A local teenager has darted into the spotlight of the Formula Race Car circuit, despite his youthful age of 14.
The racing world is talking about Austin Hill of Frankfort and it has been more than just talk on Austin’s part, climbing quickly to the top of his sport where he is one of the favorites to win the SCCA National Championship, which start September 25th and run through October 3rd at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Austin is picked to win the FX Class and Third in the Formula Atlantic Class in his rookie year, where he is also the youngest competitor among mostly adult race car drivers.
Hill has already won several races as he is trying to move his way to Indy Race circuit.
Following the SCCA National Championship race at Indianapolis, Austin Hill will have one more race weekend in October at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex on October 15th, where the race season closes.
The Washington Court House Blue Lions have defended their FAC Boys Golf Championship, winning for a second year in a row.
The match was played at Buckeye Hills on Tuesday, with Washington CH taking first with a score of 343. McClain was second at 351, then Hillsboro 372, Chillicothe 389, Miami Trace 399 and Jackson 422.
All Conference Top Seven Players: Wes Potts of McClain- “FAC Player of the Year” Garrett Wahl of Washington CH David Edwards of McClain John Wall of Washington CH Ethan Rasp of Jackson Aidan Fischer of Chillicothe Garrett Dewees of Washington CH
In October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the American Red Cross reminds donors that blood and platelets are needed to help ensure blood is on the shelves for cancer patients and others who rely on transfusions. Patients are counting on the kindness and generosity of volunteer blood donors this fall.
Below are the seven blood drives open to the public in Ross County during the month of October.
Adena Regional Medical Center – PACCAR Building
Thursday October 7th 9:00am-3:00pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: AdenaRegionalMCSouth
Bainbridge Community – 4715 St. Rt. 41
Friday October 15th 1:00pm-6:00pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: Bainbridge
South Central Ohio Chapter – Friedman Donor Room
Friday October 22nd 11:00am-5:00pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: SCOC
Christian Life Tabernacle – Fellowship Hall
Monday October 25th 1:00pm-6:00pm
To schedule an appointment call Diane Smith at (740)773-6044, 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: CLTabernacle
St. Mary’s Catholic Church – Family Life Center
Thursday October 28th 12:00pm-5:00pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: StMarysFLC
Tabernacle Baptist Church – 221 E. Main Street
Thursday October 28th 12:30pm-5:30pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: TBC
iHeartMEDIA Blood Bash – South Central Ohio Chapter Friedman Donor Room
Friday October 29th 10:00am-4:00pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: iHeartMEDIA
Below are the three blood drives open to the public in Fayette County during the month of October.
Jeffersonville Lions Club – 23 S. Main Street
Saturday October 2nd 8am-1pm
To schedule an appointment call Kathy Shriver at (740)463-3521, 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Jefferlions
Grace United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall
Tuesday October 12th 10am-4pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS, (740)437-7106 or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: GraceUMC
Adena Fayette Medical Center – Medical Arts Conference Room, Building #2
Thursday October 14th 1pm-6pm
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: AFMC
The Miami Trace Lady Panthers won the FAC Girls Golf Championship Monday, winning the final league match by two strokes over Chillicothe, who was tied with Miami Trace heading into the season’s final match.
Miami Trace finished with an FAC record of (33-2) with Chillicothe at (30-5). Libby Aleshire of Miami Trace was named FAC Girls Golfer of the Year.
The match medalist for the final match was Chillicothe’s Isabella Fischer with an 87.
Here are the team scores in the final round match:
(Chillicothe) — The Ross Soil and Water Conservation District announces results in the recent election to the board of supervisors. Pamela Petzel Snyder won re-election to her seat and Philip Gray won election to an open seat on the volunteer board. Both will serve for three years. Beth Workman finished third in the balloting. Rick Hurtt of Chillicothe is retiring from the board at the end of this year. The district appreciates our residents who are willing to volunteer their time and skills to support conservation.
The supervisor election was held under the auspices of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission. There were 132 residents, operators, and property owners who voted in the election that was held between August 19th and September 17th. Here are the vote totals:
Pam Snyder of Kingston will begin her second term in the new year. Philip Gray of Chillicothe re-joins the board after serving in the 1990’s. Both are joining current supervisors Brice Acton of Frankfort, Mike Anderson of South Salem, and Greg Ramsey of Clarksburg as the district begins its 75th anniversary year in 2022.
Formed in 1947, the district provides free technical assistance to property owners implementing conservation practices through the farm bill or for the CAUV tax program. The district is engaged in a broad range of services related to agricultural and residential drainage and runoff, wildlife and habitat, and geographic information systems.
Residents can find more information about education and outreach programs on the district website www.rosscountyswcd.org or call the district office at 740-772-4110, extension 116.