NEWS


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Pat Proclaims Poppy Days
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Tri-County Jail inmate escapes
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New freezer purchased
New hog facility opens in South Solon

New hog facility opens in South Solon

A new hog facility has set up shop in South Solon.Situated at 9219 Columbus-Xenia Road, the facility will house 5,000 hogs when operating at capacity....

April 25th, 2017 |  


Springfield dad arrested after baby overdoses, revived with Narcan

Springfield dad arrested after baby overdoses, revived with Narcan

SPRINGFIELD — A Springfield man has been charged with endangering children after his 1-year-old son appears to have overdosed and was revived.Sa...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Mount Sterling Council fires clerk

Mount Sterling Council fires clerk

The Village Council of Mount Sterling has fired Bonnie Liff, the administrative assistant and utilities clerk for the village, following her indictmen...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Council fields residents’ concerns

Council fields residents’ concerns

The Plain City Village Council fielded concerns from citizens and watched as a charitable group honored an injured police officer during Monday’...

April 25th, 2017 |  


CHIP off the old block (grant): County approves proposal for CHIP and CDBG grants

To help repair homes of the local poor and nonprofits, Madison County will be asking for more than $798,000 through Ohio’s Community Housing Imp...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Flagging spring

Flagging spring

While for some people, tulips and warmer weather signify the start of spring, in London there’s another telltale sign - the erecting of a nearly...

April 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Carey shining at BGSU
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Teams prep for tourney
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WJ misses on chance

LHS girls hoops camp set

The London High School girls basketball program will be conducting its annual basketball camps for girls who will be in third to ninth grade next scho...

April 28th, 2017 |  


LeBron not slowing as minutes increase

INDEPENDENCE — Except for his backpedaling hairline, LeBron James shows no visible signs of age.At 32, still in his prime, and still at the top ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Powering through

Powering through

London resident Maron Cury is powering his way through his 60s.The powerlifting senior citizen isn’t showing signs of slowing down anytime soon,...

April 27th, 2017 |  


WJYAA travel wins tourney

WJYAA travel wins tourney

West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association’s sixth grade Boys B Travel Basketball Team won the Tri-County Tournament.“This is the first yea...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The London High School softball team has had a tough last couple weeks or so.The Red Raiders (5-12, 2-4 in Mid-State League Ohio Division) entered a n...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Sleep is a gift

Sleep is a gift

I am a strong believer that many good ideas are revealed to us during sleep. As we sleep, we often dream, and these dreams offer solutions to problems...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Garden club offering free program on tulips

The public is invited to attend a free program, “All About Tulips” to be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the Central Township Fir...

March 29th, 2017 |  


New Iota Beta pledges

New Iota Beta pledges

The March 21 meeting of Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Psi was held at the St. Patrick School at 7:30 p.m.A special ceremony was held as Gina Newsome, ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Those last moments of life

Those last moments of life

What would you want to be doing in the last seconds of your life?Would you want to be laughing at a joke? Would you want to be holding or kissing your...

March 29th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Blue is what you make it
100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

April 27, 1917Madison County Democrat — The Woman’s Society of the Baptist Church will hold a market in the church basement on April 28. (...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The apartment is taken

The apartment is taken

Just outside our back door is what’s known in our family as the apartment. It is built solidly on top of our back porch light. Every spring it i...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Earth Day, the climate agreement and march for science

Earth Day, the climate agreement and march for science

It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Life does have its compensations — occasionally

Life does have its compensations — occasionally

At times, it seems as if there is absolutely no justice in this world, and then something wonderful happens making up for almost everything. This past...

April 20th, 2017 |  


So close — yet, so far away

So close — yet, so far away

We are almost a week removed from Resurrection Sunday, or as most refer to it, Easter. Only one week later and I would imagine that many people have a...

April 20th, 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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