NEWS


2:12 pm |    
Vaccination providers for next week

Vaccination providers for next week

Individuals who are interested in receiving a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine next week will have a choice of six local providers. Two regional lo...

April 8th, 2021 updated: April 8th, 2021. |  


DeWine: More COVID variants identified

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff addressed the topic of COVID-19 variants during Ohio Gov. Mike D...

April 8th, 2021 |  


‘Fire In The Sky’ to return July 3

‘Fire In The Sky’ to return July 3

The “Fire In The Sky” fireworks display that was canceled last year due to COVID-19 will return this year on its usual date of July 3 to d...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Johnson honored as 4-H Achievement Award winner

Johnson honored as 4-H Achievement Award winner

Ohio 4-H honored a local 4-H participant this month for her accomplishments in the program and she will now represent Ohio at a national 4-H Congress ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Husted faces political test over tweet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Warming up a crowd with a joke is a trick of the political trade. Republican Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted had, no doubt, used ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio State Fair to be closed to the public this summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2021 Ohio State Fair will not be open to the general public this summer due to public health concerns, officials said ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


7:07 pm |    
BLT blanks Greeneview, 5-0

Lotz no-hits McClain, Lions win, 2-0

GREENFIELD — The Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team made the trip down SR 41 to Greenfield to take on the McClain Tigers in a Frontier A...

April 9th, 2021 updated: April 9th, 2021. |  


Four local players named All-District

Four local players named All-District

Boys’ high school basketball coaches in District 14 have selected their All-District teams for the 2020-21 season.Four players from Fayette Coun...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Chillicothe tennis beats Blue Lions, 4-1

The Washington Blue Lion tennis team hosted the Chillicothe Cavaliers for a Frontier Athletic Conference match Thursday, April 8.Chillicothe won the m...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Lady Panthers topple Jackson, 9-7

Lady Panthers topple Jackson, 9-7

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers varsity softball team got out to a five-run lead in the fifth inning and held on for a 9-7 victory over Jackson on Wedne...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Ramírez homers twice, Bieber fans 12, Indians beat Royals

CLEVELAND (AP) — When José Ramírez’s shot to deep right field narrowly missed being a home run, Shane Bieber knew what was comin...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Reds keep rolling, hit 4 HRs to back Castillo, sweep Pirates

CINCINNATI (AP) — The names might not ring out like Rose, Morgan, Bench and the Big Red Machine.But Tyler Naquin, Nick Castellanos, Jonathan Ind...

April 7th, 2021 |  


LIFE


4:11 pm
Updated: 7:08 pm. |    
Vaccination providers for next week

DeWine: More COVID variants identified

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff addressed the topic of COVID-19 variants during Ohio Gov. Mike D...

April 8th, 2021 |  


FCPH to hold walk-in vaccine clinic

FCPH to hold walk-in vaccine clinic

For the first time, Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) will open walk-in COVID vaccine appointments this Thursday at the Mahan building on the Fayett...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Special day packs a punch for Yoders

Special day packs a punch for Yoders

Editor’s Note: This is a two-part column from Gloria chronicling and celebrating the adoption of Jesse, age 3, and Hosanna,4.Have you ever felt ...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Governor tours mass vaccination site

Governor tours mass vaccination site

WILMINGTON — Gov. Mike DeWine toured the Ohio Mass Vaccination Site at the Wilmington Air Park and talked with staff, volunteers, and people rec...

April 5th, 2021 |  


SPVMHC offers various services

SPVMHC offers various services

Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center (SPVMHC) offers various services in different counties including locally via the Fayette County Clinic —...

April 5th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

It’s National Library Week and Ohio Library Week! This year’s theme, “Welcome to the Library!” promotes the idea that librarie...

April 5th, 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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