Community Action offers utility & senior programs
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As part of “Community Action Month,” the social services coordinator for the local Community Action Commission recently shared information with the Record-Herald on senior assistance and utility assistance programs. Continue reading at
Veterans Service Commission holds Memorial Day service
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On Friday afternoon, the Fayette County Veterans Service Commission held a Memorial Day service at the Old Pioneer Cemetery behind Dairy Queen in Washington C.H. Continue reading at
Toast to Summer set to return
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Fayette County Pilots & Friends is proud to host the 2022 Toast to Summer on June 25 at the Fayette County Airport. The association is partnering with the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and with significant help from Fayette County Travel & Tourism. Continue reading at
ODNR: Three wild turkeys checked in Fayette
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Ohio’s wild turkey hunters have harvested 11,770 birds through Sunday, May 22, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Only three have been checked in Fayette County. Continue reading at
Farmers Market celebrates ‘Strawberry Days’
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Everything’s coming up Roses! No, wait……STRAWBERRIES! While the full strawberry moon doesn’t occur until June 14 (typically the last full moon of spring or the first of summer), this moon name was used by many native peoples to “mark the ripening of the ‘June-bearing”\’ strawberries” (Farmers Almanac). Continue reading at...
Honoring the county’s heroes
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David Meister, commander of Henry Casey Camp 92 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, recently conducted a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the gravesite of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Continue reading at
CAC: Working toward a drug-free community
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The Community Action Commission of Fayette County is sharing information on its programs in recognition of this month being “Community Action Month.” CAC, located at 1400 U.S. Continue reading at
Dill Trust awards another $45,000 in scholarships
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Eighteen members of the Miami Trace Class of 2022 have each been awarded a $2,500 scholarship by the Howard & Maureen Dill Scholarship Trust. This brings the total amount awarded by the trust since 2013 to $327,000. Continue reading at
Strawberries at the Wednesday Farmers Market
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New vendors, new products! Among the many items offered for sale today at the Wednesday Fayette County Farmers Market, you will find along with STRAWBERRIES, local ground beef, brats, spring produce, COFFEE, bedding plants, vegetable plants, many homemade baked goods, LOCAL HONEY, crocheted baby essentials and even blueberry bushes. Continue...
CAC’s Head Start program still going strong
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The Head Start program is one of the oldest programs Community Action Commission of Fayette County has offered — and it is still going strong today. Continue reading at
Are you ready for some UV rays?
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Just in time for all of the fun outdoor summer activities to start, we are reminded that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. While summer sunshine brightens all of our days, it is important to remember the health risks that come with it and how to protect ourselves. Continue reading at
Locals appointed to Emergency Planning Commission
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Multiple individuals have been appointed to the local Emergency Planning Commission, according to information from a recent Fayette County Commissioners’ meeting. The term for the appointments is two years and begins Aug. Continue reading at
New micro-documentary music video filmed in WCH
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Filmed entirely in downtown Washington Court House, Toadstool Shadow’s new video premieres on its YouTube channel this Friday, May 27. Toadstool Shadow is a music and arts collective from Chillicothe, best known for its 2021 album, “Folk Songs of the American Wood Elf.” Titled “Lost Movie Palaces of Southern Ohio,” the new video is half...
What’s happening at Carnegie Library?
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The second half of May is a time of anticipation for library staff as we are dotting the i’s, crossing the t’s, and finalizing every detail of the Summer Reading Program. Continue reading at
Police Arrests/Citations
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According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Washington C.H. Police Department. They are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Continue reading at
Ohio Federation of Republican Women’s Club visits WCH
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The Ohio Federation of Republican Women held a regional meeting on Saturday, May 14 in Washington Court House. Members from six counties gathered for a day of speakers, networking, and fun. Continue reading at
Local Memorial Day events scheduled
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Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching and several remembrance ceremonies will be taking place. On Friday, May 27, the Fayette County Veterans Service Commission will hold a service at the Old Pioneer Cemetery behind Dairy Queen in Washington C.H. Continue reading at
CDC expands COVID booster eligibility
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Following Thursday’s meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), CDC is expanding the eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to everyone 5 years of age and older. Continue reading at
CAC offers numerous programs
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The Community Action Commission of Fayette County recently celebrated its 55th anniversary, and this month is recognizing “Community Action Month.” CAC, located at 1400 U.S. Continue reading at
Commission on Aging lunch & activities
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The Fayette County Commission on Aging lunch menu for the week of May 23-27 is as follows: MONDAY BBQ riblet sandwich, roasted potatoes, seasoned vegetables, fruit TUESDAY Ham & soup beans, cole slaw, cornbread, fruit in jello WEDNESDAY Chicken parmesan with pasta, seasoned vegetables, tossed salad, garlic bread, fruit THURSDAY Cheeseburger, tater...
Rankin to join Senior Hall of Fame
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Glenn Rankin, of Jasper Township, is one of 11 honorees who will be recognized for their accomplishments and volunteerism at the 46th Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Recognition Ceremony — an annual event hosted by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA). Continue reading at
Second Farmers Market set for Saturday
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In her poem, A New England Gardener Gets Personal, Maxine Kumin writes “Kale/curls. Laughs at cold rain./ Survives/leaf-snapping hail./Under snow, stays green./Comes crisp as a handclap/to the bowl,/then lies meekly down/with lettuces and cole.” The spring greens are a delight. Continue reading at
Jefferson Twp. land to potentially be annexed
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A petition was recently filed with the Fayette County Board of Commissioners to annex land into the Village of Jeffersonville. The land is currently in Jefferson Township and totals approximately 0.669 acres. Continue reading at
Graduation season has arrived
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Graduation time has arrived in Fayette County and the local students of the Class of 2022 will be in the spotlight. This Friday, there are graduations at Miami Trace High School (MTHS) and Fayette Christian School (FCS) beginning at 7 p.m. Continue reading at
Class donates funds to FRHS
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As the school year comes to a close, Dan Linn’s fourth grade class at Washington City Schools has completed a study of humane societies and adopting animals by donating $250 to the local Fayette Regional Humane Society (FRHS). Continue reading at