NEWS


Fayette SWCD to fill vacant supervisor seat

Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District (Fayette SWCD) is accepting applications from individuals interested in filling the vacant supervisor s...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Man sentenced for fleeing, harassing

Man sentenced for fleeing, harassing

The Washington C.H. man who fled from sheriff’s deputies and spit on another deputy while he was incarcerated was sent to prison Monday for two ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Pregnancy Center celebrates Christmas

Pregnancy Center celebrates Christmas

Pregnancy Center on South Fayette Street held its annual Christmas party on Wednesday afternoon at the St. Colman Catholic Church in Washington Court ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Land Transfers

The following local land transfer entries were recently released:NOV. 13Mary E. Amore, DECD, Mary Amore, DECD to Ronald L. Amore, 1.9601A/2.6082A VMS ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed for help in a fr...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Lawmakers OK bill creating database of violent offenders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have approved the creation of a statewide database of violent offenders under legislation named for a colle...

December 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Roethlisberger OK, Boswell not as Steelers weigh changes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s ribs are bruised but not broken.The Pittsburgh Steelers believe the same could be said about their ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Cavs win j-v, freshman games with Panthers

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Panthers freshman and junior-varsity boys basketball teams played Frontier Athletic Conference games at Chillicoth...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Steelers’ playoff hopes iffy after pratfall in Oakland

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged his team’s spotty track record in Oakland before the AFC North leader...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Lady Lion j-v team beats Jackson

The Washington Lady Blue Lion junior-varsity basketball team hosted the team from Jackson High School for a Frontier Athletic Conference game Saturday...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Bengals fall short as skid hits 5 games

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Driskel ran away from Chargers star Joey Bosa, scrambled past a linebacker and dived into the end zone to cap a thril...

December 10th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ohio infant deaths decrease, but racial disparity continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say the number of infant deaths in Ohio decreased overall from 2016 to 2017, but racial disparity continu...

December 7th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Connecting our children with nature

Connecting our children with nature

Do you worry that your children or grandchildren are slipping out of touch with the natural world? You have intelligent company. In his book Last Chil...

December 10th, 2018 |  


A short life worth long remembering

A short life worth long remembering

Most of us will spend our entire lives attempting to accomplish some sort of deed or deeds that will have people talking about us long after our time ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Access points can connect communities with food

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestion...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

George Bush sometimes joked on the campaign trail that he was part-Ohioan. His father was born in Columbus, and his grandfather died in the state capi...

December 5th, 2018 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Chamber welcomes Child Connections

Child Connections: Behavioral Consultation and Psychological Services, Inc., located at 114 S. Fayette St. in Washington C.H., was welcomed to Chamber...

November 8th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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