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Final scrap tire collection to be held June 7

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Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District (Fayette SWCD) will hold a final scrap tire amnesty collection on Saturday, June 7.“The first two events that we held last year were very successful,” said Chet Murphy, Fayette SWCD District Administrator. “The equivalent of over 11,500 passenger car tires were collected and recycled.”Abandoning and storing scrap tires causes both environmental and health concerns. Disease carrying pests such as rodents and mosquitoes may live in tire piles. The mosquito season typically begins in May in Ohio.


Defensive let-down for Lady Lions at Amanda

The Washington Lady Blue Lion varsity softball team, coming off a 10-4 win over Clinton-Massie on Wednesday evening, went outside the SCOL on Thursday for a game at Amanda-Clearcreek.The Aces won this game, 10-3.Washington is still seeking more consistency with their defense.Against Massie, Washington committed just one error.Thursday at Amanda, the Lady Lions had nine errors.Andrea Callender was the starting pitcher for Washington. She a...

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Panthers rally to beat Wildcats, 6-5

It’s not very often a baseball team can collect three hits and commit seven errors and still win the game, but that’s what happened for the Miami Trace Panthers in their non-league game at home against Blanchester on a mostly overcast, breezy and chilly Thursday afternoon.The Panthers were off their game, defensively in the early going.“They didn’t hit a ball out of the infield, if I remember correctly, to score their runs,” Miami Trace head...

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Second graders will celebrate Arbor Day

Today, Cherry Hill Primary second graders will celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Washington Tree Committee from noon until 12:30 p.m.Several students will help with planting a Kwanzan Flowering Cherry Tree to celebrate Arbor Day.

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Women of Southside Church hold meeting

The Women of Southside Church of Christ gathered for an evening of fellowship in the Fellow-Sips Cafe at the church on Tuesday, April 15, at 6 p.m.Those in attendance were Becky Crouch (President), Sherry Heinecke (V. President), Teresa Combs (Treasurer), Linda Stone (Secretary), Pattie Wells, June Milstead, Patty Vance, Jeannie Follrod, Clarissa Follrod, Cathy Deakyne, Teresa Hooks, and Evelyn Smith.Becky Crouch opened with prayer and refreshments were served by Teresa ...

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St. Colman invites public to special concert

St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church invites you to “String Along with Me, Concerts in a Country Church,” on Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m at their church on 219 S. North Street in Washington C.H.Craig Jaynes, Music Director and Organist of St. Colman Church, will join with a full string ensemble in an unusual program of works rarely heard.

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Woda holds open house for Washington Apartments

The historic Washington Middle School was opened Thursday afternoon for the public to preview the Washington School Apartments. The apartments will be available to those 55 and over and prices start at $420 per month. They expect to begin moving people in as soon as June. Pictured is Jodelle Carder, the Senior Vice President of the Woda Management and Real Estate, LLC.The Washington School Apartments were opened Thursday afternoon so that the public had a chance to see the changes ...

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Meat processing facility coming to Wayne Township?

The Wayne Township Board of Zoning Appeals met Wednesday night at the Good Hope Town Hall to discuss a variance in the zoning to allow for a meat processing facility on State Route 753.Mr. Martin from Kentucky plans to purchase the property at 6270 S.R. 753 to build both a home for his family and a meat processing facility to support them. He comes from a family-owned business in Kentucky where they process roughly 30-40 animals a week.“I believe that for awhile I ...

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The Well to host Spring Craft and Vendor Fair

The Well at Sunnyside will be hosting its Spring Craft and Vendor Fair on May 3 from 3 – 8 p.m. There will be crafters and vendors from many different companies. Dinner will be available and will consist of chicken and noodles and pulled pork. The Well will have some nice Mother’s Day and teacher gifts available. If you have any questions please fe...

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Easter at the Jeffersonville Library

The Easter egg hunters for the Jeffersonville Library’s Miss Bonnie’s Story Time were, Camden LeBeau, Molly Whiteside, Jeslin Ruth, Jocilin Steele, Jenna Manns, Lane Coe, and Tynzley LeBeau. Jeffersonville Branch Library was a flurry of activity during Miss Bonnie’s Story Time recently with reading books about Easter and springtime, an egg hunt and a very surprise visit from the Easter bunny, a.k.a. Cocoa. The children were fascinated by Cocoa, shown here with Lin...

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WCH City Manager expresses support for Issue 1

At Wednesday’s City Council meeting, Washington C.H. City Manager Joe Denen expressed his support for Issue 1 - an issue that will be up for renewal on the May 6 primary ballot.Issue 1 asks voters to renew and increase the expenditure of funds for the State Capital Improvement Plan (SCIP). It provides grants and loans for infrastructure projects for many small communities, such as Washington C.H. and other communities in Fayette County.

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Ohio Supreme Court Justice visits Rotary

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy likened the Rotarian Code of Ethics to the founding principles of America and the establishment of the rule of law during her keynote speech at Tuesday’s Washington Court House Rotary Club meeting.The Rotary “Four-Way Test” is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite...

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Miami Trace wins wild one with East Clinton, 22-18

It has been a tough last couple of games for the Miami Trace Lady Panthers softball team.Monday saw them lose in walk-off fashion at Washington High School and Tuesday, it was deja vu all over again as the Lady Panthers battled back to take the lead at Clinton-Massie, only to loose that game on a walk-off home run.Wednesday, Miami Trace was involved in one of the higher-scoring, higher-hitting games you’re likely to see.Miami Trace defeated visiting East...

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Lady Lion softball beats Clinton-Massie

Photo by Chris HoppesWashington’s Taylor Harrington takes a turn at bat during a 10-4 SCOL victory over Clinton-Massie Wednesday evening. Please see a future edition of the Record-Herald for a report.

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Blue Lions fall to league-leading Massie, 3-1

The Washington Blue Lions were hoping to pull into what would have been a three-way tie for first place in the SCOL when they welcomed Clinton-Massie to town Wednesday night.The Falcons have lost just one league game to this point, while the Blue Lions and Miami Trace each had two SCOL setbacks coming into Wednesday’s action.Miami Trace defeated East Clinton to keep pace, but the Blue Lions fell to the Falcons, 3-1.“We battled all night and came up...

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Blue Lion tennis tops Panthers, 5-0

The Washington Blue Lion tennis team continued to strive for a third consecutive SCOL championship when they hosted Miami Trace on a beautiful Wednesday, April 23 afternoon.Washington won this match, 5-0, improving to 7-0 in the league, 8-0 overall.At first singles, Garret Phipps defeated Case Webb, 6-0, 6-1.Drake Berlin won his second singles match against Seth Leach, 6-0, 6-0.Zach Johnson won the third singles court, 6-0, 6-0 over Tyler Hannah....

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Jeffersonville man arrested for alleged heroin trafficking

A Jeffersonville man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Washington C.H. for allegedly selling heroin to an undercover narcotics officer.Ermon D. Whitamore, 33, was taken into custody at approximately 11:05 a.m. near the intersection of Court and North streets. According to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, sheriff’s detectives and members of the U.S. 23 Major Crimes Task Force received information about a man selling heroin in and around Washington C.H.“...

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