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My sneeze is no gentle breeze
Plain City Four Mile Run/Walk changes location

Plain City Four Mile Run/Walk changes location

Mark Saturday morning, Sept. 23 on your calendar for the annual Plain City Four Mile Run/Walk powered by Schrock Automotive.The Plain City Four Mile R...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Fallen sailor honored by community

Fallen sailor honored by community

Despite a chilly September rain, more than a hundred area residents lined Main Street in downtown West Jefferson Tuesday to honor the memory and servi...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Food pantry accepting volunteers and donations

Food pantry accepting volunteers and donations

The Plain City Food Pantry is in need of donations from the community.“In order to continue our operation to serve, support and help our citizen...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


‘Lemonade Day’ honors late principal

‘Lemonade Day’ honors late principal

In honor of the late Carol Daniels’ birthday, “Lemonade Day” was held at London Elementary School on Wednesday. Daniels’ favor...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Plain City woman excels in ‘temporary’ art

Plain City woman excels in ‘temporary’ art

The Ohio Chalk Art Guild, created at the beginning of this year, is made up of artists who all share a love of chalk art. One of its founding members ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Enrollment up at Jonathan Alder

The overall enrollment at Jonathan Alder Local Schools is up for the 2017-18 school year. At its meeting Monday night, Alder Board of Education member...

September 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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London JV stops Tanks, 16-8
Alder outlasts Ben Logan, 43-36

Alder outlasts Ben Logan, 43-36

If this is what the Central Buckeye Conference is going to be like, then fans of the league will be in for some fun Friday nights.Jonathan Alder spott...

September 15th, 2017 |  


London solves Academy

London solves Academy

The mystery has been solved.As a novelist, Agatha Christie penned some of the most beloved works of all time. From “Murder on the Orient Express...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Not all stars are about the recruits

Not all stars are about the recruits

COLUMBUS — There are dozens, no, make that hundreds of 5-star football players who have never lived up to their rankings and fell far short of t...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


High School Sports Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 16Boys golfJonathan Alder at Rodney Butt Inv. at Denison Golf Club, 2 p.m.Cross countryMadison-Plains at Cedarville, noonLondon at Cen...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


London, Academy to clash Friday

London, Academy to clash Friday

The game of the week in Madison County is actually one of the better games in all of Central Ohio this week.Undefeated Columbus Academy (3-0) will tra...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


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LIFE


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Brill babe announcement
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 |  


Birth Announcement

Andrew and Kelsee Seaman, of South Charleston, announce the birth of a son, Kash Spahr Seaman, born Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Madison Health in London....

August 11th, 2017 |  


Recovery from love lost

Recovery from love lost

You should notice that I said recovering, because I am still very much in the process. I like quiet but not this way. This is a paralyzing quiet. I do...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Daisies venture to Yellow Springs

Daisies venture to Yellow Springs

In June the Deercreek Daisies ventured to the village of Yellow Springs to discover more about this area. Many people are aware that it is the home of...

July 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Come home to Pork and Brisket Chili
Fall offers more than just pumpkins

Fall offers more than just pumpkins

I know that autumn is a great time to buy pumpkins, but I’m not so sure what other produce is in season in the fall. Any ideas?Fall is a good ti...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


The Yoders go camping

The Yoders go camping

First of all, our thoughts and prayers are with those devastated by the hurricanes of the past few weeks. I’ll share some of my thoughts on that...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Action — the universal language

Action — the universal language

The United States has seen her share of tragedy lately with all the wild fires burning and Hurricane Harvey which hit Texas and Hurricane Irma which h...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


My sneeze is no gentle breeze

My sneeze is no gentle breeze

It has been days (or has it been years) since I have enjoyed a sneeze free day. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage told me it is simply that time ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

We just celebrated Labor Day, a chance to recognize the importance of workers and reflect on the future of our workforce during changing times. One of...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Investing in Ohio workers

Investing in Ohio workers

It’s time American companies invest in their greatest asset: the American Worker.As Washington turns its attention to tax reform, I want to cut ...

September 12th, 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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