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Moving day delayed

Moving day delayed

Emma White — the local resident who commissioned the Robinson-Pavey home on Highland Avenue in Washington C.H. to be moved — shared an upd...

June 14th, 2018 updated: June 14th, 2018. |  


Alzheimer’s awareness fundraiser to be held Saturday

Alzheimer’s awareness fundraiser to be held Saturday

More than five million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. This Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of th...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Dogs at shelter in need of homes

Dogs at shelter in need of homes

The Fayette County Dog Shelter is looking for homes for over 20 dogs.Most of these dogs were found as strays in the community, although the shelter do...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Civil Credit News

From the Washington C.H. Municipal Court1st Choice Financial, 1204 Columbus Ave. v. Kristina Dalton, Frankfort, Ohio, claims amount $495.06, for small...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Tayese named Buckeye Boys State Governor

Tayese named Buckeye Boys State Governor

Blaise Tayese, a rising senior at Washington Court House High School, was recently elected by a majority of 1,200 of his peers to the prestigious offi...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Gas prices remain high, according to AAA

Consumers are spending $65 more a month to fill-up compared to last summer. According to AAA, gasoline expenses are accounting, on average, for 7 perc...

June 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Practicing patience: Browns’ Mayfield waits turn as backup

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield stood 15 yards away from a semicircle of cameras with a member of Cleveland’s media relations staff as B...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Bengals’ last-ranked offense a work in progress at minicamp

CINCINNATI (AP) — During the first day of Bengals minicamp, the offense ran through new plays.A day later, some of them were gone.Offensive coor...

June 14th, 2018 |  


McDonald’s honors Spring student-athletes

McDonald’s honors Spring student-athletes

McDonald’s of Fayette County recently honored student-athletes from the Washington Court House City Schools and Miami Trace School District from...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Cain, Chacin pace Brewers past Cubs, 1-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered and Jhoulys Chacin combined with three relievers on a six-hitter to give the Milwaukee Brewers their secon...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Celtics’ Irving coy on possible reunion with LeBron

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving is playing coy about the possibility of reuniting with his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James next seas...

June 13th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Food preservation classes offered by OSU Extension

Are you interested in preserving food? With summer harvest time starting soon, come learn about how to properly extend the season’s bounty by le...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Pre-cut melons tied to multistate salmonella outbreak

Pre-cut melons tied to multistate salmonella outbreak

I just heard a report that a brand of pre-cut melons was tied to a salmonella outbreak recently. How is that possible? You are right: The Centers for ...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Looking Back: Eddie Cobb and ‘Jerry the First’

Looking Back: Eddie Cobb and ‘Jerry the First’

Eddie Cobb, a 25-year-old, third-generation horseman from Whitesville, New York, came to Washington Court House in 1945 and began training horses at t...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Craft items wanted for lifestyle magazine

Craft items wanted for lifestyle magazine

Are you a maker? Show us what you’re up to!We’re interested in learning about what our Ohio neighbors are making in their free time for a ...

June 12th, 2018 |  


The Amish Cook: The Yoders’ old digs are new again

So much has happened these past days. We’re actually settled into our new home, and yes, we love it!I’d enjoy filling you in on some of wh...

June 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Perennial starts with ‘P’ for permanent

Perennial starts with ‘P’ for permanent

Many people are confused by the words “annual” and “perennial”. A good way to remember the difference is that perennial starts...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes billions of dollars in payments to farmers across the country. Farmers rely on this money a...

June 11th, 2018 |  


There really is no place like home

There really is no place like home

The ink’s barely even dry on your diploma, and I bet you are already making some pretty bold claims about your future. I’ll also bet very ...

June 8th, 2018 |  


‘I jumped out of a plane’

‘I jumped out of a plane’

Being vulnerable is dangerous, but it is not deadly. In fact, it is lively. We dawn on our strength in these moments. What is it that we are most vuln...

June 6th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


FCMH Auxiliary celebrating 40 years

FCMH Auxiliary celebrating 40 years

The Auxiliary at Fayette County Memorial Hospital is spending the year celebrating 40 years as a service group. At a recent meeting, Jodi Hanawalt was...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


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