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Did I just blow my cover?

Did I just blow my cover?

Throughout life, I have gone under the ruse that when it comes to fixing things I am all thumbs and no fingers. I cannot seem to fix anything. Of cour...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Cruise-In set for July 30

Cruise-In set for July 30

The Second Annual Martha Geib Memorial Cruise-in is set for Sunday, July 30 from noon to 4 p.m.Entertainment will be provided by DJ Dick “Hot Do...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Administrators in LCS gets 2-4 percent pay increases

Administrators in LCS gets 2-4 percent pay increases

Administrators in the London City School District will see more money in their paychecks, following action by the board of education on Tuesday.Follow...

July 20th, 2017 |  


CAUV may cost district 30% in tax revenue

CAUV may cost district 30% in tax revenue

Jonathan Alder Local Schools ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a $5.6 million surplus, treasurer Aaron Johnson told board of education members on ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Madison-Plains State of the Distirct

Madison-Plains State of the Distirct

The Madison-Plains School District administration took a sober look at its progress and hurdles as part of its state of the district presentation to t...

July 20th, 2017 updated: July 20th, 2017. |  


London joins Central Buckeye Conference

London joins Central Buckeye Conference

London City Schools will join the Central Buckeye Conference (CBC) in 2019, despite strident objections by school board member Marv Homan.On Tuesday, ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Traffic, travel influence move

Traffic, travel influence move

Nobody likes sitting in traffic, especially when they have somewhere important to get to.The most common theme from the three Madison County high scho...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that the ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Conference shuffle continues

Conference shuffle continues

Citing many of the same reasons as their Madison County neighbors who proceeded them in doing so, the London School Board approved Tuesday the distric...

July 19th, 2017 |  


McIlroy hoping to catch his wave

SOUTHPORT, England — Just three years ago, Rory McIlroy was the best player in the world without a trace of argument. He won the final two major...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Cowboys exploring Elliott incident

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott’s involvement in an...

July 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Recovery from love lost

Birth Announcements

Lisa Jones, of Logan, announces the birth of a son, Liam James Lee Jones, born Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Madison Health in London.He weighed 8 pound...

June 26th, 2017 updated: June 27th, 2017. |  


Birth announcement

Brooke and Charles Foor, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Paige, born on Wednesday, June 4, 2017 at Memorial Health in Mary...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Deputy saves life just hours after training

Deputy saves life just hours after training

May 24 was no ordinary day for Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Roberts. It was a day he will remember for the rest of his life.Deputy Rob...

June 19th, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

June 15, 1917Madison County Democrat — Miss Lucy Booth leaves on Monday for Oxford, Ohio, where she will attend the summer school. Miss Booth ha...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Birth announcement

Wes and Grace Deyo, of Plain City, announce the birth of a son, Ezekiel Ralph Deyo, born Friday, May 19, 2017, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin....

June 10th, 2017 |  


So much to learn and share

So much to learn and share

I still have so much to learn.It’s not just about life and death. I still have much to learn about my art. I’m an old beginner who is stil...

June 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The people who are just too much

The people who are just too much

Some people are just too much, as the story goes. Or too “extra,” in the parlance of today’s youth. That is, they are more than the ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


“It’s not what I expected

“It’s not what I expected

My mom and dad made a yearly trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan for about 35 years. Mom loved Christmas. Each year, until they were very old and physically...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Did I just blow my cover?

Did I just blow my cover?

Throughout life, I have gone under the ruse that when it comes to fixing things I am all thumbs and no fingers. I cannot seem to fix anything. Of cour...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Our national culture: What’s up, what’s down

Our national culture: What’s up, what’s down

One of the upsides to the Internet? All that information.One of the downsides? All that information. Tons of it, spread all over the place. And who kn...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Americans’ issue with entering and exiting

Americans’ issue with entering and exiting

We will never figure out health care, Medicaid and most of our country’s issues until we learn how to enter and exit buildings.For years now I h...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Eating healthy at the amusement park

Eating healthy at the amusement park

My friends and I are planning to spend the day at an amusement park. Do you have any tips on how to avoid the sugar and calorie overload and eat as he...

July 14th, 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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