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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 |  


Mt. Sterling ‘sound off’ set for Sept. 12

Mt. Sterling ‘sound off’ set for Sept. 12

Mount Sterling residents will have an opportunity to address village council members after the next council meeting, but only if they’re “...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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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 |  


Big footsteps to follow

COLUMBUS — The comparisons to Ezekiel Elliott and Carlos Hyde used to be heavier. So was Mike Weber.Weber, a redshirt freshman running back for ...

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


Sprint Cup teams struggle to stay on top

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Keeping a dynasty seems even more challenging than creating one. Just ask Hall of Fame car owner Rick Hendrick.The NASCAR titan...

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


COLUMBUS — When Ohio State receivers Michael Thomas, Jalin Marshall and Braxton Miller departed for the NFL, they took with them 80 percent of t...

August 24th, 2016 |  


London 7th graders roll, 52-0

London 7th graders roll, 52-0

The London Middle School Red Raiders Seventh Grade football team opened its 2016 season with a 52-0 win over the host Hamilton Township Rangers Monday...

August 24th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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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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Zika virus cases in Ohio

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 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Aug. 25, 1916Madison County Democrat — The Rev. H. G. Solomon of North Vernon, Indiana, is a guest at the Rest Home of Rev. Jennie Linn. Mr. Sol...

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


Seek and ye shall find

Seek and ye shall find

Seek and ye shall find, knock and it will be opened to you.This is where I am. I am seeking truth but as the late movie script says, “You can...

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


Letter: Niemeyer will strengthen communities

Dear Editor,This summer I have had the great experience of interning on Barb Niemeyer’s campaign for state representative. Barb is a retired tea...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Every life a mix of good, bad

Every life a mix of good, bad

The only thing we know about people – both people we know from a distance as well as our closest friends - is what we know about them. What we d...

August 23rd, 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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