NEWS


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Drug mailer gets prison
Former Mount Sterling Clerk pleads guily

Former Mount Sterling Clerk pleads guily

Mount Sterling’s former clerk has accepted a plea deal from the prosecution over theft in office charges.Bonnie Liff, 58, pleaded guilty to coun...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Mount Sterling council member concerned about sale

Mount Sterling council member concerned about sale

Despite a successful sale of former administrator Joe Johnson’s repossessed items, a Mount Sterling Village Council member said she was concerne...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Mount Sterling sells Joe Johnson’s cars

Mount Sterling sells Joe Johnson’s cars

Mount Sterling has taken another step in moving beyond the former village administrator’s thefts.Last week on Monday, Tom Corbin, the Mount Ster...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Veteran ID cards discussed at Madison County Commissioners

Veteran ID cards discussed at Madison County Commissioners

Free ID cards for veterans may come to Madison County after the County Recorder brought a proposal to the county Commissioners on Monday.County Record...

July 21st, 2017 |  


City of London waives trash fees from week of flooding

City of London waives trash fees from week of flooding

After a fair week characterized by torrential rains, the City of London is offering relief to those greatly affect by any flooding caused by the turbu...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Wet weather complicates Ohio crops

Wet weather complicates Ohio crops

Friday morning’s weather appropriately set the stage for the Farmers’ Breakfast: Crop Weather Outlook talk at the Beck’s Hybrids bui...

July 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Tigers kick past Kroger

Football officiating classes coming

Classes for football officiating will be coming up in the London and Mount Sterling area on Tuesdays and Thursdays.For additional information call Kei...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Final major for Grand Slam not easy

SOUTHPORT, England — Three down, one to go for Jordan Spieth.Only it’s not always that simple.Spieth only has to wait three weeks until he...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Rapture 18u places second in Myrtle Beach

Rapture 18u places second in Myrtle Beach

A collection of area softball players picked up some hardware on a recent trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.Playing for Raymond Rapture 18u, a pair of West Je...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio State tries ‘moving forward’ after 31-0 playoff loss

Ohio State tries ‘moving forward’ after 31-0 playoff loss

CHICAGO — Urban Meyer doesn’t dwell on a 31-0 loss to Clemson in a semifinal of the College Football Playoff last season. But he hasn̵...

July 25th, 2017 updated: July 25th, 2017. |  


Spieth takes road less traveled

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Recovery from love lost

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 |  


Birth announcement

Wes and Grace Deyo, of Plain City, announce the birth of a son, Ezekiel Ralph Deyo, born Friday, May 19, 2017, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin....

June 10th, 2017 |  


So much to learn and share

So much to learn and share

I still have so much to learn.It’s not just about life and death. I still have much to learn about my art. I’m an old beginner who is stil...

June 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Investing in research is a bipartisan goal

Investing in research is a bipartisan goal

I recently had the opportunity to meet with some Americans whose lives have been forever changed by cancer. A group of constituents from the 15th Dist...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

I heard recently that reusable water bottles can sometimes be a hotbed of germs. Is that true?Yes, at least according to a recent analysis from Treadm...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Got a minute? Make a list

Got a minute? Make a list

Sometimes, when I seem to have more things to do than time to do them, I remind myself that everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. We all have a cer...

July 21st, 2017 |  


A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

“Gloria, do you have anything planned for today? Are you needing help with anything?”It was Susan, a sister in church who is a dear friend...

July 21st, 2017 |  


The people who are just too much

The people who are just too much

Some people are just too much, as the story goes. Or too “extra,” in the parlance of today’s youth. That is, they are more than the ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


“It’s not what I expected

“It’s not what I expected

My mom and dad made a yearly trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan for about 35 years. Mom loved Christmas. Each year, until they were very old and physically...

July 20th, 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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