No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

It was disheartening to read a recent editorial page column about today’s decline in the number of newspapers, including the fact that some citi...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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 |  


Tree planting questions & answers

Tree planting questions & answers

Here are some of the questions we hear most frequently about tree planting:Q: “What is the best time to plant trees?”A: Once they drop the...

October 8th, 2019 |  


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The calendar has turned October. Generally, that means autumn colors, cool morning air, and in recent years, the color pink everywhere. While this yea...

October 8th, 2019 |  


A part of innocence lost

A part of innocence lost

Exactly when I became hooked I am not sure. But the first real taste I can remember came while riding in a car with my parents pulling a Columbus and ...

October 2nd, 2019 |