NEWS


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Jefferson prepares for school year
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Concerns raised over London sewer progress

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 |  


District looks to donations for new athletic field

District looks to donations for new athletic field

The Jonathan Alder Board of Education has given the nod to plans for an artificial turf athletic field at the high school.Private fundraising over the...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Retired teachers celebrate 50th anniversary

Retired teachers celebrate 50th anniversary

The Madison County Retired Teachers Association (MCRTA) celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday. The Madison County Teachers was founded in February...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Grant money moves to Mt. Sterling

Mount Sterling is receiving more grant dollars towards improvement projects, after some adjustments made by the Madison County Commissioners.After a p...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Alder prepared for upcoming year

Alder prepared for upcoming year

With the first day of school just a few days away, Jonathan Alder Superintendent Gary Chapman, gave some insight on this upcoming school year.“I...

August 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


MPHS to host jamboree game

MPHS to host jamboree game

There’s no place like home.There will be a last minute change to the preseason schedule for the Madison-Plains High School football team.The sch...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Raiders win first match

There will likely be a lot more wins on the books this season for the London High School girls golf team as the Lady Red Raiders return a couple of ex...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Barrett could be more aggressive decision maker this year

Barrett could be more aggressive decision maker this year

COLUMBUS — They don’t make many jobs like playing quarterback at Ohio State.It’s a job where you can share the Big Ten Offensive Pla...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Justin Thomas emerged from the shadow of a longtime friend and won the PGA Championship to take his place among the young elit...

August 14th, 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
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Gloria’s cool summer
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Changing things up
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 |  


Improving theeducation benefitsveterans have earned

Improving theeducation benefitsveterans have earned

At a time when it doesn’t seem like there’s much cooperation across the partisan divide, my bipartisan legislation to expand education opp...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Federal regulations should do their critical job of protecting public health, safety, and the environment while not unnecessarily hurting job creation...

August 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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