Plain City Library to reopen

Plain City Library to reopen

Patrons will soon be able to browse the shelves of the Plain City Public Library again.The location at 305 West Main Street will be reopening Wednesda...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Education news

Students named to dean’s listMuskingum UniversityNEW CONCORD — Elizabeth Files of Plain City has been named to the spring 2018 dean’...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Priest celebrates 40 years

Priest celebrates 40 years

The priest at West Jefferson Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church will be marking a milestone this weekend.On Sunday, May 27, Father William A. Metzger...

May 22nd, 2018 |  



Madison County volunteers awarded

Madison County volunteers awarded

LifeCare Alliance, the Midwest’s leading provider of Meals-on-Wheels, congratulates the 2017 Madison County Spirit Award Volunteers who assist t...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


WJ council votes down clerk position

WJ council votes down clerk position

A contentious ordinance was brought to the table and voted down at the West Jefferson council meeting Monday night.The ordinance, which would amend a ...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Real World Institute held at Tolles

Real World Institute held at Tolles

Students at Tolles Career & Technical Center recently got a taste of the real world and what all awaits them after accepting their diplomas.As par...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


On to better things

On to better things

Sunday was the 148th annual commencement ceremony for London High School.The 138 soon-to-be graduates of the class of 2018 entered the high school gym...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Family celebrates birthday, family history

Family celebrates birthday, family history

Several descendants of the Sidner family met in West Jefferson Sunday to celebrate the birthday of Margaret (Sidner) Boydston who turned 90.The meetin...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Do you need encouraged?

Do you need encouraged?

“How are you doing?” No, be honest with yourself and with me when I ask you that question, “How are you doing?” Many times, wh...

May 19th, 2018 |  


A life altering discovery: Mothers are not fathers

A life altering discovery: Mothers are not fathers

Celebrating another “Mother’s Day” gave opportunity to reflect on the influence and importance of mothers in our society today. I th...

May 19th, 2018 |