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Community rallies behind WJ boy
WJ woman gets two years for knife attack

WJ woman gets two years for knife attack

A West Jefferson woman who attacked her boyfriend with a knife after seeing him with another woman will be spending the next two years behind bars.Chr...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Crews respond to house fire in London

Crews respond to house fire in London

Flames broke out at a home in London on Tuesday afternoon.Firefighters were dispatched to the home, located at 239 N. Main St., at about 11:50 a.m. No...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Tragedy turned dream: Inclusive playground planned in memory of baby

Tragedy turned dream: Inclusive playground planned in memory of baby

Noah’s laugh always ended in a squeal. He loved to blow raspberries, he babbled constantly and always wanted to be in the middle of the noise.Ev...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Plowing in style

Plowing in style

West Jefferson High School ninth grade students in teacher Amy Gravlin’s art class recently spent a day painting two snow plow blades that plow ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Commissioners approve loan for Somerford EMS bay

Commissioners approve loan for Somerford EMS bay

Madison County commissioners officially agreed to provide for a loan to pay for refurbishing the old Somerford Elementary into a new fire station on M...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Commissioners approve loan for Somerford EMS bay

Commissioners approve loan for Somerford EMS bay

Madison County commissioners officially agreed to provide for a loan to pay for refurbishing the old Somerford Elementary into a new fire station on M...

September 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Ash’s return not a concern for OSU
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Ash’s return not a concern for OSU

Ash’s return not a concern for OSU

COLUMBUS — When Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer looks at film of what former OSU defensive coordinator Chris Ash is doing in his first sea...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Alder stays perfect in 43-16 win

Alder stays perfect in 43-16 win

The Jonathan Alder High School football team is halfway through what could be a perfect regular season, following a 43-16 defeat of host Galion Friday...

September 27th, 2016 |  


One of the arguments made for Madison-Plains leaving the Mid-State League for the Ohio Heritage Conference was the fact the Golden Eagles could be mor...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Bexley drops WJ, 52-37

Bexley drops WJ, 52-37

There was a chance early on for the West Jefferson High School football team to make a statement in a big Mid-State League Ohio Division matchup with ...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Grandview runs to win over London

GRANDVIEW — The top of the Liszt.Hungarian-born Franz Liszt is regarded as one of the top classical pianists of all time, along with such greats...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Looking inside out
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Plain City Lions awards scholarships
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Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Ashley Day, left, daughter of Tim and Beth Day, Plain City, was recently awarded the Vowell scholarship of $1,000 from the Plain City Lions Club. The ...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


Phillips family reunites

Phillips family reunites

The 96th annual Phillips family reunion took place on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the home of Tim and Dorothy Phillips Amling.Family members gathered to enjoy f...

September 1st, 2016 updated: September 1st, 2016. |  


I am a copyist of what I see

I am a copyist of what I see

Sometimes I feel like a monk who copies the Bible, only now, I copy the simple glories of God as I can see, understand and feel them.I am first to adm...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Birth announcement

Ryan and Destiny Morgan, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Aria Rayne Morgan, born Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at Madison Health in London.She...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Rodney Dean and Courtney Autumn Holder, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Alina Stormie Day Holder, born Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Madison...

August 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Workforce development a key
Why this Democrat wants a strong Republican Party

Why this Democrat wants a strong Republican Party

I’ve been a Democrat all my life. I believe in the party’s values, I’m pleased when its candidates win elections, and I’m pers...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


For Clinton, ominous signs in Ohio

For Clinton, ominous signs in Ohio

SPRINGFIELD — In less than a week, Hillary Clinton went from a 7 point lead over rival Donald Trump to a 5 point deficit in this must-win battle...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


A sad commentary on our celebrity obsession

A sad commentary on our celebrity obsession

Allow me to preface this column by acknowledging there are far more pressing concerns than Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s pending divorce.Their ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Are you prepared for Medicare enrollment?

Are you prepared for Medicare enrollment?

The “Baby Boomers” generation of Americans born in the years following World War II represent one of the largest generations in our nation...

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


Gary Johnson not fit for highest office

Gary Johnson not fit for highest office

Gary Johnson is likely to get more votes than any previous Libertarian running for president, but he’s not even close to being qualified. His po...

September 20th, 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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