NEWS


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I’m in leftover heaven
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CAUV reform, necessary changes
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Shooter declines plea deal
ODNR Division of Wildlife introduces new K-9 program

ODNR Division of Wildlife introduces new K-9 program

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced that their Division of Wildlife is instituting a wildlife K-9 program.The dogs will be used ...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Council tables discussion

The West Jefferson Village Council met for their first meeting of 2018 on Monday night. Newly elected member of the fourth ward, Howard Wade, took his...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Tavern 161 prepares for opening

Tavern 161 prepares for opening

Evening dining options in Plain City are about to expand. On Tuesday, village officials joined the owner and operators of Tavern 161 for a ribbon-cutt...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Winter weather causes crashes

Winter weather causes crashes

Central Ohioans have been under the weather for the last few days, literally.Friday started off an unseasonably mild 59 degrees before making driving ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


What causes yield gap? It’s all in the date

What causes yield gap? It’s all in the date

Multiple factors cause soybean yield gaps and studies show that the most significant factor for Ohio farms is the planting date.Soybean yield gap rese...

January 12th, 2018 |  


What’s the score? Try perfect ACT for JA junior

What’s the score? Try perfect ACT for JA junior

The Jonathan Alder Board of Education held its first meeting of 2018 Thursday evening.Board members voted on a President Pro-Tem to start the meeting,...

January 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Buckeyes still loaded

High School Schedule

Saturday, Jan. 20Indoor trackMadison-Plains at OSU, 8:30 p.m.WrestlingWest Jefferson, Jonathan Alder at Ron Thomas Sr. Invitational at Jonathan Alder,...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Ron Thomas Sr. Invitational returns

Ron Thomas Sr. Invitational returns

The Ron Thomas Sr. Wrestling Invitational returns to Jonathan Alder High School Saturday, Jan. 20.The annual event named in honor of the longtime Pion...

January 18th, 2018 |  


OSU’s perfect record on the line

OSU’s perfect record on the line

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Minnesota (14-6, 3-4) vs. No. 22 Ohio State (16-4, 7-0), Saturday, at N...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Exceeding expectations

Exceeding expectations

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s elimination from the Big Ten tournament by lowly Rutgers last March showed the depths to which Buckeyes basketball...

January 18th, 2018 |  


High School Schedule

Friday, Jan. 19BowlingJonathan Alder, Kenton Ridge at Northridge, 4 p.m.Girls basketballLondon at Whitehall, 7:30 p.m.Boys basketballSpringfield Catho...

January 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Brill babe announcement

Birth Announcements

Brandon Sanders and Tiffany Kerr-Sanders, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Journey Ida-Mae Sanders, born Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Madison ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Joseph and Briana Barnett, of South Vienna, announce the birth of a son, Cooper Bennett, born Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Madison Health in London.H...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Birth announcements

Robert Lorn Hartley III and Jessica Hartley, of Mount Sterling, announce the birth of a son, Anthony Lee Hartley, born Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Madi...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Gloria skates on thick ice
How efficient are your prayers?

How efficient are your prayers?

Beth and I went out for dinner this week. Before we eat, we always pray for our meal. Our prayer can also include thanks for God’s blessings, Hi...

January 18th, 2018 |  


I’m in leftover heaven

I’m in leftover heaven

I do confess that I enjoy the holiday seasons just like everybody else. One of the main ingredients I enjoy more than anything else is the holiday cui...

January 18th, 2018 |  


The year of ‘nonviolence or non-existence’

The year of ‘nonviolence or non-existence’

It was early 1968. Since the previous spring Martin Luther King Jr. had been pursuing a course that for many was unthinkable. He had deliberately conn...

January 17th, 2018 |  


The healing magic of a sundae

The healing magic of a sundae

And now for something completely different and positive. Yes, it took some doing, but I found something to talk about this week that is not only optim...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Toying with success

Toying with success

All it’s ‘quacked’ up to be.The old adage is that everyone (and everything) has its day.On Saturday, Jan. 13, that happens to be for...

January 12th, 2018 |  


What does 2018 hold for you?

What does 2018 hold for you?

Did you ever wish you could predict the future? I mean, what if you knew what was going to happen tomorrow, or next week, or next month or next year o...

January 11th, 2018 |  


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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