NEWS


South central Ohio gas prices drop by a nickel

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is five cents cheaper this week at $2.580 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Ga...

August 19th, 2019 |  


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...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:Aug. 16Disorderly Conduct: At 1:05 a.m., officers observe...

August 19th, 2019 |  


The townships of Fayette Co.: Perry Twp.

The townships of Fayette Co.: Perry Twp.

This is the seventh article in a series about the townships of Fayette County.At the Nov. 5 general election, Perry Township will have one township tr...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Missing girl found in Tennessee

Missing girl found in Tennessee

The 19-year-old female reported missing from Washington Court House earlier this week has been found safe in the state of Tennessee, according to the ...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Fayette County returns to school

Fayette County returns to school

Kiersten Rose joined the second graders at Miami Trace Elementary School on Wednesday.Another two will join their respective classes at the Washington...

August 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Blue Lions 2nd in tri-match

Blue Lions 2nd in tri-match

On a hot mid-August Monday afternoon, the Washington Blue Lion golf team hosted teams from Vinton County and Grandview Heights for a non-conference ma...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Miami Trace tennis beats Hillsboro

The Miami Trace girls tennis team held its home-opening match for the 2019 season against Hillsboro on Thursday, Aug. 15.Miami Trace won the match, 5-...

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Another first for Clemson: No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Cross off another milestone for Clemson, college football’s newest superpower.For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No....

August 19th, 2019 |  


Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died i...

August 19th, 2019 |  


‘Easy Rider’ star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Lady Lion tennis opens with win at Jackson

JACKSON — The defending co-Frontier Athletic Conference tennis champions, Washington, began the 2019 season with a match at Jackson Thursday, Au...

August 16th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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What to do about bagworms?
What to do about bagworms?

What to do about bagworms?

What to do about bagworms is currently a frequently asked question here in the OSU Extension Office.The distinctive mature bags (1 and a 1/2 to 2 and ...

August 16th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: A parfait summer day

The Amish Cook: A parfait summer day

Another busy afternoon is coming to a close, in an hour from now my family will be gathering to the dinner table expecting a hot meal.A big thanks to ...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Pregnancy Center doubles in numbers

Pregnancy Center doubles in numbers

Since relocating to South Fayette Street in Washington C.H., the Pregnancy Center has more than doubled the average number of people it serves on a da...

August 12th, 2019 |  


To boost workforce, medical schools try to sell rural life

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — On a field trip to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Ashish Bibireddy put on headphones and scrolled through a jukebox...

August 9th, 2019 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

The “Scarecrow Book Sale” is just around the corner! Join AAUW and Carnegie Public Library to peruse a wide variety of fiction and nonfict...

August 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Humanity and the press

How many bullets do we need?

Terrorists proved on September 11, 2001 that guns are not necessary to kill 2753 people. Timothy McVeigh proved that a truck load of explosives can ki...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Seeing words a sight for sore eyes

Seeing words a sight for sore eyes

I came home from the eye doctor a few days ago, and my phone buzzed.I pulled it out and realized something terrifying: I couldn’t read.My eyes w...

August 12th, 2019 |  


How did your favorite rose get its name?

How did your favorite rose get its name?

Did you ever wonder how roses get their names, or how their names become household words? We all admire the beauty of roses, but only a few rose varie...

August 12th, 2019 |  


El Paso and Dayton, now what?

Americans have grieved over the senseless murders of 31 people recently gunned down in an El Paso, Texas Walmart and a Dayton, Ohio nightclub. People ...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Church in the lonesome pines

Church in the lonesome pines

My wife’s late mother, Margaret Whitt Freeman, grew up in southwest Virginia not far from the Clinch Mountains, where the air is pure, the strea...

August 6th, 2019 |  


Maidenhair tree is a living fossil

Maidenhair tree is a living fossil

Few nursery trees have as interesting a story as the Gingko. One reason is that Ginko trees are living fossils, dating back to the Early Jurassic peri...

August 6th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Riten Industries Inc. celebrates 50 years

On April 10 of this year, local company Riten Industries Inc. turned 50 years old.On July 13, Riten employees past and present, customers, and supplie...

July 24th, 2019 |  


Peters to speak at Chamber annual meeting

Peters to speak at Chamber annual meeting

Matt Peters will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Fayette County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting to be held Aug. 7.Peters is the assistant direct...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Tractor Supply’s Mobile Fair tour to stop in Fayette County

Tractor Supply Company’s Mobile Fair Tour is making its way to your city this fair season. Starting July 15 through July 20, Fayette County Fair...

July 9th, 2019 |  


Gordmans holds grand opening

Gordmans holds grand opening

Gordmans’ employee Brandi VanLandingham explained, “We’re very pleased to be a part of Washington Court House still. I’ve been...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Armco reunion to be held

Armco reunion to be held

The 10th Armco Reunion has been planned and is ready for reservations from former employees.The reunion is set for Friday, Aug. 9 at the American Legi...

June 25th, 2019 |  


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