NEWS


10:06 pm |    
Stars aligning at Fairhaven
London High School perfect attendance

London High School perfect attendance

The following London High School students have achieved perfect attendance for the third nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year:FreshmenNathan Bell, Da...

April 17th, 2018 |  


London Elementary School honor roll

London Elementary School honor roll

The following students at London Elementary School have achieved academic excellence and honor roll for the third weeks for the 2017-18 school year:Ac...

April 17th, 2018 |  


London High School announces honor roll

London High School announces honor roll

The following London High School students have achieved merit honor roll and honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year:Merit Hono...

April 17th, 2018 |  


West Jefferson Middle School announces honor roll

West Jefferson Middle School announces honor roll

The following students from West Jefferson Middle School have achieved honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year:Sixth gradeStrai...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Mulch cause of Wendy’s fire

Mulch cause of Wendy’s fire

The Wendy’s located at 262 Lafayette St. in London caught fire before 6 p.m. on Friday. London Fire Department’s Station 360 received the ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Threat closes Madison-Plains schools

Threat closes Madison-Plains schools

A threat of violence closed Madison-Plains Local Schools on Monday. However, classes resumed on Tuesday.Dep. Kelly Sparks of the Madison County Sherif...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


8:13 pm |    
Softball squads earn wins
7:51 pm |    
Play Ball!!!
4:10 pm
Updated: 8:05 pm. |    
Alder lacrosse continues to grow

LMS hits the track

London Middle School continued to rack up points during track season as it recently hosted a meet involving Worthington Christian and Tecumseh.Both sq...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Ohio State quarterback battle not over yet

Ohio State quarterback battle not over yet

COLUMBUS — The start of Ohio State’s spring football game was moved up on Saturday but the timetable for naming a starting quarterback was...

April 16th, 2018 updated: April 16th, 2018. |  


Challenger soccer camp dates set

Summer is just around the corner and that means the return of the London Area Soccer 2018 Challenger Soccer Camp.The 2018 camp times like 2017, is mod...

April 13th, 2018 |  


JA grad returns to Ohio for hoops

JA grad returns to Ohio for hoops

Lily Hess, a current member of the United States Air Force Academy and graduate of Jonathan Alder High School, is playing on a club basketball team fo...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Pioneer Pipeline

Pioneer Pipeline

It’s roughly a two-hour drive to get from Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City to Shawnee State University in Portsmouth. It’s a route...

April 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Deer Creek Daisies celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Deer Creek Daisies celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

The Deer Creek Daisies celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by visiting Back-En-Thyme Flower Shop. As the members arrived, they were greeted and directe...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Monday, March 19• Madison County Metropolitan Park Board, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Madison County courthouse, 1 N. Main St., London.• Madison Soil...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Doc’s going to worry

Doc’s going to worry

Doc was just getting up to leave the philosophy counter as Herb walked in. Herb was grinning and flexing muscles and had the look of eagles in his eye...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Memories are mixed with creative energies

Memories are mixed with creative energies

I have found a new place to write.From a small corner in an upstairs bedroom, the paper before me is illuminated through a window from which I can see...

March 14th, 2018 |  


The perils of parvo

The perils of parvo

Dear readers:You may have heard of Parvo, but what do you know about it? Canine parvovirus (parvo) is a potentially deadly disease similar to the flu,...

March 9th, 2018 |  


OPINION


10:26 pm |    
Protecting net neutrality
10:26 pm |    
A leap of faith, in yourself
Combating opioids with bipartisan efforts

Combating opioids with bipartisan efforts

At a time when there’s not nearly enough bipartisan cooperation in Washington, I was able to work with Republicans and Democrats to secure Ohio ...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Crony corruption in Trumpworld

Crony corruption in Trumpworld

Scott Pruitt flies first class international with his entourage to Paris for a couple of days — just to party — and then on to Morocco for...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s appreciative ode to readers

Gloria’s appreciative ode to readers

Mail time has always been a highlight at our house. When daddy comes home from work at 3:30 he stops at the mailbox to bring in the mail. A common que...

April 13th, 2018 |  


FDA recalls kratom due to salmonella fears

FDA recalls kratom due to salmonella fears

I just heard that the FDA recalled something called kratom, but I’m not sure what it is. Is it some kind of food, and why has it been recalled?M...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Going to the beach

Going to the beach

I am looking forward to a trip down south, to answer the siren song of the sea. The ocean waits patiently for me to find the time to respond to its co...

April 13th, 2018 |  


A healthy dose of medicine for the soul

A healthy dose of medicine for the soul

A large segment of the human population takes things way too seriously for their own good. The strange anomaly is that most people laugh at the wrong ...

April 13th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing

Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual golf outing at the London Country Club.The fundraiser, held June 9, raised more than $...

June 15th, 2016 updated: June 15th, 2016. |  


Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist has hired a new pharmacy manager.Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care Hospice and Home Health’s Annual Spring Dinner and Auction “Your Greatest Adventure” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, M...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

It’s a golden event! The 50th annual Madison Health Auxiliary Bake-Nic is set for Friday, May 6 at various locations throughout the county.Curre...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


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