NEWS


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Four M-P FFA members earn State Degrees
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Fairhaven preschoolers graduate
Clover Clippers pick T-shirt design

Clover Clippers pick T-shirt design

The April 25 meeting of the Clover Clippers 4-H Club was called to order at 6:35 p.m. by Catlin, the vice president. Catlin led the Pledge of Allegian...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Uptown Plain City Organization expands grant programs

Uptown Plain City Organization expands grant programs

In an effort to enhance Plain City’s ability to host businesses providing high-quality, locally-sourced items, the Uptown Plain City Organizatio...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Plain City’s Pinball wizards

Plain City’s Pinball wizards

Flashes of multicolored lights and the assorted beeps and clangs of old arcade games float out of Plain City councilman Nick Kennedy’s basement....

May 28th, 2016 |  


Three years prison for attacker

Three years prison for attacker

A London man accused of dragging a woman into a field to rape her will spend three years in prison.Evan Hafer, 28, pleaded guilty Friday morning in Ma...

May 28th, 2016 |  


West Jeff couple runs with the Bandits

West Jeff couple runs with the Bandits

More than 1oo classic Trans Ams will roll through Madison County this Memorial Day weekend as part of a nationwide journey known as The Bandit Run.The...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


M-P forecasted to be in deficit by 2019

M-P forecasted to be in deficit by 2019

The Madison-Plains Board of Education on Thursday evening approved the district’s five-year forecast, which projects the district to be in the r...

May 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Area athlets advance to state

Castroneves chasing 4th Indy 500 title

INDIANAPOLIS — Trying to persuade Helio Castroneves to rank his three Indianapolis 500 victories is tantamount to asking an adoring mother or fa...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Thunderfoot Karate held a tournament May 7 at the London Community Center. Some of its top finishers are front row from left: Mizuki Okumura, first ka...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Soaring onto state

Soaring onto state

A Madison-Plains High School Golden Eagle will be soaring with the very best next weekend at the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state t...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


Steelers RB Bell believes Bengals targeted him

PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell considers the first injury of his NFL career — a sprained foot in a preseason game three years ago —...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Baylor fires coach amid sex scandal

AUSTIN, Texas — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Plain City DAR reflects on historic quilt

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 28• American Legion Post 201 of West Jefferson Poppy Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Huntington Bank, McDonald’s, West Jefferson Har...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Friday, May 27• American Legion Post 201 of West Jefferson Poppy Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Huntington Bank, McDonald’s, West Jefferson Hardw...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Commodities

HeritageCooperativein LondonCornMay 2016: $4.06June 2016: $4.06July 2016: $4.06August 2016: $4.08October 2016: $3.90November 2016: $3.90December 2016:...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Plain City DAR reflects on historic quilt

Plain City DAR reflects on historic quilt

Members of the Plain City Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recently reflected on a historic quilt sewed by the club more than 50 years ago...

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Commodities

HeritageCooperativein LondonCornMay 2016: $3.95June 2016: $3.95July 2016: $3.95August 2016: $3.97October 2016: $3.78November 2016: $3.78December 2016:...

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Community Calendar

Thursday, May 26• Madison-Plains Local Schools District Board of Education, special meeting, 6 p.m., district meeting room, 47 Linson Road, Lond...

May 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Honoring our Veterans with the benefits they deserve
Favorite recipes shared

Favorite recipes shared

Editor’s Note: Gloria will return in her regular format next week. This week, Gloria and her mother wanted to share two favorite recipes from th...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Mom makes magic with rhubarb

Mom makes magic with rhubarb

One of my ultimate impulse purchases when I go grocery shopping in the spring is fresh local rhubarb. I can’t glance at it and just walk away. I...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Smoothies can boost fruit, calcium intake

Smoothies can boost fruit, calcium intake

My teenage daughter has a sudden affinity for smoothies. She is making them all the time. Is this something I should encourage?Smoothies can be a grea...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Our view

Monday is Memorial Day — set aside to honor those Americans who gave their lives in this nation’s wars. Lots of folks fly the flag every d...

May 27th, 2016 |  


No data, only politics behind bathroom bills

The movement to ban students from using restrooms that conform to their gender identity is a solution in search of a problem. There is no evidence, no...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Honoring those who served

Honoring those who served

In the 240 years since our nation’s founding, more than one million men and women have given their lives to defending us. Memorial Day is the da...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


LoCI recognizes employee for preventing prisoner escape

LoCI recognizes employee for preventing prisoner escape

London Correctional Institution (LoCI) has recognized ones of its employees for preventing an inmate escape.The morning of Oct. 28, 2015 ,Travis Hall ...

March 9th, 2016 |  


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