NEWS


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MT holds 60th commencement

Ohio jobless rate slightly dips in April

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.0% in April 2022, down from 4.1% in March 2022.The state’s nonagricultural wage and ...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Local Memorial Day events scheduled

Local Memorial Day events scheduled

Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching and several remembrance ceremonies will be taking place.On Friday, May 27, the Fayette County Veterans Servic...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Commission on Aging lunch & activities

The Fayette County Commission on Aging lunch menu for the week of May 23-27 is as follows:MONDAYBBQ riblet sandwich, roasted potatoes, seasoned vegeta...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Rankin to join Senior Hall of Fame

Rankin to join Senior Hall of Fame

Glenn Rankin, of Jasper Township, is one of 11 honorees who will be recognized for their accomplishments and volunteerism at the 46th Central Ohio Sen...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Lawmakers want Ohio State’s 2010 football season restored

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2010 season of the Ohio State University football team, vacated after a memorabilia-for-cash scandal, should be restor...

May 19th, 2022 |  


May is Motorcycle Awareness month

May is Motorcycle Awareness month

The City of Washington Court House recently proclaimed the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness Month.Motorcycle riding is a popular form of efficient...

May 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Sectional champs!

Wiggins, Warriors dunk Mavericks 109-100 for 3-0 series lead

DALLAS (AP) — Stephen Curry shimmied for the TV crew, Andrew Wiggins shook Luka Doncic with a posterizing dunk and the Warriors are thinking swe...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maybe extra rest isn’t such a bad thing for a racehorse after all.In the Preakness Stakes that was run without the Kentuc...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Miami Trace girls track 2nd at D-I District meet

MARIETTA — The Miami Trace High School track and field teams made the long trip over to Marietta College to compete in the Division I District t...

May 20th, 2022 updated: May 20th, 2022. |  


Near-record heat for Preakness another test for Epicenter

BALTIMORE (AP) — Epicenter lost the Kentucky Derby because of a hot pace.Now he’ll face hot temperatures in the Preakness.Two weeks after ...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Celtics roll past Heat 127-102

MIAMI (AP) — His team was down by 10 in the opening minutes, and Boston coach Ime Udoka was making no effort to hide his level of disappointment...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Naomi Osaka gets rematch as she returns to French Open

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka will not have the luxury of easing into her return to the courts of the French Open, facing a tough foe in her very fir...

May 19th, 2022 |  


LIFE


1:12 pm |    
A summertime tradition

Working to aid families during formula shortage

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, MBA announced Wednesday that department officials requested that the U.S. De...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Summer reading program set to kick off

Summer reading program set to kick off

Join us for a summer of fun at Carnegie Public Library! The children’s Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins on May 20 and is for children from bi...

May 17th, 2022 |  


STOP THE BLEED® training saves lives

STOP THE BLEED® training saves lives

National STOP THE BLEED® Day is May 19. STOP THE BLEED® is a national awareness campaign that has been influenced by the events happening ar...

May 17th, 2022 |  


A bittersweet Mother’s Day

A bittersweet Mother’s Day

“Happy Mother’s day!” It was Julia, sleepily walking out of the bedroom holding, Gumdrop, her pet miniature poodle. Snuggling up nex...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Ohio’s Hospice holds Nursing Honor Guard tribute

DAYTON, Ohio — As part of National Nurses Week, the Ohio’s Hospice Nursing Honor Guard held a tribute on May 12 at the bell tower at Ohio&...

May 17th, 2022 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Carnegie Public Library loves Fayette County — the library serves county residents through weekly storytimes in Washington Court House and Jeffe...

May 16th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Vote for the MT renewal levy on May 3

Dear Editor,We are writing to urge Miami Trace School District voters to vote for the upcoming levy. The Miami Trace renewal levy on May 3 is not a ne...

April 22nd, 2022 |  


Please support MT emergency renewal levy

Editor:As a former teacher in the Miami Trace educational system I am encouraging you to support the renewal levy by voting yes. Both of my children a...

April 20th, 2022 |  


‘Let’s keep the dream alive for today’s kids’

Dear Record-Herald Editor,When we moved to Fayette County in 1965 with our brand new teaching certificates, we were told about a dream to someday educ...

April 18th, 2022 |  


‘Keep Miami Trace great’

Dear Editor,I would like to thank the Miami Trace community for supporting our district in the past! Miami Trace provides excellent opportunities for ...

April 18th, 2022 |  


Strong schools, strong community

Editor,My name is Andrea Garland and I am a second grade teacher at Miami Trace Elementary School. Strong schools are the foundation to a strong commu...

April 15th, 2022 |  


An investment in our students’ future

Editor,I write this letter in support of the Miami Trace Local Schools renewal levy. The district has placed an issue on the May 3 ballot. Officially ...

April 15th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Open Box Outlet holds grand opening

Open Box Outlet holds grand opening

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently congratulated Open Box Outlet on its grand opening and ribbon cutting. Chamber President Kristy Bowers...

May 12th, 2022 |  


‘Dotting Our Community With Color’

‘Dotting Our Community With Color’

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate Lorre Black Umbrellas art, “Dotting Our Community With Color,” Friday at S...

May 3rd, 2022 |  


Le Ella Lanes named Chamber Business of the Month

Le Ella Lanes named Chamber Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Le Ella Lanes as its Business of the Month. Owned by Ron and Diane Amore Jr., Le Ella Lan...

April 27th, 2022 |  


Apple Farm Service to hold Ride-N-Drive event at county fairgrounds

Apple Farm Service is organizing a Ride-N-Drive event to be held at the Allen County Fairgrounds (Lima), April 30, from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and again...

April 22nd, 2022 |  


Harbor Freight Tools to open in WCH

Harbor Freight Tools to open in WCH

Harbor Freight Tools has announced it will be opening a new store in Washington Court House later this year.The new store will be located at 2110 Colu...

April 19th, 2022 updated: April 19th, 2022. |  


What’s happening at McClish’s this spring?

What’s happening at McClish’s this spring?

We have been hearing that question a lot so far this spring! We will reiterate our early winter announcement letter that detailed several new exciting...

April 18th, 2022 |  


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