NEWS


OSU names Sollars a ‘Distinguished Senior’

OSU names Sollars a ‘Distinguished Senior’

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Clare Sollars of Washington Court House has been named a 2021 Distinguished Senior at The Ohio State University College of Food, ...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Coach, life-long panther passes

Coach, life-long panther passes

The Miami Trace High School community was shocked over the weekend by the passing of assistant boys’ soccer coach Sean Sweeney.The Record-Herald...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Law enforcement award presented to Adams

Law enforcement award presented to Adams

Last month, the Humane Society of the United States honored Brad Adams, chief humane agent of the Fayette Regional Humane Society (FRHS), with a 2020 ...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Stivers to lead Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Stivers to lead Ohio Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, Representative Steve Stivers (OH-15) announced that he will not seek re-election to Congress. After being elected t...

April 19th, 2021 |  


WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday with 40 world leaders, he faces a vexing task: how to put...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Prosecutor: FedEx shooter didn’t have ‘red flag’ hearing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis never appeared before a judge for a h...

April 19th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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MT track beats EC, Plains
6:46 pm
Updated: 8:56 pm. |    
Lady Lion track wins tri-meet
MT track beats EC, Plains

MT track beats EC, Plains

The Miami Trace Panthers held a triangular track meet at their school Tuesday, April 20, welcoming teams from Madison Plains High School and East Clin...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Lady Lion track wins tri-meet

Lady Lion track wins tri-meet

On a day that started out mild, turned windy and much colder over the afternoon and evening and ended with snow later, the Washington Blue Lions held ...

April 21st, 2021 updated: April 21st, 2021. |  


LE softball beats Lady Lions, 5-4

The Washington Lady Blue Lion varsity softball team visited Logan Elm for a non-conference game Tuesday, April 20.As was the case in the varsity baseb...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Logan Elm baseball walks off with win over Blue Lion

The Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team traveled to Pickaway County Tuesday, April 20 for a non-conference game at Logan Elm High School.The Br...

April 21st, 2021 |  


White Sox, Indians postponed by snow, cold weather

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have postponed Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox because of snow, cold weather a...

April 21st, 2021 |  


LIFE


New staff members join care team at Hospice

New staff members join care team at Hospice

Community Care Hospice and Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice, announced five new staff members joined their i...

April 16th, 2021 |  


County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

County drops from ‘orange’ to ‘yellow’

Fayette County’s Ohio Public Health Advisory System COVID-19 risk level has decreased from orange (level 2) to yellow (level 1).“We are ve...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Clinic set for school age immunizations

Clinic set for school age immunizations

As the end of this school year approaches, Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) is reminding parents that it’s never too early to plan for the co...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with a nature image

Getting crafty with a nature image

For this week’s “Getting Crafty” project, we are going to take a look at artist Georgia O’Keeffe.O’Keeffe loved art, and...

April 13th, 2021 |  


‘Come, rejoice with us, we have found the lost sheep!’

Take a moment to get the picture - it’s Wednesday evening of the big day- the final adoption of our precious foster children. Hosanna, age 4 fli...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio providers pause J&J vaccines as US reviews clot cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio providers including the nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses suspended usin...

April 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


What’s happening at Carnegie Public Library?

Fayette families, join us on Wednesday, March 31, at 11 a.m. on the library’s Facebook page for “Bonnie’s Books!”Then, on Thur...

March 29th, 2021 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Fayette families—join us on Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 31 at 11 a.m. for “Bonnie’s Books!”“Bonnie’s ...

March 22nd, 2021 |  


Stimulus: What it means for you, taxes

Stimulus: What it means for you, taxes

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. I tend to label this as “Stimulus 3.0” as the most notable item i...

March 17th, 2021 |  


Getting crafty with snowmen and distance drawing

Getting crafty with snowmen and distance drawing

As the weather warms up, there are still ways to play with “snow” — by making a 3-Dimensional Sculpture called a snowman! Have you m...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


February is Career-Technical Education Month

February is Career-Technical Education Month

February is Career-Technical Education Month across the United States. It’s a chance to recognize the millions of American students studying and...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Be aware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Be aware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Our neighbors and families have been through so much during the COVID-19 Pandemic. I am deeply concerned to learn about an attempt to steal relief fun...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Baxla Tractor under new ownership

Beginning April 1, the Washington Court House location of Baxla Tractor Sales Inc. will be owned and operated by Apple Farm Service, Inc.“We loo...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


‘Umbrella of stress’ on GM staff, 2 years after plant closed

When General Motors ended a half-century of building cars in Ohio’s blue collar corner, 1,600 workers had to decide whether to accept the automa...

March 9th, 2021 |  


Menards center now in operation

Menards center now in operation

The new Jeffersonville Menards Manufacturing and Distribution Center has been operational in Fayette County since December and, according to company o...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Outlet mall adds food trucks

Outlet mall adds food trucks

In late January, Destination Outlets took ownership of the outlet mall at I-71/US 35 formerly known as Tanger and, since then, the most common request...

March 1st, 2021 |  


County’s first solar farm approved

County’s first solar farm approved

“Fayette Solar” will most likely be the first solar farm to be created in Fayette County following an approval from the county Board of Zo...

February 19th, 2021 |  


The new Burkes Outlet in the Washington Square Shopping Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to kick off their grand opening celebrati...

February 15th, 2021 updated: February 15th, 2021. |  


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