Madison Press- RSS Feed http://madison-press.com/ http://madison-press.com/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:14:32 EST 1800 Big Ten sets sights on powerful Ohio State http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50126527/Big-Ten-sets-sights-on-powerful-Ohio-State CHICAGO — For just a moment it was a different Urban Meyer. He was agitated and a little uncertain. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sharing the experience http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50115467/Sharing-the-experience A clean blank sheet of paper. A place to put down your thoughts. Some fear the blank page or the white canvas of a painter. But if you are a basically creative person, you don't fear much, you just jump in and see what kind of mess you can make. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST London Gridiron Club holds fundraiser http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50120663/London-Gridiron-Club-holds-fundraiser The fledgling London Football Gridiron Club held its second fundraiser, a golf outing and pig roast at the National Road Golf Course near West Jefferson, on Saturday, July 19. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Quarter midgets create giant appetites http://madison-press.com/news/news/50124535/Quarter-midgets-create-giant-appetites A racing event held in London last weekend had a positive effect on local restaurants, owners reported this week. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tibbals back at LoCI http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50117948/Tibbals-back-at-LoCI New London Correctional Institution warden Terry Tibbals is glad to be back. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cruisin’ Plain City http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50022934/Cruisin-Plain-City The 12th annual Plain City Classic Car Cruise-In, presented by Bob Chapman Ford, is returning to the village streets with a new date. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cat returns home two years after disappearance http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50119349/Cat-returns-home-two-years-after-disappearance Calleigh the Cat is back on her Arbuckle Road porch, following a two-year absence that's a mystery to her owners - the Downing family. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Methodist Church rummage, bake sales next weekend http://madison-press.com/news/news/50120346/Methodist-Church-rummage-bake-sales-next-weekend The First United Methodist Church in London is holding its rummage sale and bake sale fundraiser Aug. 7 to 9.The sale will be held in the church's basement. The address s 52 N. Main Street. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Upcoming events at Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library http://madison-press.com/news/news/50115997/Upcoming-events-at-Hurt/Battelle-Memorial-Library Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Riding for a mission in a small world http://madison-press.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50118281/Riding-for-a-mission-in-a-small-world Madison County folks have a connection they may not know about. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mitchell family gather for 200th year anniversary http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle/50112717/Mitchell-family-gather-for-200th-year-anniversary On Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, the Mitchell Family of Jerome Township hosted a 200th year anniversary celebration of their farm. About 90 extended family members attended the two-day celebration. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council: Use of leg trap ‘reprehensible’ http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50102112/Council:-Use-of-leg-trap-reprehensible The Village of Plain City is considering requiring residents to hire professionals for nuisance management after discovering a local man is setting out leg-hold traps in his yard to capture squirrels. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIlroy refocuses as PGA Tour returns to Ohio http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50112536/McIlroy-refocuses-as-PGA-Tour-returns-to-Ohio AKRON — The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50110141/Playoffs-could-create-chances-for-Big-Ten-teams CHICAGO — As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:What if a playoff system were in place? Would the Spartans be playing for the biggest prize? Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST London librarian erects ‘Little Free Library’ http://madison-press.com/news/news/50108905/London-librarian-erects-Little-Free-Library Librarian Jack Phoenix is taking his librarian profession to another level.He's thinking “little.” Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Speeding, littering complaints heard at council http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50103273/Speeding-littering-complaints-heard-at-council Too much speeding, littering and mown grass in catch basins.Mount Sterling resident Bobi Little brought those three concerns before the village council Monday evening. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dunk a dignitary at the London Ribs and Jazz Fest http://madison-press.com/news/news/50108546/Dunk-a-dignitary-at-the-London-Ribs-and-Jazz-Fest Various local dignitaries will be at the London Ribs and Jazz Fest this weekend waiting to be dunked in the Dunk Tank.The “Dunk a Dignitary” schedule includes:Friday, Aug. 1 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bead Deamons shooting for success http://madison-press.com/news/news/50101507/Bead-Deamons-shooting-for-success The Bead Deamons Youth Trapshooting Team of the Madison County Fish & Game Association wrapped up its 2014 season with two first-place finishes in the Advanced Intermediate Division of the Fairfield Club's invitational shoots in Harrison in May... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Murphy completes residency program http://madison-press.com/news/news-news_education/50054647/Murphy-completes-residency-program Plain City resident Dr. Amber Murphy has completed her OBGYN residency program at Riverside Methodist Hospital and will be joining Specialists in Women's Health Care, located in Dublin and Westerville. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mullet inducted as a collegiate scholar http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50078573/Mullet-inducted-as-a-collegiate-scholar Jacob C. Mullet, of Plain City, has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST