NEWS


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Superheroes unite for 5K

‘Maude’ co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Ar...

October 18th, 2019 |  


The ‘Great Pumpkin’ of Fayette County

The ‘Great Pumpkin’ of Fayette County

Many of us remember the “Great Pumpkin” from our childhood as an animated television special from the mind of Charles M. Schulz, the creat...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Meth recovered at traffic stop

Meth recovered at traffic stop

A traffic stop made by a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputy Wednesday night resulted in the recovery of a significant amount of metha...

October 18th, 2019 |  


WCHCS to hold concert to support ‘Big Blue Bus’

WCHCS to hold concert to support ‘Big Blue Bus’

The Washington Court House City School (WCHCS) District is holding a benefit concert to be held on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. in Liberty Hall.“Fo...

October 18th, 2019 |  


New Holland UMW hold October meeting

The Oct. 9 meeting of the New Holland United Methodist Women was held in the home of Samantha Dunham. Ann Thompson, president, opened the meeting with...

October 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Panthers fall to Unioto, 5-0
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Jackson ends Panthers’ season in Sect. finals

World Series throw-down: Astros, Nats relying on rotations

Now this is a serious World Series throw-down.Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke vs. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin &#...

October 21st, 2019 |  


No running game, no wins

CINCINNATI (AP) — Thirty-three yards rushing, all by the quarterback. Just when the Bengals think their offense can’t get any worse, it re...

October 21st, 2019 |  


AP Top 25: Ohio State jumps Clemson to 3rd; Wisconsin falls

Ohio State edged past Clemson to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll and Wisconsin dropped to 13th after being upset ahead of its show...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Blue Lions win at Hillsboro, 27-21

Blue Lions win at Hillsboro, 27-21

HILLSBORO — The Washington Blue Lions were looking to bounce back after a 34-7 loss to Jackson last week when they went on the road to take on t...

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


High School Football Scores

Friday’s ScoresBy The Associated PressPREP FOOTBALLAkr. East 47, Akr. Ellet 0Akr. Hoban 44, Parma Padua 6Akr. Manchester 39, Canal Fulton Northw...

October 18th, 2019 |  


LIFE


Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her bill to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices despite a br...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Deer Creek Daisies hold October meeting

Deer Creek Daisies hold October meeting

Wild Roots Botanicals was quite a unique experience for the Deer Creek Daisy October meeting.Wild Roots is located in Chillicothe, 59 E. Water St. Thi...

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 |  


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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