NEWS


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

There is still time to file your taxes! Doing your own? State and federal tax forms are available at the library, although quantities are limited. Vis...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Fayette team places first at DI tournament

Fayette team places first at DI tournament

Six students from Fayette County competed in the Destination Imagination (DI) Region 14 Tournament on Saturday, March 11 at Miami University in Oxford...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Capriccio to perform concert at Grace United Methodist Church

Capriccio to perform concert at Grace United Methodist Church

Grace United Methodist Church will be hosting “Capriccio” on Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m. for a free concert.Beginning with its debut concert...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Man will have three probation officers after release in Franklin Furnace

Man will have three probation officers after release in Franklin Furnace

Lloyd E. Smith, 35, will have three probation officers to report to once he is released from a program in Franklin Furnace but will still be an addict...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


One-car crash in Leesburg sends one to hospital

One-car crash in Leesburg sends one to hospital

The driver of a vehicle that swerved off the road at the intersection of U.S. 62 and SR 28 in Leesburg and crashed on its top was transported by medic...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Committee considers changing Ohio Constitution to mirror Hawaii system

Committee considers changing Ohio Constitution to mirror Hawaii system

A committee reviewing the state’s grand jury process for criminal indictments is discussing whether or not Ohio’s Constitution needs to be...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:45 pm |    
Dragons heading to State

NFL free agents look short term

Terrelle Pryor’s 1,007 receiving yards ranked 22nd in the NFL last season, and his 77 catches were 27th, stats accumulated despite playing with ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Stolen Van Gogh paintings return to Amsterdam after 14 years

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen in a smash-and-grab heist more than 14 years ago went back on display Tuesda...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Xavier knocks off Arizona

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Not long after losing to Arizona’s Sean Miller at the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Xavier coach Chris Mack jokingly said ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Dragons heading to State

Dragons heading to State

On Wednesday night, March 22, the State-bound Fayette County Dragons hosted the local first responders Guns-N-Hoses in a charity basketball game at Wa...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dallas Green dies at 82

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre.“I was a 20-game winner,” he would joke, “it jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


NFL owners consider changes

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping ove...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Family of Doc Payton expresses thanks

Family of Doc Payton expresses thanks

The family of longtime local physician Dr. Hugh W. Payton expressed a “thank you” to the community for the years of support before his pas...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Catholic Foundation grant awarded to LIFE Pregnancy

Catholic Foundation grant awarded to LIFE Pregnancy

The LIFE Pregnancy Center was recently awarded $40,500 from The Catholic Foundation, through a Vision grant, to fund a framing project for their new f...

March 24th, 2017 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

There is still time to file your taxes! Doing your own? State and federal tax forms are available at the library, although quantities are limited. Vis...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SSCC Theatre to present ‘Waiting for Godot’ April 7-9

SSCC Theatre to present ‘Waiting for Godot’ April 7-9

Southern State Community College Theatre will present Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” on April 7 and 8 (at 7:30 p.m.) and April...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Fayette Garden Club holds March meeting

Members of the Fayette Garden Club met for their March meeting at the home of Julia Hidy. As members arrived they were greeted by hostess Julia Hidy a...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Deer Creek Daisies visit Caesar Creek Pioneer Village

Deer Creek Daisies visit Caesar Creek Pioneer Village

On Saturday, March 18, the Deer Creek Daisies Garden Club traveled to Caesar Creek Pioneer Village in Waynesville, Ohio. They attended the 2017 Maple ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


3:13 pm |    

Perry Township happenings

Monsters are real…..

As a parent and now as a grandparent I have spent quite a lot of time over the years convincing first my children and now my grandchildren that monste...

March 20th, 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 |  


Telephone scams: How to avoid falling prey

You answer a telephone call. A marketer says her company can get you out of debt, save you from a problem detected with your Windows computer or exten...

March 15th, 2017 |  


For assistance in healing, dial the angel helpline

For assistance in healing, dial the angel helpline

With spring right around the corner, the virus that I heard rumors about all winter showed up to visit. Somehow I was able to gather that it wanted an...

March 14th, 2017 |  


BCI brings science to Ohio’s elementary schools

BCI brings science to Ohio’s elementary schools

Through the BCI (Bureau of Criminal Investigation) Science School, fourth graders across Ohio are learning some of the behind-the-scenes skills used t...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Promoting safety and innovation with Ohio’s transportation budget

Promoting safety and innovation with Ohio’s transportation budget

Last week, the Ohio House passed the first biennial budget bill, the state transportation budget. House Bill 26, sponsored by Representative Rob McCol...

March 9th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


JD Equipment named Chamber Business of the Month

JD Equipment named Chamber Business of the Month

March is a time to think green for St. Patrick’s Day and spring. The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team was also thinking green ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Parrett Insurance earns distinction

Parrett Insurance Agency Inc. of Washington C.H. has earned the distinction of “Presidential Agency Partner” from Western Reserve Group In...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Summers Funeral Home celebrates 25 years

Summers Funeral Home celebrates 25 years

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Summers Funeral Home, 223 W. Market St., for being in business 25 years.The funeral home ha...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Great American Jewelry Store holds ribbon cutting

Great American Jewelry Store holds ribbon cutting

The Boylan Jewelry Store is no longer in business, but the tradition continues at 112 W. Court St., site of the former jewelry store, with Great Ameri...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


BB’s Cakes celebrates first anniversary

BB’s Cakes celebrates first anniversary

BB’s Cakes & More, 149 N. Main St. in Washington C.H., recently celebrated its first anniversary. The Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team vi...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Back-En-Thyme named February Business of the Month

Back-En-Thyme named February Business of the Month

Back-En-Thyme Flower & Gift Shop, 101 E. Court St. in Washington C.H., was named the Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for February. The s...

February 10th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA