NEWS


Commission on Aging Lunch & Activities

The lunch menu for the Fayette County Commission on Aging for the week of June 25-29 is as follows:MONDAYBBQ riblet sandwich, hash brown potatoes, sea...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Heat-related illnesses should be monitored

Heat-related illnesses should be monitored

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 600 people are killed in the United States every year by extreme heat. He...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Fayette among 9 central Ohio counties to receive funding from EPA to help homeowners with failing home septic systems

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering communities, including Fayette County, financial assistance through the Water Pollution Con...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Summer gardening at Carnegie

Summer gardening at Carnegie

Reagan waters the children’s garden at Carnegie Public Library during the library’s program, “Story Time!” .neFileBlock { mar...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Sears Hometown store closing July 23

Sears Hometown store closing July 23

The Sears Hometown store, located at 1572 State Route 22 NW in Washington Court House, will close on July 23.The store is one of between 90 and 100 Se...

June 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Michigan State president apologizes for ‘kickback’ comments

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University’s interim president apologized Thursday for emails in which he said a victim of former cam...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle

HALLE, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer overcame two match points against Benoit Paire to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry We...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Washington C.H. Little League update

Washington C.H. Little League resultsMajor DivisionJune 15, 2018Corvettes won, 7-4Offensively for Corvettes: John Wall, 1 double; Lafe Coleman, 1 hit;...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Indians rout White Sox, 12-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber shut down the White Sox and became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season. So what else is new for the reignin...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Homers rally Reds over Tigers, 5-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Tigers knew exactly what hit them — the daunting combination of a homer-friendly park and a free-swinging Reds offen...

June 20th, 2018 |  


MT girls win Ironton Shootout

MT girls win Ironton Shootout

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers have been busy this summer putting in the work in the gym and weight room, at several shootouts and the Cedarville baske...

June 20th, 2018 |  


LIFE


2:35 pm |    
Healthy eating on a budget
Healthy eating on a budget

Healthy eating on a budget

So I’ve been trying to eat healthier, but I’m finding that it’s been pretty expensive to do so far. Do you have any tips on how I ca...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


The Amish Cook: Yoder family settles into new home

We’re actually settled into our new home, and yes we love it! Okay, I can’t say that I don’t have some things that need to be organi...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Washington Garden Club holds meeting

Washington Garden Club met recently at the home of Linda Warfield, the club’s secretary. Guests were invited; Debbie Carr, Fayette Garden Club a...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Children enjoy DIY Tote Bag Workshop

Children enjoy DIY Tote Bag Workshop

Jeffersonville Branch Library was the place to be for Miss Susan’s DIY Tote Bag Workshop. Those who enjoyed creating a masterpiece were Cheyanne...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Jeffersonville Branch Library celebrates fathers

Jeffersonville Branch Library celebrates fathers

Several participants gathered to honor dads by creating beautiful Father’s Day cards, coupon books and magnet frames at Jeffersonville Branch Li...

June 19th, 2018 |  


OPINION


11:58 am |    

Has America lost its soul?

3:04 pm |    
Search for hidden treasure
‘Ditch Lilies’ and other low maintenance tricks

‘Ditch Lilies’ and other low maintenance tricks

We all learned in high school science class that “Nature abhors a vacuum.” If there’s an empty space something will always fill it; ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Don’t wait; call if you need help

Don’t wait; call if you need help

When I broke my rib (which I did by coughing too hard … it’s a long story), I immediately went to the doctor and got an X-ray.When I start...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

This summer marks the sixth year my office is partnering with local companies and organizations to host summer manufacturing camps for young Ohioans a...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Jonathan Winters and job No. 1

Jonathan Winters and job No. 1

Many years ago when I was in school in Dayton I met Jonathan Winters, the late improvisational comic. We met following one of his performances at Memo...

June 13th, 2018 |  


The mystery of LeBron James

The mystery of LeBron James

I enjoyed Jeff Gilliland’s column Saturday on LeBron James, and can’t argue much with the points he made.As a student of the NBA – a...

June 12th, 2018 |  


LeBron: Is he or is he not?

LeBron: Is he or is he not?

If you’re a LeBron James or Cleveland Cavaliers fan, you might want to skip this article. Because I am about to tell you that despite all the su...

June 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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA