NEWS


Medical helicopter transports one from serious head-on crash on State Route 38

Medical helicopter transports one from serious head-on crash on State Route 38

A medical helicopter transported a victim from a serious crash on State Route 38 just outside London Thursday afternoon.The two-vehicle crash occurred...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Three London residents charged with selling heroin

Three London residents charged with selling heroin

Three individuals from London were arraigned on heroin trafficking charges Thursday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.Joshua Davis, 35, is charged ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

This photo, published in the Jan. 26, 1987 issue of the Madison Press, shows London Middle School sixth-graders in Cindy Peters’ language arts c...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Troopers seize 8 pounds of heroin in Madison County traffic stop

Troopers seize 8 pounds of heroin in Madison County traffic stop

A New York man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized more than eight pounds of heroin, valued at approximately...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Records show Mount Sterling fund $406,000 in the red due to Johnson, poor accounting

Records show Mount Sterling fund $406,000 in the red due to Johnson, poor accounting

Mount Sterling’s general fund is ending fiscal year 2016 more than $400,000 in the red, stemming mostly from theft by former village administrat...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Jonathan Alder High School reaches honor roll status for AP program

Jonathan Alder High School reaches honor roll status for AP program

Jonathan Alder Local School District has been named to the 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll by The College Board. Only 433 districts across the count...

February 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Raiders cherish title
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Hard work pays off
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London wins MSL crown

High School Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 18Boys basketballMadison-Plains at London, 7:30 p.m.Grove City Christian at West Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.WrestlingMadison-Plains at Mechani...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Cavs roll into All-Star break

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving added 26, Kyle Korver made six 3-pointers and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled into the Al...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Major subplot awaits at NBA All-Star weekend

The next time Russell Westbrook walks into a locker room to get dressed for a game, Kevin Durant will be there and donning the same uniform.Get ready ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Hard work pays off

Hard work pays off

The Madison-Plains High School boys basketball team has won more games this season than it has in the last three combined, but as second-year coach Jo...

February 16th, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Friday, Feb. 17Boys basketballLondon at Grandview, 7:30 p.m.West Jefferson at Worthington Christian, 7:30 p.m.Madison-Plains at Northeastern, 7:30 p.m...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Sterling fuels OWU run

Ohio Wesleyan 75, Wooster 47Senior guard Megan Kuether (Osgood/Marion Local) scored four points and freshman wing Claire Sterling (West Jefferson) hit...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Birth announcements

Brad Carpenter and Katie Combs, of London, announce the birth of a son, Abel Thomas Robert Carpenter, born Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Madison Health ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 9, 1917Madison County Democrat — Miss Etta Solomon (Chenos) of Springfield, was home the first of the week with her mother, Mrs. Hannah Sol...

February 8th, 2017 |  


The quiet

The quiet

The quiet — a time to listen to the still voice within you. I could be reminiscing the past during this time, thinking of my loss, but I choose ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 2, 1917Madison County Democrat — Dr. C.B. Tanner, of Columbus, left Tuesday for Boston, where he will enter Harvard Graduate School of Medi...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Painting teaches perspective

Painting teaches perspective

Everyone needs purpose to keep going, especially when your life has changed so completely. For me right now much of that purpose has a lot do with my ...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Dark chocolate is a healthier option

Russian reality: Playing straight with the bear, avoiding claws

In considering the evolution of U.S.-Russian ties it is important to remember that there are advantages to good relations with the bear, a neighbor vi...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The threats to our representative democracy

The threats to our representative democracy

With so much turmoil in Washington and around the country these days, it’s easy to get caught up in the crises of the moment. These are, indeed,...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Stop the flu at work

Stop the flu at work

Ohio is currently in the height of flu season. Influenza is highly contagious and spreads by droplets in the air when people with the flu cough, sneez...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The strange myth of multitasking

The strange myth of multitasking

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is an expert when it comes to multitasking. Although I have lived with her for over 45 years, I still do not kn...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Don’t give up — keep climbing

Don’t give up — keep climbing

Beth and I have recently started a new way of life. It’s called a “fitness program!”We both want to get healthy and feel better abou...

February 16th, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 16, 1917Madison County Democrat — Dr. A. F. Green reports a new born son in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bridenstine, on the Georgesville...

February 15th, 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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