Larger turnout for Ag Olympics

Larger turnout for Ag Olympics

Heavy rains were nowhere to be seen Friday afternoon at the Madison County Fair for the playing of the Ag Olympics, a series of games held in the shee...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Steam Threshers Open comes to Plain City

Steam Threshers Open comes to Plain City

A large crowd gathered Thursday at the Secretary’s Office in the heart of Pastime Park in Plain City to kick off a decades-old tradition. The mo...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Riders compete during Musical Freestyle

Riders compete during Musical Freestyle

Fair week can often mean a never-ending flow of events for all those who participate. Although it is something that most look forward to, the workload...

July 13th, 2017 updated: July 13th, 2017. |  



Coughlin Arena hosts Donkey Show

Coughlin Arena hosts Donkey Show

A busy fair schedule caused some delays at the Coughlin Auto Arena on Wednesday during the Equine Board’s Donkey Show. However, despite having t...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Better that “Fair’ so far

Better that “Fair’ so far

So far so very good.That was the reaction Wednesday from Madison County Fair attendees and officials as the fair hits the halfway point of the week, w...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Junior Beef Show yields competitive winners

Junior Beef Show yields competitive winners

Family and friends filled the stands in the Eby Youth Arena Tuesday afternoon for the Junior Fair Beef Show. The event, overseen by Key Leader Bill Mc...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Promoting the general welfare

Promoting the general welfare

July 4 reminds me of our nation’s founding ideal that all of us are created equal. How does this “self-evident” truth inform debate ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Combined Dairy Show nets winners at fair

Combined Dairy Show nets winners at fair

Monday night’s Dairy Show had a slight change in structure from what it was in past years. Rather than breaking up the 4-H classes and Open clas...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Six inches of rain soaks, floods London

Six inches of rain soaks, floods London

London area residents woke up Tuesday morning to flooded basements, flooded streets and streams that became rivers covering a major part of the city w...

July 11th, 2017 updated: July 11th, 2017. |  


Retired London Elementary principal dies Sunday

Retired London Elementary principal dies Sunday

Retired London Elementary School principal Carol Daniels passed away Sunday.She had been involved in education for more than 40 years, starting her ca...

July 10th, 2017 updated: July 10th, 2017. |