NEWS


United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign begins Monday

Do you remember the first day of school? New pencils, new crayons, new folders and a new start!Unfortunately, not all Fayette County children have tha...

July 20th, 2018 |  


The ‘lived poetry’ of Farmers’ Market vendors

Henry David Thoreau wrote not only essays, but poems as well. A very short one (with a title the same as the first line) reads as such: “My life...

July 20th, 2018 |  


FCMH Foundation announces ‘Flippin’ for Fun(ds)’

If you are a fan of the popular HGTV show “Flea Market Flip,” or always wanted to try your hand at re-purposing something old into somethi...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Semi catches fire near gas pumps

Semi catches fire near gas pumps

A semi-truck parked near the gasoline pumps at the Interstate 71/U.S. Route 35 Shell True North station caught fire Friday morning.At approximately 8:...

July 20th, 2018 updated: July 20th, 2018. |  


Grand champion hog sells for $3,400

Grand champion hog sells for $3,400

Zander Ivey’s grand champion market hog sold for $3,400 at Thursday’s Fayette County Market Hog Sale. Zander is the son of Amanda Ivey and...

July 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


10:49 pm
Updated: 10:52 pm. |    
Petacular Rock wins Fayette County Classic
9:52 pm
Updated: 10:08 pm. |    
WCH 11u All-Stars win District 8 title

Woods has mixed bag and another 71 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods didn’t entirely hurt his chances in the British Open.Better yet, he didn’t hurt anyone in th...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Johnson and Kisner lead British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner are more than just housemates this week. They share the lead in the British Open.Johns...

July 20th, 2018 |  


WCH 11u All-Stars advance, 29-2

WCH 11u All-Stars advance, 29-2

The Washington C.H. 11u All-Stars advanced to the championship game of the District 8 tournament with an overwhelming 29-2 win over Fairborn Thursday ...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Kisner takes lead, Carnoustie holds its own at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The silver claret jug was on the first tee Thursday morning at Carnoustie, a trophy that Kevin Kisner knows all too ...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics re-signed guard Marcus Smart on Thursday, bringing him back for four more years after he found the market for a...

July 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


The Amish Cook: Grandma hangs on

It was a normal day. All was going well. My sister-in-law and mother had come to help me for the day. They were mending and hemming shirts, dresses, a...

July 17th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Did you visit the library this week? If you happened to stop by, you would have enjoyed seeing dozens of sweet, smiling faces on their way to one of o...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Downings celebrate 60 years of marriage

Downings celebrate 60 years of marriage

Harrylee and Patty Downing will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Monday, July 16. They were married in New Holland at the Christian Un...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Eckle couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Eckle couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

David and Susan (Storer) Eckle of Washington Court House are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at the Immanuel Baptist Chu...

July 12th, 2018 |  


107 entries at the third-annual ‘Daylily Show’

107 entries at the third-annual ‘Daylily Show’

The Fayette County Master Gardener Volunteers (FCMGV) recently hosted the third-annual Daylily Show at the county OSU Extension Office.Check in began ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Last week, thousands of workers and retirees came to Columbus to demand Congress solve the crisis threatening the secure retirement these Americans ea...

July 17th, 2018 |  


How to comparison shop for trees

How to comparison shop for trees

Counting sheep to relax yourself isn’t nearly as effective as plowing your way through the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) A...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Combatting the influx of fentanyl

Combatting the influx of fentanyl

Fentanyl, a synthetic form of heroin, has become the number one killer in Ohio’s opioid epidemic. Overdoses have overtaken car accidents and oth...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Farmers: Conservation is important

Many farmers and ranchers value the opportunity the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) offers to enhance their existing conservation efforts, acco...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Myrtle Beach: Paradise to Ohioans

Myrtle Beach: Paradise to Ohioans

Pack the car. Grab your AAA trip-tic travel planner (or program the GPS). Buckle up the kids and grandma. Or catch a flight to sun-drenched delight. D...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Been there, didn’t do that

I am responsible for me – period. For 28 years, since I was 19, I have lived with pain from an auto accident that crushed many parts of my body....

July 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Fayette Agricultural Society named Business of the Month

Fayette Agricultural Society named Business of the Month

The Fayette Agricultural Society was chosen as June’s Business of the Month for their longstanding dedication to Fayette County. Their cooperati...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Tractor Supply Company donates to Miami Trace FFA project

Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization are supporting Ohio’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third-annual ...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


An end…and a beginning

An end…and a beginning

Although a fixture on Elm Street since 1974 is coming down this Thursday, the tear-down of the old McDonald’s restaurant will usher in the const...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Domtar EarthChoice Ambassadors donate textiles to The Well

Domtar EarthChoice Ambassadors donate textiles to The Well

At Domtar in Washington C.H., the business has EarthChoice Ambassadors who are committed to promote sustainable business practices to customers, emplo...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Wicked Sensations II joins Chamber

Wicked Sensations II joins Chamber

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its newest member, Wicked Sensations II, LLC, located at 1159 Columbus Ave. in Washington C.H...

May 15th, 2018 |  


YUSA named Chamber Business of the Month

YUSA named Chamber Business of the Month

YUSA Corporation has been selected as the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month. Established in Washington C.H. in 1987, YUSA is an...

May 11th, 2018 |  


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