NEWS


London middle schoolers plan for future at ‘life fair’

London middle schoolers plan for future at ‘life fair’

It’s never too early to start thinking about your future, right?That’s the mindset behind the “Life Fair” held Friday at Londo...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Same department, simple name: Madison County’s health department announces plan to rebrand

Same department, simple name: Madison County’s health department announces plan to rebrand

The Madison County health department is getting a new name and logo to make the agency easier to recognize.The agency is changing its name from Madiso...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Nominations sought for 2017 Heritage Tree

Nominations sought for 2017 Heritage Tree

Do you know of an amazing tree in Madison County?The Madison County Master Gardener volunteers are seeking nominations for the 2017 Heritage Tree.Dead...

March 24th, 2017 |  


A tractor tradition: London High School FFA members drive tractors to school

A tractor tradition: London High School FFA members drive tractors to school

Six students at London High School drove their tractors to school on Friday as part of the FFA’s annual “Drive Your Tractor to School Day....

March 24th, 2017 |  


Madison-Plains schools to close Monday due to sickness

Madison-Plains schools to close Monday due to sickness

Madison-Plains Local Schools will be closed on Monday, March 27 due to wave of illness hitting the student body.Superintendent Tim Dettwiller said ill...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Mount Sterling council finalizes hiring plan for new fiscal officer

Mount Sterling council finalizes hiring plan for new fiscal officer

The search for a new fiscal officer for the village of Mount Sterling is winding down as interviews for the position start next Tuesday.The interviews...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Welcome back spring
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Roughriders ready to work
Welcome back spring

Welcome back spring

Mother Nature is clearly a fan of spring sports.On the first official day high school baseball and softball teams could start playing regular-season g...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Pioneers get much younger

Lady Pioneers get much younger

Very few softball teams in Central Ohio have lost as much talent as the Jonathan Alder Lady Pioneers have in the last couple of seasons.And despite st...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Alder looking to answer questions

Alder looking to answer questions

There are plenty of question marks that surround the Jonathan Alder baseball team as it prepares to open the 2017 season.But while he may not know exa...

March 24th, 2017 |  


MPHS will rely on youngsters

Madison-Plains softball coach Kevin Stockham may have a few more grey hairs atop his head at the end of the upcoming season.He has a good reason for i...

March 24th, 2017 |  


London ready to take field

London ready to take field

The London High School softball team lost a handful of key contributors off of last year’s team which finished 10-15. Red Raiders coach Kelly Ne...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Mayor visits Masonic lodge
Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

London Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently elected Elizabeth Roby as the chapter outstanding junior at the Ma...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

The Deer Creek Daisies Garden Club traveled to Caesar Creek Pioneer Village in Waynesville on March 18 to attend the 2017 Maple Syrup and Pancake Brun...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Donate to West Jeff history

Donate to West Jeff history

Do you enjoy reading old letters, or finding your BFF’s picture in your high school yearbook? Maybe examining old artifacts or maps is more your...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bush sworn in as secretary

Bush sworn in as secretary

Katrina Bush, left, was recently sworn in as the secretary of the Mt. Sterling Public Library and Community Museum boards. Rebecca Burns, right, a mem...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Phi recently donated soft fleece blankets to the Madison Health Cancer Center.Board certified medical onc...

March 15th, 2017 |  


That little voice that guides

That little voice that guides

Throughout my life, I have been guided. Sometimes it is angels whispering in my ear when I am dreaming. Other times it is a small voice inside my head...

March 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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An open letter to charities
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Hamburger Sub Casserole provides comfort
START with children in mind

START with children in mind

Ohio has a problem — a debilitating, all-encompassing problem — the heroin and opioid epidemic.It seems as though stories of overdose plag...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Their view: Time for techies to apply talents to real world

At a turbulent moment in the online media business, the fate of Yahoo and buzzed-about CEO Marissa Mayer offers cautionary tales for policymakers and ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

This year’s National Nutrition Month encourages you to “Put your best fork forward,” a friendly reminder that every bite counts. We ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Would you like a burp with that hiccup

Would you like a burp with that hiccup

Looking at the alarm clock by my bedside, it clearly read 2:37 a.m. The loud buzzing sound was not in my head after all. Who in the world could be cal...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


You need to know about this

You need to know about this

If you have read this column for any amount of time, you know that I usually take every day occurrences and turn them into “Something To Think A...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Seek truth or seek understanding

Seek truth or seek understanding

I have sought truth for much of my life. What I realized only recently is that my truth is different from your truth or someone else’s truth.The...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 20th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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