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Martin: Water looking good
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H.E.L.P. House hosts back to school outreach
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Mt. Sterling boy wins ‘Battle of the Brickyard’

Mt. Sterling boy wins ‘Battle of the Brickyard’

Someone once said the last shall be first and the first last. Count Trevor Null among them.Null, 15, of Mount Sterling, won the biggest race in quarte...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Fire chief: Runs to abated businesses ‘taxes’ the FD

Fire chief: Runs to abated businesses ‘taxes’ the FD

Jefferson Township’s fire chief said his department is “being taxed” by an increasing number of runs to businesses with tax abatemen...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Man sent to prison for gun theft, high speed chase

Man sent to prison for gun theft, high speed chase

URBANA — A West Jefferson man charged for theft of a firearm and a high-speed chase was sent to prison Monday in the Champaign County Common Ple...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Dem convention roiled by emails, chairwoman

Dem convention roiled by emails, chairwoman

PHILADELPHIA — Seeking to avoid a televised display of disunity, Bernie Sanders on Monday urged supporters to line up behind Democrat Hillary Cl...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Trump galvanizes party faithful

Trump galvanizes party faithful

CLEVELAND — It was the culmination of four days of spectacle and charged rhetoric.In front of a frenzied crowd of delegates and alternates from ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Johnson: How did he do it?

Johnson: How did he do it?

How did he do it, if he did it?That’s what the 1,700 or so residents of Mount Sterling — and others — want to know about former vill...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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At least 85 Russian athletes banned from Rio
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Lots of questions for OSU, other contenders

Harbaugh is ‘One of a kind’

CHICAGO – Michigan tight end Jake Butt offered a concise description of his coach Jim Harbaugh at the Big Ten Football Media Days on Monday.R...

July 26th, 2016 |  


“Mitts for Miracles” a success

“Mitts for Miracles” a success

Mother Nature prevented championships from being claimed in two of the three divisions of the the London Fastpitch “Mitts for Miracles” Al...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


WJYAA volleyball sign-ups underway

West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) is now accepting volleyball registrations. The cost for registration is $65 and will be for students...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


MPHS golf tryouts

The Madison-Plains boys and girls golf teams will be conducting tryouts at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, at Locust Hills Golf Club, 5575 N. River Road, Sp...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Coughlin family invades National Trail

HEBRON — The Buckeye Fuel Wars — aka the Coughlin Family Showcase — takes place at National Trail Raceway in Hebron this weekend. Fi...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Iota Beta honored at national convention

Iota Beta honored at national convention

Thirteen members of Iota Beta attended the 2016 Phi Beta Psi National Convention in Cleveland July 11-13.The Chapter received the Mitzi Jones Memorial...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Walter G. Keigley Jr. and Patricia A. Keigley of London announce the engagement of their son, Brian K. Keigley to Victoria D. Troyer daughter of Eliza...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Book club awards door prizes

Book club awards door prizes

Carolyn Tadlock won the game prize drawing at the June Around Town Book Club meeting. Her gift included a $10 gift card to The Rusty Keg, and a Mt. St...

July 14th, 2016 |  


The pleasure of finishing a memory

The pleasure of finishing a memory

The barn last week was one of three main elements that made up this memorable scene. Besides the barn, there was a farm pond and a large Oak tree besi...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


Times are troubled

Times are troubled

There is a movement going on that everybody has heard about and it is a movement that is rooted in the belief that in our justice system black lives a...

July 12th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

The Girl Scout troop I led when my oldest child was in elementary school and a year into middle school was all about camping. They knew much more abou...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Dem convention must stir, renew interest in Clinton

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Sewage repairs funds are available

Sewage repairs funds are available

The Madison County-London City Health District has funding available to repair or replace existing household sewage treatment systems (septic tanks, a...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Better late than never

Better late than never

Did you know there are several meanings to being “on time?” There are! To be on time means to be somewhere at a designated time. That is, ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Living day by day and appreciating it more and more

Living day by day and appreciating it more and more

As I opened the curtains this morning (July 19) I could see fog disappearing in the field in front of me. That was a strange sight for the middle of J...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

You don’t have to look further than Mayberry to find a bellwether city this election year.That’s right. The fictional TV home where Sherif...

July 20th, 2016 |  


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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