NEWS


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YMCA to hold Super Saturday Basketball Academy
Superheroes unite for 5K

Superheroes unite for 5K

Fayette County Victim Witness sponsored a Superhero 5K for its third-annual event this past Saturday. Although it was chilly, participants came prepar...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Halloween events set throughout Fayette County

Halloween events set throughout Fayette County

The various Fayette County villages as well as the City of Washington Court House will celebrate Beggars’ Night 2019 over the next couple weeks,...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Restaurant Inspections

Fayette County Public Health recently released the following restaurant inspections:October 4Kentucky Fried Chicken, 342 W. Court St. Follow-up inspec...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Fall color and forestry featured at Hocking State Forest tour

COLUMBUS – Hocking State Forest will be the setting for a good look at fall colors and forest resources on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Meet the city council candidates

Meet the city council candidates

The upcoming Nov. 5 general election has five people running for three seats on the Washington Court House City Council: Jim Blair, Jim Chrisman (runn...

October 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Winston, Howard top AP preseason All-America men’s team

Cassius Winston had a long list of accomplishments at Michigan State. He led the Spartans to Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles and into the...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Panthers, Blue Lions split 7th, 8th grade games

Panthers, Blue Lions split 7th, 8th grade games

Miami Trace 8th grade quarterback Austin Boedeker (28) throws a pass to Asher LeBeau during a game at Gardner Park against the Blue Lions on Sept. 25,...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Miami Trace tennis competes at Div. I Sectional

Miami Trace tennis competes at Div. I Sectional

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers tennis team played in the Division I Sectional tournament at Reynoldsburg Summit High School on Thursday, Oct. 3.Due to ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Browns RB Hunt practices while still serving NFL suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt ran back to the Browns sooner than expected.The suspended star returned to the team and practiced Monday after se...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Lady Panthers fall to Unioto, 5-0

Lady Panthers fall to Unioto, 5-0

Right after the Miami Trace boys’ match against Jackson, the Miami Trace Lady Panthers took the field at Miami Trace High School for their Divis...

October 21st, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


LIFE


Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors Thursday, acknowledging the public’s “lack of trust” in ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her bill to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices despite a br...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Deer Creek Daisies hold October meeting

Deer Creek Daisies hold October meeting

Wild Roots Botanicals was quite a unique experience for the Deer Creek Daisy October meeting.Wild Roots is located in Chillicothe, 59 E. Water St. Thi...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Medicare changes allowed during Ohio open enrollment period

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s next open enrollment period for Medicare is underway.It began Tuesday. Ohioans have until Dec. 7 to sign up o...

October 15th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: The Yoders go home to school

I’ll stick with my promise and fill you in on our homeschooling days, or perhaps I should say “moments.” It seems that though I try ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Nothing is really impossible

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Nothing is really impossible

No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

It was disheartening to read a recent editorial page column about today’s decline in the number of newspapers, including the fact that some citi...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Making downtown WCH beautiful

Editor:The flower planters in downtown Washington Court House are absolutely beautiful. To whomever planted and are taking care of them, the citizens ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


The mudslinging must end for city’s sake

Fellow citizens, we must reject the mudslinging and derogatory nature of this election cycle being perpetuated by many actors. We cannot allow this to...

October 17th, 2019 |  


We’ve made progress, but still more to do

We’ve made progress, but still more to do

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 15th, 2019 |  


The power of forgiveness

Many have watched the powerful television report of Brandt Jean’s act of forgiveness toward Amber Guyger who killed his brother Botham Jean. The...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Speedway to hire 350 employees in Ohio

ENON – Speedway LLC (Speedway) is looking to hire 350 employees in Ohio with open interviews taking place at all Ohio locations on Wednesday, Se...

September 6th, 2019 |  


‘Thatcher’s Tubes’ first reunion held

As many people know, the group of individuals you work with day in day out naturally become family. The “Thatcher’s Tubes Family” re...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


BWD Woodworking changes ownership

BWD Woodworking changes ownership

BWD Woodworking, a local architectural millwork business, has been in the Seyfang family for approximately 40 years but recently changed ownership.Ter...

August 30th, 2019 |  


No timeline set for Menards plant in Jeffersonville

No timeline set for Menards plant in Jeffersonville

A potential Menards manufacturing and distribution plant project that received its final zoning approval by the Fayette County Commissioners on Feb. 2...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Shoe Show recognized by city

Shoe Show recognized by city

The City of Washington C.H. recently presented Shoe Show, located at 1359 Leesburg Ave., a new business plaque. Pictured are the store manager, Monica...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Armco employees hold 10th reunion

Armco employees held their 10th official retirement party on Aug. 9 at the American Legion in Washington C.H. The event celebrated years of labor at t...

August 13th, 2019 |  


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