NEWS


Tanger Outlet launches ‘Pinkstyle Campaign’ to support fight against breast cancer

Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville is rallying shoppers to participate in the “Tanger Pink Movement” this October to support ongoing efforts to...

September 29th, 2016 |  


MT Class of ‘76 to hold 40-year reunion

A 40-year reunion for the Miami Trace Class of 1976 is scheduled for Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. until everyone leaves and it will be held at the Fayette Coun...

September 29th, 2016 |  


S.O.C.K.S. kick-off was huge success

S.O.C.K.S. kick-off was huge success

The sixth-annual “A Tasteful Event” was enjoyed by 200 guests on Sept. 17, and marks the beginning of the S.O.C.K.S. fundraising campaign ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Vehicular homicide trial underway

Vehicular homicide trial underway

A jury trial will continue today for Eric D. Maher, a 34-year-old Kentucky man indicted in April for aggravated vehicular homicide.Maher appeared in t...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Panther pride on display for Spirit Week

Panther pride on display for Spirit Week

Miami Trace High School is approaching its homecoming game with a full week of spirit for its students and the district is encouraging local residents...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Brown family announces new twin babies

Brown family announces new twin babies

Seth and Tabitha Brown of Washington Court House announced the birth of a son, Darius Alan Ivan Brown, and a daughter, Maddilyn Marie Brown, born on S...

September 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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No. 8 Badgers go to Big House looking for another big win

Some things to watch in the Big Ten in Week 5 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 8 Wisconsin at No. 4 Michigan. It’s the first time in 65 all-tim...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Hard work could make Johnston Ray Guy winner

COLUMBUS – Ohio State punter Cameron Johnston is called on only a little more frequently than an umbrella in Phoenix but Urban Meyer’s big...

September 29th, 2016 |  


MT girls 7th at golf Sectional

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace girls golf team competed in the Division II Sectional tournament Monday, Sept. 26 at the Jaycees Course in Chillic...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Blue Lion youth football beats Fayetteville

Blue Lion youth football beats Fayetteville

The Washington Blue Lion youth football team (grades 5 and 6) played at Fayetteville Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Washington won the game, 6-0. Above, Re...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Pittser, Garrison win Chillicothe cc event

Pittser, Garrison win Chillicothe cc event

CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Panthers and Washington Blue Lions cross country teams participated in the Cavalier Invitational Saturday, Sept. 2...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Blue Lions’ Mount advances to golf District meet

Blue Lions’ Mount advances to golf District meet

CHILLICOTHE — One day after the South Central Ohio League held its final boys golf tournament at Snow Hill Country Club, the Washington Blue Lio...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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FHS Pet of the Week
Want kids to eat more fruit? Try cutting, slicing it

Want kids to eat more fruit? Try cutting, slicing it

How can I get my grandchildren to eat more fruits and vegetables when they’re visiting? I am lucky that I get to have them over often, but I can...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

A new book club is beginning at Carnegie Public Library: Next Chapter Book Club! The library is partnering with the Fayette County Board of DD to join...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Deer Creek Daisies take field trip

Deer Creek Daisies take field trip

Now that fall is coming, maybe it’s time for everyone to take a garden field trip.That’s just what 10 Deercreek Daisies did on Aug. 13 as ...

September 14th, 2016 |  


New food fiber requirements

New food fiber requirements

I understand that the recommendation for fiber intake is going up. When will we see that reflected on Nutrition Facts labels?The new labels should be ...

September 9th, 2016 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, Carnegie Library will host staff from the SEO Library Consortium for “On-Demand Training: Dominate your Devices.” Th...

September 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:The regular Perry Township board meeting was held on Oct. 12. Ryan Arledge and his parents attended, thanking...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


The Recreational User

On July 17, 2011, Richard Combs was celebrating his birthday at Indian Lake State Park, in Lakeview, Ohio. The park is open to the public without an a...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Protecting you from charter school fraud

Protecting you from charter school fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars a...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Ideals from founding of America still relevant

Ideals from founding of America still relevant

This weekend, many will check their calendars to make plans around football games and school events and will notice that Saturday, September 17 is Con...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Wanna trade?

Dear Ms. Herak,We were reading your letter to Mr. Matthews in the Aug. 31 Record-Herald. We live in West Lancaster just across the road from Jasper To...

September 15th, 2016 updated: September 15th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


Scioto Paint Valley named ‘Business of the Month’

Scioto Paint Valley named ‘Business of the Month’

Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Clinic (SPVMHC) was recently visited by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team and presented with th...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Starbucks officially opens in county

Starbucks officially opens in county

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce was on hand to help officially open and welcome Starbucks to Fayette County on Monday.The store opened a few da...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Bumpus Trucking receives award for safety

Bumpus Trucking receives award for safety

Bumpus Trucking, Inc. was presented a Gold award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2015 National Safety Awards Program.Bumpus Trucking, In...

August 8th, 2016 |  


The Well named Chamber Business of the Month

The Well named Chamber Business of the Month

The Well at Sunnyside is the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month. Chamber ambassadors paid a visit to the organization at its 721...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Chamber awards first non-traditional scholarship

Chamber awards first non-traditional scholarship

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce has established a $1,000 scholarship for non-traditional students and Southern State Community College, and is ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


CPS named Chamber Business of the Month

CPS named Chamber Business of the Month

Agriculture is big business in Fayette County, and that’s why the Chamber of Commerce is pleased to name Crop Productions Services (CPS), 717 Ro...

July 8th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA