Fayette County Newswire

Fayette County Newswire

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  1. Gladys 'Pauline' PearceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | The Review

    Gladys "Pauline" Pearce, of Alliance, age 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, with her family at her side at Danbury Senior Living. Pauline was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Fayette County, Ohio, to Sarah Clutter Sheridan and Walter L. Sheridan.


  2. Ag official reassures Ohio farmers -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Madison Press

    The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Association held its annual Agronomy Field Day Tuesday at the Fayette County Airport. The event was a day-long collection of shows featuring educational sessions on various topics, a lunch provided by the SWOCG and Fayette County Ag Club and the afternoon was capped off with a lunch, keynote speaker, and panel discussions.


  3. New levy for Madison-Plains schools rejected, continuing half-century trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... precincts in Madison County and Franklin County. Results weren't available from a small number of voters in Fayette County as of 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. The 5.953-mill, five-year issue would have generated $2.05 million annually for daily operations, ...


  4. Only two issues on special-election ballots today in central OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    It's Election Day - but locally just for voters in the village of Minerva Park and the Madison-Plains School District. Each entity has a tax-levy issue before voters, the only issues in central Ohio on today's designated special-election date.


  5. Veteran ID cards discussed at Madison County CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Madison Press

    ... cards. "Right now, if they want this veteran's card they go to Franklin County, Pickaway County and I think Fayette County," said Reed. From a survey of the 88 counties, Reed said 22 out of the 37 who responded said they issued the card. Half of ...


  6. Jeffersonville mayor sees airport as opportunity -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Madison Press

    It's a village that intersects at State Route 41 and 729 in Fayette County, but Jeffersonville is also known for being at the intersection of Interstate 71 and U.S. Route 35. This intersection has attracted the attention of state lawmakers, who have put together a tentative idea to build an airport with high speed passenger rail transportation in and out of Jeffersonville. The major of this northwest Fayette County village sees this as an opportunity for the region and adds he is 100 percent in favor of the proposal.


  7. New Vienna man allegedly made bomb threats against Washington High School to spend time with juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Madison Press

    Two bomb threats against the Washington Court House City Schools this year were made by a 46-year-old New Vienna man in an effort to close the high school so he could spend time with a 17-year-old male student with whom he was sexually involved, police allege. Brian D. Tedrick was arrested in New Vienna Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals Service at the request of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.


  8. Circleville man killed in in Fayette County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Circleville man was killed when he lost control of his car on a curve and crashed into a utility pole off Route 22 in eastern Fayette County late Saturday night. Brown's 2007 Mercedes was traveling west on Route 22 when he veered off the road and into the pole.


  9. Brock named Madison Press GM/EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Madison Press

    ... 2001. He is also the former president of the Ohio Associated Press Society of Ohio; presently serves as the Fayette County trustee on the South Central Goodwill Industries Board of Trustees; is president-elect of the Washington Kiwanis Club and is a ...


  10. Five fallen Ohio officers memorialized amid salutes, bagpipesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Officer Thomas W. Cottrell Jr. "Their life story doesn't end here and we won't let it stop here," said Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, chair of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. Attorney General Mike DeWine memorialized each of ...


  11. 2017 West Virginia Family Fishing DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | California Game and Fish

    ... can find a variety of warm-water species, including rock bass and panfish. Found in southern West Virginia's Fayette County, Plum Orchard Lake is a gem of a location, one offering fine fishing for panfish, channel catfish, crappie and bass. The ...


  12. Tami Sue Smith, 58, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Hoof Beats

    Tami Sue Smith, 58, of Washington Court House, Ohio, the mother of Ohio harness driver Jeremy Smith, died April 25, 2017. She was born on July 28, 1958, in Fayette County to the late William and Barbara Stookey Redman.


  13. 7 Ohio Female Inmates Treated For Opioid OverdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WMFD-TV Mansfield

    The trouble was first spotted overnight when investigators say jail workers saw one inmate on the ground just after midnight. "What we are finding out is a lot of people, male and female, are carrying these things in their bodies wherever they are at, in case they get arrested," says Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth.


  14. Land sold for $300,000 to build a proposed hog facility in Fayette CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Madison Press

    A deed on 20 acres of farmland on Jones Road has been transferred for $300,000 in a deal aimed at building a large-scale hog facility southwest of Mount Sterling. The land transfer was made from Duane Matthews to Jones Road Farm, LLC, a limited-liability corporation owned by John Surber of Sabina and filed with the Fayette County Recorder Feb. 16. The hog facility is expected to house 2,400 hogs and would not be required under state law to meet Ohio Revised Code requirements that regulate those facilities with more than 2,500 hogs.


  15. WillowWooda s founding family continues legacy of prosthetics innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... 9 months old and he started walking when he was 15 months old," said Kristen Lewis, his mother, who lives in Fayette County. He is one of the test program's biggest success stories. He plays baseball, works on cars and is


  16. Overdose victims charged with 'inducing panic' under new law in OhioRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... in Washington Court House , a city of nearly 15,000 residents located between Cincinnati and Columbus in Fayette County. City Attorney Mark Pitstick told WSYX-TV last week that officials there have begun charging overdose victims so that authorities ...


  17. Ohio Town Confronts Heroin Epidemic with Misdemeanor ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... ongoing epidemic, the community of Washington Court House - a small city between Cincinnati and Columbus in Fayette County - is trying a new tactic to confront the heroin epidemic. Overdose victims who are revived by police or paramedics with the ...


  18. Overdose survivors in this Ohio city face misdemeanor chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    An Ohio community is trying to fight the heroin epidemic by bringing a misdemeanor charge against drug users who are revived by emergency responders using an overdose antidote. Authorities began using that strategy last month in Washington Court House, a Fayette County community roughly halfway between Cincinnati and Columbus.


  19. Deer Creek shooting range openRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Madison Press

    The Deer Creek Wildlife Area shooting range opened on Wednesday, March 1, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources . The Deer Creek Wildlife Area range in Fayette County is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Wednesday through Sunday.


  20. Tkach: 'Report presents a healthy financial picture' for Huron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... fiscally healthy in general, but there are some danger signs. Yost has said 15 cities and one county - rural Fayette County southwest of Columbus - are experiencing "elevated financial stress" eight years into the current economic recovery. "Ohio's ...