Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:14:09 EST 1800 Volunteers recognized Volunteers of the Trail Sentinel Program were recognized for their hours of service on behalf of the Madison County Park District by Commissioner David Dhume at the Friends of the Madison County Parks and Trails annual meeting. From left are: Harry... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:36:36 EST Village considers part-time park director The Village of Mount Sterling is considering hiring a part-time parks director. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:51:33 EST Winter’s ‘magical’ beauty Not all robins head south for the winter. A large group of them hang around London, specifically near Hawthorne Avenue. They feed on the berries of — are you ready for this — one of three hawthorn trees. One robin takes his hawthorn... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:36:32 EST Acura ILX production begins this week at Marysville plant The Acura brand this week celebrated sales in the U.S. of the 2 millionth North American-made Acura vehicle, 20 years after Acura production began in the U.S., as the first new 2016 Acura ILX sports sedan rolled off the assembly line at the Marysville... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:16:31 EST Widener visits OSU Cancer Treatment Center COLUMBUS — State Senator Chris Widener (R-Springfield) met with officials on Thursday, Jan. 22 from The Ohio State University Medical Center and toured the New James Cancer Hospital. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:01:32 EST Redux revives water-damaged phones London residents can now bring their liquid-damaged phones back from the dead. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:56:32 EST First Citizens changing name to Civista Bank First Citizens Banc Corp of Sandusky, holding company for The Citizens Banking Co., said it will rebrand its operations with a new name, Civista Bank.The Citizens Banking Company has a branch in Plain City. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:46:31 EST Water plant needs waterproofing Less than one month into its contract with Plain City, a civil engineer firm has recommended a project that could cost the village more than $100,000. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:31:32 EST Tea for You Pat Baynes, left, and Peggy Riley will be among the ladies — and a few gents — donning their fancy garb and attending the fourth annual Victorian tea, sponsored by the Friends of the Mt. Sterling Public Library. It will be held at 1 p.m.,... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:11:33 EST Fans don’t let fans drive drunk On Super Bowl Sunday, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking — that's why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Madison County Safe Communities Coalition and local law enforcement... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:06:32 EST London High School honor roll The following London High School students have achieved merit honor roll and honor roll for the first second nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:46:32 EST ‘Champaign Lady’ a passion pursuit Whether retirees or full-time workers, a dedicated group of volunteers gather weekly with one goal — to get the “Champaign Lady” in the air. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:41:34 EST Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse COLUMBUS — The Ohio Statehouse will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a special display, free historical performance each Tuesday at noon and special tours of the George Washington Williams Room. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:51:31 EST Williams graduates from basic military training U.S. Air National Guard Airman Ashley Williams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:46:37 EST Veterans Career Workshop set for Feb. 11 SPRINGFIELD — Military Veterans Resource Center is inviting all job-seeking veterans in Madison County to attend a Veterans Career Workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:46:34 EST County updates cell phone policy Madison County commissioners are seeking to make the county's cell phone policy more cost effective and fair to all. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:46:33 EST No more snow days Those with young children may have heard of the following snow day superstitions: put a wooden spoon under the your pillow, wear pajamas inside-out, flush an ice cube down the toilet, and, of course, the classic snow dance. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:31:34 EST Arts council spotlights youth talent Call it sibling revelry.All parents hope their kids get along harmoniously.Some families take that literally. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:46:38 EST Columbus man sentenced to prison A Columbus man was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for domestic violence and failure to appear Monday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:31:32 EST Scholarship open to local OSU students The Ohio State University is looking for Madison County OSU undergraduate student leaders to award one or more scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:11:35 EST