NEWS


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Drug bust leads to arrests
Scholarship money given to schools

Scholarship money given to schools

Two traditionally rival Madison County school systems received $4,000 Saturday evening, as the recipients of the second annual Martha Geib Cruise-In f...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


London man sentenced for violation

London man sentenced for violation

An 18-year-old London man, with a criminal history that began at age 13, was sentenced to nine months in prison on Thursday for violating his probatio...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Madison-Plains superintendent steps down

Madison-Plains superintendent steps down

Madison-Plains School District Superintendent Tim Dettwiller publicly announced his resignation at the district’s board of education meeting Tue...

February 21st, 2018 |  


St. Pat’s to host luau and auction

Grab your pineapples and coconuts and drift on over to St. Patrick’s Elementary School, 226 Elm St., London, for its 13th annual Dinner Auction ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Date set for trail ribbon cutting

Date set for trail ribbon cutting

Another section of the Ohio to Erie Trail will be ready to ride in London this spring, according to the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails (FM...

February 20th, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


West Jefferson mayor appoints new police chief

The Village of West Jefferson named the new police chief at their council meeting Monday evening.Mayor Ray Martin appointed Richard J. Hardy to the po...

February 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Pioneers sweep district
6:17 pm |    
Flames heat up, win 49-23
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MSU looks to grab outright title
Flames heat up, win 49-23

Flames heat up, win 49-23

The Shekinah Christian girls basketball team basically slept through an entire half of a first round Division IV district tournament game Wednesday at...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


High School Schedule

Friday, Feb. 23Girls basketballNo. 14 Highland at No. 1 London in D-II Central District Tourney, 7 p.m.No. 13 Jonathan Alder at No. 9 Linden in D-II C...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 22nd, 2018. |  


Flames get defensive

Flames get defensive

The Shekinah Christian boys basketball team bounced back from a three-game losing streak to finish the season on a high note with a 69-52 non-conferen...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Flames get defensive

Flames get defensive

The Shekinah Christian boys basketball team bounced back from a three-game losing streak to finish the season on a high note with a 69-52 non-conferen...

February 21st, 2018 |  


MPHS wrestlers place at OHC

The Madison-Plains High School wrestling team had a handful of individuals place well at the Ohio Heritage Conference championship tournament held Sat...

February 21st, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Brill babe announcement

Birth Announcements

Dillon Booth and Ashley Dobbins, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Malonda Annalynn Booth, born Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Madison Health i...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Birth Announcements

Dakota and Samantha Hundley, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Ariel Krystien Hundley, born Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Madison Health in Lond...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Birth Announcements

Matthew Mullins and Sierra Schaub, of Springfield, announce the birth of a son, Sebastian Sol Mullins, born Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Madison Healt...

December 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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When it rains it pours
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When it rains it pours
Food safety hotline provides answers to consumers’ food questions

Food safety hotline provides answers to consumers’ food questions

There seems to be a lot of information on food safety issues online. But I’m wondering, is there somewhere or someone I can call for help when I...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


In honor of Rev. Billy Graham

In honor of Rev. Billy Graham

“Billy Graham is dead.” Those were the words that hit me in the face like slabs of electric guitar chords early Wednesday morning. The new...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Oh, dem golden tones of silence

Oh, dem golden tones of silence

Saturday evening, Feb. 9 the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly were reclining on the living room sofa enjoying our evening cup of cof...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Protecting Veterans from VA accounting mistakes

Protecting Veterans from VA accounting mistakes

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent. The best ideas don’t come out of Washington — they ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Real conversations I’ve had lately at drive-thru restaurants…“I’ll have a Big Mac value meal with a diet Coke.”Pause....

February 16th, 2018 |  


What do you say to your children?

What do you say to your children?

Children are sponges for knowledge and information. They are born a virtual blank slate. They pay attention to everything you say to them. You are the...

February 16th, 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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