Madison Press- RSS Feed Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:20:17 EST 1800 Wharton visits Madison County Fair Scott Wharton, candidate for U.S. Congress from Ohio's 15th District, chats with Alicia Ferguson, Madison County Fair Queen's Attendant, about her upcoming entrance to the ROTC program at Miami University. Wharton is a Gulf War veteran. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man dies after going overboard at Deer Creek A 53-year-old man fishing on the lake at Deer Creek State Park died Monday afternoon of an apparent medical condition after bystanders said he fell overboard his boat. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff Following an overnight standoff with authorities at the Econo Lodge at the I-71/U.S. 35 intersection in Fayette County, a man wanted for murder in Hocking County attempted to take his own life Monday morning inside of the motel room by shooting... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST H.E.L.P. House to provide back to school supplies The H.E.L.P. House Community Outreach will provide backpacks and school supplies for area students in kindergarten through eighth grades from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Authorities bust LoCI drug ring A London Correctional Institution (LoCI) inmate and another former inmate ran a national heroin and cocaine trafficking ring from their Madison County prison cells, according to Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eades proposes tax agreement with Cleveland The City of Cleveland would collect delinquent London income taxes under an agreement proposed by Mayor Dave Eades on Thursday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff: Time to renew 911 levy It's time to renew the 911 levy.Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin on Monday brought that fact to the county commissioners' attention during their weekly meeting. It is a .8-mill levy which raises $614,264 annually. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Plain City flushing hydrants next week The Village of Plain City Water Department will begin its bi-annual flushing of the village's fire hydrants next week. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Of bare feet and lightning bugs Usually at some point in the summer I receive some inspiration to write about my old adventures on the farm. Summers were usually pretty good, no school, maybe some Little League games, plenty of farm chores to keep you busy and some down time to have... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 21st annual quilt show Aug. 28-31 The Goodtime Quilters Guild of Circleville will be hosting their 21st annual quilt show on Thursday, Aug. 28, Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 E. Mound St., Circleville. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pinson could bolster Tar Heels’ perimeter defense CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— Theo Pinson knows how to guarantee himself a significant role as a freshman at North Carolina — play defense. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NFL preseason watch: New coaches, star rookies NEW YORK — It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.The NFL is back. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dalton Cunningham Dalton Cunningham, 11, of London, a member of the Fairfield Rascals 4-H Club, won first place lamb showmanship, top three in junior division and fourth place overall in showman of showmen at the Madison County Fair with his sheep, Bruce. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 London Rib and Jazz Fest line up announced The 2014 London Rib and Jazz Fest Committee has announced the line-up for the 2014 Rib and Fest.Friday, Aug. 111 a.m. to 1 p.m. — The Ukulele Cowboy Society Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Friends group to hold bicycle tour at Rib and Jazz Fest Day Two of the London Rib and Jazz Fest, Saturday, Aug. 2, will feature an activity that will justify taking that second helping of ribs: A bike ride. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fair has positive energy The 125th anniversary edition of the Madison County Fair featured a revived fairgrounds with new buildings and fresh paint on most of the remaining structures. A positive energy swirled about the grounds as fresh sponsorial support bubbled up and... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Jefferson police pedal on The West Jefferson Police Department has a new tool to patrol the village, survey large public events and maintain a high, personal profile with area residents. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged in Choctaw Lake home invasion A former Columbus man, now serving prison time for burglary in Delaware County, was charged Friday with the 2013 home invasion robbery of Choctaw Lake resident Allen Homewood. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Body found in London apartment Investigators from the London Police Department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are awaiting autopsy results on the body of a woman found dead in her Elm Street apartment. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST