NEWS


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Jefferson prepares for school year
Ag official reassures Ohio farmers

Ag official reassures Ohio farmers

FAYETTE COUNTY — The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Association (SWOCG) held its annual Agronomy Field Day Tuesday at the Fayette County Airport. T...

August 16th, 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 16th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


Council member’s concerns continue over Mount Sterling sale

Council member’s concerns continue over Mount Sterling sale

Despite netting more than what was appraised, one Mount Sterling council member is still concerned with how the village sold goods repossessed by form...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Former Mount Sterling mayor takes the stand

Former Mount Sterling mayor takes the stand

Former Mount Sterling Mayor Charlie Neff took the stand at his own trial Tuesday, testifying he was “unaware” of the dealings of Joe Johns...

August 15th, 2017 |  


We want your back to school photos

Today is the first day of school for students in the London and Jonathan Alder School Districts, and The Madison Press would love to share your “...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Jonathan Alder mural on display

Jonathan Alder mural on display

Members of the Jonathan Alder Art Club created this mural of the school district’s history. It currently hangs in the board of education office ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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LABC recognizes sponsors
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Muguruza, Dimitrov win Cincinnati titles
Muguruza, Dimitrov win Cincinnati titles

Muguruza, Dimitrov win Cincinnati titles

MASON — Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added another ...

August 21st, 2017 updated: August 21st, 2017. |  


Jackson clarifies comments on protests

BEREA — Browns coach Hue Jackson said comments he made earlier in the week about players protesting during the national anthem were misconstrued...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Bob Powers Classic raises funds

Bob Powers Classic raises funds

The Madison Health Foundation’s Bob Powers Classic celebrated its 28th anniversary in cool and picturesque weather Wednesday, Aug. 9 and Thursda...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Booker gets another chance OSU

Booker gets another chance OSU

COLUMBUS — After he injured his knee in Ohio State’s season opener last year, linebacker Dante Booker was a man in limbo.Week after week, ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


LeBron calls for love, unity

SANDUSKY — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational...

August 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Recovery from love lost
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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Worked with nine presidents
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 |  


Careful: Some people foods just aren’t good for dogs

Careful: Some people foods just aren’t good for dogs

My dog loves to sit under the table during dinner near the kids’ chairs in hopes of finding tidbits that may fall from their plates. I’ve ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Taxes: Some cutting remarks

Taxes: Some cutting remarks

Job number one for Congress is repealing Obamacare. But cutting taxes is a close second.Of course, the whole system needs an overhaul. We want to unle...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Charlottesville: No one gave peace a chance

Charlottesville: No one gave peace a chance

“No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders.” — Robert F. KennedyLet’s be clear about one thing: no one ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Defense issuesimpactingcentral Ohio

Defense issuesimpactingcentral Ohio

Across Ohio, there are military bases that support our national security, and simultaneously create thousands of jobs and infuse our local economies. ...

August 15th, 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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