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Community Action seeks volunteers to prep taxes

Community Action seeks volunteers to prep taxes

Community Action Organization, in partnership with the IRS, will be offering volunteer tax preparation services in Madison County.Volunteers who want ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Holmes Lumber closing London branch Friday

Holmes Lumber closing London branch Friday

After years of business, the Holmes Lumber Company branch in London is closing its doorsToday, Friday, Sept. 30, will be the store’s last day, a...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


Seniors torch bearers to light Burning L

Seniors torch bearers to light Burning L

Two London High School seniors will carry on a London tradition as they serve as torch bearers for The Burning L.Taylor Sabulsky is a three-year lette...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Revamped busing proposal at Madison-Plains

Revamped busing proposal at Madison-Plains

Two new proposals for a two-tier busing system were presented at Tuesday night’s Madison-Plains Board of Education meeting.The new plans —...

September 29th, 2016 |  


State offers drug treatment, early release

State offers drug treatment, early release

When Madison County Common Pleas Judge Eamon Costello sentenced a London woman to 15 months in prison in April for trafficking prescription drugs, he ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Audit: Stoops has paid restitution

Audit: Stoops has paid restitution

A former Madison County Juvenile Court probation officer who in April pleaded guilty to theft in office has repaid the $1,815 she stole from a probati...

September 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Fall begins to wind down
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Stanley Electric wins MCBDD Golf Scramble
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Meyer coaching tree bears fruit

High School Schedule

Friday, Sept. 30FootballWorthington Christian at London, 7 p.m.Buckeye Valley at Jonathan Alder, 7 p.m.Madison-Plains at Bexley, 7 p.m.West Jefferson ...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


Meet has been postponed

The Erin L. Nance Cross Country meet has been postponed until Monday, Oct. 3 due to the weather.The girls varsity race will start at 4:45 p.m. with th...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Nance Classic returns to Country Club

Nance Classic returns to Country Club

Some of the best cross country runners from across the state will once again converge on the picturesque grounds of the London Country Club for the an...

September 29th, 2016 |  


MPHS’ Dill advances to district

MPHS’ Dill advances to district

And then there was one.All four of the Madison County high school boys golf teams competed in sectional tournaments Tuesday, Sept. 27, but only one lo...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Heisman not on Ohio State quarterback Barrett’s radar

Heisman not on Ohio State quarterback Barrett’s radar

COLUMBUS — When J.T. Barrett finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy voting in 2014, many people figured he would be return to the voting again.Wha...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Looking inside out

Birth announcements

Ron Wells and Katie Weeter, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Allyson Mae Wells, born Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Madison Health in London.Sh...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Ashley Day, left, daughter of Tim and Beth Day, Plain City, was recently awarded the Vowell scholarship of $1,000 from the Plain City Lions Club. The ...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


New Super Reader Club

New Super Reader Club

Mt. Sterling Public Library will be starting a new initiative to promote early literacy called the “Super Reader Club.” A trophy will be a...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


Phillips family reunites

Phillips family reunites

The 96th annual Phillips family reunion took place on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the home of Tim and Dorothy Phillips Amling.Family members gathered to enjoy f...

September 1st, 2016 updated: September 1st, 2016. |  


I am a copyist of what I see

I am a copyist of what I see

Sometimes I feel like a monk who copies the Bible, only now, I copy the simple glories of God as I can see, understand and feel them.I am first to adm...

September 1st, 2016 |  


OPINION


No one is qualified to be president

No one is qualified to be president

There is a great deal of debate going on as to whether the current presidential candidates are “qualified” to hold the office. Good questi...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Letter: Niemeyer is the type of person you want as your representative

(Editor’s note: The deadline to submit a letter to the editor in reference to the Nov. 8 general election is Nov. 1.)Dear Editor,This is a lette...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Month

We face a devastating mental health crisis in our country, one that affects thousands across the country. The veterans community has been particularly...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Letter: Thank you, Farm Science Review volunteers

Dear Editor,The Madison County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank and recognize all who volunteered with the set-up and tear down of their lot fo...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

For daring to ask Hillary Clinton several questions and follow-up questions about her disregard for national security in regard to her use of private ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Workforce development a key

Workforce development a key

Many of the bills passed by the legislature and signed by the governor earlier this year have recently gone into effect. One of those pieces of legisl...

September 24th, 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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