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JD Equipment Fall Expo this Friday
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Local youth wins world championship title
Two-week trial anticipated for Johnson

Two-week trial anticipated for Johnson

The attorney representing former Mount Sterling Administrator Joe Johnson has more time to prepare for the man’s trial.Johnson, 46, was indicted...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Plain City intersection moves forward

Plain City intersection moves forward

A major intersection improvement for Plain City is likely moving forward following a bid opening on Monday.Decker Construction Company of Columbus sub...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Walking the line

Walking the line

Lexi Comer, coordinator for the Madison County Safe Communities committee, walks the line in a mock sobriety test, conducted by Trooper Tim Ehrenborg ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Domino’s Pizza returns to London

Domino’s Pizza returns to London

Joining the plethora of local pizzerias, a Domino’s franchise is opening in London’s Eagleton shopping center.The business is taking up tw...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Gross for county administrator: ‘Not a morsel of truth’

Gross for county administrator: ‘Not a morsel of truth’

County commissioners have received many resumes for the newly-created county administrator position, but you won’t find Commissioner Paul Gross&...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Man found dead in wrecked car

Man found dead in wrecked car

An elderly man was found dead in his wrecked car Monday afternoon.Emergency responders were called to the scene at the intersection of U.S. 42 and Luc...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Sprint Cup teams struggle to stay on top

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Keeping a dynasty seems even more challenging than creating one. Just ask Hall of Fame car owner Rick Hendrick.The NASCAR titan...

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COLUMBUS — When Ohio State receivers Michael Thomas, Jalin Marshall and Braxton Miller departed for the NFL, they took with them 80 percent of t...

August 24th, 2016 |  


London 7th graders roll, 52-0

London 7th graders roll, 52-0

The London Middle School Red Raiders Seventh Grade football team opened its 2016 season with a 52-0 win over the host Hamilton Township Rangers Monday...

August 24th, 2016 |  


London boys open season with 3-1 win

The London boys soccer team showed some fight in its season opener Monday, Aug. 22, and that type of resilience will serve the Red Raiders well this s...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LCC’s O’Connor leads battle to be Michigan State’s No. 1 QB

LCC’s O’Connor leads battle to be Michigan State’s No. 1 QB

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State quarterback Tyler O’Connor plays to win. Riley Bullough, his teammate, and one-time roommate, is cert...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


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50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated
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Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Lloyd and Rev. Sandie Cunningham celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sunday, July 17 with a vow renewal ceremony at Mt. Zion African Methodist Episco...

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Most of us do not know ourselves

Most of us do not know ourselves

One of the most quoted phrases out of our ancient world was the statement, “Know thyself.” I wonder why they thought it was so important. ...

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Readers win piggy banks

Readers win piggy banks

Mt. Sterling Public Library awarded a silver piggy bank to their summer reading participant Alex Reece. The drawing was from a fishbowl of entries rea...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

This past Sunday, our granddaughter graduated from Ohio State University. She accomplished this in three years while working at three part-time jobs b...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Reader to win piggy bank

Reader to win piggy bank

Mt. Sterling Public Library Director Chris Siscoe assists Cristen Morris, newest employee of Chase Bank in Mount Sterling, as she draws out of the fis...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Birth Announcements

Matthew and Carrie Popovich, of Canal Winchester, announce the birth of a son, Carter Robert Popovich, born Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Dublin.He weig...

August 5th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Niemeyer will strengthen communities

Dear Editor,This summer I have had the great experience of interning on Barb Niemeyer’s campaign for state representative. Barb is a retired tea...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Every life a mix of good, bad

Every life a mix of good, bad

The only thing we know about people – both people we know from a distance as well as our closest friends - is what we know about them. What we d...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Connecting community, agriculture

Connecting community, agriculture

At the end of July every year, the Ohio State Fair begins its annual 12-day exhibition in the capital city — bringing kids, teenagers, and adult...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Making lifesaving drugs more affordable

Making lifesaving drugs more affordable

Because of the Affordable Care Act, we’ve made progress in lowering the cost of prescription drugs. We’ve expanded coverage to nearly 20 m...

August 20th, 2016 updated: August 20th, 2016. |  


Clinton avoiding interviews, so let’s make up some stuff

Clinton avoiding interviews, so let’s make up some stuff

For anyone complaining about a lack of media access to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, her campaign has great news: It now has a podc...

August 19th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
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 |  


Chamber of commerce seeking ambassadors

Chamber of commerce seeking ambassadors

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your local community?The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is in search of people willing to serve as vo...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Dr. Gary Erdy joins Madison Health in Mt. Sterling

Dr. Gary Erdy joins Madison Health in Mt. Sterling

Madison Health has announced Dr. Gary Erdy, MD, a primary care practitioner, has joined its family of physicians. Erdy will care for patients at Madis...

March 9th, 2016 |  


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