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 |  


Madison Health Auxiliary awards scholarships to locals studying in healthcare field

Madison Health Auxiliary awards scholarships to locals studying in healthcare field

The Madison Health Auxiliary recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to five area students who are studying in the healthcare field. Standing, from left ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


24 Tolles students qualify for state BPA contest

24 Tolles students qualify for state BPA contest

Tolles Career & Technical Center will send 24 students from its business, broadcasting and information technology programs to the Ohio Business Pr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


London pitches revised plan to trade recycling bins for carts, keep trash bags (for now)

London pitches revised plan to trade recycling bins for carts, keep trash bags (for now)

Red and green recycling bins will be traded for carts, but the London trash bags will stay — for now — under a revised plan for the city&#...

February 17th, 2017 |  


West Jeff middle schooler arrested, charged for carrying toy gun

West Jeff middle schooler arrested, charged for carrying toy gun

A West Jefferson Middle School student has been charged with inducing panic after he was spotted walking to school with a toy gun.A bus driver saw the...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


London man breaks into dollar store with hammer, steals detergent to trade for heroin

London man breaks into dollar store with hammer, steals detergent to trade for heroin

A London man accused of breaking into a local dollar store with a hammer to steal laundry detergent is facing felony charges.Joseph Hamilton, 39, of L...

February 17th, 2017 |