Vote ‘Yes’ on the new jail levy

The Record-Herald is encouraging county voters to vote “Yes” for the new jail levy at Tuesday’s election.The current Fayette County ...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Our View

Ohio Issue 1 boils down to a question about crime and punishment, and what exactly is the purpose of our jails and prisons.It’s no secret the Un...

October 5th, 2018 |  


Ag Week celebrates Ohio food and farms

Agriculture and the food we eat. Never before has farming — including how our food is grown and processed — been more important to Ohioans...

March 14th, 2018 |  



Editorial: Issue 1 decides if clearer victims’ rights needed

Editorial: Issue 1 decides if clearer victims’ rights needed

Right now, victims of crime are generally well-informed and represented during the trials of those who committed the crimes by advocates such as Crime...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Our View: It’s about the community

We would like to thank all of the candidates running for local office. Every person who takes the time to run for a city or village council position s...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Our View: Residents concerned over drug sentencing

The Record-Herald has received a lot of questions and concerns from people this week who want to know how it is possible that a man who was caught tra...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Our View: Jennings appointment a wise decision

With the appointment of Steve Jennings as the newest council member following the resignation of Trent Dye, we commend the members of the Washington C...

January 18th, 2017 |  


We will not forget

There comes a point that every event, no matter how tragic or how deeply it affects a nation, becomes consigned to history.What is important is that i...

September 7th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 4th, 2016 |  


No-vacation nation putting strain on workers, economy

If your idea of a vacation is watching a live-stream of the sun setting along the beach from an iPhone app, stand in line.Or, actually, sit behind a d...

July 13th, 2016 |