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Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

COLUMBUS — With the drastic decline in the population of the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative is asking the public for ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


JD Equipment Fall Expo this Friday

JD Equipment Fall Expo this Friday

JD Equipment, the largest John Deere dealership group in Ohio, is hosting its annual Fall Expo this weekend.Formerly known as the World’s Larges...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Local youth wins world championship title

Local youth wins world championship title

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. —A Plain City girl has captured a world championship title in a horse show.Natalie Vargo, of Plain City, won in hunter hack...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


‘It’s a sad day’: State auctions off equipment at London prison farm

‘It’s a sad day’: State auctions off equipment at London prison farm

A Madison County tradition was dismantled and divided on Wednesday, one truck load at a time.Hundreds attended an auction at London Correctional Insti...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


New truck to make local recycling easier

New truck to make local recycling easier

A new recycling truck will be available for use by Madison County residents.The North Central Ohio Solid Waste District and Union Recyclers announced ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Hackett named Legislator of the Year

Hackett named Legislator of the Year

COLUMBUS — The nation’s largest property and casualty insurance trade organization named State Sen. Bob Hackett (R-London) as its 2016 Sta...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Romero sharp as Indians roll WJ in opener
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Lightning delays opener
Eagles soar in 44-0 victory

Eagles soar in 44-0 victory

Madison-Plains head football coach Jason Hunt couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season than the one his Golden Eagles delivered in a...

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


OSU eager to get Brown on field

OSU eager to get Brown on field

COLUMBUS — Noah Brown has had more surgeries than catches in his career at Ohio State, but has earned the respect of his teammates and coaches, ...

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


With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to Bosa

SAN DIEGO — Joey Bosa’s holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pic...

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


Football returns tonight

Football returns tonight

Nearly nine months of waiting for high school football to return will end Friday evening when three of the four Madison County teams host season opene...

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


JA girls, volleyball win openers

The Jonathan Alder girls soccer team opened what it expects to be another stellar season with a 4-1 victory over visiting Bishop Ready Tuesday, Aug. 2...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated
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100 years ago with Charlie Miller
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Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Lloyd and Rev. Sandie Cunningham celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sunday, July 17 with a vow renewal ceremony at Mt. Zion African Methodist Episco...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Most of us do not know ourselves

Most of us do not know ourselves

One of the most quoted phrases out of our ancient world was the statement, “Know thyself.” I wonder why they thought it was so important. ...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


Readers win piggy banks

Readers win piggy banks

Mt. Sterling Public Library awarded a silver piggy bank to their summer reading participant Alex Reece. The drawing was from a fishbowl of entries rea...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

This past Sunday, our granddaughter graduated from Ohio State University. She accomplished this in three years while working at three part-time jobs b...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Reader to win piggy bank

Reader to win piggy bank

Mt. Sterling Public Library Director Chris Siscoe assists Cristen Morris, newest employee of Chase Bank in Mount Sterling, as she draws out of the fis...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Birth Announcements

Matthew and Carrie Popovich, of Canal Winchester, announce the birth of a son, Carter Robert Popovich, born Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Dublin.He weig...

August 5th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Test dairy, nutrition IQ with MyPlate quizzes
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Quick short rib recipe perfect for fall
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Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic
End of Ssummer recipe redux

End of Ssummer recipe redux

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close and that the Amish school next to us will soon be filled with scholars eager to begin anot...

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


Letter: Tell commissioners how you feel about administrator

Dear Editor,As a candidate for Madison County Commissioner and responsible taxpayer I must express my opposition to the creation of the Madison County...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Well, I did it. I became the proud owner of a “My Pillow” this week. Now, I know they are a little pricey but they are cheaper than a Slee...

August 26th, 2016 |  


A better way for foreign policy and national defense

A better way for foreign policy and national defense

Over the past few months, news of terrorist attacks has become all too familiar. With attacks from ISIS within our borders in San Bernardino and Orlan...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Don’t treat them like dogs — treat them better

Today is National Dog Day.The day is meant to “celebrate all breeds, pure and mixed, and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the nu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Zika virus cases in Ohio

Zika virus cases in Ohio

Zika virus is a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, and there is no indication that it can spread person to person through casual contact. However, the...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 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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