NEWS


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‘A sense of community’
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‘A sense of community’
‘A sense of community’

‘A sense of community’

Editor’s note – This article is one of a series of feature stories from Southern State Community College highlighting alumni and the speci...

October 18th, 2019 |  


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...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:Oct. 17Theft: At 6:48 p.m., Blanden Bristow reported that...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Man sentenced for meth trafficking

Man sentenced for meth trafficking

A 19-year-old Mt. Sterling man was sentenced to two years in prison this week for trafficking methamphetamine in the Robinson Road trailer park.On Mon...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Harvest season well underway

Harvest season well underway

Harvest season is underway in Fayette County. On Wednesday local farmers could be seen on State Route 41 near the Fayette County Family YMCA harvestin...

October 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Blue Lions win at Hillsboro, 27-21

Big Ten clash as No. 16 Michigan visits No. 7 Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford looks forward to watching himself on tape more and more each week.It is one of the perks of being Penn S...

October 18th, 2019 updated: October 18th, 2019. |  


Little Lions basketball skills clinics held on Sundays

The Little Lions Basketball Program is currently holding skills and drills clinics that run through the month of November.Boys and girls in grades 3-4...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Panthers advance to Sectional finals

Panthers advance to Sectional finals

The Miami Trace Panthers have advanced to the Division II Sectional finals following an 11-0 win over visiting Washington Thursday.The Panthers will h...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Lady Lion volleyball seniors honored

Lady Lion volleyball seniors honored

Washington High School volleyball seniors were recognized prior to the match against Unioto Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (l-r); Mackenzie Truex, Halli Wal...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Minshew-mania could reignite vs winless Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — A so-so showing against the Saints threw a little cold water on Minshew-mania. The rookie with the distinctive ‘stache h...

October 17th, 2019 |  


LIFE


MT FFA, FCMH host ‘Paint the Town Pink Walk’

MT FFA, FCMH host ‘Paint the Town Pink Walk’

On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Miami Trace/Great Oaks FFA Chapter conducted its annual Paint the Town Pink Walk.This year over 150 members and community su...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Medicare changes allowed during Ohio open enrollment period

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s next open enrollment period for Medicare is underway.It began Tuesday. Ohioans have until Dec. 7 to sign up o...

October 15th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: The Yoders go home to school

I’ll stick with my promise and fill you in on our homeschooling days, or perhaps I should say “moments.” It seems that though I try ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up after Columbus Day, the libraries in Washington Court House and Jeffersonville will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. Both locations wil...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Adena influenza clinics prepare for flu season

CHILLICOTHE – It is that time of year…flu season. Influenza not only makes you feel miserable, it can also be dangerous, especially for ch...

October 14th, 2019 |  


CBD: The newest food craze?

At the start of 2019, in a survey of chefs across the country, CBD-infused food and beverages emerged as the most anticipated food trend for the year....

October 11th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Nothing is really impossible

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Nothing is really impossible

Making downtown WCH beautiful

Editor:The flower planters in downtown Washington Court House are absolutely beautiful. To whomever planted and are taking care of them, the citizens ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


The mudslinging must end for city’s sake

Fellow citizens, we must reject the mudslinging and derogatory nature of this election cycle being perpetuated by many actors. We cannot allow this to...

October 17th, 2019 |  


We’ve made progress, but still more to do

We’ve made progress, but still more to do

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 15th, 2019 |  


The power of forgiveness

Many have watched the powerful television report of Brandt Jean’s act of forgiveness toward Amber Guyger who killed his brother Botham Jean. The...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Will we speak up or turn our heads?

Lying, deception, corruption and obstruction are becoming the tools of an administration that has become so corrupt that we are losing the respect and...

October 11th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Speedway to hire 350 employees in Ohio

ENON – Speedway LLC (Speedway) is looking to hire 350 employees in Ohio with open interviews taking place at all Ohio locations on Wednesday, Se...

September 6th, 2019 |  


‘Thatcher’s Tubes’ first reunion held

As many people know, the group of individuals you work with day in day out naturally become family. The “Thatcher’s Tubes Family” re...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


BWD Woodworking changes ownership

BWD Woodworking changes ownership

BWD Woodworking, a local architectural millwork business, has been in the Seyfang family for approximately 40 years but recently changed ownership.Ter...

August 30th, 2019 |  


No timeline set for Menards plant in Jeffersonville

No timeline set for Menards plant in Jeffersonville

A potential Menards manufacturing and distribution plant project that received its final zoning approval by the Fayette County Commissioners on Feb. 2...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Shoe Show recognized by city

Shoe Show recognized by city

The City of Washington C.H. recently presented Shoe Show, located at 1359 Leesburg Ave., a new business plaque. Pictured are the store manager, Monica...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Armco employees hold 10th reunion

Armco employees held their 10th official retirement party on Aug. 9 at the American Legion in Washington C.H. The event celebrated years of labor at t...

August 13th, 2019 |  


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