Madison Press- RSS Feed Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:53:23 EST 1800 New trees planted About 40 new trees, tagged and sitting in fresh soil, have been planted in London's Cowling Park. The swift-working crew from Peterman Tree Service planted trees Thursday and Friday to replace about the same number diseased trees which fell... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:50:10 EST Making Madison County workforce ready Locally, businesses are reporting there is a workforce problem. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:16:06 EST Upcoming church events • Trinity United Methodist Church, 8530 Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road, Lilly Chapel will be hosting a free dinner and movie night at the church annex at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. A child friendly movie will be shown and dinner will be... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:24:03 EST Baseball, softball could return to Olympics TOKYO — Baseball and softball's bid to return to the Olympic program got a boost Wednesday as organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games considered ways the International Olympic Committee's reform agenda could impact planning for the... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:16:04 EST (No heading) Snow has fallen in Central Ohio which means attention in the sports world has transitioned to the winter sports scene. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:15:08 EST Salt prices soar with demand Despite several of the world's largest salt mines just a few hours' drive away, rock salt — the style used to melt ice from roads — is in short supply in Ohio this winter. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:12:21 EST West Jeff vs. CHCA playoff notes Most West Jefferson High School (WJHS) football fans are familiar with the Roughriders Week 13 opponent, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (CHCA). The two teams actually played a playoff game against each other not too long... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:09:07 EST Chamber announces 2015 officers The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has announced its new board of officers for 2015.The individuals were elected Nov. 4.They are as follows: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:28:07 EST Beyond the call of duty When Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. Kyle L. Mackie, of the West Jefferson post, began his shift on the afternoon of May 23, he thought he'd observe traffic on I-270. It was the first time he'd parked there to watch the passing vehicles at rush... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:26:13 EST Metzger finds new job in Elida Former West Jefferson Public Service Director Dave Metzger has found another government job weeks after retiring from the village. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:08:10 EST 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.Saturday, Nov. 8 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:09 EST Getting into the Christmas spirit (or not) About two weeks ago, I was annoyed that as soon as the last piece of Trick-or-Treat candy was popped into our mouths, the retailers were thrusting Christmas trees down our throats. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:46:05 EST MPHS gives ‘spirited’ performance Editor's Note: The following is a local theatre review by Jeff Gates, who has been attending shows and writing about them for The Madison Press for 16 years.Finding a happy medium. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:45:05 EST Out like a Lion WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE — When he was 8 years old, in 1932, when Herbert Hoover was president, Richard Whited delivered the local paper, the Record Republican, a forerunner of today's Record-Herald. The cost of the paper:... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:40:07 EST Welcome table hosting Thanksgiving dinner The Welcome Table is having its annual Thanksgiving dinner at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 11 W. Center St., London, from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:39:11 EST Madison County sheriff’s reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:36:08 EST What’s on your mind? How many times have you been asked “What's on your mind today?” There's two logical responses. We either say, “nothing” or we take the next 15 minutes and share what is on our minds. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:08 EST Render unto Caesar … The Pursuit of Truth and Belief in GodThe Pursuit of Truth and Belief in God The Pharisees colluded with the Herodians to trap Jesus with a political question. Jesus used the Roman coin to make his reply “render unto Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's.” Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:06 EST Musician performs at genealogical society meeting The Union County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society held its meeting on Nov. 15 at the Marysville Public Library meeting room “A” at 10 a.m. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:28:11 EST OSU’s Boren measures up to expectations COLUMBUS — Ohio State's coaches should have known. Being undersized – or at least being called undersized — was only going to make Jacoby Boren fight harder. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:41:07 EST