NEWS


ADAMH Board again asking voters to approve levy

During their regularly-scheduled board meeting, The Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMH) Board passed a resolutio...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Tickets still available for Groundhog Breakfast

Tickets still available for Groundhog Breakfast

Tickets for the fifth-annual Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Breakfast will be on sale until Jan. 25.Sponsored by McDonald’s of Fay...

January 20th, 2017 |  


McConnaughey named to Mount Union Dean’s List

The University of Mount Union has announced that Micah McConnaughey, of Washington C.H., has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 sem...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Ohio and U.S. employment numbers released

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December 2016, unchanged from November. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment incr...

January 20th, 2017 |  


The Wendt Group wins 12 first place awards at Ohio Auctioneers Convention

The Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) has recognized The Wendt Group’s exceptional marketing work by naming the company winner of four out of i...

January 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:39 pm |    
Panthers now 7-0 in SCOL

Packers Nelson, Adams wait and see

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers may not know the status of injured receivers Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison until...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Blue Lion wrestlers beat Wil., EC

Blue Lion wrestlers beat Wil., EC

The Washington Blue Lion wrestling team visited Wilmington High School Thursday night for an SCOL tri-match with the Hurricane and East Clinton.Washin...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Lion 7th grade now 9-0

The Washington Lady Lions seventh grade basketball team improved to 9-0 Thursday, Jan. 19, with a commanding 58-6 win at Chillicothe.Washington jumped...

January 20th, 2017 |  


MT 7th grade girls improve to 7-2

The Miami Trace seventh grade Lady Panthers basketball team picked up two wins this week, improving to 7-2 on the season.On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Miami Tr...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Barn-burner at the Pit

Barn-burner at the Pit

It was a game featuring two of the best basketball teams in the Southeast District of Ohio as the Miami Trace Lady Panthers hosted the Panthers of Sou...

January 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


3:08 pm |    
Pet of the Week

FCMH Foundation hosting cake pop fundraiser

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation is hosting a cake pop fundraiser - “Pops of Love.” Send your Valentine a sweet treat!Po...

January 18th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: Comforting comforters and a deluxe fruit pizza to brighten winter

It’s cold these days. It’s windy and down- right cold. I don’t do as well with cold weather as my husband Daniel does. His pullover ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Kids’ menu choices not always the best option

Kids’ menu choices not always the best option

When I take my family out to eat at a restaurant, most often I choose an option for my kids off the children’s menu because it’s food that...

January 16th, 2017 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Coming up, libraries in both Washington Court House and Jeffersonville will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The libraries will reop...

January 13th, 2017 |  


The history of Logtown

In thinking of the various settlements that once were in Fayette County, I think about Logtown. Much of the younger generation has never heard of the ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Kindness paid a visit to town

Mr. Editor:Kindness paid a visit to our town! On Sunday I was taken to dinner by my son and his wife. While waiting to be seated I was talking to a co...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Perry Township happenings

Tom Creachbaum was unanimously elected 2017 chairperson when the Perry Township Trustees had their regular monthly board meeting on Monday, Jan. 9. Di...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Doing more for our elders

Doing more for our elders

In the Ohio House, as we undertake a new General Assembly, one of our main goals will be to strike a delicate balance between limited government inter...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Legislative priorities for next two years

Legislative priorities for next two years

Earlier this month, the state legislature kicked off the start of the 132nd General Assembly, and I was sworn into my third term as your state represe...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Getting the job done for Ohio

Getting the job done for Ohio

Ohioans, regardless of political party, expect their elected officials to represent the best interests of their constituents and to produce results on...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Welcome to the 132nd General Assembly

Welcome to the 132nd General Assembly

This week, the state legislature held its opening session day of the 132nd General Assembly. A day of formality filled with much ceremony and history,...

January 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Fox Jewelers welcomed into Chamber of Commerce

Fox Jewelers welcomed into Chamber of Commerce

Fox Jewelers was welcomed into the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce recently by the Ambassador team. The father-son duo of Don and Jason Fox have be...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Chamber welcomes Rocket VII to Fayette County

Chamber welcomes Rocket VII to Fayette County

A new company has come to town and you may have seen it already. RocketVII is a regional, digital, outdoor advertising company.They have recently inst...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Mingle & Jingle returns to downtown WCH Thursday

Mingle & Jingle returns to downtown WCH Thursday

Mingle & Jingle is back for week two this Thursday, Dec. 8 in downtown Washington Court House.The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, Main Street,...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Kirk’s Furniture holds open house

As they have for the past 25 years, the owners of Kirk’s Furniture in New Holland held a holiday open house at their business and invited kids t...

December 6th, 2016 |  


First State Bank to celebrate grand opening

First State Bank will celebrate the opening of its new banking center location, 543 Clinton Ave. in Washington C.H., with an official ribbon cutting c...

December 6th, 2016 |  


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