Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:13:00 EST 1800 LCS superintendent: Income tax renewal is ‘pivotal’ Residents in the London City Schools district are being asked to renew the district's 1 percent income tax, a source of revenue the superintendent says is pivotal to the district's finance needs. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:47:06 EST 911 system levy on the ballot Few people will doubt the value of the 911 emergency call system. Such a valuable system does, however, does have a cost. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:40:11 EST Pleasant-Darby-Union cemetery seeks levy The Pleasant-Darby Union Cemetery District is seeking a one-mill tax levy for maintenance, operation and equipment. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:10 EST Early voting ‘on par’ Early voting is on pace, but perhaps a little on the light side, the county's top elections official reported Wednesday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:48:17 EST Two vie for seat on State Board of Education For 10th District Representative on the State Board of Education, voters will chose from Michael Kinnamon and Ron Rudduck. The 17-county district includes Madison, Clark and parts of Pickaway counties and stretches south to... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:40:17 EST Hurt/Battelle library seeks renewal Books are on the ballot in West Jefferson.The Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library is seeking renewal of a tax levy passed in 2009. The levy is projected to generate $279,000 per year. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:39:11 EST Pleasant Valley Fire levy up for renewal On this November's ballot, Plain City and surrounding neighborhoods will be asked to fund the Pleasant Valley Joint Fire District (PVJFD) with a 10 mill replacement levy. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:38:12 EST Midway voters asked to approve 3-mill levy Residents in the Village of Midway will vote on a three-mill levy to be used for the village's current expenses on the Nov. 4 ballot. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:36:03 EST ‘Essential’ levies on ballot in Solon, Fairfield Twp. Both the Village of South Solon and Fairfield Township have “essential” levies on the ballot next week. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:35:09 EST Local cemeteries seek levies Levies to support two Madison County cemeteries are on the ballot.Paint Township and Pleasant-Darby Union Cemetery District are seeking levies for maintenance, operation and equipment. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:33:08 EST Mt. Sterling Public Library seeks 0.4 mill levy With cuts in state funding and an aging building, the Mt. Sterling Public Library is appealing to its school district voters for help.That help would come in the form of passing a 0.4 mill tax levy on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:28:08 EST Challenger Denise Worthington wants transparency Denise Worthington, a Democrat, is challenging Madison County Commissioner David Dhume, who is the longest-sitting incumbent on the current board of commission. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:19:10 EST Incumbent David Dhume brings 18 years experience David Dhume, a Republican, has served as a Madison County commissioner for 18 years, and is not yet ready to retire. This fall, he is on the campaign trail for at least one more four-year term in office. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:19:07 EST PC book club discusses fall favorites The October meeting of the Plain City Book Club was held at the home of Miriam Beachy with Sue Anne Pieroni serving as co-hostess. A delicious pumpkin spice bundt cake was enjoyed by all. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:34:15 EST Fairfield Township seeks levy renewal Fairfield Township is seeking a five-year renewal levy for fire protection and emergency services. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:59:24 EST Detrick cast in BalletMet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ COLUMBUS — Alexis Detrick, daughter of Joanne and Lance Detrick of London, has been selected to join the talented cast of professional dancers, students and gymnasts who will perform Gerard Charles' “The Nutcracker” 15 times... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:35:21 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller Oct. 23, 1914Madison County Democrat — Mrs. Mary Matheney and Victor Timmons were married, Wednesday evening, at the home of the bride by Rev. Woodrow. They have the best wishes of... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:31:21 EST Keep seeds cool and dry when storing What's the best way to store leftover seed for the following season? Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:31:17 EST Auditions sought for Ohio talent competition A nonprofit hospice organization is seeking auditions for a statewide talent show.Auditions for the eighth annual “Ohio Has Talent!” competition will be held Nov. 14 and Nov. 15 in Van Wert. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:24:19 EST Madison County Senior Center weekly activities The Madison County Senior Center weekly activities are:Monday, Oct. 279 a.m. — Chair volleyball9:30 a.m. — Crocheting, knitting and needle crafts Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:31:23 EST