NEWS


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Celebration of ag kicks off Farm Science Review

Celebration of ag kicks off Farm Science Review

The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) held a luncheon Tuesday morning at the start of th...

September 19th, 2017 |  


London mourns the loss of Geib

London mourns the loss of Geib

The London City School District is mourning the loss of 2014 graduate Clayton Geib, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 17.Clayton was the son of the late M...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Renaissance Faire comes to Plain City

Renaissance Faire comes to Plain City

Marysville’s St. John’s Lutheran Church will host a six-day Renaissance Faire at Pastime Park in Plain City starting on Saturday, Sept. 23...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Crooning for a Cure

Crooning for a Cure

“Attention Cappy’s patrons — Special menu item; Harmony!”The Music Men of London Barbershop Quartet has scheduled a stop in th...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Farm Science Review begins Tuesday

Farm Science Review begins Tuesday

On Tuesday, thousands of people will descend on Madison County for the start of the 55th annual Farm Science Review. The three-day event, held at the ...

September 15th, 2017 |  


State report cards: County school see mixed results

State report cards: County school see mixed results

It was a mixed bag of good grades and not-so-good grades for Madison County school districts as the Ohio Department of Education released the annual O...

September 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Riders roll after slow start
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M-P unable to keep up
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Living on the edge
OSU holds all the cards vs. UNLV

OSU holds all the cards vs. UNLV

COLUMBUS — Nothing succeeds like excess in Las Vegas.“Bigger, glitzier, more attention grabbing” should be the city motto.Admittedly...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


At the midway point

At the midway point

The high school regular season will be halfway done when the Week 5 games come to a conclusion this weekend. All four Madison County teams still enter...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Golf teams eye postseason

Golf teams eye postseason

The postseason is quickly for some high school sports teams.While a sport like football is just nearing its mid-season, sports like golf are coming up...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio State notebook: Smith makes impact after injury recovery

Ohio State notebook: Smith makes impact after injury recovery

COLUMBUS — Probably much later than he expected, Erick Smith had the biggest game of his Ohio State career in a 38-7 win over Army last Saturday...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Players face felonies in attack on teammate

CHICAGO — Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges after one of their teammates alleged they du...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Area teams fight on

Area teams fight on

The London boys soccer team gave everything it had during a Mid-State League road game at Columbus Academy Tuesday, but unfortunately for the Red Raid...

September 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Brill babe announcement
Brill babe announcement

Brill babe announcement

Niki and Ethan Brill of Mount Sterling, announce the birth of a daughter, Ivy Nicole Brill, born at 8:44 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Riverside M...

September 4th, 2017 |  


A blank period in creativity

A blank period in creativity

I have always been blessed as a creative person. I have had some down times and they were all part of the entire picture of being creative.This year h...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

JP McFarland and Heather Pierce, of South Charleston, announce the birth of a daughter, Stevie Lynn McFarland, born Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Madiso...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Birth Announcement

Andrew and Kelsee Seaman, of South Charleston, announce the birth of a son, Kash Spahr Seaman, born Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Madison Health in London....

August 11th, 2017 |  


Recovery from love lost

Recovery from love lost

You should notice that I said recovering, because I am still very much in the process. I like quiet but not this way. This is a paralyzing quiet. I do...

July 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Life HappensA collection to admire

Life HappensA collection to admire

A snap-decision collection a long time in the making.For as long as I remember, I have been collecting things.Long before it was a chic money-making e...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Marlon “Big Dog” Brown: A story of redemption and hope

Marlon “Big Dog” Brown: A story of redemption and hope

I recently had the privilege of sharing two meals with Marlon “Big Dog” Brown and hearing him tell his life story and describe his work in...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Would you have evacuated?

Would you have evacuated?

Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. Other parts ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Those annoying sounds of silence

Those annoying sounds of silence

It was in the ’60s when Simon and Garfunkel recorded their famous song, “The Sounds of Silence.”I must confess that I do enjoy what ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Are you serious about God?

Are you serious about God?

God and I have a deal worked out. He saved me, so now I have stopped doing the things I did before I got saved and I try to do the things He wants me ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


A half-century and counting

A half-century and counting

At the end of September this year, I will celebrate my 50th birthday. It’s funny how you don’t notice the years flying by until there̵...

September 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing
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 |  


Chamber of commerce seeks board members

Chamber of commerce seeks board members

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals to join its board of directors.There are currently two open seats on the board.“We...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


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