NEWS


12:23 pm |    
Ponder Christmas

Congress approves massive farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more ...

December 13th, 2018 |  


FRHS ‘Paws and Claws Christmas’ this Saturday

FRHS ‘Paws and Claws Christmas’ this Saturday

The Fayette Regional Humane Society (FRHS) is inviting the community to its sixth-annual “A Paws and Claws Christmas Celebration and Special Ado...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thu...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Ponder Christmas

Ponder Christmas

Luke 2:19, “But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.” The word ponder means to think deeply, to examine, meditate o...

December 13th, 2018 |  


The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Away in the Manger’

The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Away in the Manger’

“She gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the i...

December 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Top-ranked Djokovic, Halep honored by ITF as World Champions

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named the 2018 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation on Thursday after each ...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Brewers get durable lefty reliever Claudio from Rangers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have added another reliever to their strong bullpen, getting durable left-hander Alex Claudio from the Te...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Browns rookie CB Ward to miss second game with concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns will again be without rookie starting cornerback Denzel Ward, who will miss his second straight game Saturday at Den...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Encarnacion to Mariners, Santana to Indians in 3-team trade

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Carlos Santana is going back to Cleveland, where he was an Indians fan favorite. Edwin Encarnacion is headed to Seattle —...

December 13th, 2018 |  


High School Basketball Scores

Wednesday’s ScoresThe Associated PressGIRLS PREP BASKETBALLAkr. Hoban 67, Gates Mills Gilmour 50Amherst Steele 74, N. Ridgeville 52Aurora 50, Me...

December 12th, 2018 |  


MT pressure too much for Hillsboro

MT pressure too much for Hillsboro

The Hillsboro Lady Indians visited Miami Trace High School Wednesday night for a Frontier Athletic Conference match-up.The game marks the final time t...

December 12th, 2018 |  


LIFE


The Amish Cook: A very Yoder Christmas

We bade the birth parents farewell. The door shut behind them. Could it be true? We looked at each other then at our darling children. Would they real...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Foods to stock up ahead of snowstorms

Foods 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,...

December 7th, 2018 |  


School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refi...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Ohio infant deaths decrease, but racial disparity continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say the number of infant deaths in Ohio decreased overall from 2016 to 2017, but racial disparity continu...

December 7th, 2018 |  


FCMH announces Senior Life Solutions partnership

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has announced a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located in Medical Arts ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

This week, join us for a very special event on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited to an evening program at the library featuring ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


3:34 pm |    
The old mill and its Beams

Will anyone care when you die?

Will people remember you after you die? Will anybody even care? How will you be remembered?I can’t recall a more respected, loved and admired hu...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Fighting for Ohio GM workers

Fighting for Ohio GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work – people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why last week, Senator P...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Where did we get sidetracked?

Where did we get sidetracked?

It seems rather odd, I often think, that despite all the measures taken to ensure our safety these days, we are probably more at risk now than we have...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Connecting our children with nature

Connecting our children with nature

Do you worry that your children or grandchildren are slipping out of touch with the natural world? You have intelligent company. In his book Last Chil...

December 10th, 2018 |  


A short life worth long remembering

A short life worth long remembering

Most of us will spend our entire lives attempting to accomplish some sort of deed or deeds that will have people talking about us long after our time ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Access points can connect communities with food

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestion...

December 7th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Child Connections: Behavioral Consultation and Psychological Services, Inc., located at 114 S. Fayette St. in Washington C.H., was welcomed to Chamber...

November 8th, 2018 |  


Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Last week, the sale of Fayette Pharmacy from REM Corporation to Rod and Hannah Banks was finalized.The Banks live in Greenfield, and Rod Banks previou...

November 2nd, 2018 |  


Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Retired employees of the Pennington Bakery gathered at Our Place Restaurant on Sunday, Oct. 21 for a meal and time of fellowship.Reflections of the jo...

October 26th, 2018 |  


50 years of care from HCF management

Fifty years ago a group of concerned individuals came together to fill a need for compassionate and rehabilitative care. They formed HCF Management, I...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors named Fayette Pharmacy their October Business of the Month. Operating from their new location at 15...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Local 5-year-old Niles Hawkins will be named an honorary Walmart driver this Saturday at 11 a.m.Niles will have the opportunity to ride in a semi-truc...

October 10th, 2018 |  


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