Madison Press- RSS Feed Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:57:04 EST 1800 West Jefferson police reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the West Jefferson Police Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Wednesday, April 15 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:41:32 EST Mangia! Mangia! A Friend’s House fundraiser May 1 Friends making food for friends to benefit Friends.That will be the scene next Friday at the fifth annual “Friends for Friends” event, a fundraiser to benefit A Friend's House domestic violence shelter. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:26:32 EST May 2-3 is Ohio’s free fishing weekend Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, residents can experience it for free. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:46:31 EST Hog barn under construction A concrete footer was poured for the new hog barn Friday at the Madison County Fairgrounds. Brad Hickman, right, and Bob Bump, left, work the concrete in the footer, while David Peters uses a laser level. It will tell the workers if the top of the... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:06:33 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Madison Press's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:03:38 EST High School Schedule Saturday, April 25BaseballWest Jefferson at Shekinah Christian (2), 11 a.m.Watterson at Jonathan Alder, 2 p.m.Softball Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:01:31 EST Strawberry Festival seeks community support The London Strawberry Festival Board is seeking more community involvement for this year's festivities, set for June 25-27. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:56:37 EST Octogenarian volunteers After retirement, the Millers — Levi, 84, and Cora, 85 — launched into the world of volunteering. From then on they have lent a hand or hands, if you will, to projects in and around Madison County. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:56:32 EST Record breaker! On Monday, April 13, West Jefferson eighth grader Justice Holcomb broke the West Jefferson Middle School long jump record which had stood for 30 years. She cleared 15'-5”, topping the previous record mark of 14'-10 1/2” which... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:51:33 EST Browns GM won’t trade everything for QB BEREA — Marcus Mariota appears to have it all: the pristine college career, the smarts, all the necessary tools to be an elite NFL quarterback. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:46:35 EST Alder grads excelling at next level Most high school athlete's competitive careers end the day they graduate from high school. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:46:32 EST Aging in place begins in the bathroom Any real estate agent will tell you that updating your bathroom is one of the best things you can do if you want to sell your home. But, it's also one of the best things you can do if you plan to stay in your home for a long time to come,... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:32:04 EST Lincoln’s Funeral Train in Pleasant Valley Editor's note: On April 29, 1865 — 150 years ago — the train carrying President Abraham Lincoln's body passed through Plain City, which was named Pleasant Valley at that time. The following is a summary of the final journey... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:32:01 EST How do you live ‘Well Beyond 60?’ COLUMBUS — To celebrate Older Americans Month in May, the Ohio Department of Aging is asking Ohioans of all ages to submit pictures that show how they or their loved ones are living “Well Beyond 60!” Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:38 EST Seniors eligible for Farmers’ Market coupons Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of federal dietary guidelines. They are also good sources of fiber; low in sugar, fat and sodium; and nutrient-rich, yet low in calories. In addition, fresh fruits and vegetables add flavor and variety... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:36 EST Plant trees to hug later What's better than hugging a tree on Earth Day?Planting one.Or more. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:51:35 EST Madison County Real Estate Following is the real estate transactions from the Madison County Recorders Office for the week of April 14-20.Warranty DeedsWednesday, April 15 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:44 EST Sugar alcohols aren’t sugar or alcohol What is sugar alcohol? I gave up sugar when I found out it will go into your fat cells if you don't use it for energy. Does the same thing happen with sugar alcohols? And, is there a difference between different types of sugar... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:42 EST Gloria serves up meatball sub casserole Hello from Flat Rock, Illinois. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:36 EST Give yourself a gift once a year A few years ago, I borrowed a very good idea from a very good friend. Jan had a personal tradition of taking off from work on her birthday no matter what. She explained it to me as a gift she gave herself. Usually she didn't do anything... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:34 EST