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First things first

First things first

Romans 12:1 & 2, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable...

April 15th, 2021 |  


The three foundational essentials

The three foundational essentials

As a boy being raised in southern Ohio, I was not familiar with the drilled wells we have in Fayette County. In our area, the wells we had were dug we...

April 15th, 2021 |  


What’s your mindset when God says ‘No?’

What’s your mindset when God says ‘No?’

Last week at South Side we began a new series entitled “Mindset” where we are talking about mental health as well as how God can help us w...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Hillsboro child abuser get 11 years; caused 22 bone fractures to 3-month-old daughter

Hillsboro child abuser get 11 years; caused 22 bone fractures to 3-month-old daughter

HILLSBORO — A Hillsboro woman convicted of abusing her children, causing injuries including 22 bone fractures and a skull fracture to a 3-month-...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Protests over man shot dead at hospital reach police station

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital city used pepper spray on a small group of people who briefly breached the outer doors of t...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Biden to pull troops from Afghanistan, end longest US war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 attack...

April 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


SE softball wins slug-fest with WHS

SOUTH CHARLESTON — On Thursday, April 15, the Washington Lady Blue Lions varsity softball team visited South Charleston to take on the Southeast...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Indians bounce back from no-hitter

CHICAGO (AP) — Slumping José Ramírez connected for a go-ahead, two-run homer off Lance Lynn in the sixth inning and the Cleveland Indi...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Cavs baseball beats Blue Lions, 6-2

On Tuesday, April 13, the Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team hosted the Chillicothe Cavaliers for a Frontier Athletic Conference game.The game...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Stiffler to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene

Stiffler to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene

Washington High School senior Lexi Stiffler has set her plans for the next four years of her life and she made known her college choice during a signi...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Almost perfect: Rodón settles for no-hitter after HBP in 9th

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón jumped around near the mound, surrounded by exuberant teammates. All the injuries, all the uncertainty, it seem...

April 15th, 2021 |  


LIFE


County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

Fayette County’s Ohio Public Health Advisory System COVID-19 risk level has decreased from orange (level 2) to yellow (level 1).“We are ve...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Clinic set for school age immunizations

Clinic set for school age immunizations

As the end of this school year approaches, Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) is reminding parents that it’s never too early to plan for the co...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with a nature image

Getting crafty with a nature image

For this week’s “Getting Crafty” project, we are going to take a look at artist Georgia O’Keeffe.O’Keeffe loved art, and...

April 13th, 2021 |  


‘Come, rejoice with us, we have found the lost sheep!’

Take a moment to get the picture - it’s Wednesday evening of the big day- the final adoption of our precious foster children. Hosanna, age 4 fli...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio providers pause J&J vaccines as US reviews clot cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio providers including the nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses suspended usin...

April 13th, 2021 |  


US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to inves...

April 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Stimulus: What it means for you, taxes

Stimulus: What it means for you, taxes

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. I tend to label this as “Stimulus 3.0” as the most notable item i...

March 17th, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with snowmen and distance drawing

Getting crafty with snowmen and distance drawing

As the weather warms up, there are still ways to play with “snow” — by making a 3-Dimensional Sculpture called a snowman! Have you m...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


February is Career-Technical Education Month

February is Career-Technical Education Month

February is Career-Technical Education Month across the United States. It’s a chance to recognize the millions of American students studying and...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Be aware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Be aware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Our neighbors and families have been through so much during the COVID-19 Pandemic. I am deeply concerned to learn about an attempt to steal relief fun...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


Portman: 2020 in review

Portman: 2020 in review

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year. The health care and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have c...

December 28th, 2020 |  


Opinion: Resting on a bedrock of belief

“He preached as a dying man to dying men.” Rev. John Burns’ congregation in Lawrence, Massachusetts, knew he was suffering from a fa...

November 24th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Beginning April 1, the Washington Court House location of Baxla Tractor Sales Inc. will be owned and operated by Apple Farm Service, Inc.“We loo...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


‘Umbrella of stress’ on GM staff, 2 years after plant closed

When General Motors ended a half-century of building cars in Ohio’s blue collar corner, 1,600 workers had to decide whether to accept the automa...

March 9th, 2021 |  


Menards center now in operation

Menards center now in operation

The new Jeffersonville Menards Manufacturing and Distribution Center has been operational in Fayette County since December and, according to company o...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Outlet mall adds food trucks

Outlet mall adds food trucks

In late January, Destination Outlets took ownership of the outlet mall at I-71/US 35 formerly known as Tanger and, since then, the most common request...

March 1st, 2021 |  


County’s first solar farm approved

County’s first solar farm approved

“Fayette Solar” will most likely be the first solar farm to be created in Fayette County following an approval from the county Board of Zo...

February 19th, 2021 |  


The new Burkes Outlet in the Washington Square Shopping Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to kick off their grand opening celebrati...

February 15th, 2021 updated: February 15th, 2021. |  


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