Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:04:12 EST 1800 Belle of the Ball This week the Ohio Star Ball “owns” the Regency hotel complex in Columbus. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:30:11 EST ‘There was no proof either way’ West Jefferson Mayor Darlene Steele told a village council committee Friday that complaints against former Public Service Director Dave Metzger were “he says, she says,” and that she could not have taken any action. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:07 EST London woman pleads to conveyance A Bainbridge woman pleaded guilty to a count of illegal conveyance of drugs in Madison County Common Pleas Court Friday. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:43:09 EST PAX considers family-friendly events during festival Call it a brainstorming session.About a dozen people gathered in the London Community Center Friday to share ideas about a family-friendly event to run concurrently with the London Jazz and Rib Fest next August. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:30:12 EST Beachy Appliance joins chamber Beachy Appliance, a full-service home appliance repair service, joined the Madison County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Nov. 21. Marvin Beachy, holding scissors, literally grew up in his father's appliance business in Iowa. He offers service on... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:28:11 EST Basketball game nets $1,600 for community center$1600-for-community-center A charity basketball game has raised more than $1,600 for the London Community Center. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:05:09 EST Baking for good Ten second-graders, their mothers and their mothers' mixers joined efforts on a recent Saturday night to make bread for a good cause. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:31:06 EST Dairy dilemmas fueled by headlines I've seen friends post information on social media saying dairy foods are bad for you. Is this hype or for real? Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:48:09 EST Dorcas is filling in for Gloria Hello everyone from our home to yours. It's a very Novemberish day: cool, cloudy and gray. It's a perfect day to stay inside and sip on a cup of coffee as I write. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:32:09 EST Santa coming to Mt. Sterling legion Santa is coming to the American Legion, 27 Clark St., Mount Sterling from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14.All children 12 and under are welcome to decorate Christmas cookies provided by the ladies auxiliary. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:22 EST Girl Scouts deliver Thanksgiving cards Plain City Girls Scout Troop 1656 made “Happy Thanksgiving Day” cards and delivered them to Edgewater Place Assisted Living, 11351 Lafayette-Plain City Road, Plain City, on Sunday, Nov. 16. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:21 EST Holiday mishaps are good for a giggle Isn't it great when everything comes together for a holiday meal? Whether you and your family make nearly everything from scratch, as we do, arrange to have the whole thing catered, make or buy a simple two- or three-dish dinner, or go to... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:12 EST London Public Library events The following is a list of programs offered by the London Public Library: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:31:07 EST New trees planted About 40 new trees, tagged and sitting in fresh soil, have been planted in London's Cowling Park. The swift-working crew from Peterman Tree Service planted trees Thursday and Friday to replace about the same number diseased trees which fell... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:50:10 EST Making Madison County workforce ready Locally, businesses are reporting there is a workforce problem. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:16:06 EST Upcoming church events • Trinity United Methodist Church, 8530 Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road, Lilly Chapel will be hosting a free dinner and movie night at the church annex at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. A child friendly movie will be shown and dinner will be... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:24:03 EST Salt prices soar with demand Despite several of the world's largest salt mines just a few hours' drive away, rock salt — the style used to melt ice from roads — is in short supply in Ohio this winter. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:12:21 EST Chamber announces 2015 officers The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has announced its new board of officers for 2015.The individuals were elected Nov. 4.They are as follows: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:28:07 EST Beyond the call of duty When Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. Kyle L. Mackie, of the West Jefferson post, began his shift on the afternoon of May 23, he thought he'd observe traffic on I-270. It was the first time he'd parked there to watch the passing vehicles at rush... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:26:13 EST Metzger finds new job in Elida Former West Jefferson Public Service Director Dave Metzger has found another government job weeks after retiring from the village. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:08:10 EST