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Mason Park improvement moves forward
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Millennials in the workplace
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Safety Expo fun
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Madison Health patients to get records at fingertips
Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Well, I did it. I became the proud owner of a “My Pillow” this week. Now, I know they are a little pricey but they are cheaper than a Slee...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Plain City hiring economic developer

Plain City hiring economic developer

Plain City is moving forward with hiring the county’s only municipal economic director.Council members agreed to post the position during a thre...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Dog gets second chance after shooting

Dog gets second chance after shooting

The London man who shot his dog in the mouth and left it on a rural road in May will spend six days in jail and serve 40 hours of community service at...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powe...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

COLUMBUS — With the drastic decline in the population of the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative is asking the public for ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


JD Equipment Fall Expo this Friday

JD Equipment Fall Expo this Friday

JD Equipment, the largest John Deere dealership group in Ohio, is hosting its annual Fall Expo this weekend.Formerly known as the World’s Larges...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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LHS falls after 2-hour delay
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Alder takes down Marysville, 35-10
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Romero sharp as Indians roll WJ in opener

Area teams off to fast starts

The West Jefferson boys soccer team is off to a strong start.Despite losing their first game of the season Saturday, the Roughriders are still sportin...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


High school schedule

Saturday, Aug. 27Boys golfWest Jefferson, London, Madison-Plains at MSL Midseason Tourney at Turnberry GC, 1 p.m.Jonathan Alder at Mount Gilead Inv., ...

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


Jonathan Alder’s Trey Pugh (7) looks for an opening during the Pioneers season-opening game at neighboring Marysville. Pugh powered Alder to a 3...

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


Lightning delays opener

Lightning delays opener

Claiming their turf. Going into this season, the London football team has a few new looks. Shiny new helmets. Some personnel changes. And most notably...

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


Eagles soar in 44-0 victory

Eagles soar in 44-0 victory

Madison-Plains head football coach Jason Hunt couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season than the one his Golden Eagles delivered in a...

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


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LIFE


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50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated
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100 years ago with Charlie Miller
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Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Cunninghams celebrate 50th anniversary

Lloyd and Rev. Sandie Cunningham celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sunday, July 17 with a vow renewal ceremony at Mt. Zion African Methodist Episco...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Most of us do not know ourselves

Most of us do not know ourselves

One of the most quoted phrases out of our ancient world was the statement, “Know thyself.” I wonder why they thought it was so important. ...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


Readers win piggy banks

Readers win piggy banks

Mt. Sterling Public Library awarded a silver piggy bank to their summer reading participant Alex Reece. The drawing was from a fishbowl of entries rea...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

A wonderful event happened this past Sunday

This past Sunday, our granddaughter graduated from Ohio State University. She accomplished this in three years while working at three part-time jobs b...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Reader to win piggy bank

Reader to win piggy bank

Mt. Sterling Public Library Director Chris Siscoe assists Cristen Morris, newest employee of Chase Bank in Mount Sterling, as she draws out of the fis...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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‘Crypto,’ illness from the water
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Test dairy, nutrition IQ with MyPlate quizzes
Quick short rib recipe perfect for fall

Quick short rib recipe perfect for fall

It’s coming. It’s subtle — some might say sneaky — but it’s right around the corner. How do I know?Oh, there are lots of...

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


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

For the last three years I have worked on legislation to transform the federal government’s response to the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic...

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


End of Ssummer recipe redux

End of Ssummer recipe redux

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close and that the Amish school next to us will soon be filled with scholars eager to begin anot...

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


Letter: Tell commissioners how you feel about administrator

Dear Editor,As a candidate for Madison County Commissioner and responsible taxpayer I must express my opposition to the creation of the Madison County...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Well, I did it. I became the proud owner of a “My Pillow” this week. Now, I know they are a little pricey but they are cheaper than a Slee...

August 26th, 2016 |  


A better way for foreign policy and national defense

A better way for foreign policy and national defense

Over the past few months, news of terrorist attacks has become all too familiar. With attacks from ISIS within our borders in San Bernardino and Orlan...

August 26th, 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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