NEWS


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Madison-Plains talks two-tier bus logistics
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It’s cookie season!
Ohio hunters harvest more than 182,000 deer during 2016-2017 season

Ohio hunters harvest more than 182,000 deer during 2016-2017 season

COLUMBUS — Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


West Jefferson man found guilty of murder-for-hire plot against wife

West Jefferson man found guilty of murder-for-hire plot against wife

A West Jefferson man is facing up to 11 years behind bars after he tried to hire a hit man to murder his wife of 19 years.Lowell Ludwick, 51, was foun...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Press finalist for two Ohio AP awards

Press finalist for two Ohio AP awards

COLUMBUS — The Madison Press has been named a finalist in two categories of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors’ 2016 newspaper compet...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Survey shows half of Madison-Plains community has positive views of its schools

Survey shows half of Madison-Plains community has positive views of its schools

About half of the Madison-Plains community is happy with the current direction of the school district and would consider supporting a levy, according ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Noteman to attend prestigious journalism conference

Noteman to attend prestigious journalism conference

FAIRFAX, Va. — Avery Noteman, a student at Hilliard Bradley High School, has been selected to represent Galloway, Ohio as a National Youth Corre...

February 20th, 2017 |  


January Students of the Month

January Students of the Month

London Middle School January Students of the Month are front row from left: Brandon Brown, Averie Clifton, Landon Smith, Noah Reed and Raighen Combs; ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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JV Tiger’s win
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Shekinah girls advance

High School Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 23Girls basketballNo. 24 Madison-Plains at No. 1 Africentric in D-III Central District tournament, 7 p.m.BowlingJonathan Alder boys/gir...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


JA runs to victory

JA runs to victory

Perhaps the most stubborn people on the planet are coaches.Very few professions require so much preparation for one game or event, only to have things...

February 21st, 2017 |  


OSU upset No. 2 Maryland

COLUMBUS — Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points and No. 12 Ohio State used a sizzling start to upset second-ranked Maryland 98-87 on Monday night.Oh...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Alder freshmen win title

Alder freshmen win title

The Jonathan Alder High School boys freshman basketball team recently won the MOAC Championship becoming the first Pioneers freshman team to accomplis...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Super subs making impact on MLB rosters

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Jace Peterson starts out the day shagging fly balls in the outfield. Then, he changes gloves and heads to the infield to take ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 23Girls basketballNo. 24 Madison-Plains at No. 1 Africentric/No. 23 Columbus Academy in D-III Central District tournament, 7 p.m.No. 9 ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Arts guild announces March class schedule

Arts guild announces March class schedule

The London Visual Arts Guild is offering March art classes at it’s Studio 7 building, 7 E. High St., London.• Beginning Stained Glass, for...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 23, 1917Madison County Democrat — Mr. and Mrs. William Beedle entertained the Married People’s Card Club at their home on Tuesday eve...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 16, 1917Madison County Democrat — Dr. A. F. Green reports a new born son in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bridenstine, on the Georgesville...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Book club shares memories of Plain City library

The Plain City Book Club met at the Plain City Historical Society on Feb. 8 with president Rosemary Anderson as hostess.Because co-hostess Karen Kile ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Friends of Library host annual Victorian Tea

Friends of Library host annual Victorian Tea

The Friends of the Library’s Sixth Annual Victorian Tea was held Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Mount Sterling First United Methodist Church.More than...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Iota Beta planning kitchen bingo

Iota Beta planning kitchen bingo

Iota Beta members will be hosting a Kitchen Bingo for the fifth consecutive year.The event is being held April 1 at the Madison Senior Center, 280 W. ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Chicago Tribune: Trump confronts NATO’s free riders

Feb. 18, 2017 — NATO is a 28-nation alliance built on the premise that an attack on one member is an attack on every member. That’s a heal...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Stopping surprise hospital bills

Stopping surprise hospital bills

Far too many Americans face out-of-control surprise medical bills, often for emergency care, despite the fact that they spend their hard-earned money ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


My office can help with federal agencies

My office can help with federal agencies

As we continue to make our way through the first few months of the new Congress, I want to make sure you know about the services my office can provide...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: Shifting to ‘blue collar’ focus could work for Democrats

The reason American politics is so unsettled right now goes well beyond Donald Trump. It also involves the state of the major parties.Although the new...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Dark chocolate is a healthier option

Dark chocolate is a healthier option

I want to give a sweet treat to my wife, but I don’t want to derail her healthy eating regime. What kind of sweets can I present to her?If you w...

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


The world outside is waking up early

The world outside is waking up early

Weather has always held a certain fascination for mankind. I’ve lived in several states. In a number of those places, I’ve heard the phras...

February 17th, 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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