NEWS


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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed

Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver resources virtually

Family members caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias can continue to gain the support and education they need ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Police Arrests/Citations

According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Washington C.H. Police Department. They are presumed innocent unles...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:April 4Dog Running at Large: At 9:16 p.m., officers respo...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Second case of COVID-19 confirmed

Second case of COVID-19 confirmed

The second case of COVID-19 in Fayette County was confirmed Friday evening by Fayette County Public Health (FCPH).The new individual is a 65-year-old ...

April 3rd, 2020 updated: April 3rd, 2020. |  


A bleak US jobs report likely portends even deeper losses

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim snapshot of the U.S. job market’s sudden collapse emerged Friday with a report that employers shed hundreds of th...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


This Date in Baseball

Compiled By Catherine Hills The Associated PressApril 41974 — The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-6 in 11 innings before a crowd ...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Basketball Hall of Fame set to announce 2020 class

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way.Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially ann...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


The Waiting Game: For NBA coaches, that’s the new schedule

MIAMI (AP) — Orlando’s Steve Clifford figures he’s like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the o...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Oregon’s Ionescu wins women’s Naismith Player of the Year

ATLANTA (AP) — Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu has added another award to her collectionAlready named The Associated Press women’s player o...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including ” Lean on Me, ” “...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Stuck in Minnesota, Browns coach adjusts to ‘strange times’

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski’s title has changed. His address remains the same.Stuck in Minnesota with his family, the Cleveland Brown...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


LIFE


Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver resources virtually

Family members caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias can continue to gain the support and education they need ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Adena offering curbside lab collections for standard blood work

CHILLICOTHE – To best serve patients in need of standard blood work during the COVID-19 pandemic, Adena Health System is now offering multiple d...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Takeout food and food delivery services amid COVID-19

Takeout food and food delivery services amid COVID-19

What steps do I need to take when ordering takeout food or food from a delivery service in light of the coronavirus pandemic? First, it’s import...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Stream storytime at home! Join us on Facebook for Storytime on “Facebook Live” with Mr. Aaron and Ms. Noel. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. is Pres...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Preparing for virus surge

Preparing for virus surge

As part of preparation for a potential surge in patients due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) recently put a ...

April 2nd, 2020 updated: April 2nd, 2020. |  


Volunteers sought for pandemic surge

Volunteers sought for pandemic surge

Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) and Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (FCEMA) are seeking people with medical and non-medical backgrounds...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


OPINION


What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

As spring unfolds, the deep red blooms of red maple trees along the roadsides and in the woods really stand out. Withing days, the blooms fall onto th...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Supporting communities during a pandemic

In the middle of this public health crisis, I am in constant communication with Governor DeWine, Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, and other health ...

March 20th, 2020 |  


World turns at God’s pleasure

World turns at God’s pleasure

I am always amazed at how suspicious we humans become in the face of, well, everything that comes along. Let’s examine.Communist infiltration in...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Census 2020: Why rural counts

By now, you have most likely received a postcard or letter in your mailbox inviting you to participate in the 2020 Census.Set forth as an effort to co...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Gardens should stand the test of time

Gardens should stand the test of time

In a lifetime of landscaping we’ve seen our share of community garden projects. Memorial tree plantings; “welcome” plantings at the ...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Waiting in the unknown is the scariest part

Waiting in the unknown is the scariest part

We’ve had some rough days lately in the newsroom at the Record-Herald office.Regardless of what others think of us, we genuinely care about our ...

March 16th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


LeMaster commended for 35-year commitment

Rowland D. LeMaster, of Parrett Insurance Agency, Inc. in Washington C.H., has been recognized by The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) ...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Local businesses feel impact of state gym closures

Local businesses feel impact of state gym closures

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the state, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine decided on Monday to close gyms, recreation centers and movie theaters on ...

March 17th, 2020 updated: March 17th, 2020. |  


Dollar General stores dedicate a daily hour to the elderly

Dollar General is strongly encouraging that the first hour of operations each day be dedicated solely for the shopping needs of senior customers, who ...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Tanger Outlets announces modified hours

Tanger Outlets in Jeffersonville recently announced reduced hours until further notice.The hours for the mall at this time are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mond...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Local restaurants forge a path forward

Local restaurants forge a path forward

In accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s order that all restaurants and bars close dining areas in an attempt to stem the coronavirus, local r...

March 16th, 2020 updated: March 16th, 2020. |  


Local grocery stores reduce hours

Local grocery stores reduce hours

With the rise of cancellations and time changes, the Record-Herald took time on Monday to check on the various grocery stores in Fayette County to see...

March 16th, 2020 |  


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