NEWS


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A reason to remember
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Gardeners pass the torch
London Correctional honors employees

London Correctional honors employees

The London Correction Institution recognized several of its staff during their annual Employee Recognition Banquet last week.Stacy Armstrong, Officer ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Talking addiction: Madison County holds community conversation

Talking addiction: Madison County holds community conversation

In an attempt to foster more dialogue on the statewide, nationwide and local impact of the opiate addiction epidemic, Madison County leaders hosted a ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Tip me over and pour me out

Tip me over and pour me out

I’m not sure why this little song has been playing in my mind today — maybe somebody needs to read what I’m going to write about thi...

May 18th, 2017 |  


London City Schools special needs aide’s husband disputes action

London City Schools special needs aide’s husband disputes action

A dispute over sick leave for a London City Schools staff member spilled over into a school board meeting, where that person’s spouse accused th...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Baseball blues at London City Schools

Baseball blues at London City Schools

Allegations of verbal abuse, rage issues and poor coaching practices were brought before London City School’s Board of Education at a meeting Tu...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Veteran Madison-Plains teacher retires

Veteran Madison-Plains teacher retires

Madison-Plains Local Schools is giving a heart-felt goodbye to its longest serving teacher, who has been with the district for 46 years.Steven Jackson...

May 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Pioneers ready for Wave
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Errors doom Pioneers
Errors doom Pioneers

Errors doom Pioneers

BOWLING GREEN — Good pitching. Solid defense. Timely hitting.Those three pillars have been the trademark of the Jonathan Alder baseball program ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Andretti looking shake Indy 500 curse

PHILADELPHIA — Before Marco Andretti ties the knot, he has another milestone in mind to seal with a kiss.This love story comes with no guarantee...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Big bats lift Alder

Big bats lift Alder

MASON — Rain was in the forecast Wednesday for Mason, Ohio, the site of the Division II regional semifinal softball tilt between Jonathan Alder ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


LHS grad finishes season at Capital

LHS grad finishes season at Capital

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — The Capital University women’s track and field team sent multiple competitors to the Gregory Final Qualifier, hosted by...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Summer Hoops camp returns

Summer Hoops camp returns

The 22nd year of the Summer Hoops program will start on the following dates.Session 1 — Fundamentals CampJune 26-29 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for any...

May 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

May 4, 1917Madison County Democrat — The members of the senior class went to Columbus last Wednesday and had their pictures taken. (This picture...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Kiwanis recognizes top juniors

Kiwanis recognizes top juniors

The London Kiwanis Club recently recognized Junior Kiwanians from London and Madison-Plains high schools. Junior Kiwanians are juniors who are ranked ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

Jose Diaz and Brittney Sherry, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a daughter, Lilah Sophia Diaz, born Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Madison Health ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Book club gathers for March meeting

Book club gathers for March meeting

Mt. Sterling Public Library’s Around Town Book Club held their March meeting at the library. From left are: Beverly Bobo, Peggy Vincent, Casey O...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Legion donates to summer reading program

Legion donates to summer reading program

Mt. Sterling American Legion Post 417 recently donated $1,000 to the Mt. Sterling Public Library to support the summer reading program as a co-sponsor...

April 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Wedding season food safety tips

Wedding season food safety tips

My fiancé and I are getting married in June and we want to make sure our guests have a wonderful experience. But I’ve heard some horror sto...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Enhance your warm weather foods with cilantro aioli

Enhance your warm weather foods with cilantro aioli

My children always bring or send “happy” things for me to enjoy on Mother’s Day and beyond. This was a banner year for herbs. Some I...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s picnic picks

Gloria’s picnic picks

Hello! I hope all of you readers are having a great month of May. A special thank you to my mother for filling in for me last week. Daniel, myself, Ju...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Where do you look when she’s lost her voice?

Where do you look when she’s lost her voice?

It has been a quiet week at the parsonage. Far quieter than usual. I cannot remember a time when it was quieter. If silence is golden, the week glowed...

May 25th, 2017 |  


A reason to remember

A reason to remember

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of th...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Time to call out Islamic leadership

Time to call out Islamic leadership

When are we, as a civilized society finally going to say enough is enough — and really mean it?I wonder this as I look at images Tuesday morning...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist has hired a new pharmacy manager.Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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