NEWS


4:26 pm |    
WHS Class of 2017 graduates
Hi-Y raises money for The Well

Hi-Y raises money for The Well

Jaelyn Mason and several other Washington High School Hi-Y members were “Homeless for a Day” to help raise money for The Well at Sunnyside...

May 26th, 2017 |  


WCH man allegedly sells meth as police drive past

WCH man allegedly sells meth as police drive past

A Washington Court House man was charged after he allegedly sold drugs in the front yard of a house as police officers drove past.Michael W. Wheeler w...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Bloomingburg resident with drugs at Eyman Park sentenced

A Bloomingburg resident admitted to using drugs at Eyman Park and was sentenced Monday to treatment and probation.Joshua E. Queen, 36, was arrested Se...

May 26th, 2017 |  


United Way raises $8,000 thanks to 2017 golf outing

United Way raises $8,000 thanks to 2017 golf outing

United Way thanked event sponsors, Bumpus Trucking, First State Bank, Marquee Construction, Fayette Travel and Tourism, Vermeer Heartland, Valero, Sta...

May 26th, 2017 |  


FCSO Arrests/Citations

According to reports, the following individuals were arrested or cited by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. They are presumed innocent unless...

May 26th, 2017 |  


How to safeguard your DD Form 214

DD Form 214s, first issued in 1950, are military service documents that represent the complete, verified record of a service member’s time in th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


2:38 pm |    
Navas at State
Navas at State

Navas at State

Miami Trace senior Juan Diego Navas and coach Mitch Augenstein made the trip down I-71 to Mason and the Lindner Family Tennis Center for the 98th annu...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Osweiler wants to be Browns’ starting QB

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Brock Osweiler was standing in a sand trap on a golf course in March when he got a phone call. The quarterback had been dealt...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Murray looks to French Open to rediscover his form

PARIS (AP) — After months of disappointment and a lack of motivation, Andy Murray is counting on the French Open to turn his season around.In No...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR HOF Class of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he’d never make anything of himself.It turns out his...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Rossi back in Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi’s frustration mounted on pit lane.The first time his cr...

May 25th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up: The libraries in Washington Court House and Jeffersonville will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Both locations w...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Fayette Humane Society Pet of the Week

Fayette Humane Society Pet of the Week

Meet Captain Jack, a 1-year-old domestic-short-haired cat. Fayette Humane Society animal care staff describe Captain Jack as previously adopted but wa...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Good Hope Lions Club donates to FCMH

Good Hope Lions Club donates to FCMH

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation received a donation from the Good Hope Lions Club of Wayne Township in the amount of $500.The Good ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


FCMH Foundation purchases Dinamaps

FCMH Foundation purchases Dinamaps

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation recently purchased four Dinamaps for the medical and surgical associates.Each Dinamap is a portable...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hospice of Fayette County named 2017 Honors recipient

Hospice of Fayette County has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HealthCarefirst, the leading provider of we...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


FLAG to host ‘Ladies Day Out’ June 17

The Fayette Ladies Adventure Group (FLAG) is a division of the Fayette County Fish & Game Association. FLAG is dedicated to provide an interactive...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


The war on marijuana has failed and Ohioans must challenge marijuana laws

The war on marijuana has failed and Ohioans must challenge marijuana laws

Unresolved trauma and conflict is the root of all disease. Substance abuse is a disease. Addiction is a component of disease. There is no gene that gi...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Rural America deserves a champion

The Center for Rural Affairs has fought on behalf of rural communities for nearly 45 years.We are heartened by U.S. Department of Agriculture Sec. Per...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Happenings in Perry Township

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:A $6.50 an hour pay increase for the Perry Township part-time hire who mows the roads was approved by our tru...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Balancing community’s needs while keeping spending down

Balancing community’s needs while keeping spending down

Crafting the biennial state budget is always a complex, comprehensive process that not only involves hours of discussion between House members, but al...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Valuing work and the people who do it

Valuing work and the people who do it

Last week, we commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day to recognize the sacrifices American workers have made for our country. Throughout our nation&#...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Stand up to those who abuse dogs for own gain

To the Editor:As the board of directors and staff of the Fayette Humane Society, an organization dedicated to saving animals’ lives and ensuring...

May 4th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber awards scholarships to local seniors

Chamber awards scholarships to local seniors

In keeping with tradition, the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded five scholarships to graduating seniors. Recipients were welcomed a...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Sunshine Laundry named May Business of the Month

Sunshine Laundry named May Business of the Month

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to name Sunshine Laundry & Dry Cleaning its May Business of the Month. Gamma White is a second-g...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Vanessa L. Blevins CPA celebrates 25 years

Vanessa L. Blevins CPA celebrates 25 years

Vanessa L. Blevins CPA firm celebrated 25 years in business with a plaque presentation from the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently.Owner Vane...

May 15th, 2017 |  


EZ Oil Change honored for 25 years

EZ Oil Change honored for 25 years

EZ Oil Change Inc. recently celebrated 25 years in business with a plaque presentation from the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce.Located at 509 S. E...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Employees spotlighted at Goodwill annual dinner

​Six employees and two organizations were recognized Wednesday at the 58th-annual Dinner of Goodwill Industries of South Central Ohio. More than...

April 27th, 2017 |  


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