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Illinois woman held in Sandusky for attempted murder related to London motel ‘incident’

Illinois woman held in Sandusky for attempted murder related to London motel ‘incident’

An Illinois woman could be facing attempted murder charges related to an incident at the Motel 6 in London.Susan Howard, 57, of Peoria, Illinois was s...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Madison Memories: London’s Gallery on High exhibit includes work from Madison-Plains artist

Madison Memories: London’s Gallery on High exhibit includes work from Madison-Plains artist

“Madison Memories,” the current exhibition at Gallery on High, at 5 E. High St. in London, is a community show featuring the artwork of Ma...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


London Police Department plans to add K-9 unit this year

London Police Department plans to add K-9 unit this year

London will soon be getting its own police dog.City council on Thursday approved the 2017 capital budget, which includes $60,000 for the London Police...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Madison County Commissioners purchase land by U.S. Route 42 and I-70 for water tower

Madison County Commissioners purchase land by U.S. Route 42 and I-70 for water tower

Madison County commissioners finalized the purchase of a portion of land next to the U.S. Route 42 and Interstate 70 interchange to use for a water to...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Commissioners recognize Dale McNeal of London Recovery Project for fighting addiction

Commissioners recognize Dale McNeal of London Recovery Project for fighting addiction

For his efforts in fighting addiction in Madison County, county commissioners passed a proclamation Tuesday praising Dale McNeal.McNeal, president of ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Pleasant Valley firefighter R.C. Fellows wins Box 15’s Central Ohio award

Pleasant Valley firefighter R.C. Fellows wins Box 15’s Central Ohio award

A Plain City-area firefighter has been recognized as one of the finest in Central Ohio.Robert “R.C.” Fellows, a member of the Pleasant Val...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Pioneers hit the mat
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JV Tiger’s win

High School Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 23Girls basketballNo. 24 Madison-Plains at No. 1 Africentric in D-III Central District tournament, 7 p.m.BowlingJonathan Alder boys/gir...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Shekinah girls advance

Shekinah girls advance

Down double digits and struggling to score in the second quarter of a Division IV Central District tournament opener Tuesday, Feb. 21, No. 3 seed Shek...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Mouser smashes school record

Mouser smashes school record

COLUMBUS — The Capital University women’s track and field team geared up at home this week for the Rick Meindl Last Call meet at The Capit...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 23Girls basketballNo. 24 Madison-Plains at No. 1 Africentric in D-III Central District tournament, 7 p.m.BowlingJonathan Alder boys/gir...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


JA runs to victory

JA runs to victory

Perhaps the most stubborn people on the planet are coaches.Very few professions require so much preparation for one game or event, only to have things...

February 21st, 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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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 |  


Stephen Miller, teleprompters and journalistic credibility

If American journalists are to retain credibility in this age of “fake news” and public skepticism of information, reporters and writers m...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


For nation’s sake, Trump and intelligence community must get along

For nation’s sake, Trump and intelligence community must get along

WASHINGTON — The White House disarray we’ve witnessed of late can’t be good for national security. Having a president kept out of th...

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 |  


Democrats picking on the wrong man

Democrats are picking the wrong guy — the wrong target — if they choose to go all out in opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch — the Pres...

February 22nd, 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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