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WJHS choirs share joy

WJHS choirs share joy

Making a joyful noise.West Jefferson Middle/High School Director of Choirs Rachel Armas realizes that her students face various struggles every day &#...

May 19th, 2018 |  


London resident in Springfield musical

London resident in Springfield musical

London’s Paul Oswalt, right, stars as Sir Evelyn Oakley in this weekend’s Ohio Performing Arts Theatre production of the Cole Porter class...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Meetings held

Meetings held

The first meeting of the Fairfield Rascals 4-H Club was held on Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m. During this meeting all activities and dates were given for the y...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Madison-Plains seniors honored on Decision Day

Madison-Plains seniors honored on Decision Day

Madison-Plains High School graduating seniors are honored at the school’s second annual Decision Day assembly on Monday. Members of the class of...

May 15th, 2018 |  


County agencies hold baby shower at fairgrounds

County agencies hold baby shower at fairgrounds

Healthy Child & Family Consortium held its third annual, county-wide community baby shower in the Della Selsor Building at the Madison County Fair...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Amazon to build in West Jefferson

Amazon to build in West Jefferson

Amazon announced its plan to build a new facility in West Jefferson, which would create two shifts of 1,500 full-time jobs per shift.The internet reta...

May 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Coil making improbable leap
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West Jeff comes up short

Mixed results in district semifinals

LEWIS CENTER — District semifinal day for area high school softball and baseball teams was postponed due to weather Tuesday. Some teams had to w...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Rain stops dist. semifinals

Rain stops dist. semifinals

Mother Nature remains undefeated.Tornado warnings and heaving rain in Central Ohio threw a wrench into plans of playing high school Central District t...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Kaltenbach earns All-OAC Honor

Kaltenbach earns All-OAC Honor

BEREA — Baldwin Wallace University baseball student-athlete Trent Kaltenbach (Plain City/Jonathan Alder High School) is one of six players to be...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Jones earns silver medals at state

Jones earns silver medals at state

To make it to the State Championships in anything is quite an accomplishment.To place on the medal stand for one event is tremendous.To do it twice, i...

May 15th, 2018 |  


LHS boys place 2nd at MSL

LHS boys place 2nd at MSL

An all-around balance attack was enough to put the London High School boys track and field team in contention for the team title at the Mid-State Leag...

May 15th, 2018 |  


MPHS road trip ends season

MPHS road trip ends season

The Madison-Plains High School baseball team ended their 2018 season in an unconventional way.The Golden Eagles (11-17) had their postseason end with ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Birth Announcement

Grant and Carly Toepfer-Gaver, of Toledo, announces the birth of a daughter, Leona Olive Toepfer-Gaver. She was born at 8:17 a.m. Friday, March 30, 20...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Birth Announcements

Valeriy Yarulin and Liliya Yarulina, of Mt. Sterling, announce the birth of a daughter, Milana Valeria Yarulina, born Friday, March 30, 2018, at Madis...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Birth Announcements

Douglas Maxwell and Megan Ann Elizabeth Smith, of Springfield, announce the birth of a daughter, Phoebe Elaine Smith, born Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 3• Village of Mount Sterling Finance, 3 p.m., town hall, 1 S. London St., Mt. Sterling.• London City Parks and Recreation C...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

March 22, 1918The Madison Press — The Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the West Jefferson M. E. Church met at the home of Mrs. W. M....

March 21st, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Shopping in bulk sometimes a good thing

Shopping in bulk sometimes a good thing

How often do you shop at a “big box” store? My children have memberships in two different warehouse stores, Costco and Sam’s Club. I...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s wedding memories

Gloria’s wedding memories

Today we will be rewinding 10 years and reliving the events of a rather colorful day when I was 18 years old. As I read this entry from my personal di...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Two prongs of a pitchfork

Two prongs of a pitchfork

Such gentle abhorrence! It almost doesn’t seem like racism.“But they’re also not people that would easily assimilate into the United...

May 18th, 2018 |  


‘If reality is altered, what can we believe in?’

‘If reality is altered, what can we believe in?’

“If Reality Is Altered, What Can We Believe In?”In 1994, that was the headline of the first column I ever wrote about the manipulation of ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Dangerous fallout when Trump blows up deals

Dangerous fallout when Trump blows up deals

Trump’s detonation of the Iran Deal is a monumental disaster.On the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Deal), dozens of retired genera...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

Unfortunately, we know that illegal, deadly fentanyl is all too common in Ohio — our local law enforcement must deal with it on a nearly daily b...

May 15th, 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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