NEWS


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Community rallies behind WJ boy
Round 1 slugfest: Clinton, Trump battle over taxes, race and terror

Round 1 slugfest: Clinton, Trump battle over taxes, race and terror

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax r...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Mt. Sterling seeks ‘less luxurious’ insurance plan

Mt. Sterling seeks ‘less luxurious’ insurance plan

Cost-saving cuts to village health insurance were put in the works at the Mount Sterling village council meeting Monday evening.Village Administrator ...

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


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 |  


SPORTS


Burfict back to help Bengals regroup

CINCINNATI — Linebacker Vontaze Burfict is back with the Bengals, looking to inject some energy into a team off to its worst start in five years...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LeBron says “a personal goal” to match Jordan

INDEPENDENCE — Now that LeBron James has won a championship for the ages, he’s set a loftier goal:Catching Michael Jordan.Long flattered t...

September 28th, 2016 |  


High School Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 28Girls golfJonathan Alder, Madison-Plains at Division II Sectional tournament at Mill Creek Golf Course, 10:30 a.m.Girls soccerColum...

September 28th, 2016 |  


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 |  


County teams playing well

County teams playing well

The fall sports season begins to make its way toward the postseason, and a handful of Madison County teams are closing in on league championships and ...

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


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LIFE


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Looking inside out

Birth announcements

Ron Wells and Katie Weeter, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Allyson Mae Wells, born Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Madison Health in London.Sh...

September 13th, 2016 |  


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. |  


New Super Reader Club

New Super Reader Club

Mt. Sterling Public Library will be starting a new initiative to promote early literacy called the “Super Reader Club.” A trophy will be a...

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 |  


OPINION


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Suicide Prevention Month

Letter: Thank you, Farm Science Review volunteers

Dear Editor,The Madison County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank and recognize all who volunteered with the set-up and tear down of their lot fo...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

For daring to ask Hillary Clinton several questions and follow-up questions about her disregard for national security in regard to her use of private ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Workforce development a key

Workforce development a key

Many of the bills passed by the legislature and signed by the governor earlier this year have recently gone into effect. One of those pieces of legisl...

September 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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