NEWS


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Police Arrests/Citations

According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Washington C.H. Police Department. They are presumed innocent unles...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Man who vandalized Statehouse claimed he’d been shot at

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who broke into the Ohio Statehouse, smashed windows and discharged a fire extinguisher told a 911 dispatcher he ente...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ackley to coach Panthers

Ackley to coach Panthers

There will be two new head varsity basketball coaches at Miami Trace High School when the 2021-22 season gets underway seven months from now.On Monday...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with a nature image

Getting crafty with a nature image

For this week’s “Getting Crafty” project, we are going to take a look at artist Georgia O’Keeffe.O’Keeffe loved art, and...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Local teacher to compete in national pageant

Local teacher to compete in national pageant

Lindsay Stewart, a Fayette County resident and Miami Trace Elementary School teacher, recently acquired the title of Mrs. Midwest Captivating and will...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio providers pause J&J vaccines as US reviews clot cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio providers including the nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses suspended usin...

April 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Browns sign Jadeveon Clowney to pair with Garrett on D-line

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney will chase quarterbacks and a Super Bowl title with the Browns.The dynamic free agent defensive end signed a o...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Wilmer Flores’ sacrifice fly holds up, Giants beat Reds 7-6

Editor’s note: The Cincinnati Reds squandered a four-run lead in Tuesday night’s game at San Francisco. The following is a report on that ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Blue Lion baseball falls 5-0 to Hillsboro

Blue Lion baseball falls 5-0 to Hillsboro

The Hillsboro Indians varsity baseball team visited Washington High School Friday, April 9.They got a very solid pitching performance from Scott as th...

April 13th, 2021 |  


NFL players call for virtual offseason

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL players were locked out of team headquarters last offseason because of the coronavirus pandemic.This year, their uni...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Lady Lions split DH with Blanchester

Lady Lions split DH with Blanchester

The Washington Lady Blue Lions varsity softball team split a doubleheader with Blanchester Saturday, April 10.In the first game, Washington defeated B...

April 13th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Be safe in the sun

Ohio providers pause J&J vaccines as US reviews clot cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio providers including the nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses suspended usin...

April 13th, 2021 |  


US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to inves...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Adena Greenfield offering sexual assault treatment

Adena Greenfield Medical Center (AGMC) is now providing services to patients reporting to its emergency department following a sexual assault, accordi...

April 13th, 2021 |  


‘Knowing I gave, I tried, I helped’

‘Knowing I gave, I tried, I helped’

The American Red Cross holds numerous blood drives at Grace United Methodist Church annually and just completed the second blood drive of the year.The...

April 9th, 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 |  


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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