NEWS


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Bees are dying—What can we do about it?
NDOP holding multiple upcoming events

NDOP holding multiple upcoming events

A recent PEW poll showed over 50 percent of Americans pray daily. Of Christians, 55 percent say they rely a lot on prayer.The local National Day of Pr...

April 20th, 2017 |  


New Holland UMW examine Easter at regular meeting

Members of the New Holland United Methodist Women met at the church April 11 for their regular meeting.Pat Taylor presented the devotions by having ea...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Speakers at First Baptist Church to talk about community drug problem

First Baptist Church, 301 E. East St. in Washington C.H., will present two speakers to help people understand the present state of the drug problem.By...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘Embarrassed by failure’

Getting Ahead: ‘Embarrassed by failure’

When I was a freshman in high school, I decided to go out for the track team. I thought that I would be good at track because I played basketball. I s...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


‘Walk to Jerusalem’ encourages health

‘Walk to Jerusalem’ encourages health

During the six weeks of Lent, First Presbyterian Church embarked on an imaginary 6,728-mile walk from Washington Court House to Jerusalem, Israel.The ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Chamber welcomes Complete Floor Care to community

Chamber welcomes Complete Floor Care to community

Complete Floor Care is a new, locally-owned business in Fayette County that was recently welcomed into the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce.The comp...

April 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


6:47 pm
Updated: 8:20 pm. |    
Blue Lions run-rule Cavs, 12-1
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MT track beats Xenia
Blue Lions run-rule Cavs, 12-1

Blue Lions run-rule Cavs, 12-1

CHILLICOTHE — The Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team traveled to Ohio’s first capital for an SCOL game against the Cavaliers Wedne...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


MT track beats Xenia

MT track beats Xenia

The Miami Trace High School track teams held a dual meet with the teams from Xenia High School on Thursday, April 13.Miami Trace won the boys meet, wi...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions fall to Chillicothe

The Washington Lady Blue Lion softball team hosted Chillicothe for an SCOL game Wednesday.Chillicothe won the game, 15-1 in five innings.Washington di...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Lady Panthers defeat Hillsboro, 12-5

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers softball team notched another win in the final-ever season of the South Central Ohio League, 12-5 at home over Hillsboro...

April 19th, 2017 |  


MT softball beats Chillicothe, 5-1

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers varsity softball team hosted the team from Chillicothe High School Monday, April 17.Miami Trace won this SCOL game, 5-1....

April 19th, 2017 |  


WHS baseball splits recent 4 games

On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team visited Wilmington for an SCOL game against the Hurricane.Wilmington won this gam...

April 19th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Auditions for SSCC Theatre’s ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ May 12

Auditions for SSCC Theatre’s ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ May 12

Southern State Community College Theatre will hold auditions for its summer production of Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show.&...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Easter Sunday a special time of year

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 18th, 2017 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

Tuesday, April 18 is the last day to file your taxes! Doing your own? State and federal tax forms are available at the library, although quantities ar...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Ohio House to keep office for families of special needs kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio House Republicans reject Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) proposal to close a state office that helps parents of...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Bill to look at health effects of contaminated water

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is planning to introduce a bill to improve efforts to identify the public health effects of em...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Kasich: GOP in Washington being ‘ideological’ on health care

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says Ohio’s already tenuous budget situation could become devastating if fellow Republi...

April 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


House makes children with illnesses a priority

House makes children with illnesses a priority

I believe the role of our state government, in today’s society, is to promote and enact policies that allow our citizens to choose their own pat...

April 17th, 2017 |  


The Buck 50: Live compassionately

The Buck 50: Live compassionately

On a Thursday I get a text… It’s a friend.“Hey Trey. We need a runner for a relay race tomorrow. It’s 10 people. 150 miles. So...

April 11th, 2017 |  


‘State of the State’ a call for innovation

‘State of the State’ a call for innovation

Last week, Governor John Kasich gave his seventh annual State of the State address, a requirement in Ohio’s Constitution that the governor must ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


My red Huffy bike

My red Huffy bike

On this day, the weather is serene. Wind calm. Sky clear. The temperature is at an ideal summer warmth and I am pedaling fast on my red Huffy bike. It...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Making hard work pay off again

Making hard work pay off again

Americans are working longer and harder than ever before, with less and less to show for it. Over the last 40 years, GDP has gone up, corporate profit...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


START to help families affected by drug abuse

START to help families affected by drug abuse

Children traumatized as a result of their parents’ drug abuse are often the invisible victims of the opioid epidemic. They may have gone days wi...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Pennington joins Heartland Hospice staff

Pennington joins Heartland Hospice staff

Heartland Hospice has announced the addition of Whitney Pennington, LSW, to their staff as social worker.Pennington, a Fayette County native, comes wi...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center hold ‘Patient Appreciation Week’

Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center hold ‘Patient Appreciation Week’

Dr. Greg Flerchinger and staff at the Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center held a “Patient Appreciation Week” in February.All proceed...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Thompson Family Healthcare opens in Washington C.H.

Thompson Family Healthcare opens in Washington C.H.

A new family healthcare clinic and urgent care office opened in Washington Court House recently. Thompson Family Healthcare, 2 Commercial Ave., was we...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Walmart DC celebrates 15 years

Walmart DC celebrates 15 years

Walmart Distribution Center #7012 was recently recognized for its 15th anniversary by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce. The distribution center ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Johnson Insurance Agency awarded Senior Partner designation from Grange Insurance

Johnson Insurance Agency awarded Senior Partner designation from Grange Insurance

Grange Insurance has recognized Johnson Insurance Agency in Washington C.H. as a leader in the insurance industry and awarded it Grange’s Senior...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Gusweiler’s GM earns customer service index award

Gusweiler’s GM earns customer service index award

The Gusweiler’s GM sales team was presented with the award for Top Sales CSI (customer service index) in the Columbus area for 2016. Congratulat...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA