Madison Press- RSS Feed Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:21:20 EST 1800 Meet the candidates night April 9 London Republicans: Have you decided who you're voting for?The public will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the party's candidates for London city offices appearing on the May 5 primary election ballot. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:11:31 EST Manufacturing topic at Rotary Milt Kniss, left, the coordinator of the new Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education (RAMTEC) program at Tolles Career & Technical in Plain City, was the speaker Thursday at the London Rotary Club. Kniss led a discussion with members... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:06:31 EST High School Schedule Saturday, March 28BaseballNortheastern at London (2), 11 a.m.Madison-Plains at Southeastern, noonJonathan Alder at Lakewood, 1 p.m. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:01:34 EST Body identified as missing Columbus man Police have released the identity of a dead man found in a ditch near Polaris Mall Wednesday.Columbus police said Friday that the man was Oscar Gonzalez, 22, of Columbus who had been reported missing by his family on March 14. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:31 EST Downtown WCH building facade collapses WASHINGTON C.H. — A downtown building's brick facade collapsed early Friday morning, closing the sidewalk and temporarily shifting traffic lanes. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:41:31 EST Local metro parks hosting events Following is a list of events at several of the metro parks in the Madison County area. For more information on other metro parks go to or call 614-891-0700. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:31:32 EST Ohioans report scam calls from ‘911’ COLUMBUS — Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “911” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General's Office to avoid arrest or legal... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:31:31 EST Judge orders burglar to 9.5 years A Plain City man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison Friday for charges relating to burglarizing several residences in the Suburban Trailer Park in Plain City. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:16:31 EST Focus on what causes most foodborne illness What foods are most problematic when it comes to foodborne illness? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:21:35 EST Raiders could contend for MSL title Just how good will the London High School softball team be this spring? Red Raiders coach Kelly Nelson is cautiously optimistic. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:41 EST Plains’ ready to take step forward The Madison-Plains baseball team had a laundry list of excuses it could have used a year ago when the Golden Eagles stumbled to a 4-19 overall record, including 2-12 mark in the Mid-State League Ohio Division, which placed them last. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:39 EST West Jeff loaded with talent There's really nothing the West Jefferson softball team will see this year that they haven't already seen. That's because the Roughriders return nearly every single player from a team that won a Mid-State League Ohio Division... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:38 EST ‘Riders are young but ready There's a lot of teaching going on during baseball practices at West Jefferson High School. With a team of younger, inexperienced players, there's definitely a lot that can be taught. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:37 EST Pioneers focused on getting better Just about everything Jonathan Alder softball coach Dave McGrew's team touched a year ago turned to gold. Everything that is except the trophy the school brought home from the Division II state championship game. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:35 EST Armed and ready Contrary to belief Jonathan Alder baseball coach Craig Kyle doesn't have a reserved parking space at Huntington Park in downtown Columbus, the home of the OHSAA state championships, it just seems like it. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:34 EST Golden Eagles looking for consistency There are a lot of reasons for Madison-Plains softball coach Kevin Stockham to be excited about the upcoming season. With a roster loaded with talented returnees the Golden Eagles appear to be poised for a breakthrough season. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:33 EST Play ball! Jonathan Alder's Tori Walker scoops the ball out of the dirt during a scrimmage against visiting Hilliard Davidson earlier this week. The Lady Pioneers will open the regular season Monday at Bishop Hartley. Look inside for softball and baseball... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:32 EST West Jeff singer to appear on cable television A West Jefferson man enjoys singing at a “higher” level, but he's not going to quit his day job. For bass Scot Riggle, that suits him just fine, thank you very much. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:11:31 EST Mom stuffs pork roast for Easter My mother loved to cook and she was very good at it. When I was a child, we ate home-cooked meals nearly all the time. In fact, I thought it was a real treat to have frozen TV dinners. When mother and daddy went out for dinner with friends, it seemed... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:51:31 EST Gloria’s matrimonial memories serves up Amish wedding salad Dear friends both far and wide:Would you join me for a moment as I step back several years and relive some of the most treasured memories of my life? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:46:31 EST