Madison Press- RSS Feed Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:05:30 EST 1800 London boys roll over MPHS This one was over not long after it started.The London boys soccer team had little trouble with rival Madison-Plains in a Mid-State League Ohio Division tilt played Thursday, Aug. 28, at Plains. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:41:07 EST Galbreath Hall decision postponed Those awaiting a decision on the fate of Galbreath Hall in West Jefferson will have to wait longer. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:25:05 EST Union County United Way campaign kicks off The 57th annual United Way of Union County campaign kicked off Aug. 26, seeking to raise $1 million for the second straight year. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:57:06 EST What did the bugs do before I came? The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly finally exercised our right to a vacation and planned for a whole week to spend with our son and his family. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:48:11 EST Madison County teams will be tested in Week 1 The more things change, the more they stay the same. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:39:12 EST London Police peports Saturday, Aug. 16• Randall Smith, 46, of London, was arrested and charged with domestic violence about 3 a.m. near Jenkinson Avenue. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:37:08 EST Skeldon honored by firefighter association Steve Skeldon, Washington Township deputy fire marshal, was recently honored by the Ohio State Firefighter's Association (OSFA) as the 2014 Myron George Distinguished Service Award recipient. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:31:13 EST It’s marching band season I own approximately 4,576,124 T-shirts — many of which date back to high school because a customized T-shirt was how we marked every occasion during our teenage years. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:20 EST God is a mystery When we read the Old Testament, we get a picture of God as judgmental and vengeful. He orders whole cities to be destroyed and the people to be put to death. The prophets remind the people that this is because of their sins that God punishes them. The... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:31:11 EST Quartet to perform at Methodist Church First United Methodist, 52 N. Main St., in London, is having its final summer musical at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. Organist Michael Schreffler will be joined by the quartet from St. Joseph's Cathedral in Columbus. Quartet members are, from... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:43:13 EST H&R Block to open in new location The H&R Block retail tax office in Mount Sterling is moving to a new address.The business will soon be located 40 N. London St., in the former site of the Brickhouse Cafe. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:34:56 EST Upcoming reunions announced West Jefferson High School Class of 1974 is having its reunion the weekend of Friday, Sept. 5, Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7.On Friday, meet at 7:30 p.m. for the home football game at Kile Stadium. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:49:07 EST 94th annual Phillips family reunion held The 94th annual Phillips Family Reunion was held at the country home of Tim and Dorothy Phillips Amling on Sunday, Aug. 3.They were blessed with good weather for the outside activity. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:20:09 EST Homemakers share past vacations stories The West Jefferson Homemakers Aug. 19 meeting was held at the home of Irene Yates.In attendance were Connie Little, Liz Harper, Wanda Parks, Sue McDowell, Jeanne Thomas and Blair Wooddell. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:04:08 EST In the swing of things Cade Smith of London Middle School tees off during a match with Madison-Plains Monday, Aug. 25 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:58:08 EST Galbreath Hall stay or go? West Jefferson officials on Wednesday selected a contractor to tear down Galbreath Hall, should another committee of officials make the final decision to move forward with recommending its demolition. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:42:09 EST July health inspection reports The following information is obtained from the Madison County-London City Health District and is compiled from inspection reports. Inspections are a “snapshot” of the day and time of the inspection. Also, at the time of the inspection,... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:11:10 EST OSU’s Wilson ready for bigger role COLUMBUS — A year ago, Braxton Miller called then-freshman wide receiver Dontre Wilson “that lightning bolt.”“He's something special, man,” Miller said. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:52:07 EST Statewide absentee mailing to begin COLUMBUS — Absentee ballot applications for November's General Election will be mailed later this month to Ohio voters and start arriving in mailboxes around Labor Day, according to the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:29:10 EST Take a trip in our time machine A few weeks ago, Tom Hughes of Hillsboro dropped off a bundle of old newspapers for me with a note reading, “If not interested, take to the library.”The library will have to do without. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:09 EST