NEWS


Altrusa awards scholarship

Altrusa awards scholarship

Altrusa International of Washington C.H. awarded one of two $500 scholarships to Erin Johnson, a Miami Trace High School graduate, at its July 7 busin...

July 28th, 2016 |  


This week in Common Pleas Court

Three Washington Court House residents were arraigned this week in Fayette County Common Pleas Court.- Chuck Tackett II, 20, on an indictment charging...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Sign up for food alerts to stay safe

Sign up for food alerts to stay safe

My wife was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and so we are both watching what we eat much more carefully. I was surprised to learn that she ne...

July 28th, 2016 |  


The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Summer is about to end’

The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Summer is about to end’

Well it’s that time of year again. Summer is wrapping up and the kids will be heading back to school soon. For us parents, this should also be a...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Getting Ahead: Beneath the surface

Getting Ahead: Beneath the surface

At one time I looked into building some townhouse apartments. I looked around for a suitable place and found a nice location that looked like it would...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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WCH at State

RG3 ready to lead Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — He’s now RG4.3.Trying to revive a once soaring career that crashed badly in Washington, quarterback Robert Griffin III ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Register now for FayCo Soccer Assoc.

The Fayette County Soccer Association is now taking registrations for the fall season.This is for kids ages 4 through 12.Registration forms are availa...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Rio readies for worst as terror threat hangs over Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world’s media. If there were ever...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Bengals open training camp

CINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Vontaze Burfict is suspended for the first three games of the season, which is bad enough for the Bengals. TheyR...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Bruce homers in 5th straight game, Reds beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jay Bruce homered in his career-high fifth straight game, connecting off Madison Bumgarner and leading Dan Straily and the ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


WCH at State

WCH at State

BOARDMAN — The Washington C.H. 12-year-old all-stars, winners of the District Eight championship, recently competed in the 2016 State tournament...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


LIFE


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Mark your calendars for the Carnegie Library Annual Book Sale with AAUW! The sale begins on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m., with the Preview Sale. Admiss...

July 25th, 2016 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

When was the last time you read a really great book? You know, the kind of book that you just can’t put down, stay up late to read, and feel com...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Vickers, White to marry in August

Vickers, White to marry in August

Sasha Renee Vickers and Ryan Theodore White have announced their upcoming wedding on Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at the New Martinsburg Christian Fellowship Chu...

July 14th, 2016 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 23 Emmy Award nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power-and-blood fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” ruled the Emmy Award nominations Thursday with a leading 23 bids, ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Many benefits from having a garden

Many benefits from having a garden

This year, I greatly enlarged my vegetable garden. I enjoy it, but it’s a lot more work than I realized. People tell me that gardening provides ...

July 13th, 2016 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Mark your calendars for the Carnegie Library Annual Book Sale with AAUW! The sale begins on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m., with the Preview Sale. Admiss...

July 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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A fine serving of loyalty
Supporting our nation’s children and youth

Supporting our nation’s children and youth

This year, I had the privilege to participate in Foster Youth Shadow Day where Hailey from Ohio joined me in meetings for a day and shared her story o...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Mega-hog farm is an ‘abomination’

In my opinion, the mega-hog operation slated to go in next door to us on Jones Road is a greed-driven abomination of an inexcusable proportion for thi...

July 26th, 2016 |  


SAK testing delivers 500th indictment

SAK testing delivers 500th indictment

A suspect already in federal prison was linked to open rape cases from 2007 and 2009 and became the 500th defendant in Cuyahoga County indicted as a d...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Permanent total disability benefits

In 1983, Robert Boyd – who is now in his early 90s – retired from the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Twenty-two years later, in 2005, he file...

July 20th, 2016 |  


An open letter to Duane Matthews regarding mega-hog farm

Dear Dee,I am writing to ask you to reconsider your decision to enter into a 30-year lease of the land next to my mother Daltonna Craig-Crawford and s...

July 19th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


KFC Foundation selects five local employees as winners of scholarship

This month, 600 hourly restaurant employees at KFC restaurants across the country will receive $1.2 million in college tuition assistance from the Ken...

July 5th, 2016 |  


St. Catherine’s Manor earns distinguished award

St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House has earned the 2016 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Asso...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Saunders gets promoted at Carroll Halliday

Saunders gets promoted at Carroll Halliday

Daryl Saunders has accepted a promotion at Carroll Halliday, Inc. to financial services manager. Daryl has been with Halliday’s for over 29 year...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Wilson joins ERA Martin & Associates Washington C.H. branch

Wilson joins ERA Martin & Associates Washington C.H. branch

ERA Martin & Associates recently announced the addition of Hannah Wilson to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the W...

June 16th, 2016 |  


The Wendt Group welcomes Wesley Black as real estate agent

The Wendt Group has expanded its staff by welcoming Wesley Black as real estate agent and auction day coordinator. In this role, Wesley coordinates su...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Kirk’s Furniture named Chamber Business of the Month

Kirk’s Furniture named Chamber Business of the Month

One hundred and three years in business, spanning five generations is something special, and that’s why Kirk’s Furniture is the Fayette Co...

June 10th, 2016 |  


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