 10 a.m. at the Bloomingburg Cemetery for a demonstration of resetting old tombstones and a ...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Jones-Foster reunion recently held

The 151st Jones-Foster Reunion was held Saturday, July 14 at the Fayette County Commission on Aging, 1179 S. Elm St. in Washington C.H. In attendance ...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Charlotte Jones celebrates her 89th birthday

A wonderful 89th birthday was held this summer at the Bloomingburg town hall to honor Charlotte Jones, who has resided in Bloomingburg her entire life...

August 8th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Success is a journey

Burke thanks Fayette County Fair participants

To the community:I would like to take this opportunity to THANK everyone for entering projects at the 2018 Fayette County Fair. Special thank you to D...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Increased FSA loan limits may cause more harm than good

In a time where farming has become increasingly expensive, from land value to input costs, some farm groups have demanded an increase in Farm Service ...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Old car no longer driving me crazy

Old car no longer driving me crazy

I’ve never been very good at long-term relationships.That’s not so much because of a lack of commitment on my part, but rather the paucity...

August 7th, 2018 |  


The world should know what’s happening in Bangladesh

On July 29, university students Dia Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib were struck and killed by a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh when two bus drivers were ra...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Is stone mulch the answer to low maintenance?

Is stone mulch the answer to low maintenance?

Homeowners who want nice landscaping, but dread maintenance tasks like weeding and mulching, often turn to stone mulch as a solution. Stone mulching i...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Preventing cancer in firefighters

Preventing cancer in firefighters

In emergencies, while the rest of us run from danger, firefighters run toward it. And when they rush into the flames they’re not just putting th...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Fayette County Airport named Chamber ‘Business of the Month’

Fayette County Airport named Chamber ‘Business of the Month’

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently honored the Fayette County Airport as the July Business of the Month. Located on State Route 38 just m...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Sears Hometown store closing July 23

Sears Hometown store closing July 23

The Sears Hometown store, located at 1572 State Route 22 NW in Washington Court House, will close on July 23.The store is one of between 90 and 100 Se...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Chamber presents scholarships to graduating seniors

Chamber presents scholarships to graduating seniors

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently presented five scholarships to Fayette County graduating seniors.Recipients of this year’s award...

June 14th, 2018 |  


‘Game On’ in Washington Court House

‘Game On’ in Washington Court House

“Game On Arcade” will open within the next few weeks in Washington Court House, according to co-owner Mark Wilson.The arcade will be locat...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Fayette Agricultural Society named Business of the Month

Fayette Agricultural Society named Business of the Month

The Fayette Agricultural Society was chosen as June’s Business of the Month for their longstanding dedication to Fayette County. Their cooperati...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Tractor Supply Company donates to Miami Trace FFA project

Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization are supporting Ohio’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third-annual ...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


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