NEWS


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WJ Christmas in the Park
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Christmas in the Village
Girl Scouts visit with mayor

Girl Scouts visit with mayor

Girl Scout Junior Troop 262 recently hosted a special guest. Mayor Patrick Closser spoke to the troop during its meeting on Nov. 16.The girls were wor...

December 7th, 2016 |  


South Solon woman killed in crash

South Solon woman killed in crash

A one-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Madison County resident Monday morning on State Route 41 Northwest near the intersection of Carrs Mills-J...

December 6th, 2016 |  


WJMS musicians participate in honor band

WJMS musicians participate in honor band

Five West Jefferson Middle School band students were selected to perform in the 2016 Ohio Music Education District 15 Honor Band.The Honor Band rehear...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Third-graders receive dictionaries from Marysville Elks

Third-graders receive dictionaries from Marysville Elks

Third grade students at Monroe and Plain City elementary schools were recently presented their own dictionaries, compliments of the Marysville Elks No...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Council considers raises for city’s elected officials

Council considers raises for city’s elected officials

London City Council is considering raises for elected officials, as well as wider pay ranges for department heads.Legislation introduced at council...

December 6th, 2016 |  


London Elementary School honor roll

London Elementary School honor roll

The following students at London Elementary School have achieved academic excellence for the first nine weeks for the 2016-17 school year:Kindergarten...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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London hungry for more
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FAU shocks OSU in OT
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FAU shocks OSU in OT

FAU shocks OSU in OT

COLUMBUS — Adonis Filer notched a season-high 23 points and Florida Atlantic handed Ohio State its first home loss of the season, 79-77 in overt...

December 8th, 2016 |  


High School Schedule

Thursday, Dec. 8Girls basketballWestfall at West Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.Triad at Madison-Plains, 7:30 p.m.BowlingMarion Harding at Jonathan Alder, 4 p.m....

December 7th, 2016 |  


Birdies and blunders, but healthy

Birdies and blunders, but healthy

NASSAU, Bahamas — The return of Tiger Woods was more about the big picture than any of his big numbers.And that started with the sight of that r...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Jackson leads list of Heisman finalists

NEW YORK — After putting on a show in Death Valley back in October, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson and Louisville’s Lamar Jackson will fac...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Hoops season heats up

Hoops season heats up

The high school basketball season tipped off for the boys teams in Madison County over the weekend and the teams had mixed results.Jonathan Alder 50,F...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


It’s really winter out there

It’s really winter out there

The trees are mostly barren, the grass is more golden than green. I’m not real crazy about November, especially when I have another birthday to ...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library

Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library

The Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library has announced its upcoming events:• Storytimes are at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.• Stories & More: Pi...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Birth announcement

James Travis and Kayleisha Payne, of London, announce the birth of a son, La’Veon James Travis, born Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Madison Health in...

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


Birth announcements

Brandon Cassidy and Jennifer Ernst, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Amella Rae Cassidy, born Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Madison Health in...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library

Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library

The Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library has announced its upcoming events:• Storytimes are at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.• The library board meet...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Mt. Sterling Public Library events

Mt. Sterling Public Library events

Upcoming events at the Mt. Sterling Public Library:• There will be no Preschool Storytime Monday, Nov. 7.• The library will be closed in h...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Year-end screening checklist

Year-end screening checklist

Have you kept up to date with yearly preventive screenings? Are you aware of the guidelines? Having a primary care provider is essential to maintainin...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


A trade agenda that puts Ohio jobs first

A trade agenda that puts Ohio jobs first

I have spent the past two decades fighting bad trade deals that cost Ohio jobs. One of my first acts as a member of Congress was helping lead the char...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

In Luke 15:11-24, we read what Charles Dickens said is “the greatest short story in history.” Even if you don’t go to church on a re...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


The only contest I really win each year

The only contest I really win each year

I am somewhat of a competitive person, in some degree. I like a good challenge and I certainly like to win. Going up against the Gracious Mistress of ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Editorial: Motorists need tired truckers off the highway

During a period when semi-truck crash fatalities exploded past 4,000 for the first time in seven years, legislation could sneak past Congress that wou...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Sometimes you get the best seat in the house

Sometimes you get the best seat in the house

I’ve spent much of the past 20 years living in the sports world’s version of an ivory tower (not literally, of course, but how cool would ...

November 30th, 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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