Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:57:05 EST 1800 Tolles prom royalty crowned http://madison-press.com/news/news/152953635/Tolles-prom-royalty-crowned Tolles Career & Technical Center held its annual prom on Saturday, April 11 in the Brian O'Mara Auditorium with the theme “Through The Looking Glass.” Students chosen as members of the prom court included front row from left: Tolles... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:41:32 EST Honor Roll http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/152871300/Honor-Roll The following London High School students have achieved merit honor roll and honor roll for the first third nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:06:31 EST Council approves new pay scale for pool http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152988390/Council-approves-new-pay-scale-for-pool Following an hour of lively discussion, London City Council approved a new pay scale for pool employees Thursday — a move one council member called “a pretty good compromise.” Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:41:37 EST ‘Celebrate Chocolate’ event to benefit humane society http://madison-press.com/news/news/152980607/Celebrate-Chocolate-event-to-benefit-humane-society WASHINGTON C.H. — The Fayette Humane Society will be holding its first “Celebrate Chocolate” event from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 at the Crown Room, 1801 Columbus Ave., Washington Court House. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:41:36 EST Creating the downtown revitalization commission http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152989383/Creating-the-downtown-revitalization-commission Legislation was introduced at London City Council on Thursday to create a new city entity: the Historic Downtown Revitalization Commission. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:41:31 EST Volunteering at H.E.L.P. House http://madison-press.com/news/news/152885179/Volunteering-at-H.E.L.P.-House On Saturday, March 28 the Double L II 4-H Club volunteered at the H.E.L.P. House for a community service project. They assisted parents to help make Easter baskets for their children. Around 400 families came to get baskets. Front row from left are:... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:36:32 EST Volunteers recognized at spring dinner http://madison-press.com/news/news/152931110/Volunteers-recognized-at-spring-dinner Loving Care Hospice and Home Health will pull out the red carpet to salute their volunteers on Friday, May 1 at the annual spring dinner and auction. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:31:36 EST The foundation of the foundation http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152982795/The-foundation-of-the-foundation London visionary Mona Flax may be gone, but her legacy will remain forever.The longtime community advocate credited with fostering the Madison Health Foundation died Thursday evening following her final battle with cancer. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:31:32 EST Here’s how to be a smokin’ backyard gourmet http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/152955276/Heres-how-to-be-a-smokin-backyard-gourmet I've always liked the scent of a wood fire. The taste of well-smoked food prepared over that fire is even better. But I had no idea of the variety of foods that can benefit from cooking — or finishing — over a slow wood fire until I... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:31:38 EST Daniel teaches and Gloria serves up melts http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/152935102/Daniel-teaches-and-Gloria-serves-up-melts Dear Friends, Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:31:37 EST Beef lovers: How safe are your burgers? http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/152616532/Beef-lovers:-How-safe-are-your-burgers If steaks are safe when cooked to 145 degrees Fahrenheit, why do hamburgers need to be cooked to 160 degrees? All the meat comes from the same cow, right? Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:31:36 EST 30 years of service http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152965924/30-years-of-service When Joan Denes began as a board member for the Madison County/London City Health District, she had no idea she would serve for three decades.“It seems like yesterday,” Denes said from her home in West Jefferson. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:41:33 EST Giving back to the community http://madison-press.com/news/news/152941295/Giving-back-to-the-community Free clinics are a reflection of their communities. Thanks to volunteers at the local clinic, such as Dr. Jennifer Powell M.D., the uninsured in Madison County are receiving high quality specialty care. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:56:31 EST Wilmington Wine Walk slated http://madison-press.com/news/news/152980659/Wilmington-Wine-Walk-slated WILMINGTON — The annual Wilmington Wine Walk will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 15.Hosted by Main Street Wilmington, this year's walk will include 15 locations serving various wines and cheeses. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:11:31 EST Stonecipher honored with Rotary award http://madison-press.com/news/news/152944395/Stonecipher-honored-with-Rotary-award The London Rotary Club honored four community members during its April 9 meeting.Rotarian Tim Stonecipher, a local attorney and community volunteer, received the club's highest honor: the Four-Way Test Award. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:36:31 EST ‘Cowboy Colby’ prompts CPR interest http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152915626/Cowboy-Colby-prompts-CPR-interest Jefferson Local Schools Nurse Melissa Ferguson thinks everyone should know the basics of CPR, not just teachers. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:31:31 EST String of car break-ins in Plain City http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152962442/String-of-car-break-ins-in-Plain-City On the night of Sunday, April 12, a number of cars throughout Plain City were entered and contents were stolen.The Plain City Police Department is investigating the incidents. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:36:32 EST ‘Grease’ is the word at WJHS this weekend http://madison-press.com/news/news/152962988/Grease-is-the-word-at-WJHS-this-weekend Editor's Note: The following is a local theater review by Jeff Gates, who has been attending shows and writing about them for The Madison Press for 17 years.A blast from the past. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:26:34 EST Tolles Pet Day to feature Humane Society, vaccinations http://madison-press.com/news/news/152905635/Tolles-Pet-Day-to-feature-Humane-Society-vaccinations The FFA Chapter at Tolles Career & Technical Center will sponsor “Pet Day” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 at the school, located at 7877 U.S. Route 42 South, Plain City. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:21:32 EST West Jefferson police reports http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152965104/West-Jefferson-police-reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the West Jefferson Police Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Saturday, April 4 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:16:32 EST