NEWS


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Woman who fled police gets prison
H.E.L.P. House hosts back to school outreach

H.E.L.P. House hosts back to school outreach

The H.E.L.P. House is gearing up for its annual school outreach program, which provides backpacks to children from kindergarten to eighth grade.The ba...

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


State fair starts today with new icon

State fair starts today with new icon

There’s a new icon towering above the Ohio State Fairgrounds this year.On Tuesday, officials cut the ribbon on a fully restored and relocated wi...

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


‘We no longer trust you’

‘We no longer trust you’

Despite allegations of theft in office by the former village administrator Joe Johnson, Mount Sterling is not broke, officials told a packed council c...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Plain City intersection hits another road block

Plain City intersection hits another road block

A proposed major intersection project has hit another road block in Plain City.The long-anticipated project is slated to improve the intersection adja...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Region feels the debate loss

Region feels the debate loss

GREENE COUNTY — Shock, sadness and a bit of optimism echoed throughout Greene County following Wright State University’s announcement last...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Ohioans report police and fire charity scams

Ohioans report police and fire charity scams

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans of a scam in whicha suspicious caller asks for donations supposedly to support p...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Spieth ignoring history
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Meyer sees a little of 2014 in current Buckeyes
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MSU QB race not settled

Olympics present problem for Ryder Cup qualifying

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The Olympics has thrown another wrinkle into the golf schedule, this one affecting the American team for the Ryder Cup.The P...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Ohio State welcomes back quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) as the unquestioned leader of the Buckeyes this season. The junior is 15-2 as a starter at OSU ...

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


Earnhardt’s return could take more time

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.NASCAR’s most popular driver i...

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


At least 85 Russian athletes banned from Rio

At least 85 Russian athletes banned from Rio

MOSCOW — At least 85 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connect...

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


Harbaugh is ‘One of a kind’

CHICAGO – Michigan tight end Jake Butt offered a concise description of his coach Jim Harbaugh at the Big Ten Football Media Days on Monday.R...

July 26th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Art is often a refuge
Living day by day and appreciating it more and more

Living day by day and appreciating it more and more

As I opened the curtains this morning (July 19) I could see fog disappearing in the field in front of me. That was a strange sight for the middle of J...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Iota Beta honored at national convention

Iota Beta honored at national convention

Thirteen members of Iota Beta attended the 2016 Phi Beta Psi National Convention in Cleveland July 11-13.The Chapter received the Mitzi Jones Memorial...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Walter G. Keigley Jr. and Patricia A. Keigley of London announce the engagement of their son, Brian K. Keigley to Victoria D. Troyer daughter of Eliza...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Book club awards door prizes

Book club awards door prizes

Carolyn Tadlock won the game prize drawing at the June Around Town Book Club meeting. Her gift included a $10 gift card to The Rusty Keg, and a Mt. St...

July 14th, 2016 |  


The pleasure of finishing a memory

The pleasure of finishing a memory

The barn last week was one of three main elements that made up this memorable scene. Besides the barn, there was a farm pond and a large Oak tree besi...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Art is often a refuge
Plan to travel out of country? it’s time to get a passport

Plan to travel out of country? it’s time to get a passport

Every year, millions of Americans travel overseas for work or family vacations. Those with plans to travel outside of our borders for the first time w...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Try strawberry soup for an easy supper

Try strawberry soup for an easy supper

I love being a mother. There’s nothing in the entire world I’d rather do than be a wife to my beloved husband Daniel and be called mother ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

The Girl Scout troop I led when my oldest child was in elementary school and a year into middle school was all about camping. They knew much more abou...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Dem convention must stir, renew interest in Clinton

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Sewage repairs funds are available

Sewage repairs funds are available

The Madison County-London City Health District has funding available to repair or replace existing household sewage treatment systems (septic tanks, a...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Better late than never

Better late than never

Did you know there are several meanings to being “on time?” There are! To be on time means to be somewhere at a designated time. That is, ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 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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