NEWS


AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is four cents lower this week at $3.088 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Big sales at Fayette County Fair

Big sales at Fayette County Fair

Maya McCoy’s grand champion meat goat sold for $1,750 at Saturday’s Fayette County Fair Meat Goat Sale. The buyers for the meat goat were:...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Upthegrove hired as YMCA program director

Upthegrove hired as YMCA program director

The Fayette County Family YMCA announced recently that Kenny Upthegrove has been hired as program director.Upthegrove was born and raised in Washingto...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Waits’ steer sells for $7K

Waits’ steer sells for $7K

Victoria Waits’ grand champion market steer sold for $7,000 at Saturday’s Fayette County Fair Beef Steer Sale. The buyers for the market s...

July 26th, 2021 |  


School bus derby draws huge crowd

School bus derby draws huge crowd

An extremely large crowd packed the grandstand, the space in front of the grandstand and the bleachers set up on the infield for the school bus demoli...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


7:23 pm
Updated: 7:43 pm. |    
Robin’s Art wins Fayette County Classic
3:18 pm
Updated: 3:20 pm. |    
Truck and tractor pulls excite large fair crowd

AP source: Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas and OU

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big 12 leaders held a call without Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday to discuss how to keep the league’s flagship schools...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Truck and tractor pulls excite large fair crowd

Truck and tractor pulls excite large fair crowd

A large crowd turned out for the first of two evenings of truck and tractor pulling at the Fayette County Fair Tuesday, July 20, 2021.Results from Tue...

July 23rd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much...

July 23rd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


‘The greatest honor’: Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

TOKYO (AP) — What a moment for Naomi Osaka. For the new Japan. For racial injustice. For female athletes. For tennis.The four-time Grand Slam wi...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Could potential Texas/OU move tip realignment dominos?

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Barry Alvarez lived through the tidal wave of conference realignment that swept over college sports in the early 2010s as Wi...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


LIFE


4:31 pm
Updated: 7:11 pm. |    
Simple pumpkin brownies

Adena adds six new providers

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Health System is expanding its care for patients with the addition of six specialty providers. These incoming physicians and...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Community health survey open for residents

Community health survey open for residents

To understand the health needs of people living in Fayette County, Adena Health System and Fayette County Public Health are partnering to conduct a Co...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Summer is peachy with the Yoders

Reunions are an interesting subject. Not all families are blessed with the same number of children or even the same character qualities. Nonetheless, ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver, Poem 133: The Summer Day.Ah, summer. I love these ...

July 19th, 2021 |  


FCPH recognizes 13 Safe Sitter graduates

FCPH recognizes 13 Safe Sitter graduates

Recently, 13 youth in grades six through eight completed a Safe Sitter course presented by Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) staff.The class was tau...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OPINION


3:32 pm |    
The Yoders return home
More than 200 join reading program

More than 200 join reading program

More than 200 Fayette County children, teens and adults have already registered and are participating in the Summer Reading Program at Carnegie Public...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Chicken Enchiladas

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Chicken Enchiladas

Hello! I like stepping out of my comfort zone occasionally and just trying new recipes. Sometimes the new ones I find are delicious keepers.My husband...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Don’t Fry Day

Don’t Fry Day

Do you have your sun screen on? With the weather improving it’s time to protect yourself from skin cancer. Friday, May 28th is designated “...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

Hello! Strawberries seem to be so sweet and juicy this year — not to mention, they taste so fresh and good.The smell of those fresh berries just...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Remembering medal of honor recipients

Remembering medal of honor recipients

Four Civil War soldiers from Fayette County received the Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for valor, was ...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Families are back at the Saturday market

Families are back at the Saturday market

With more and more people vaccinated, and the restrictions around travel lifting, many people are making long delayed trips, both far and near. Locall...

May 26th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Terrie’s Dance Spectrum holds 40th recital

Terrie’s Dance Spectrum holds 40th recital

Terrie Chapman — owner of Terrie’s Dance Spectrum and Cheer Center — recently held her 40th recital on Memorial Day weekend with a p...

June 8th, 2021 |  


MSF ‘Chocolate Walk’ set to return

MSF ‘Chocolate Walk’ set to return

The annual Main Street Fayette (MSF) Chocolate Walk is planned to happen this year following the cancellation of the 2020 chocolate walk due to the CO...

April 7th, 2021 |  


MSF to host ‘Bunny Hop’ Shop Hop Friday

MSF to host ‘Bunny Hop’ Shop Hop Friday

Main Street Fayette (MSF) is hosting an “April Bunny Hop” Shop Hop this Friday in downtown Washington Court House.The event is from 5 p.m....

April 6th, 2021 |  


Beford Ford donates masks to community

Beford Ford donates masks to community

Beford Ford in Washington Court House partnered with Ford Motor Company for Ford Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Ohio Day in March to help distrib...

March 31st, 2021 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA