NEWS


Ohio plans 1st shot for all school employees in Feb.

Ohio plans 1st shot for all school employees in Feb.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some school employees will begin receiving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine this month as Ohio continues its goal...

January 26th, 2021 |  


MT provides ‘State of the District’ address

MT provides ‘State of the District’ address

Miami Trace Local School District officials discussed their updated strategic plan on Monday when the second-annual “State of the District”...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Adena Health set to acquire FCMH

Adena Health set to acquire FCMH

In a unanimous vote, the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Board of Trustees recently adopted a motion to move forward with a plan for Adena Hea...

January 26th, 2021 updated: January 26th, 2021. |  


Land Transfers

The following land transfers were recently released online:Recorded Jan. 25Emerald Isle Enterprises LLC to Jaret Bishop, land on the corner of Glenn A...

January 26th, 2021 |  


SSCC announces honors lists for fall semester

Southern State Community College has released its President’s List and Dean’s List for academic excellence for fall semester 20/21. To be ...

January 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits ̵...

January 27th, 2021 |  


Ohio Girl’s High School Basketball Poll

The Top Ten teams in the girls’ Associated Press Ohio high school basketball polls of the 2020-2021 season with first-place votes in parentheses...

January 27th, 2021 |  


Lady Panthers trounce Lady Cavs, 58-36

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Lady Panthers basketball team visited Ohio’s first capital Saturday, Jan. 23 for an afternoon game with the ...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Baseball gathers to honor Hammerin’ Hank

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker choked back tears as he remembered Hank Aaron’s affection for those who didn’t possess his unparalleled...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Panthers upend Cavaliers, 54-39

CHILLICOTHE — On Saturday, Jan, 23, the Miami Trace Panthers basketball teams visted Chillicothe High School to take on the defending Frontier A...

January 26th, 2021 |  


MT girls bowling 3rd at Muskingum Invit.

MT girls bowling 3rd at Muskingum Invit.

The Miami Trace girls varsity bowling team participated in the Muskingum University Bowling Invitational in Wilmington at Royal Z Lanes on Monday, Jan...

January 26th, 2021 |  


LIFE


2:51 pm
Updated: 3:10 pm. |    
Adena Health set to acquire FCMH
Getting crafty with colors

Getting crafty with colors

What is color, and where do we get our colors from?We see colors all around us every day. Without light, we cannot see colors, because the colors are ...

January 26th, 2021 |  


FCPH asks for patience, kindness

FCPH asks for patience, kindness

As the county continues to face challenges like the rest of the world with the COVID-19 pandemic, Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) Deputy Health Co...

January 25th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Attention Fayette County families — winter activity packets are available now from Carnegie Public Library! Call from curbside to pick up a pack...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Food to stock up ahead of snowstorms

Food to stock up ahead of snowstorms

It seems like every time the weather forecast calls for snow, sleet or ice, the grocery store aisles empty of bread and milk. But I’m wondering,...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Pizza Chili

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Pizza Chili

Hello! This week’s recipe is what I call a “Man Pleaser.”I made this for my husband and he really liked it. I liked it too, and it&#...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Portman: 2020 in review

Opinion: Closing YMCAs will worsen the harmful effects of COVID-19

YMCAs in Ohio support the Governor’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID. We are contributing to that cause by operating clean and safe faciliti...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

This week, I was proud to vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court. She is an impressive person and a distinguished legal...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Opinion: Your vote, your voice

Opinion: Your vote, your voice

This week, former Ohio Governor Bob Taft and I joined forces to encourage all Ohioans to vote in this upcoming election. We both served as Ohio’...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Opinion: Where is the civility and respect?

Dear Editor and citizens of WCH:This week has brought out some of the worst in America society. The world must be looking on and wondering what has ha...

October 21st, 2020 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Adults, are you looking for a creative way to welcome autumn? Stop by the library this week and pick up a free “Take & Make Craft: Fall Leaf...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Thankful for the Drug-Free Communities Grant

Editor:The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made our work to combat addiction even harder.That’s why the Drug-Free Communities Grant Faith in Recov...

September 10th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Solar farm proposed for county

Solar farm proposed for county

A Fayette County Board of Appeals meeting is being held next week in reference to a company (National Grid Renewable) wanting to create a solar farm i...

January 8th, 2021 |  


New coffee shop to open on South Elm Street

New coffee shop to open on South Elm Street

A new business will be opening in Washington Court House with a focus on “well-crafted beverages” such as fresh, roasted coffee and loose ...

January 6th, 2021 |  


Local donates gifts to Court House Manor

Local donates gifts to Court House Manor

Local Sara Patterson recently donated gifts to residents of Court House Manor in Washington C.H. through her business, “Bling it on Boutique,...

December 23rd, 2020 |  


Goodwill opens store at new location

Goodwill opens store at new location

Goodwill of South Central Ohio’s Washington Court House store opened in its new location on Thursday.Hours of operation in the new facility will...

December 18th, 2020 |  


Beford Ford makes generous donation

Beford Ford makes generous donation

Beford Ford in Washington C.H. made a generous donation again this year of $5,000 to United Way of Fayette County. This donation is specifically to he...

December 9th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA