NEWS


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The end of an era at MTHS
Presidents’ Day in Fayette County

Presidents’ Day in Fayette County

Three Ohio Supreme Court Justices and the state’s highest-ranking law enforcement official made their way to Fayette County this Presidents̵...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Snow forecasted for Tuesday night

Snow forecasted for Tuesday night

Fayette County could see upwards of five inches of snow accumulation overnight Tuesday, according to weather.com.Monday started the week cold for the ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendon...

February 18th, 2019 |  


LaRue featured speaker at FCRTA

Retired Washington Senior High School history teacher Paul LaRue was the guest speaker at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Fayette County Retired Teachers As...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Aurora shooter’s permit was revoked but gun wasn’t seized

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Ohio lawmakers studying error that could ban some guns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A mistake in writing up an Ohio bill could inadvertently ban several types of already legal guns and must be fixed quickly...

February 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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MT 3rd at Kilbourne meet

AP source: Machado, Padres agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With their city’s long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Local gymnasts 2nd at DeSales meet

Local gymnasts 2nd at DeSales meet

The Miami Trace Panther gymnasts continued to show improvement, placing second behind Tri-Valley with another new team score – 121.95. Westervil...

February 18th, 2019 |  


No. 11 Michigan State beats Ohio State 62-44, but Ward hurt

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward.Now the Spartans may be without...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irvin...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory.He delivered with a storyb...

February 18th, 2019 |  


LIFE


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up, Carnegie Public Library and Jeffersonville Branch Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 in honor of Presidents’ Day. Both locatio...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Anesthesia, if limited, can be safe for baby’s brain

Anesthesia during a short surgery doesn’t harm a baby’s brain development, according to an experiment involving hundreds of infants in sev...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Boil-water advisory ends in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The city of Dayton, Ohio, is telling residents their water is OK to use again without being boiled first.City authorities sa...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his g...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Less screen time during meals can help promote healthier eating in children

Less screen time during meals can help promote healthier eating in children

My kids love to watch TV or view their cellphones or tablets while they eat. I used to eat cereal on Saturday mornings and watch cartoons when I was a...

February 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Perry Township happenings

Holding my stillborn son

My wife and I got the news on May 30, 1989. Our full term nine-month old son was dead. Karen had not felt the baby move in a couple of days and when s...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Basic litter assessment … for dogs

Basic litter assessment … for dogs

“Why doesn’t he act the way he did when he was a puppy?” — John Preston SmithMany times, when purchasing a dog, folks do get t...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Protecting the rights of Ohioans

Protecting the rights of Ohioans

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved two nominees to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals with a proven record of fighting to strip Ohioan...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

The American Heritage College Dictionary defines “Dwarf” as “an atypically small animal or plant”. “Dwarf” Japanes...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Get some rest, mom, you earned it

Get some rest, mom, you earned it

When the end came calling for my mother, she faced it just the same way she had everything else in her life: with her head held high, fearless in the ...

February 11th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Travel & tourism trifecta learn by networking

Travel & tourism trifecta learn by networking

Executive Directors Destiny Bryson of Highland County Visitors Bureau, Susan Valentine-Scott of Clinton County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Step...

January 28th, 2019 |  


St. Catherine’s ventilator care unit introduced

St. Catherine’s ventilator care unit introduced

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, as well as staff of St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House, cut the celebratory rib...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for The Noble Pig

Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for The Noble Pig

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently cut the celebratory ribbon at The Noble Pig, 131 E. Court St. in Washington C.H. Formerly ...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


Seed Genetics Direct names vice president

Seed Genetics Direct names vice president

Chris Jeffries, president of Seed Genetics Direct, and the SGD team, recently welcomed Todd Jeffries as the company’s vice president of sales an...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Chamber presents award to Ranch of Opportunity

Chamber presents award to Ranch of Opportunity

On Jan. 10, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and its ambassadors presented a 5-Year Business Award to the Ranch of Opportunity.Residential direc...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Fayette Regional Humane Society named Business of the Month

Fayette Regional Humane Society named Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently tapped the Fayette Regional Humane Society as its January Business of the Month. Located a...

January 10th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA