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Best-selling author visiting Carnegie Library

Best-selling author visiting Carnegie Library

Best-selling New York Times award winning author, Margaret Peterson Haddix, will visit Carnegie Public Library this Thursday to discuss her newest boo...

December 10th, 2018 |  


South Central Ohio gas prices up slightly

Gas prices in South Central Ohio are two cents more expensive this week at $2.199 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.W...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Ohio classes of 2019, 2020 get alternative paths to diploma

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are giving high school students more flexibility in how they can earn diplomas in 2019 and 2020.The changes...

December 7th, 2018 |  


‘Scared of Santa’ photo contest begins

‘Scared of Santa’ photo contest begins

The Record-Herald and Washington Court House Dental are asking the community to help turn the tears of Santa-fearing children into a prize this season...

December 7th, 2018 |  


WCH man accused of abduction

WCH man accused of abduction

The final pretrial for a Washington C.H. man accused of forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home and holding her against her will is schedu...

December 7th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bengals fall short as skid hits 5 games

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Driskel ran away from Chargers star Joey Bosa, scrambled past a linebacker and dived into the end zone to cap a thril...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Mayfield, “dangerous” Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Lady Lions roll past Jackson, 76-12

Lady Lions roll past Jackson, 76-12

The Washington Lady Blue Lions hosted the Ironladies of Jackson High School for a Frontier Athletic Conference game Saturday night, Dec. 8.It was a ma...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Blue Lions win FAC lid-lifter at Hillsboro

Blue Lions win FAC lid-lifter at Hillsboro

HILLSBORO — The Hillsboro Indians hosted the Washington Blue Lions on Friday at Hillsboro High School in a match-up of Frontier Athletic Confere...

December 7th, 2018 |  


High School Basketball Scores

Friday’s ScoresBy The Associated PressBOYS PREP BASKETBALLAlbany Alexander 61, McArthur Vinton County 60Athens 69, Bidwell River Valley 38 Bainb...

December 7th, 2018 |  


LIFE


FCMH announces Senior Life Solutions partnership

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has announced a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located in Medical Arts ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

This week, join us for a very special event on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited to an evening program at the library featuring ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


The Amish Cook: A beautiful Yoder Christmas story – Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part column from Gloria about their long journey through the foster care system and, ultimately, to ado...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

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

December 3rd, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Now more than ever, libraries are multifaceted institutions. They are educational, recreational, informational, cultural and technological. Libraries ...

November 30th, 2018 |  


Repeat outbreaks pressure produce industry to step up safety

NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own sa...

November 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Access points can connect communities with food

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestion...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

George Bush sometimes joked on the campaign trail that he was part-Ohioan. His father was born in Columbus, and his grandfather died in the state capi...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Buses, snow and Christmastime

Buses, snow and Christmastime

“Oh, man. Oh yeah. My dogs are barking,” actor John Candy as Del Griffith, told Steve Martin, in “Planes, Trains and AutomobilesR...

December 5th, 2018 |  


It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

I have had a lifelong obsession with the f-word.For as long as I can remember, the f-word has been a part of my life. I’ve used it and abused it...

December 4th, 2018 |  


The white-washing of Santa Claus

The white-washing of Santa Claus

For starters (spoiler alert) Santa Claus is an imaginary character—not real. The jolly guy in the goofy red suit is an American icon of popular ...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Bush decency and America’s Christmas list

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobb...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Child Connections: Behavioral Consultation and Psychological Services, Inc., located at 114 S. Fayette St. in Washington C.H., was welcomed to Chamber...

November 8th, 2018 |  


Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Last week, the sale of Fayette Pharmacy from REM Corporation to Rod and Hannah Banks was finalized.The Banks live in Greenfield, and Rod Banks previou...

November 2nd, 2018 |  


Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Retired employees of the Pennington Bakery gathered at Our Place Restaurant on Sunday, Oct. 21 for a meal and time of fellowship.Reflections of the jo...

October 26th, 2018 |  


50 years of care from HCF management

Fifty years ago a group of concerned individuals came together to fill a need for compassionate and rehabilitative care. They formed HCF Management, I...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors named Fayette Pharmacy their October Business of the Month. Operating from their new location at 15...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Local 5-year-old Niles Hawkins will be named an honorary Walmart driver this Saturday at 11 a.m.Niles will have the opportunity to ride in a semi-truc...

October 10th, 2018 |  


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