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Russell appointed London Council president

Russell appointed London Council president

A new president of the London City Council was appointed by the mayor after the previous president left her position to become acting law director....

May 15th, 2017 |  


Mount Sterling Village Council enters final steps to sell repossessed home

Mount Sterling Village Council enters final steps to sell repossessed home

Mount Sterling’s Village Council is in the final steps of accepting a bid on a house acquired from the aftermath of the Joe Johnson trial.On Fri...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Madison-Plains teacher recognized as teacher of the month

Madison-Plains teacher recognized as teacher of the month

For the second time this school year, a Madison County teacher has been awarded teacher of the month by a local radio station.Madison-Plains sixth-gra...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Hackett honored for contributions to Ohio National Guard

Hackett honored for contributions to Ohio National Guard

COLUMBUS — State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) was named the recipient of the 2017 Charles Dick Award for Legislative Excellence by the Board o...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Negligent babysitter sentenced

Negligent babysitter sentenced

A Madison County tragedy begins to close, as a negligent babysitter was sentenced for her involvement in the death of an infant.Jessica Carter, 35, of...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Prison assaulter pleads guilty

Prison assaulter pleads guilty

A convicted rapist has just added nine years to his sentence for beating his cellmate.Clay Martin, 48, currently an inmate at Warren Correctional Inst...

May 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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JA gets revenge, wins title
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Defending the title

Andretti fighting, ready for Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — John Andretti can’t shake the sound from his head. The haunting sound of a machine pumping toxic chemicals into his system ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


WJ pair choose Otterbein Univ.

WJ pair choose Otterbein Univ.

It was a busy week for West Jefferson High School wrestling coach Nick Christopher.A day after having Roughriders standout Jake Burns sign to wrestle ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


BALTIMORE — The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There’s no avoiding each othe...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Kaltenbach earns All-OAC honors

Kaltenbach earns All-OAC honors

BEREA — Baldwin Wallace University Trenton Kaltenbach (Plain City/Jonathan Alder High School) has earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors.Kal...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Burns headed to Adrian College

Burns headed to Adrian College

The wrestling program at Adrian College (Mich.) is creating a pipeline of sorts with the amount of Ohio talent that’s going to be making its way...

May 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

May 4, 1917Madison County Democrat — The members of the senior class went to Columbus last Wednesday and had their pictures taken. (This picture...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Kiwanis recognizes top juniors

Kiwanis recognizes top juniors

The London Kiwanis Club recently recognized Junior Kiwanians from London and Madison-Plains high schools. Junior Kiwanians are juniors who are ranked ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

Jose Diaz and Brittney Sherry, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a daughter, Lilah Sophia Diaz, born Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Madison Health ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Book club gathers for March meeting

Book club gathers for March meeting

Mt. Sterling Public Library’s Around Town Book Club held their March meeting at the library. From left are: Beverly Bobo, Peggy Vincent, Casey O...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Legion donates to summer reading program

Legion donates to summer reading program

Mt. Sterling American Legion Post 417 recently donated $1,000 to the Mt. Sterling Public Library to support the summer reading program as a co-sponsor...

April 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


The war on marijuana has failed and Ohioans must challenge marijuana laws

Unresolved trauma and conflict is the root of all disease. Substance abuse is a disease. Addiction is a component of disease. There is no gene that gi...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Tip me over and pour me out

Tip me over and pour me out

I’m not sure why this little song has been playing in my mind today — maybe somebody needs to read what I’m going to write about thi...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Forum greatstep in facingcrisis head on

Anyone who doubts that opioid addition and substance abuse are not at epidemic proportions in communities like London and Madison County need only loo...

May 18th, 2017 |  


House health care bill would hurt Ohio students

House health care bill would hurt Ohio students

In case you missed it, Ohio reporters are highlighting the latest victim of the House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act: Ohio students.According ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Food safety after the storm

Food safety after the storm

Our neighborhood lost power after a round of violent storms hit our area and some of our neighbors’ homes were also flooded. Now that the storms...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Millions of middle-class families across the country are feeling squeezed, with wages that haven’t recovered from the recession, and costs of li...

May 12th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist has hired a new pharmacy manager.Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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