Madison Press- RSS Feed http://madison-press.com/ http://madison-press.com/ Fri, 22 May 2015 07:27:05 EST 1800 DAR chapter recognizes Vietnam vets http://madison-press.com/news/news/153623618/DAR-chapter-recognizes-Vietnam-vets A new flag commemorating veterans of the Vietnam War will be flown in London's Bicentennial Park, thanks to a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Thu, 21 May 2015 17:41:31 EST Grandparents ‘school’ elementary pupils http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153641714/Grandparents-school-elementary-pupils One hundred forty-three Plain City Elementary students interviewed grandparents on Thursday to get a feel for local history of 50-plus years ago. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:06:36 EST HOF coach Stewart gets M-P job http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153634707/HOF-coach-Stewart-gets-M-P-job The Madison-Plains boys basketball team needs some stability and director of athletics Matt Mason is hoping he's found it with the hiring of Joe B. Stewart as the school's new boys coach. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:01:31 EST WJ braces for mighty Bloom-Carroll, Alvelo http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153632964/WJ-braces-for-mighty-Bloom-Carroll-Alvelo If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:56:33 EST Hot Shot 10s win bronze title http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153636932/Hot-Shot-10s-win-bronze-title The Hot Shots' 10s Gorton/Whalen volleyball team finished first in the bronze tournament bracket at the recent Ohio Valley Region (OVR) Girls' Volleyball Championships. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:51:35 EST What happened at NFL meetings and what it means http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153637384/What-happened-at-NFL-meetings-and-what-it-means SAN FRANCISCO — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:38 EST Castroneves eager to chase 4th Indy win http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153637214/Castroneves-eager-to-chase-4th-Indy-win INDIANAPOLIS — The specks of gray in Helio Castroneves' jet black hair tell one part of his legacy. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:36 EST High School Schedule http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153632645/High-School-Schedule Friday, May 22No. 5 West Jeff vs. No. 2 Bloom-Carroll at Pickerington Central in D-III Central District final, 5 p.m.Saturday, May 23Softball Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:35 EST Those magnificent May flowers http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153625493/Those-magnificent-May-flowers The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were sitting on the back porch admiring the close of the day. Nothing is more relaxing than sitting together drinking coffee, glad that another day has quietly slipped by. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:31:33 EST Boy Scouts place flags on graves http://madison-press.com/news/news/153612663/Boy-Scouts-place-flags-on-graves Boy Scout Troop 873, of Plain City, placed flags on graves at Forest Grove Cemetery on Tuesday, May 19. This was the troop's 13th year of assisting the vetern with placing the flags. From front row from left are: John Carter, Joe Kinsley and... Thu, 21 May 2015 15:26:31 EST Jammin’ at the jamboree http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153633459/Jammin-at-the-jamboree “I want people to know that if they come here, they're going to hear bluegrass.” Thu, 21 May 2015 15:11:31 EST Are there holy days on your calendar? http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153625405/Are-there-holy-days-on-your-calendar The Catholic Church uses a liturgical calendar to mark our time as we await the Second Coming of Jesus. There are five liturgical seasons: Advent, Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, and Easter Season. Each season reminds us of the story of our... Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:32 EST If you seek God — He can be found http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153611053/If-you-seek-God--He-can-be-found I love spring! (I love winter more, but I do love spring next!) Saturday, May 16, I was standing on the golf course waiting for the foursome ahead of us to hit their approach shot so we could tee off. All of a sudden, I noticed just how noisy it was. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:31 EST Memorial Day observances planned http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153167950/Memorial-Day-observances-planned Citizens of Madison County will have several opportunities to observe Memorial Day this weekend throughout the county. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:06:37 EST Gatley delivers walk-off win for WJ http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153616259/Gatley-delivers-walk-off-win-for-WJ There was a look of determination written all over the face of West Jefferson senior shortstop Madison Gatley when she stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 4-4 tie during a Division III district tournament semifinal... Wed, 20 May 2015 22:16:31 EST West Jeff burglars arraigned http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153611739/West-Jeff-burglars-arraigned The three suspects accused of burglarizing a West Jefferson tobacco shop and leading police on a high-speed chase were arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:56:31 EST District tourney arrives for tracksters http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153602537/District-tourney-arrives-for-tracksters The Central District track and field meet is a three-day ordeal which requires athletes to be mentally and physically tough throughout the course of the week. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:26:31 EST MadCo Lacrosse Day May 31 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153611446/MadCo-Lacrosse-Day-May-31 MadCo Lacrosse Day will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 at the West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association athletic fields at Converse Park in West Jefferson.Learn the basics from pro and college coaches. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:21:33 EST Jackets tap Foligno as captain http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153616041/Jackets-tap-Foligno-as-captain COLUMBUS — Like father, like son: Nick Foligno now is an NHL captain just like his dad was. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:21:31 EST OSU’s Smith praises playoff, warns about toll http://madison-press.com/news/sports/153616736/OSUs-Smith-praises-playoff-warns-about-toll ROSEMONT, Ill. — Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith had high praise for college football's playoff system — and a warning to the NCAA about adding another round.More bandages will be needed. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:21:31 EST