Fayette County Sheriff Petition Seeks Suspension Of Fayette County Sheriff By Jim Letizia • Jan 11, 2018 buckeyesheriffs.org An online petition seeks to have Fayette County Sheriff Vern Stanforth suspended for his handling of the investigation into the arson-related death of 8-year-old Mackenzie Branham in 2006. One Person Shot And Wounded In Local Church Parking Lot By Jim Letizia • Nov 29, 2017 Fayette County Sheriff's deputies say one person was shot and wounded last night in the parking lot of a church. Miami Trace Schools Closed Today Due To Social Media Threat By Jim Letizia • Sep 19, 2017 Classes are canceled today in the Miami Trace Local Schools because of a social media threat. Shelter Request In Washington Court House Lifted By Jim Letizia • Sep 16, 2017 recordherald.com Fayette County officials are giving the all clear after a chlorine leak forced residents to shelter in place. Tanker Truck Crash Forces Evacuations By Jim Letizia • Nov 21, 2013 Fayette County Sheriff's deputies say hundreds of evacuated residents are back in their homes after a tanker truck crash on U.S. Route 62 last night. Marijuana Growing Operations Found In Fayette County By Jim Letizia • Aug 27, 2013 Charges are pending against several people accused of growing marijuana in Fayette County.