Greenfield, OH

Rollover accident on Chillicothe’s east side

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Fire and rescue personnel responded to the 500 block of E. Second Street late Monday evening. According to dispatchers, a rollover accident was reported shortly after 11 p.m. The Guardian could not independently confirm the names of those involved or the extent of any injuries. The...
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Fire destroys home in rual Ross Co. where squatters lived

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — Firefighters responded to the area of Three Locks Road for a structure fire Monday evening. According to initial reports, firefighters from multiple area townships responded to the 5000 block of Three Locks Road, just south of Chillicothe, for a residential fire. The call came in...
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Times Gazette

Rebuilt McDonald’s is open

The rebuilt and modernized Hillsboro McDonald’s location reopened for business on Tuesday after more than a three-month hiatus when the old building, which had stood on North High Street for half a century, was razed and a new building sporting an updated, contemporary architectural design and interior was built in its place, according to owner Leigh Chamness.

Get Fit and ready to roll

Members of Paula Stewart’s Spinning cycling class at Get Fit in Wilmington saluted her upcoming participation in the Race Across the Sky — a prestigious mountain bike race for elite competitors based in Colorado — on Saturday. A feature story on Stewart was published in the Aug. 4 News Journal. She is the assistant swim coach and director of the wellness program at Wilmington College, along with being a certified yoga, Spinning and personal training instructor, and strength and conditioning coach at both WC and Get Fit. Flanking Stewart (center) and attired in “Paula’s Crew” T-shirts are, from left, Cindy Maher, Stephanie Hughes, Kathy Havey, Pam Stephens, Cheryl Roberts, Liz McAllister, Stephenie Ison, Elizabeth Vance and Terri Sandoval.

You can learn a lot from a fridge

When did women start having affairs with refrigerators? That appliance’s open doors in front of which children stand, in expectation that the whole McDonald’s menu will appear on its shelves. I am old, but not so old that I remember men hauling blocks of ice. My grandmother had...

Chillicothe – R Kitchen on Paint Reports Reopening

Chillicothe – A restaurant that closed abruptly after 6 years is reporting that they will be reopening. “Same Owners. Same consistency. Same Quality New Concept. New Appreciation. New look Grand Opening September 1st. More Details to come,” said R Kitchen on Facebook. The restaurant even had posted the...

Locals de-stress with yoga

WILMINGTON — Helping to relax people’s minds and deal with their anxiety are goals of some locals helping others by leading yoga classes. Tammy Reed — who owns Conscious Yoga and is one of the members of the Wilmington Yoga Collective on Main Street — is a certified instructor of Kundalini Yoga. Reed started her yoga joined in 2001 after the birth of her first child.

Celebrating women in business

Laughter and excitement filled Veterans Memorial Park Monday as local female entrepreneurs gathered around to celebrate their career accomplishments in the first-annual celebration of the “women business owners” of downtown Washington Court House. Fourteen ladies were recognized for their accomplishments and at least eight others weren’t able to...

Colgate-Palmolive to acquire three Red Collar pet food manufacturing plants for $700 million

Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL, -0.21% has announced plans to purchase three dry pet food manufacturing plants from Red Collar Pet Foods for $700 million. The acquisition will support the growth of Colgate-Palmolive's Hill's Pet Nutrition business, according to a statement released before market open on Monday. The plants, which are in Orangeburg, South Carolina; Clinton, Oklahoma; and Washington Court House, Ohio, will produce dry pet food for Hill's Science Diet and Prescription Diet brands. "This investment will help further strengthen the Hill's business today and for the long term," said Colgate-Palmolive CEO Noel Wallace, in the statement. Approximately 350 employees involved in the dry pet food operations will be transferred. The acquisition is not included in Colgate-Palmolive's current guidance and is not expected to have a material impact on the company's diluted EPS in 2022. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted as legal advisor to Colgate-Palmolive on the deal and Perella Weinberg Partners acted as financial advisor. Kirkland & Ellis served as legal advisor to Red Collar Pet Foods on the transaction, and Centerview Partners served as financial advisor. On Friday Colgate-Palmolive reported second-quarter earnings that fell from a year earlier but topped estimates. The company's sales rose to $4.484 billion from $4.260 billion a year ago, topping the FactSet consensus of $4.350 billion. Colgate-Palmolive, which has raised pricing by 8.5%, also reiterated its expectation of full-year sales growth at the high end of its 1% to 4% range. The company's shares, which are down 5% this year, rose 3% to $81.11 on Monday. The S&P 500.

‘Rack Room Shoes’ opens at Destination Outlets

Destination Outlets in Jeffersonville continues to add retailers, including “Rack Room Shoes.”. Known for its ongoing “Buy One, Get One 50 Percent Off” promotion, Rack Room Shoes offers an extensive selection of nationally-recognized brands at value prices. Located at 8000 Factory Shops Blvd., the family footwear retailer...
Times Gazette

Hughes feature is a reader’s favorite

Hello! In the kitchen with Sharon this week is Lisa Sollars. I want to thank you so much, Lisa, for this wonderful recipe along with this nice letter you sent along with it. When I asked you for a picture you didn’t have one so you made the deviled eggs just so I would have a picture. How thoughtful of you. And especially thank you for this great letter you emailed on how you like our weekend edition of The Times-Gazette, and especially how you enjoyed my In the kitchen with Sharon. It means a lot to me for your kind words.
Farm and Dairy

Roundup of gardening news for July 28, 2022

Tomato planting. There will be a field night focused on the technologies of tomorrow for your home or commercial tomato plantings, organized by the Ohio State University South Centers Soil, Water and Bioenergy Resources program Aug. 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the OSU South Centers Research and Extension Building, 1864 Shyville Road in Piketon, Ohio.
Xenia Daily Gazette

Local businesses submit sports betting host applications

XENIA — Many Greene County businesses have been pre-approved for sports betting hosting licenses, but only two have submitted applications in the first week of the application process opening. The Ohio Casino Control Commission and Ohio Lottery released its initial list of expected Type-C Sports Gaming Hosts on July...