NEWS


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Miami Trace to return to full in-person learning

Miami Trace to return to full in-person learning

Miami Trace Local Schools updated the community Thursday on COVID-19 cases and contact tracing within the district and the plan to return to “Pl...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Small businesses receive CARES funding

Small businesses receive CARES funding

At a recent Fayette County Commissioners’ meeting, further Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funding was allocated t...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Public transportation available for early voting

Fayette County Public Transportation is offering rides for those who would like to go vote between now and Election Day, Nov. 3.For those interested, ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


AAA offers ‘fall back’ driving tips as Daylight Saving Time ends

With the end of daylight saving time this weekend, motorists will be presented with challenges that could impact pedestrian safety. AAA East Central r...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Persistent prayer is the key

Persistent prayer is the key

1 Thessalonians 5:1, “Pray without ceasing.”Very simply if you haven’t received an answer from God keep reminding Him that you are e...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘The moving tide’

Getting Ahead: ‘The moving tide’

When Glenda and I were first married we lived in Florida for a short time because I had some apartments to help build. We lived about a mile from the ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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MT season ends in District semifinals

Mayfield, better Browns back home to face Raiders before bye

CLEVELAND (AP) — Back when he was a TV commentator and dubbed a quarterbacks guru, Raiders coach Jon Gruden dissected Baker Mayfield’s gam...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19, putting into doubt whether the face of college football will be available to pla...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Brewers decline $15 million 2021 option on Ryan Braun

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have declined to exercise a $15 million mutual 2021 option on veteran outfielder Ryan Braun as the franch...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Ryan, Falcons avenge earlier loss to Panthers, 25-17

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This time, the Atlanta Falcons finished.Matt Ryan threw for 281 yards and ran for a touchdown, Younghoe Koo made four fie...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Fresh off suspension, Hinch takes over as Tigers manager

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired AJ Hinch to be their new manager Friday, giving him a chance to return to a major league dugout after he...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Browns’ Garrett practices, expected to play against Raiders

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett returned to practice after missing two days with an ankle injury and the Browns expect the NFL sacks leader to pl...

October 30th, 2020 |  


LIFE


Gloria, children ‘OK’ after car accident

I wanted to reach out to readers this week in place of Gloria. Gloria and two of her children were involved in a car accident last week. I am happy to...

October 30th, 2020 |  


FCPH reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

FCPH reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

In Friday’s update from Fayette County Public Health (FCPH), it was reported that 19 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed and two more indi...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Reed named FCMH Medical Records director

Reed named FCMH Medical Records director

Jennifer Reed has been promoted to the position of director of the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Medical Records Department.The move comes a...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Miami Trace to return to full in-person learning

Miami Trace to return to full in-person learning

Miami Trace Local Schools updated the community Thursday on COVID-19 cases and contact tracing within the district and the plan to return to “Pl...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Curbside voting available for COVID reasons

Curbside voting available for COVID reasons

The Fayette County Board of Elections and Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) notified the public that “if you or someone you know is quarantine...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Drive-thru flu shot offered

Drive-thru flu shot offered

Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) is offering its first-ever drive-thru flu clinic.Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. Flu vaccines h...

October 28th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Novel by retired educator addresses question of racial injustice

Novel by retired educator addresses question of racial injustice

If you’re white and privileged, what is your responsibility when you witness racial injustice?I have clearly benefited from white privilege. I d...

September 7th, 2020 |  


Letter: Local hospital earns praise

Forty years ago, I saw for the first time what Washington C.H.’s Main Street Fayette is promoting here: “Shop/Buy Local.” A sign in ...

September 1st, 2020 |  


‘Political correctness counts for nothing’

Editor,I noticed the local media and city council coverage of the demonstration and local protest in support of Black Lives Matter that occurred in fr...

July 14th, 2020 |  


Lining your driveway with trees

Lining your driveway with trees

Those of us with long driveways often fantasize about having a stately planting of matching driveway trees on both sides, forming a shady “tunne...

July 7th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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YUSA opens new warehouse

On Aug. 10, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Washington and Main Street Fayette joined forces to welcome Calm Massage and Spa to me...

August 19th, 2020 |  


‘Shop Hop’ to be held downtown this month

‘Shop Hop’ to be held downtown this month

The next shop hop, “The Feast and Shop,” hosted by Main Street Fayette (MSF) is planned for Aug. 14 and 15 in downtown Washington Court Ho...

August 5th, 2020 |  


The City of Washington Court House and the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized “The Guest House Spa” with a new busines...

July 29th, 2020 |  


Menards facility construction underway

Menards facility construction underway

The construction of the new Menards facility is underway in Fayette County, although there is currently no timeline for when construction will be comp...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Chamber welcomes ‘Court House Nutrition’

Chamber welcomes ‘Court House Nutrition’

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business this week to the community, Court House Nutrition. According to the owner Nicole Reedy,...

July 7th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA