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Survey shows Madison-Plains may need to expand community outreach with non-parents

Survey shows Madison-Plains may need to expand community outreach with non-parents

Based on the results of a recent survey, Madison-Plains may need to work on reaching out to non-parents in the district, according to a presentation b...

February 24th, 2017 |  


London Rotary Club’s speech contest winner encourages others to support local businesses

London Rotary Club’s speech contest winner encourages others to support local businesses

A London High School student’s plea asking the community to support local businesses has earned her a first-place award from the London Rotary C...

February 24th, 2017 |  


MaCI inmate charged with beating cellmate with a piece of a filing cabinet

MaCI inmate charged with beating cellmate with a piece of a filing cabinet

An inmate at Madison County Correctional Institution may find himself behind bars longer after he allegedly assaulted his cellmate with a piece of a f...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Madison County Republicans unite at Lincoln Day dinner

Madison County Republicans unite at Lincoln Day dinner

After a tumultuous 2016 presidential campaign, Madison County Republicans rallied around shared values and looked to the future of Ohio and national p...

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


Former Jefferson schools mechanic charged with felonies may seek substance abuse help

Former Jefferson schools mechanic charged with felonies may seek substance abuse help

The former bus mechanic for Jefferson Local Schools who has found himself in legal trouble twice in one year may be asking for substance abuse help in...

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


Madison County constituents attend town hall held without Congressman Steve Stivers

Madison County constituents attend town hall held without Congressman Steve Stivers

Several Madison County residents — including those part of a new, grassroots progressive effort in Plain City — were among those in attend...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Minner delivers in clutch
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High School Schedule

Tuesday, Feb. 28Girls basketballNo. 6 Eastmoor Academy vs. No. 2 London at Franklin Heights in D-II Central District semifinal, 7 p.m.Boys basketballN...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Spartans working on NCAA resume

RALEIGH, N.C. — Michigan State and Tom Izzo have repeatedly made March the Spartans’ month with strong finishes and Final Four runs. The S...

February 24th, 2017 |  


A clean sweep

A clean sweep

COLUMBUS — The Twix candy bar is a tasty confection made up of a pair of equally sized biscuit sticks covered with caramel and milk chocolate. T...

February 24th, 2017 |  


OSU plays complete game, beats Wisconsin

OSU plays complete game, beats Wisconsin

COLUMBUS — Playing for little more than pride in front of a home crowd and a national TV audience, Ohio State put together its most complete gam...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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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
Patience at nap time yields a good rest

Patience at nap time yields a good rest

“Okay, it’s time for an afternoon nap. Let’s all settle down and be as quiet as possible,” I told my little ones.“Mom, m...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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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