NEWS


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Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carri...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Ohio election panel tosses minor parties’ debate complaint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State election regulators in Ohio delivered a blow to two minor parties on Thursday, dismissing complaints that alleged th...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Officials meet with GM chief over plant closing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Ohio congressmen met with the head of General Motors Wednesday in Washington in their bid to keep an assembly plant from...

December 6th, 2018 |  


BPM fire house transforms into ‘Santa Land’

BPM fire house transforms into ‘Santa Land’

For the next three days, the Bloomingburg-Paint-Marion (BPM) Joint Fire District fire house will be transformed into “Santa Land,” a fundr...

December 6th, 2018 |  


FCSO Arrests/Citations

According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. They are presumed innocent u...

December 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who t...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Alex Morgan named US Player of the Year

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Morgan has been named U.S. Soccer’s Player of the Year for a second time after leading the national team with 18 goals...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Group plans $230M stadium to keep MLS team in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are part of a group planning to build a $230 million stadium for the Columbus...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Blue Lions beat Wilmington, 38-30

Blue Lions beat Wilmington, 38-30

WILMINGTON — A young Wilmington wrestling squad made its season-debut Wednesday night against an old league foe.In a back-and-forth dual with fo...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Lion j-v squad beats Chillicothe, 28-13

The Washington Lady Blue Lion junior-varsity basketball team hosted the Chillicothe Cavaliers in a Frontier Athletic Conference match-up Wednesday, De...

December 6th, 2018 |  


LIFE


FCMH announces Senior Life Solutions partnership

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has announced a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located in Medical Arts ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

This week, join us for a very special event on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited to an evening program at the library featuring ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


The Amish Cook: A beautiful Yoder Christmas story – Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part column from Gloria about their long journey through the foster care system and, ultimately, to ado...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

I’m confused about the recent reports regarding leafy greens such as romaine lettuce. How is it that leafy greens can cause a foodborne illness?...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Now more than ever, libraries are multifaceted institutions. They are educational, recreational, informational, cultural and technological. Libraries ...

November 30th, 2018 |  


Repeat outbreaks pressure produce industry to step up safety

NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own sa...

November 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Buses, snow and Christmastime

Buses, snow and Christmastime

“Oh, man. Oh yeah. My dogs are barking,” actor John Candy as Del Griffith, told Steve Martin, in “Planes, Trains and AutomobilesR...

December 5th, 2018 |  


It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

I have had a lifelong obsession with the f-word.For as long as I can remember, the f-word has been a part of my life. I’ve used it and abused it...

December 4th, 2018 |  


The white-washing of Santa Claus

The white-washing of Santa Claus

For starters (spoiler alert) Santa Claus is an imaginary character—not real. The jolly guy in the goofy red suit is an American icon of popular ...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Bush decency and America’s Christmas list

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobb...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Fresh-cut Christmas trees are a special tradition

Fresh-cut Christmas trees are a special tradition

In today’s fast-paced, high-tech world, the ritual of a real Christmas tree captures the genuine spirit of the holidays. Decorating with live gr...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Immigration in focus for rural America

A raid in north central Nebraska put a spotlight on immigration in rural America.It targeted alleged labor exploitation by a local employment agency. ...

November 30th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Fayette Pharmacy sold to local family

Last week, the sale of Fayette Pharmacy from REM Corporation to Rod and Hannah Banks was finalized.The Banks live in Greenfield, and Rod Banks previou...

November 2nd, 2018 |  


Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Pennington Bakery retirees hold reunion

Retired employees of the Pennington Bakery gathered at Our Place Restaurant on Sunday, Oct. 21 for a meal and time of fellowship.Reflections of the jo...

October 26th, 2018 |  


50 years of care from HCF management

Fifty years ago a group of concerned individuals came together to fill a need for compassionate and rehabilitative care. They formed HCF Management, I...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

Fayette Pharmacy named October Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors named Fayette Pharmacy their October Business of the Month. Operating from their new location at 15...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Walmart Heart plans ‘special day’ for local child

Local 5-year-old Niles Hawkins will be named an honorary Walmart driver this Saturday at 11 a.m.Niles will have the opportunity to ride in a semi-truc...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Open house set to celebrate ‘Indigo Roots’

Open house set to celebrate ‘Indigo Roots’

On Saturday, the re-branding of Washington Court House’s local yoga studio will be celebrated with an open house.The celebration will mark the s...

October 9th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA