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Madison County Republicans unite at Lincoln Day dinner
I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

You would think being a husband as long as I have been I would have learned the fine art of negotiating with my wife.When I got married, somebody told...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


UMC celebrates Scout Sunday

UMC celebrates Scout Sunday

Kindness is shown more than just in February at the United Methodist Church in West Jefferson. Pastor Ruth Pribe led an inspirational sermon and recog...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking or non-smoking?

Smoking or non-smoking?

Many people have the wrong idea about the devil. They picture him dressed in a red suit, with a long tail and holding a pitchfork in his hand. They jo...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Madison-Plains talks two-tier bus logistics

Madison-Plains talks two-tier bus logistics

Sports practice schedules, traffic, and warning periods for delays and closures are being worked out by Madison-Plains School District as officials ge...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


It’s cookie season!

It’s cookie season!

Brownie Girl Scout Troop 2362 and Junior Girl Scout Troop 2610 tempted customers with their famous cookies outside of Ernie’s Medicine Shoppe Ph...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Illinois woman held in Sandusky for attempted murder related to London motel ‘incident’

Illinois woman held in Sandusky for attempted murder related to London motel ‘incident’

An Illinois woman could be facing attempted murder charges related to an incident at the Motel 6 in London.Susan Howard, 57, of Peoria, Illinois was s...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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A twirling success!
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A clean sweep
Pioneers hit the mat

Pioneers hit the mat

The Jonathan Alder High School wrestling team gave a strong effort at the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Division championship tournament held Satur...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Storen eyeing Reds’ closer role

Storen eyeing Reds’ closer role

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Drew Storen is comfortable with his catcher, and that’s important for a former closer who is trying to earn the role wit...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Indians uneasy about Miller pitching in WBC

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Here’s a change or, ahem, a change-up: Andrew Miller has the Indians feeling nervous.The nastier-than-nasty left-hander,...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 25Girls basketballNo. 13 Village Academy at No. 3 Shekinah Christian in D-IV Central District tournament, 7 p.m.WrestlingJonathan Alder...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


JV Tiger’s win

JV Tiger’s win

The Madison County JV Tigers defeated the Marysville Monarchs in a tight 32-29 game on Wednesday night, Feb. 15 at Fairhaven School. A packed house wa...

February 22nd, 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


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Do it while you can
Not too late to test for radon

Not too late to test for radon

There’s nothing better than a personal story about health to encourage you to take action to protect your own health.My family and I have lived ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


More needed to fight overdoses

Ohio lawmakers are asking good questions about the money that Gov. John Kasich’s proposed budget would devote to the state’s opioid epidem...

February 24th, 2017 |  


I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

You would think being a husband as long as I have been I would have learned the fine art of negotiating with my wife.When I got married, somebody told...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Smoking or non-smoking?

Smoking or non-smoking?

Many people have the wrong idea about the devil. They picture him dressed in a red suit, with a long tail and holding a pitchfork in his hand. They jo...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Gun-rights debate going further in the wrong direction

The following editorial appeared in Newsday on Friday, Feb. 17:Just as with operating cars, people who want guns should have to become educated on the...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Stephen Miller, teleprompters and journalistic credibility

If American journalists are to retain credibility in this age of “fake news” and public skepticism of information, reporters and writers m...

February 23rd, 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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