NEWS


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Clock tower dome getting facelift

Clock tower dome getting facelift

Due to heavy rains through the summer, that Madison County is receiving some emergency repairs to prevent leaks and further weatherproof the Madison C...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Sterling candidates certified

Sterling candidates certified

It’s official, two Mount Sterling residents will face off for the mayor’s seat this November.The official list of certified candidates was...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Lilly Chapel holds Homecoming celebration

Lilly Chapel holds Homecoming celebration

The Trinity United Methodist Church of Lilly Chapel held its 34th annual Homecoming Saturday, “130 Years — Rock of Ages” at the chur...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Classic Car Cruise-In coming to Plain City

Classic Car Cruise-In coming to Plain City

Saturday, Aug. 26, marks the 15th year that The Plain City Classic Car Cruise-In presented by Bob Chapman Ford has filled the streets of Plain City wi...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Jefferson prepares for school year

Jefferson prepares for school year

Jefferson Local Schools are preparing for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year with some changes.Classes will start on Monday, Aug. 21.Superintendent Wi...

August 18th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Soccer teams open seasons
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Looking to stay on top
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OSU No. 2 in AP poll

High School Schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 23Girls golfMadison-Plains at Mechanicsburg at Indian Springs Golf Club, 4:30 p.m.Jonathan Alder at Bellefontaine at Liberty Hills Gol...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Column: NASCAR needs to speak up

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don’t want politics mi...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Final WJYAA volleyball and soccer sign-up date

West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) final fall sign-ups for soccer and volleyball are being held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23 and...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


LABC recognizes sponsors

LABC recognizes sponsors

The London Area Baseball Council (LABC) recently thanked its “Major League Contributors” by giving them commemorative baseball bats.LABC w...

August 21st, 2017 |  


JA offers presale football tickets

Presale tickets for Jonathan Alder’s season-opening home football game against Marysville Friday will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 23 and Thursday...

August 21st, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Recovery from love lost

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 |  


Daisies venture to Yellow Springs

Daisies venture to Yellow Springs

In June the Deercreek Daisies ventured to the village of Yellow Springs to discover more about this area. Many people are aware that it is the home of...

July 12th, 2017 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

July 13, 1917Madison County Democrat — The July social meeting of the M. E. Church Men’s Bible Class was held at the home of Simon E. Bake...

July 12th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Mourning the King of Comedy

Mourning the King of Comedy

The world lost a veritable comic genius this week as we mourn the passing of Jerry Lewis. From his early beginnings as a stage comic, to the magical f...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

As summer winds down, high schools across Ohio are opening their doors for yet another academic year.For the seniors, this school year signals an impo...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Focus onstudents atMadison-Plains

Focus onstudents atMadison-Plains

The start of the 2017-18 school year is finally upon us and the excitement is contagious. Students, staff and parents alike are eager to see old frien...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Worked with nine presidents

Worked with nine presidents

One reason I consider myself fortunate to have led a life in politics is that, over time, I’ve had a chance to work with nine presidents. From L...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s cool summer

Gloria’s cool summer

We are having the most pleasant summer that I can remember. I have always thought southern Illinois summers were a bit excruciating at times but so fa...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Changing things up

Changing things up

Do you periodically experience burnout? I think, no matter how good life is, just about everybody wants a change once in a while. Champagne and caviar...

August 18th, 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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