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Getting through the storm

Getting through the storm

Have you ever been in a situation where you knew what was coming, but you didn’t want to face it?Let me give you some examples.You know you have...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Everything old is getting older still

Everything old is getting older still

A friend of mine has a saying, “I’m going to get as old as I possibly can get.” From what I can tell, he has. I must agree with his ...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Alder mental health programs spotlighted at Vegas conference

Alder mental health programs spotlighted at Vegas conference

Two student suicides in early 2015 at Jonathan Alder Local Schools led the district to initiate a broad- based effort to address mental health and soc...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Three injured in crash on Route 56

Three injured in crash on Route 56

Three people were injured in a wreck that flipped a pick-up truck late Thursday morning.The accident, which involved a vehicle from the Madison County...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Candle sparks home fire in Monroe Township

Candle sparks home fire in Monroe Township

The top floor of a house in Resaca was severely damaged after a fire broke out early Wednesday morning.Central Township Joint Fire District was called...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Throwback Thursday!

Throwback Thursday!

This is the image printed on a Plain City post card. The caption reads “Barn at John Tedrick’s residence, Plain City, Ohio, after cyclone ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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OHSAA Football State Championships moving
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Pioneers stay red hot
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Rack ’em up

Raiders file papers to move to Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas.Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak told The Associated Pre...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Bonds, Clemens making slow gains

Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.The electorate is changing, however, and that could be good news for bo...

January 20th, 2017 |  


JA to host tourney

JA to host tourney

The Jonathan Alder wrestling team will open its gym up Saturday, Jan. 21 for the showcase event of its season, the Ron Thomas Sr. Invitational.The eve...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Cheer champions

Cheer champions

Pioneer Optimist Youth Cheer competed in the Dublin Jerome High School Americheer Competition on Sunday, Jan. 15. The team finished in first place in ...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


High-octane offenses in title games

This should be fun.The conference championship teams feature big-time offenses — yes, we know, the Steelers didn’t look like one in the re...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


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LIFE


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Legion hosts chili cook-off
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Barnhart, Speer to wed
Iota Beta preparing for 2017

Iota Beta preparing for 2017

Members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Psi are looking ahead to their work for cancer research during the coming year.The Ohio State Convention ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

Timothy Lykins and Kayla Miller, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Myah Lynn Lykins, born Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Madison Health in London...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Masonic Lodges to observe 300th anniversary

Masonic Lodges to observe 300th anniversary

Plain City Masons are among those observing the 300th anniversary of modern Freemasonry this year.More than 80,000 Masonic members in 480 lodges in Oh...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Couple announces engagement

Dave and Jan McGrew of Plain City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki, to Ivan Mast III of Galloway.Ivan is the son of Iva...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Coloring: Not just for kids

Coloring: Not just for kids

Coloring books are for adults, too. Researches say coloring has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness....

January 11th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 11• West Jefferson Athletic Boosters, 7 p.m., West Jefferson High School library, 1 Roughrider Drive, West Jefferson. Everyone i...

January 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Kids menu choices not always the best option
Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Can the media hold politicians accountable?

Can the media hold politicians accountable?

If you watched Donald Trump’s recent press conference, you may have overlooked a telling and worrisome moment. A CNN reporter tried to ask the p...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Getting through the storm

Getting through the storm

Have you ever been in a situation where you knew what was coming, but you didn’t want to face it?Let me give you some examples.You know you have...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Everything old is getting older still

Everything old is getting older still

A friend of mine has a saying, “I’m going to get as old as I possibly can get.” From what I can tell, he has. I must agree with his ...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Mideast chat in Paris

Senior officials of some 70 countries and international organizations gathered in Paris on Sunday to try, one more time, to move forward the project t...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Develop fair plan to redraw districts

Surely, Ohio legislators can do the same thing for the state’s congressional districts that they did for themselves in 2015 — find a more ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


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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