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Ready for the runway

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Paris, New York, Milan, West Jefferson.The work of fashion design senior Maggie Tanner, from West Jefferson, will be featured in the Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) Senior Fashion Show on May 9 in Columbus.Seventy designs by 22 CCAD senior fashion design students were selected by a jury of fashion industry executives to be shown on the runway for the annual Columbus event.Columbus has become an emerging fashion hub in recent years, and fashion scouts from Lane Bryant, Express, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tween Brands and Victoria’s Secret usually scout the CCAD seniors in the show.Maggie Tanner, a 2009 graduate from West Jefferson High School, hopes her exposure in the fashion show leads to bigger things beyond graduation.

 

Save your quarters

The Run for Hope team will host a quarter auction from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the West Jefferson United Methodist Church, 36 S. Center St., West Jefferson.Food will be available, including brisket sandwiches.All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.For more information, call Donna Hockenbery at (614) 879-6551.

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Births

Roderick C. Pounds Jr. and Saebra L. Cox, of London, announce the birth of a son, Royal Cashmere Pounds, born Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Madison County Hospital in London.He weighed 6 pounds 1 ounce and has five siblings, Leroy Page, 8, Shalyn Cox, 6, Roderick Pounds, 9, Rikkia Pounds, 13, and Regan Pounds, 7.Maternal grandmother is Lynn Cox, of West Jefferson.Paternal grandparents are Roderick C. Pounds Sr. and Pamela Pounds, of Columbus....

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Unclaimed funds list to appear in Tuesday’s Madison Press

Ohio Department of Commerce Director Andre T. Porter urges Madison County residents to join in the 2014 Unclaimed Funds Treasure Hunt by checking the Madison Press on Tuesday, April 15. By checking the newspaper advertisement, readers can find out if they are entitled to unclaimed funds turned over to the Ohio Division of Unclaimed Funds in the past year.Unclaimed funds are money or the rights to money that have been dormant or forgotten. Some common examples include: dormant check...

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Kind of a ‘Big’ deal

Be careful what you wish for; it may actually come true.The Jonathan Alder High School musicals are always a huge event around Madison County. But this year, this one is really ‘BIG’ as they present the theatrical adaptation of the 1980s Tom Hanks movie this weekend. The show — which opened last night with their always-popular dinner/theatre performance, continues tonight and Saturday evenings, with a Sunday matinee.Once again, director Anne Gorman and ...

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Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 10, the 100th day of 2014. There are 265 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 10, 1864, during the Civil War, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, an assistant surgeon for the 52nd Ohio Volunteers, was captured by the Confederates and accused of being a Union spy; she was held until her release in August 1864 as part of a prisoner exchange. (Walker received the Medal of Honor in 1865, the only woman to date so re...

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Event to benefit students

Junior Achievement will be presenting Women & Wine from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, at The Brennan Loft, 158 S. Main St., London, to benefit students in Madison County.The event will include a live and silent auction.Bring an unwrapped gift to be auctioned live at the event.Tickets are available at Wilson Printing or call Linda Granger at (614) 226-0424.

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Gerlach drives into Circle of Honor

UPS truck driver, Chuck Gerlach, has ascended to “elite” level. Gerlach, 55, of Fairfield Township, was recently inducted into the company’s “Circle of Honor” for 25 years of accident-free driving. He was among 64 Ohio-based drivers and 1,519 nationwide who have traveled thousands of miles without an accident and were inducted into the top tier of truckers.“It’s something I’m very proud of,” said Gerlach, who took time on his lu...

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