NEWS


5:30 pm |    
K-9 unit hits the streets
Hill embarks on ‘Ghana Beat’ program

Hill embarks on ‘Ghana Beat’ program

BEREA — Delaney Hill of London was among 19 students who participated in Baldwin Wallace’s “Ghana Beat: The Drums of Tradition and C...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Golf cart thief pleads guilty

Golf cart thief pleads guilty

Mark A. Smiar, a member of a four-man crew of thieves responsible for a series of break-ins and thefts in Madison County earlier this year, pleaded gu...

November 16th, 2017 |  


DiamondZ swings into business

DiamondZ swings into business

London area baseball and softball enthusiasts have a new place to practice during the off-season — or any season for that matter.DiamondZ Battin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Humane Society board elected

The Humane Society of Madison County (HSMC) held a meeting Monday night to determine who would be the new members of their Board of Trustees. There we...

November 15th, 2017 |  


State Board of Ed. awards local schools

State Board of Ed. awards local schools

The State Board of Education of Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 14 recognized one district and four schools with the All A Award for earning straight A’s ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


5:50 pm |    
WJ ready for regional final

Elliott drops appeal, will serve ban

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over al...

November 16th, 2017 |  


OSU can’t look past Illinois

Illinois (2-8, 0-7 Big Ten) at No. 8 Ohio State (8-2, 6-1, CFP No. 9), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC).Line: Ohio State by 41.Series record: 67-30-4.What...

November 16th, 2017 |  


’Bama moves to No. 1 in CFP

’Bama moves to No. 1 in CFP

Alabama and Clemson are back on top of the College Football Playoff rankings, the ninth time over the last three seasons that the Crimson Tide and Tig...

November 15th, 2017 |  


LeBeau ready to face Steelers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dick LeBeau is more than happy to talk about the challenge of defending Ben Roethlisberger and the high-powered Steelers.The ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Vegas gamble pays off

LAS VEGAS — This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.There was Roger Goodell, praisi...

November 15th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


10:38 pm |    
Brill babe announcement

Birth Announcement

Jeremiah Sullivan and Brittany Johnson, of Columbus, announce the birth of a son, Jayden Elliott Sullivan, born Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at Grant Hosp...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Birth Announcements

Matthew Perigo and Tess Bennett, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Darby Jo Perigo, born Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at Madison Health in London...

September 5th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


3:15 pm |    
Daniel talks turkey
Ready or not, here it comes

Ready or not, here it comes

The final countdown has begun. Now listen up, folks I’m serious. I’ve been at you for two weeks now with gentle and not-so-gentle reminder...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Mass incarceration is a women’s issue, too

Mass incarceration is a women’s issue, too

Over the last few years, our broken criminal justice system has become a national issue as horrific stories of victims of mass incarceration have made...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Trapped in ‘a man’s world’

Trapped in ‘a man’s world’

Things fall apart, the center cannot hold …The “man’s world” I grew up is shattering into fragments of shame, contrition and d...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

As I was thinking about what to write for this week, I thought about this: how many times do we make a decision on Sunday morning not to go to church?...

November 16th, 2017 |  


As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

Several weeks ago, I was at home alone when the doorbell rang. I answered the door to find representatives from a local Girl Scout troop doing what th...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Replace the Pledge with something better

Replace the Pledge with something better

If our national civic religion is Patriotism, then our scriptures are the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Our saints are Washington,...

November 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


9:00 am
Updated: 12:01 pm. |    
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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