NEWS


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Throwback Thursday!
Keep radon out of your home

Keep radon out of your home

January is National Radon Action Month, when Ohio residents are urged to test their homes for radon.Soil in central Ohio can have high levels of radon...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Former administrator’s deal sours Sterling

Former administrator’s deal sours Sterling

Despite an apparent end to the case of former Mount Sterling Village Administrator Joe Johnson’s theft in office from the government he served, ...

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


Johnson takes the deal

Johnson takes the deal

Joe Johnson was all smiles in court Tuesday as he signed off on a plea deal which would put him in prison for 10 years.The former Mount Sterling admin...

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


Larry B’s closing Saturday

Larry B’s closing Saturday

After seven years in business, Larry B’s Meat & Cheese is closing its doors on Saturday.The business, located at 203 W. Main St. in West Jef...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Tolles welcomes two new board members

Tolles welcomes two new board members

The Tolles Career & Technical Center Board of Education met for its organizational and regular meeting Jan. 12, re-electing Curtis Brooks (London ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


London Middle School’s December Students of the Month

London Middle School’s December Students of the Month

London Middle School December Students of the Month are front row from left: Trent Meddock, Noah Virts, Lucas Wolf, Natalie Boyd and Kaylyn Elliott; s...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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County teams pick up wins
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Alder girls back at .500
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Pioneers roll to wins

Warriors rout Cavs, 126-91 in rematch

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Clevelan...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Super Bowl berths on the line

Tom Brady vs. Ben Roethlisberger. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan.Quite a quartet of QBs is heading to the NFL’s conference championship games next ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


WJYAA Lacrosse registration

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) is getting ready for the 2017 spring lacrosse season and is looking for boys and girls in first ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Alder girls back at .500

Alder girls back at .500

The No. 5 state-ranked London girls basketball team fell behind early in a showdown at Worthington Christian Friday, Jan. 13 and couldn’t recove...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Same old story for New England

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Short nights and short offseasons.It’s the Patriot way.New England has advanced to the AFC championship game for a rec...

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


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LIFE


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Legion hosts chili cook-off
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Barnhart, Speer to wed
Iota Beta preparing for 2017

Iota Beta preparing for 2017

Members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Psi are looking ahead to their work for cancer research during the coming year.The Ohio State Convention ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

Timothy Lykins and Kayla Miller, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Myah Lynn Lykins, born Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Madison Health in London...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Masonic Lodges to observe 300th anniversary

Masonic Lodges to observe 300th anniversary

Plain City Masons are among those observing the 300th anniversary of modern Freemasonry this year.More than 80,000 Masonic members in 480 lodges in Oh...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Couple announces engagement

Dave and Jan McGrew of Plain City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki, to Ivan Mast III of Galloway.Ivan is the son of Iva...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Coloring: Not just for kids

Coloring: Not just for kids

Coloring books are for adults, too. Researches say coloring has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness....

January 11th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 11• West Jefferson Athletic Boosters, 7 p.m., West Jefferson High School library, 1 Roughrider Drive, West Jefferson. Everyone i...

January 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Mideast chat in Paris

How my presidential inauguration would go

How my presidential inauguration would go

Tomorrow we will see the inauguration of the Donald Trump as President of the United States of America and, if his Twitter account is to be believed (...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Obama just won’t go away

Obama just won’t go away

Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Be...

January 18th, 2017 |  


When Facebook takes control

When Facebook takes control

My personal Facebook page barely exists. I do virtually nothing on it. However, that doesn’t stop Facebook from sending messages about me. Such ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Another baby boom may be needed to prevent economic decline

Shortly before Christmas, the U.S. Census Bureau put some coal in the nation’s holiday stocking. It released data highlighting a worrisome trend...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: Trump’s choice of vaccine foe Kennedy could worsen political ills

JAN. 12, 2017 — Not one to skirt controversy, President-elect Donald Trump has reinserted himself into a marginal but revealing controversy: vac...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s wild game night

Gloria’s wild game night

This week I’d love to invite you to take a peek at our annual “Wild Game New Year’s Eve” supper. It’s one of those times...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 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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