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U.S. 42 corridor gets natural gas pipeline

U.S. 42 corridor gets natural gas pipeline

Tolles Career & Technical Center is investing $2.3 million to pump natural gas along U.S. 42 to its Plain City-area campus.The project is expected...

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


Infant dies at London baby-sitter’s home

Infant dies at London baby-sitter’s home

An infant died Thursday morning at the residence of a private daycare provider in London.Madison County EMS, London firefighters and London police res...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Arts council to perform ‘The Pajama Game’

Arts council to perform ‘The Pajama Game’

Switch out your ballgown for jammies.Following news that the Madison County Arts Council lost the rights to perform “Cinderella” for its s...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Seniors benefit from chiropractic care

Seniors benefit from chiropractic care

As we age, arthritis often sets in joints, and they become worn. These can lead to, at the least, mild discomfort to annoying pain. Chiropractic care,...

May 20th, 2016 |  


M-P student going to FCCLA nationals

M-P student going to FCCLA nationals

A Madison-Plains freshman has ascended to the national competition in FCCLA.Ashley Griffith, who just completed ninth grade at Madison-Plains High Sch...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Seniors out and about

Seniors out and about

Madison County Recorder Chuck Reed grins as Eileen Fike slips her arm under his during Madison Senior Living’s tour of the county courthouse on ...

May 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Seidenstricker, Stump earn NCAC awards
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Bowshier signs with Clarion
Tigers pull (and lift) their weight

Tigers pull (and lift) their weight

COLUMBUS – Pulling their own weight.Well, at least lifting it.The Madison County Special Olympics track and field squad earned 14 gold medals in...

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


Sizing up the Preakness field

BALTIMORE — A look at the field for the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday (horses listed by post position...

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


Area athletes headed to regionals

Area athletes headed to regionals

The first two days of the Division II District track and field meet at Westerville South and the D-III meet at Whitehall guaranteed there will be Madi...

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


Lady Pioneers overpower Rangers, 14-0

Lady Pioneers overpower Rangers, 14-0

There’s nothing wrong with using someone else’s failure as your own motivation.Especially not when it comes to motivating your team prior ...

May 19th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


High School Schedule

Friday, May 19SoftballNo. 6 West Jefferson vs. No. 1 Cardington-Lincoln in D-III district championship at Pickerington Central, 6 p.m.Saturday, May 21...

May 19th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


LIFE


Community Calendar

Saturday, May 21• Seventh annual Rockin’ on the Run 5K Walk/Run and Family Fun Day, 8 a.m. to noon, St. Patrick School, 226 Elm St., Londo...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Commodities

HeritageCooperativein LondonCornMay 2016: $3.80June 2016: $3.80July 2016: $3.80August 2016: $3.82September 2016: $3.82October 2016: $3.67November 2016...

May 19th, 2016 |  


New U.S. Daughters chapter formed

New U.S. Daughters chapter formed

Members of the new James Madison Chapter No. 478 signed the organization’s official charter this weekend at the Marriott in Springfield.The Madi...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Thiel and Beachy to exchange vows Aug. 27

Thiel and Beachy to exchange vows Aug. 27

Roy and Jeanie Thiel of Brooklyn, Ohio announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nicole Thiel, to Michael Beachy, son of Ste...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Garden club members attend spring meeting

Garden club members attend spring meeting

The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc., Region 16 Spring meeting and Flower Show was held at the Maranatha Church in Plain City on Thursday, May 1...

May 19th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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The harm of mansplaining at work
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Making progress in the battle against opiate abuse
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Gloria serves up schoolhouse rhubarb dessert
Trip to D.C. celebrates the end of middle school

Trip to D.C. celebrates the end of middle school

It’s almost that time — the end of the school year. Since we had such a mild winter, there are no snow days to make up — no more sch...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Why are pregnant women at greater risk of foodborne illness?When a woman becomes pregnant, she undergoes all sorts of physical changes that are necess...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


What’s holding you back?

What’s holding you back?

I received a really nice letter from a resident of one of the two prison facilities here in London this week. I will call him “John” and l...

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


Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

In a strange election cycle of unexpected, unpredictable, often inexplicable events, here’s the latest topper: The richest presidential candidat...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Mental health services: A well-kept secret

Mental health services: A well-kept secret

May is Mental Health Month. When you hear the name Mental Health Services (MHS) for Clark and Madison Counties, what image comes to mind?Maybe no imag...

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


BUSINESS


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 |  


LoCI recognizes employee for preventing prisoner escape

LoCI recognizes employee for preventing prisoner escape

London Correctional Institution (LoCI) has recognized ones of its employees for preventing an inmate escape.The morning of Oct. 28, 2015 ,Travis Hall ...

March 9th, 2016 |  


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