NEWS


Police Incidents

According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:March 28Obstructing Official Business: At 3:29 p.m., offi...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Moore gives history lesson at Genealogical Society meeting

Moore gives history lesson at Genealogical Society meeting

Donald “Don” Moore, a retired school administrator for the Washington City Schools and long-time former teacher, was the facilitator of th...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘Switching the Input’

Getting Ahead: ‘Switching the Input’

One morning, after our grandson had stayed all night with Glenda and me, he asked me to start his X-box so he could play his video game. He was sittin...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Logos meeting set for April 4

Logos meeting set for April 4

The woman at the well in John, chapter 4 wanted an endless supply of drinking water and Jesus wanted to give her much, much more than just drinking wa...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Police Arrests/Citations

According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Washington C.H. Police Department. They are presumed innocent unles...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Carpenter named to ECOT Junior High School honor roll

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) - Ohio’s largest charter school - announced Thursday that 355 students were named to the school̵...

March 30th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


3:24 pm |    
Arboleda pitches 2-hitter
8:42 pm
Updated: 8:45 pm. |    
Lady Lions fall in opener

Reds claim 2B Scooter Gennett

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving them another option at se...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Arboleda pitches 2-hitter

Arboleda pitches 2-hitter

The Washington Blue Lion baseball team quickly evened its season record at 1-1 with a 4-1 win over the Southeastern Panthers in Washington’s hom...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Blue Lions lose opener

CHILLICOTHE — The Washington Blue Lion varsity baseball team opened the 2017 season with a game against Gallia Academy Saturday, March 25 at the...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Little Panther wrestlers go to State

Little Panther wrestlers go to State

The Miami Trace Little Panthers wrestlers recently advanced to the State finals as a team.On Sunday, March 5, 2017, Miami trace coaches Kevin Axline a...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Raiders moving to Las Vegas

PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders.Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis’ team bel...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Cavaliers acknowledged having heavy legs, yet there is something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champion...

March 28th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


The Amish Cook: Amish community gathers to rebuild burned home

The Amish Cook: Amish community gathers to rebuild burned home

Last week I wrote about my cousin and close friend’s house burning down in a fire. After the fire destroyed their house and most of their belong...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Portman discusses health care coverage for opioid addicts during state tele-conference

Portman discusses health care coverage for opioid addicts during state tele-conference

“Our state is pretty split right now.”U.S. Senator Rob Portman used that statement to describe Ohio during a town hall tele-conference Wed...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Hike for Hospice set for April 30

Hike for Hospice set for April 30

The Hike for Hospice is a long-standing annual event in Fayette County that brings together over 500 community members.The annual Hike will be held Su...

March 24th, 2017 |  


2017 Spring Wellness Challenge: ‘Spring Forward 4 Health’

2017 Spring Wellness Challenge: ‘Spring Forward 4 Health’

The 2017 Spring Wellness Challenge by Ohio State University Extension’s Live Healthy Live Well Program is a FREE six-week online email experienc...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Career-tech education is a viable option

We’re always interested in what people are saying about career-technical education in general and about Great Oaks in particular.At our open hou...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Celebrating the women in Congress

Celebrating the women in Congress

In 1916, Jeannette Rankin made history. Hailing from the state of Montana, she was the first woman ever elected to the United States Congress. Since t...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio START addresses opioid epidemic with children in mind

Ohio START addresses opioid epidemic with children in mind

Ohio has a problem, a debilitating, all-encompassing problem—the heroin and opioid epidemic. It seems as though stories of overdose plague our h...

March 27th, 2017 |  


What will Big Pharma, the criminal behind the opioid epidemic, pay for?

What will Big Pharma, the criminal behind the opioid epidemic, pay for?

I was thinking about the idea Portland is taking on to establish a safe injection site for its addicts. Imagine a building in which addicts could go t...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:At the Monday, March 13 Perry Township board meeting, trustee Dusty Smith brought up an issue with the Knorr ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


A road map to a better quality of life

A road map to a better quality of life

The 132nd General Assembly is off to a good start, but we still have most of this legislative session ahead of us. With that in mind, the Ohio House R...

March 20th, 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