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Book box installed at ER

Book box installed at ER

Madison Senior Living Community has partnered with the London Public Library to place a Library box in the emergency waiting area at Madison Health.Th...

August 19th, 2016 |  


London Cornet Band playing concert

London Cornet Band playing concert

The London Silver Cornet Band will perform a free concert to the tune of 1866 next week.The event will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Soil and Water District Board seeks candidates

Soil and Water District Board seeks candidates

Would you like to have a leading role in local conservation issues and natural resource protection? Here is your opportunity. The Madison Soil and Wat...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Tolles welcomes new staff members

Tolles welcomes new staff members

Tolles Career & Technical Center has some new staff members for the 2016-2017 school year.New staff members include: Andrew Landers (Junior Comput...

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


Healthy churches — Part 2

Healthy churches — Part 2

The Barna Group tells us that the average size of the average church in America today is 89 adults, and that 60 percent of Protestant churches have le...

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


Plain City man buys detention pond, puzzles officials

Plain City man buys detention pond, puzzles officials

A Plain City man made a property purchase at a county auction last week that has local officials scratching their heads.Lowell Wellman immediately bid...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Alder baseball hits links
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Pioneers look to take next step

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps won more medals than anyone else, again. And then he said farewell, also again.Usain Bolt kissed the finish...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Must-see games for 2016

The high school football season starts on Friday, Aug. 26, for all four county teams. Unless you’re a sports reporter frantically trying to get ...

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


RG III throws 2 TDs in Browns’ loss

CLEVELAND — Robert Griffin III gave the Cleveland Browns some hope with a strong home debut.Griffin threw two touchdown passes in the first half...

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


Alder baseball hits links

Alder baseball hits links

A banner flies high at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Marysville Sunday as the Jonathan Alder High School baseball team hosted its annual golf outing....

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


Expectations still high for LHS

Expectations still high for LHS

He lost his unquestioned leader in arguably the most important position on the floor to graduation.But London High School volleyball coach Darrell Ead...

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


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LIFE


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Most of us do not know ourselves
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Readers win piggy banks
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A wonderful event happened this past Sunday
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 |  


Why I turn many paintings to the wall

Why I turn many paintings to the wall

Turning paintings to the wall really sounds absurd to most people. Why would anyone turn a painting to the wall and only see the back of the painting....

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Sen. Bob Peterson visits retirees group

Sen. Bob Peterson visits retirees group

The July meeting of the Fayette/Madison County Ohio Public Employee Retiree Systems bimonthly meeting was held in the meeting room of the Fayette Coun...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Berry and Troyer to exchange vows

Berry and Troyer to exchange vows

Stephen Berry of Plain City and Michael and Dawn Johnson of London announce the engagement of their daughter, Aliscia M. Berry of London to Alex J. Tr...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Tatman family holds 33rd reunion

Tatman family holds 33rd reunion

The 33rd annual Tatman Reunion was held Saturday, July 16, at Goshen Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg.One hundred and one family members and guests enjo...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Making lifesaving drugs more affordable
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 |  


Healthy churches — Part 2

Healthy churches — Part 2

The Barna Group tells us that the average size of the average church in America today is 89 adults, and that 60 percent of Protestant churches have le...

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


What does Congress need? Your attention!

What does Congress need? Your attention!

Now that the conventions are over, I know that all eyes are on the fall presidential campaign. But I’m going to ask you to shift your focus a bi...

August 18th, 2016 |  


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. ...

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


Some simple advice for kids heading back to school

Some simple advice for kids heading back to school

And with that, summer disappeared just as quickly as it had arrived, leaving behind wistful memories of afternoons spent lounging at the swimming pool...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Letter: Failure to communicate in Mount Sterling

Communication is vital, with listening as well as speaking, and historically both have been an issue in Mount Sterling.Lack of communication is creati...

August 17th, 2016 updated: August 17th, 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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