NEWS


7:34 pm
Updated: 8:20 pm. |    
Residents confront Mount Sterling Village Council
6:07 pm
Updated: 7:57 pm. |    
Students share with school board members
Author teaches Madison-Plains students to write

Author teaches Madison-Plains students to write

Madison-Plains students were taught how to craft their own stories by an Ohio-born author as the elementary and intermediates schools held a week-long...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Madison-Plains recognizes local American Hero

Madison-Plains recognizes local American Hero

The Madison-Plains Board of Education granted a diploma to Mount Sterling World War II veteran, Glenn Charles Williams. The full posthumous diploma wa...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Hot Head goes cold: Build your own burrito chain closes its London doors

Hot Head goes cold: Build your own burrito chain closes its London doors

The Hot Head Burritos in London has closed its doors for good.The restaurant, located at 1096 Eagleton Blvd., officially closed last Friday. A number ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Madison County commissioners approve hiring sheriff’s deputy for courthouse security

Madison County commissioners approve hiring sheriff’s deputy for courthouse security

As soon as early May, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be providing additional security to the courthouse.A full-time deputy will be in ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Proposed West Jefferson housing development worries Darby Crest residents, trustees

Proposed West Jefferson housing development worries Darby Crest residents, trustees

Residents of a housing development located just outside West Jefferson are worried about the effects a proposed new subdivision would have on their ow...

March 24th, 2017 |  


London middle schoolers plan for future at ‘life fair’

London middle schoolers plan for future at ‘life fair’

It’s never too early to start thinking about your future, right?That’s the mindset behind the “Life Fair” held Friday at Londo...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Alder opens in style
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Welcome back spring

Day wants to play Masters

AVONDALE, La. — PGA Tour star Jason Day expects to arrive in Augusta, Georgia, on Friday to start practicing for the Masters, but said he could ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Final Four welcomes 1st-time coaches

RALEIGH, N.C. — Frank Martin never got caught up in wins and losses, the highs and the lows, as he worked to build South Carolina into a contend...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Cubs ended curse…who’s next?

Now that the Cubs have broken baseball’s oldest curse, who’s next?From D.C. to Dodger Stadium, a lot of loaded teams are lurking, waiting ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Tuesday, March 28SoftballWest Jefferson at Bishop Ready, 5:15 p.m.BaseballColumbus West at London, 5 p.m.TrackMadison-Plains at Greeneview, 5 p.m.Wedn...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Welcome back spring

Welcome back spring

Mother Nature is clearly a fan of spring sports.On the first official day high school baseball and softball teams could start playing regular-season g...

March 27th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


1:23 pm |    
Mayor visits Masonic lodge
Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

London Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently elected Elizabeth Roby as the chapter outstanding junior at the Ma...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

The Deer Creek Daisies Garden Club traveled to Caesar Creek Pioneer Village in Waynesville on March 18 to attend the 2017 Maple Syrup and Pancake Brun...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Donate to West Jeff history

Donate to West Jeff history

Do you enjoy reading old letters, or finding your BFF’s picture in your high school yearbook? Maybe examining old artifacts or maps is more your...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bush sworn in as secretary

Bush sworn in as secretary

Katrina Bush, left, was recently sworn in as the secretary of the Mt. Sterling Public Library and Community Museum boards. Rebecca Burns, right, a mem...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Phi recently donated soft fleece blankets to the Madison Health Cancer Center.Board certified medical onc...

March 15th, 2017 |  


That little voice that guides

That little voice that guides

Throughout my life, I have been guided. Sometimes it is angels whispering in my ear when I am dreaming. Other times it is a small voice inside my head...

March 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


3:30 pm |    
An open letter to charities
Hamburger Sub Casserole provides comfort

Hamburger Sub Casserole provides comfort

Yesterday was one of those days that leave a person absolutely weary and exhausted.It all began a little after 5 a.m. I was sound asleep when I receiv...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


START with children in mind

START with children in mind

Ohio has a problem — a debilitating, all-encompassing problem — the heroin and opioid epidemic.It seems as though stories of overdose plag...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Their view: Time for techies to apply talents to real world

At a turbulent moment in the online media business, the fate of Yahoo and buzzed-about CEO Marissa Mayer offers cautionary tales for policymakers and ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

This year’s National Nutrition Month encourages you to “Put your best fork forward,” a friendly reminder that every bite counts. We ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Would you like a burp with that hiccup

Would you like a burp with that hiccup

Looking at the alarm clock by my bedside, it clearly read 2:37 a.m. The loud buzzing sound was not in my head after all. Who in the world could be cal...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


You need to know about this

You need to know about this

If you have read this column for any amount of time, you know that I usually take every day occurrences and turn them into “Something To Think A...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


9:00 am
Updated: 12:01 pm. |    
Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist has hired a new pharmacy manager.Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care Hospice and Home Health’s Annual Spring Dinner and Auction “Your Greatest Adventure” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, M...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

It’s a golden event! The 50th annual Madison Health Auxiliary Bake-Nic is set for Friday, May 6 at various locations throughout the county.Curre...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Chamber of commerce seeks board members

Chamber of commerce seeks board members

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals to join its board of directors.There are currently two open seats on the board.“We...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


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