NEWS


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London’s Forrest turns 103
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Gorman to retire
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Whiter than snow
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Russell rejects mayor’s request to resign
New West Jeff community sign dedicated

New West Jeff community sign dedicated

Members of the West Jefferson Community Association as well as village and county officials gathered Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the vill...

December 12th, 2017 |  


American Legion donates to Access Cowling

American Legion donates to Access Cowling

American Legion Post No. 105, the Sons of the American Legion, and the American Legion Auxiliary are giving back to the community with a recent donati...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Village won’t hire new administrator

The Mount Sterling Village Council has decided it would not seek a replacement for the position of village administrator starting in 2018. Instead, th...

December 12th, 2017 |  


West Jeff police chief retires

In an email to West Jefferson mayor Ray Martin Tuesday, police chief Terry Ward announced he will be retiring.“After a little over 33 years of s...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Jonathan Alder approves calendars

Jonathan Alder approves calendars

Members of the Jonathan Alder Board of Education firmed up calendars for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years on Monday.Board-approved versions varied...

December 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Raiders win ugly
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JA diamond standouts

High School Schedule

Friday, Dec. 15BowlingJonathan Alder at Bellefontaine at TP Lanes, 4 p.m.Boys basketballWhitehall at London, 7:30 p.m.Southeastern at Madison-Plains, ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


MPHS shoots down Cedarville

The Madison-Plains Golden Eagles rode hot shooting and clutch free throw shooting to hold off visiting Ohio Heritage Conference rival Cedarville, 75-6...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Browns’ Jackson laughs off speculation

CLEVELAND — Once Hue Jackson stopped laughing, he got serious.A day after dropping to 0-13 for the second straight season and 1-28 in his two ye...

December 13th, 2017 |  


A reason to watch every bowl game

A reason to watch every bowl game

We have some bad news.It happened months ago, but there is a chance you were not paying attention when the Poinsettia Bowl passed away back in January...

December 13th, 2017 |  


High School Schedule

Thursday, Dec. 14WrestlingJonathan Alder Super Quad at Alder, 5 p.m.Girls basketballWestfall at Madison-Plains at Madison-Plains Intermediate School, ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Villanova takes over at No. 1

RALEIGH, N.C. — Villanova coach Jay Wright has seen his team deal with all the things that go along with being the nation’s top-ranked sch...

December 12th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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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


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The Real Story

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Balancing out the lobbyists
Whiter than snow

Whiter than snow

We received several “bursts” of snow this week. I just love snow. (I know that I probably lost about half of those reading this column bec...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Grandma doesn’t know me anymore

Grandma doesn’t know me anymore

When a family member has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it’s difficult enough for adults to understand, let alone a child. For a youngst...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Shopping, giving wisely during the holiday season

Shopping, giving wisely during the holiday season

Traditional holiday giving means gifts for family and friends and contributions to causes close to the heart. Whether you’re purchasing presents...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Time to send thoughts and prayers or time to fix it?

Time to send thoughts and prayers or time to fix it?

It was a nice warm evening where children, brothers, sisters, moms, dads, and friends gathered to listen to country music in Las Vegas, Nevada. They c...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A chili winter’s day

A chili winter’s day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Holiday potluck food safety tips

Holiday potluck food safety tips

My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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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