NEWS


Greenfield names interim superintendent

A Wilmington man with nearly four decades of educational experience has been named to temporarily replace superintendent Joe Wills upon his retirement...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Locals serve as delegates to Ohio Farm Bureau

Locals serve as delegates to Ohio Farm Bureau

Members of the Fayette County Farm Bureau served as delegates to the 2018 Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting. They participated in policy sessions that d...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Man sentenced to 13 years in prison

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison

A Mt. Sterling man was sentenced to 13 years in prison this week after he admitted to a series of break-ins in Fayette County, as well as leading auth...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Warmer temps expected this weekend

Warmer temps expected this weekend

With the Christmas season underway the community can look forward to some slightly warmer days that may continue through coming weeks.According to wea...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Land Transfers

The following local land transfer entries were recently released:NOV. 7Sally Malone, Sally Ann Malone, Sally Malone, EST to Medicaid Estate Recovery H...

December 13th, 2018 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


4th quarter lifts Indians over MT

4th quarter lifts Indians over MT

In their final visit to the Panther Pit, the Hillsboro Indians rallied from behind to defeat the Miami Trace Panthers Friday night, 59-47.Hillsboro ha...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Rose Bowl winners

Rose Bowl WinnersBy The Associated PressJan. 1, 2018 — Georgia 54, Oklahoma 48, 2OT (CFC SF)Jan. 2, 2017 — Southern Cal 52, Penn St. 49Jan...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Steelers, Patriots smarting heading into showdown

PITTSBURGH (AP) — No pregame talk of a potential playoff rematch by Mike Tomlin.No real implications for home-field advantage in the AFC.Not muc...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Bengals try to maintain slim chance vs looking-ahead Raiders

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon had one of the best games of his career in yet another Bengals loss — making it seven of their past eight, and...

December 13th, 2018 |  


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 |  


LIFE


Restaurant Inspections

Fayette County Public Health conducted the following restaurant and food inspections, according to reports filed with the department.Nov. 7Cherry Hill...

December 14th, 2018 |  


FCMH Auxiliary holds reorientation meeting

Nancy Troutman, Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary liaison, welcomed 32 members to the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Reorientation for 2018...

December 12th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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


Remodeled Frisch’s Big Boy reopens

Remodeled Frisch’s Big Boy reopens

The Frisch’s Big Boy leadership team, along with Washington Court House city officials, celebrated the opening of the remodeled restaurant at 18...

November 30th, 2018 |  


Complete Floor Care named Business of the Month

Complete Floor Care named Business of the Month

Complete Floor Care was selected by the Fayette County Chamber Ambassador Team as their November Business of the Month. Carpet, upholstery and tile cl...

November 9th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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