NEWS


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...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:Jan. 23Criminal Trespassing: At 7:33 p.m., officers obser...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Corrections department changes inspections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio corrections officials will soon conduct surprise visits of jails and require mandatory reporting of incidents like su...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Honoring local law enforcement

Honoring local law enforcement

Grace United Methodist Preschool and childcare students provided baked goods for local law enforcement and thanked everyone for keeping them safe in t...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Council makes difficult zoning choice at hearing

Council makes difficult zoning choice at hearing

A public hearing at Wednesday’s Washington Court House City Council meeting for the zoning of two lots involved various points of discussion fro...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Youth served: Gauff wins, Serena loses at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday.And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never...

January 24th, 2020 |  


LSU’s Orgeron agrees to new 6-year, $42 million contract

BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron has agreed to a new contract extension worth more than $7 million annually and which runs through th...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Giants’ Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning ended his 16-year NFL career on his own terms. He was classy, well-prepared and walked away as a New Yo...

January 24th, 2020 updated: January 24th, 2020. |  


NFL player Antonio Brown released on bail by Florida judge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown was released on bail Friday after a night in a Florida jail, where he turned himself i...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Browns’ Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, marijuana in car

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation, and police say they found marijuana in his car.He was pulled...

January 24th, 2020 |  


49ers and Chiefs – how they match up

It has been a while since a Super Bowl has appeared to be such a toss-up. This one between the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and the AFC champ Kans...

January 24th, 2020 |  


LIFE


FCMH to explore joining Adena Health

FCMH to explore joining Adena Health

Fayette County Memorial Hospital’s (FCMH) Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to explore becoming part of Adena Health System.In its first m...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Washington Garden Club holds January meeting

The Washington Garden Club met on Jan. 7 at Our Place Restaurant for a business and luncheon meeting.President Winnie Gregory, Linda Warfield secretar...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Adena Cancer Center 1 of 10 US programs awarded grant funds to improve delivery of cancer care

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Cancer Center is one of 10 oncology practices in the nation to receive Improving the Delivery of Cancer Care in Medically Un...

January 21st, 2020 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up in February, the library is excited to host the second-annual Adult Spelling Bee! Practice your spelling skills now, and compete for the tit...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Could mammograms screen for heart disease?

By screening for breast cancer, mammography has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives. Using the test to also screen for heart disease might some...

January 17th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Just give me a sharp stick

Just give me a sharp stick

There is a nice-sized room on the ground floor of our house that was intended to be the family dining room. I have always used it as an office.When I ...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Time to prune trees and shrubs

Time to prune trees and shrubs

Winter is the time to work on pruning your trees and shrubs. Once the sap starts to rise in spring and the buds on your woody plants start to swell, y...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Please hand me the Bengay

Please hand me the Bengay

As You may or may not know, I am an avid football fan. College football is OK, and I will watch it with some interest, but I am an NFL freak.I started...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Protecting victims of human trafficking

Protecting victims of human trafficking

In January we mark National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month – a reminder that modern-day slavery is all too real, and it’s ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Should you give up and quit?

We usually don’t want to just give up, or conclude we don’t have what it takes to go on. I’ve thought about that some lately in tryi...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 15th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


WCH native earns award for ‘GreenBird’ business

WCH native earns award for ‘GreenBird’ business

A Washington Court House native recently received a 2019 Best of Cincinnati Award for his business and efforts to impact the environment.According to ...

January 6th, 2020 |  


‘Black Friday’ at WCH Walmart

‘Black Friday’ at WCH Walmart

During the beginning of the “Black Friday” sales event at the local Walmart, which started at 6 p.m. on Thursday, staff had free snacks, a...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Walmart announces latest hiring numbers for Ohio vets

COLUMBUS – During the annual Veterans Day celebration at its Home Office Monday, Walmart announced it has hired more than 243,000 veterans natio...

November 11th, 2019 |  


WCH Walmart DC makes history

WCH Walmart DC makes history

The Walmart Distribution Center (Walmart DC) in Washington Court House has become home to Walmart’s first Supply Chain Academy in the Midwest, c...

November 7th, 2019 |  


First Midwest Supply Chain Training Academy to open at Walmart Distribution Center

The Walmart Distribution Center in Washington Court House will be home to Walmart’s second Supply Chain Training Academy – the first in th...

November 4th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA