Madison Press- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://madison-press.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://madison-press.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:03:13 EST 1800 Tatman chosen for London Academy board http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/150909123/Tatman-chosen-for-London-Academy-board London resident Wayne Tatman was approved Monday evening to fill the vacancy on the board of directors of London Academy. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:25:06 EST Lethal injection drug bill clears Ohio Legislature http://madison-press.com/news/news/150927269/Lethal-injection-drug-bill-clears-Ohio-Legislature COLUMBUS — The names of companies that provide Ohio with lethal injection drugs would be shielded under a proposal sent Wednesday to the governor. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:00:05 EST WJ girls win 29-28 in OT http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150919496/WJ-girls-win-29-28-in-OT West Jefferson girls basketball coach Tim Converse is closing in on a milestone victory. He's literally one win away from recording his 400th as a head coach, thanks to a 29-28 overtime victory Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Grandview. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:02:04 EST Plains boys rally to victory http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150917816/Plains-boys-rally-to-victory Contrary to belief, the Madison-Plains boys basketball team will not go as far as standout senior Hunter Butin will carry them this season. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:58:07 EST Helping Hoopsters http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150920839/Helping-Hoopsters Members of the London High School boys basketball team volunteered their time at the H.E.L.P. House on Thursday, Dec. 11. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:52:05 EST Special donation http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150921009/Special-donation The London Branch of Merchants National Bank recently made a donation of $1,000 to Madison County Special Olympics. Merchants Bank sells Anthony Thomas candy bars at their branch to support local charities. Present for the check presentation was from... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:51:04 EST U.S. cities prepare for 2024 Olympic bids http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150921523/U.S.-cities-prepare-for-2024-Olympic-bids LONDON, ENGLAND — IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a “very strong” contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:49:08 EST Quilts preserve fabric of a life http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/150825329/Quilts-preserve-fabric-of-a-life Quilts are often made as heirlooms. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:44:05 EST Madison County sheriff’s reports http://madison-press.com/news/news/150923489/Madison-County-sheriffs-reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Thursday, Dec. 4 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:39:12 EST Tom Herman hired as Houston Cougars’ coach http://madison-press.com/news/sports/150920599/Tom-Herman-hired-as-Houston-Cougars-coach HOUSTON — Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman was hired as Houston's new coach Tuesday.Herman takes over for Tony Levine, who was fired last week. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:37:05 EST Why are gasoline prices down? http://madison-press.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150861455/Why-are-gasoline-prices-down If you're like most Americans, you haven't been questioning the welcome drop in gasoline prices. You just fill'er up and feel grateful that you're spending less. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:31:04 EST Rumpke receives award http://madison-press.com/news/news/150894653/Rumpke-receives-award CINCINNATI — Rumpke Waste & Recycling was recognized for its significant contributions to recycling in Ohio during the past 25 years by the Association of Ohio Recyclers (AOR) and the Buckeye Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:26:04 EST Ohio News Briefs http://madison-press.com/news/news/150924012/Ohio-News-Briefs Man pleads not guilty in Akron policeman's slayingAKRON (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of fatally shooting an off-duty Akron police officer at a bar has pleaded not guilty. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:19:14 EST WJ council budget passes http://madison-press.com/news/news/150917761/WJ-council-budget-passes West Jefferson Village Council passed the 2015 budget Monday. This year's budget includes higher-than-normal numbers because of various capital improvement projects, officials said. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:03:07 EST 100 years ago with Charlie Miller http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/150894565/100-years-ago-with-Charlie-Miller Dec. 18, 1914Madison County Democrat — The following officers of Coral Rebekah Lodge have been elected for the ensuring year: Noble Grand, Mrs. L. C. Dick; Vice Grand, Jennie Heath;... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:31:09 EST Life is a process of saying hellos and goodbyes http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/150894795/Life-is-a-process-of-saying-hellos-and-goodbyes We meet new people and you add their experiences to your own. You become part of them as they become part of you. I treasure every friend as a gemstone. I see many facets of the light they reflect. Some are even like rainbows when the sun is caught... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:31:07 EST Alkire the lucky winner http://madison-press.com/news/news/150894903/Alkire-the-lucky-winner Avery Alkire, daughter of Jason and Casey Alkire, held the lucky ticket in the drawing during Santa's visit Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Mt. Sterling American Legion. She won and is holding a Santa bag, which held a number of toys. Avery and the rest... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:31:05 EST Marriage Applications http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/150915255/Marriage-Applications Following are the marriage applications from the Madison County Probate Court for Dec. 4-10.Thursday, Dec. 4 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:31:04 EST Madison County Real Estate http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/150915049/Madison-County-Real-Estate Following is the real estate transactions from the Madison County Recorders Office for the week of Dec. 9-15.Warranty DeedsTuesday, Dec. 9 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:06:03 EST (No heading) http://madison-press.com/news/news/150916811/ In Wednesday's issue of The Press, it was reported that City of London Law Director Zahid Siddiqi has arterio venous malformation. Doctors discovered that was not the case. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:12 EST