NEWS


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FCPH announces vaccine clinic next week
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City recognizes Arbor Day
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One day at a time
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Celebrating Moms
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Happy Mother’s Day
Washington Fire Department reports

Washington Fire Department reports

The Washington Fire Department recently responded to the following:MAY 2MUTUAL AIDE: 9:40 p.m., Depot Drive - First response for the Fayette County Li...

May 5th, 2021 |  


AG Yost honors finalists of ‘Do the Write Thing’ challenge

AG Yost honors finalists of ‘Do the Write Thing’ challenge

(SPRINGFIELD, Ohio) — Lily Hatton, student at Springfield Roosevelt Middle School, is one of 10 middle school students from the Springfield City...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Rotary honors Miami Trace seniors

Rotary honors Miami Trace seniors

On Tuesday, the Washington Court House Rotary club recognized five Miami Trace students with various awards.During the event, held in the Crown Room a...

May 5th, 2021 |  


COVID-19 Update for long term care facilities

COVID-19 Update for long term care facilities

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 p...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Fayette County Farmers Market starts Saturday

Fayette County Farmers Market starts Saturday

It is the nature of spring in Ohio that each year we are amazed anew at the beauty. It seems that this spring was especially lovely, but maybe we beli...

May 5th, 2021 |  


McClain HS coach will return next season

McClain HS coach will return next season

After a recommendation to hire Ryan Olaker as the new coach at McClain High School was tabled at an April 26 meeting of the Greenfield Exempted Villag...

May 4th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Hillsboro goes 10-0 in FAC

O’s Means throws MLB’s 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M’s 6-0

SEATTLE (AP) — John Means threw the major leagues’ third no-hitter this season and came within a wild pitch on a third strike of a perfect...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Reds beat White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s Joey Votto fractured thumb during a 10-inning, 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.Votto was hi...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Blue Lion tennis thwarts Chillicothe

Gardner Park was the site of the Washington Blue Lion tennis team’s match against Chillicothe on Tuesday, April 27.Washington won the Frontier A...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Blue Lion baseball loses at Jackson

JACKSON — The Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team traveled to Jackson for a Frontier Athletic Conference game with the Ironmen Monday, Ap...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Woman from Mali gives birth to 9 babies in Morocco

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once — after only expecting seven, according to Mali’s Minister...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Cavs score late to beat Lady Lions

The Washington Lady Blue Lion varsity softball team hosted Chillicothe for a Frontier Athletic Conference game Wednesday, April 28.The game was extend...

May 5th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Blueberry Muffins

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Blueberry Muffins

Hello! This week’s recipe is my favorite Blueberry Muffin recipe.I do not like a crumb-topped, super sweet muffin. I just like a flavor-filled, ...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with imagination

Getting crafty with imagination

What is Imagination? It is the ability of our minds to invent, envision and daydream.People use their imaginations in careers in the arts like dance, ...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Fridge organization can lessen food waste

Fridge organization can lessen food waste

I buy fresh fruits and vegetables every time I go to the grocery store, but it seems like much of the produce ends in the wastebin, because I don̵...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Macaroni and Cheese

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Macaroni and Cheese

Hello! This week’s recipe is a long time favorite of all ages.It is always an empty dish to bring back from get-togethers, because it pairs well...

April 16th, 2021 |  


New staff members join care team at Hospice

New staff members join care team at Hospice

Community Care Hospice and Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice, announced five new staff members joined their i...

April 16th, 2021 |  


County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

Fayette County’s Ohio Public Health Advisory System COVID-19 risk level has decreased from orange (level 2) to yellow (level 1).“We are ve...

April 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Savoring spring, school and salad

Savoring spring, school and salad

Everyone arrived at our small, white country schoolhouse. It was a day when everyone gathered to celebrate another successful school year. We had take...

April 20th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Carnegie Public Library continues to offer one-on-one Tech Help! Engagement Librarian Kaitlin Cottrill can help teach you how to download library eboo...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Seven Layer Chicken Taco Salad

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Seven Layer Chicken Taco Salad

Hello! This week’s recipe is a salad.When the weather is warm, I think of “lighter” foods, but I still want a filling meal. This sal...

April 9th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Public Library?

Fayette families, join us on Wednesday, March 31, at 11 a.m. on the library’s Facebook page for “Bonnie’s Books!”Then, on Thur...

March 29th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Fayette families—join us on Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 31 at 11 a.m. for “Bonnie’s Books!”“Bonnie’s ...

March 22nd, 2021 |  


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 |  


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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