NEWS


Carnegie hosts Columbus Zoo at YMCA

Carnegie hosts Columbus Zoo at YMCA

The Carnegie Public Library hosted staff and animals from the Columbus Zoo at the Fayette County Family YMCA on Tuesday.According to Fayette County Fa...

June 17th, 2021 |  


The reality of separation

The reality of separation

I just finished my second funeral this week. Since I started as a pastor I have officiated many funerals and they all have one thing in common and tha...

June 17th, 2021 |  


The day’s worst enemy is procrastination

The day’s worst enemy is procrastination

The day’s worst enemy is procrastination. Most of our problems can be attributed to the fact that we don’t do what we ought to do when it ...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Farmers Market adds musical performance this Saturday

Farmers Market adds musical performance this Saturday

Does every week on a farm in springtime feel like a never ending stream of lists of what must get done that are longer than the days? A dear friend ca...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Ohio jobless claims dip in past week

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provided updated data this week on Ohio’s unemployment claims filed the we...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:June 16Criminal Damaging: At 4:32 a.m., officers were dis...

June 17th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Eriksen released from hospital after ‘successful’ operation

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen was discharged from the hospital on Friday and immediately went to visit his Denmark teammates nearly a week...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Commissioners dig into CFP expansion

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — College Football Playoff expansion took another step forward Friday as the full group of commissioners who manage the post...

June 18th, 2021 updated: June 18th, 2021. |  


Indians defeat Orioles, 10-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez and Bobby Bradley homered during a three-run first inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Orioles 10-...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Pressure on Vegas with semifinal series shifting to Montreal

The last times the Vegas Golden Knights played north of the border, they outshot a gritty, underdog opponent and got beat by a hot goaltender.The next...

June 17th, 2021 |  


NBA playoffs enter survivor mode

The NBA champion this season will be the last team standing.Perhaps literally.Kawhi Leonard of the Los Angeles Clippers missed Game 5 of the Western C...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Ohio Senate approves legalized sports betting bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate approved legislation to legalize sports betting in Ohio on Wednesday along with a bill to allow college at...

June 17th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Deer Creek Daisies get ‘groove back’

Deer Creek Daisies get ‘groove back’

Many of you most likely remember the 1998 movie “How Stella Got her Groove Back.” Well, that’s exactly what the Deer Creek Daisies G...

June 14th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

What a wonderful week of Fayette Field Trips, Storytimes, and Big Blue Bus visits! With Summer Readers now surpassing 300, the library is the place to...

June 14th, 2021 |  


US vaccine surplus grows by the day

In Tennessee and North Carolina, demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has slowed down so much that they have given millions of doses back to the federal go...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Banana Split Dessert perfect for summer

Banana Split Dessert perfect for summer

Hello! This week’s recipe seems to scream summer to me. It is so good and refreshing for a summertime dessert, not too heavy—and it is dia...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Cicadas can be a tasty treat, but can be hazardous

Cicadas can be a tasty treat, but can be hazardous

I’ve heard that cicadas can be eaten. Is that true? Yes, it is true. Cicadas are among those insects that are safe to eat.And if you are among t...

June 11th, 2021 |  


The pressure of canning beans with the Yoders

The pressure of canning beans with the Yoders

Have you ever had the opportunity to can with little helpers? I have. We’ve had so much fun and so many messes.This spring, I decided I would ge...

June 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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The Yoders return home
More than 200 join reading program

More than 200 join reading program

More than 200 Fayette County children, teens and adults have already registered and are participating in the Summer Reading Program at Carnegie Public...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Chicken Enchiladas

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Chicken Enchiladas

Hello! I like stepping out of my comfort zone occasionally and just trying new recipes. Sometimes the new ones I find are delicious keepers.My husband...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Don’t Fry Day

Don’t Fry Day

Do you have your sun screen on? With the weather improving it’s time to protect yourself from skin cancer. Friday, May 28th is designated “...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

Hello! Strawberries seem to be so sweet and juicy this year — not to mention, they taste so fresh and good.The smell of those fresh berries just...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Remembering medal of honor recipients

Remembering medal of honor recipients

Four Civil War soldiers from Fayette County received the Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for valor, was ...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Families are back at the Saturday market

Families are back at the Saturday market

With more and more people vaccinated, and the restrictions around travel lifting, many people are making long delayed trips, both far and near. Locall...

May 26th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


MSF to host ‘Bunny Hop’ Shop Hop Friday

MSF to host ‘Bunny Hop’ Shop Hop Friday

Main Street Fayette (MSF) is hosting an “April Bunny Hop” Shop Hop this Friday in downtown Washington Court House.The event is from 5 p.m....

April 6th, 2021 |  


Beford Ford donates masks to community

Beford Ford donates masks to community

Beford Ford in Washington Court House partnered with Ford Motor Company for Ford Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Ohio Day in March to help distrib...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Beginning April 1, the Washington Court House location of Baxla Tractor Sales Inc. will be owned and operated by Apple Farm Service, Inc.“We loo...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


‘Umbrella of stress’ on GM staff, 2 years after plant closed

When General Motors ended a half-century of building cars in Ohio’s blue collar corner, 1,600 workers had to decide whether to accept the automa...

March 9th, 2021 |  


Menards center now in operation

Menards center now in operation

The new Jeffersonville Menards Manufacturing and Distribution Center has been operational in Fayette County since December and, according to company o...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Outlet mall adds food trucks

Outlet mall adds food trucks

In late January, Destination Outlets took ownership of the outlet mall at I-71/US 35 formerly known as Tanger and, since then, the most common request...

March 1st, 2021 |  


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