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Madison Health to clear out trees this week for expansion

Madison Health to clear out trees this week for expansion

Madison Health is making way for its expansion project this week — literally.Crews will tackle the first phase of the tree removal project this ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Proposed zoning changes more flexible for London business owners

Proposed zoning changes more flexible for London business owners

London officials are proposing two tweaks to the city’s zoning code in an effort to make transitions easier for new business owners.An ordinance...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Mount Sterling council member dodges charges for selling truck to village, then Johnson

Mount Sterling council member dodges charges for selling truck to village, then Johnson

A Mount Sterling council member will avoid criminal charges for selling his personal pick-up truck to the village — and then to former village a...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Giddy over Gizzy’s Corner: Opening restaurant a dream come true for owners

Giddy over Gizzy’s Corner: Opening restaurant a dream come true for owners

Kevin O’Conner loves to cook, and for the longest time, his friends and family have been pushing him to fulfill his dream of running a restauran...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Hackett to serve on task force examining costs for air ambulatory services

Hackett to serve on task force examining costs for air ambulatory services

COLUMBUS — State Sen. Bob Hackett (R-London) has been tapped to serve on a national task force charged with taking a closer look at the rising c...

March 21st, 2017 |  


DeWine: More tax scams reported as filing deadline nears

DeWine: More tax scams reported as filing deadline nears

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning that more consumers are reporting tax-related scams with about four weeks remaining unti...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Just kickin’ it

‘Stupid’ NHL playoff format is drawing criticism

In a cruel twist of the NHL’s divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round.“I do...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Mitchell playing softball at Ashland

Mitchell playing softball at Ashland

ASHLAND — Katherine Mitchell of London is a member of the Ashland University softball team.Mitchell is majoring in marketing.Mitchell is a 2015 ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Second weekend of NCAA Tourney nears

It’s on to the weekend that many consider the defining mark of a season. Reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and a season is a success. Tw...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Reds’ Feldman to start opening day

Reds’ Feldman to start opening day

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Cincinnati Reds chose newcomer Scott Feldman to start on opening day against the Philadelphia Phillies.It’ll be the ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


OSU holds off Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — After using multiple contributions to build a big lead that seemed safe, Ohio State needed a group effort to avoid an even bigg...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Mayor visits Masonic lodge
Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

Roby elected DAR outstanding junior member

London Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently elected Elizabeth Roby as the chapter outstanding junior at the Ma...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

Daisies visited take a ‘sweet’ trip to Caesar Creek

The Deer Creek Daisies Garden Club traveled to Caesar Creek Pioneer Village in Waynesville on March 18 to attend the 2017 Maple Syrup and Pancake Brun...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


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Do you enjoy reading old letters, or finding your BFF’s picture in your high school yearbook? Maybe examining old artifacts or maps is more your...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bush sworn in as secretary

Bush sworn in as secretary

Katrina Bush, left, was recently sworn in as the secretary of the Mt. Sterling Public Library and Community Museum boards. Rebecca Burns, right, a mem...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Iota Beta donates blankets for cancer patients

Members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Phi recently donated soft fleece blankets to the Madison Health Cancer Center.Board certified medical onc...

March 15th, 2017 |  


That little voice that guides

That little voice that guides

Throughout my life, I have been guided. Sometimes it is angels whispering in my ear when I am dreaming. Other times it is a small voice inside my head...

March 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


State Board of Education update

State Board of Education update

In November, I was elected to serve as a member of the State Board of Education representing the 10th District which encompasses 17 counties in southw...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

OK, some of you losers out there are having trouble keeping up with the way the Trump administration communicates, so let me bring you up to speed.Let...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Time to start eating more fruits and veggies

Time to start eating more fruits and veggies

I do most of the cooking in my house and try to make sure that the meals I prepare are both good tasting and healthy. However, I am in a rut when it c...

March 17th, 2017 |  


I like it — you don’t

I like it — you don’t

I snickered to myself as I wrote my last column. (Remember the borsch?) I knew exactly the response I’d get from my friend Mary, and she didn...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Open buggy ride with the Yoders

Open buggy ride with the Yoders

Sunshine, clear blue skies, daffodils, and even dandelions, they’re all a part of my favorite season! Spring peepers are calling out their welco...

March 17th, 2017 |  


The best defense against fake news

Your average slug is more popular than the media these days. The Trump administration has declared the press the opposition party and enemy of the peo...

March 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
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 |  


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 |  


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