Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:44:43 EST 1800 Trash pick up for Sept. 1 All residents that have sanitation pick up through Rumpke on Monday, Sept. 1 will need to hold their trash until Wednesday, Sept. 3 for pick up. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:25:07 EST Man pleads guilty to stealing Walmart TVs Josey Rafferty, 29, of Sidney, pled guilty to receiving stolen property on Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.Rafferty was arraigned in January for participating in stealing television sets from Walmart in June 2012. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:06 EST Elliott earns window fashions certification Melinda Peters Elliott, of Fine Designs & Interiors, has earned certification through the Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Professional Dealer Program. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:09:16 EST Kasich: Farming is a value system Gov. John Kasich visited Fayette County on Tuesday, Aug. 26 on one of his latest campaign stops, touting his administration's economic accomplishments in Ohio and stressing the importance of agriculture to the state's... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:07:11 EST ‘Monumental’ fundraiser planned Proceeds from a fundraiser in Mount Sterling next month will go toward paying for a proposed veterans monument, village officials said Monday, Aug. 25. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:02:11 EST Mt. Sterling man admits to hazing WILMINGTON — A Mount Sterling man pleaded guilty earlier this month to hazing last fall at Wilmington College, but will avoid a conviction on his record if he performs 40 hours community service. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:51:22 EST Locals earn academic achievements Weldi receivesscholarship Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:14:12 EST Burning for the environment Large plumes of smoke billowed away from Big Plain Circleville Road south of London Tuesday as crews performed a controlled burn on 147 acres of farm land. Greg Pfeifer with his crew from Blue Stem Farm in Baltimore performed the burn as part of the... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:53:14 EST Citizen questions police response A Plain City resident who reportedly helped stop a string of vandalism incidents voiced his concerns with the Plain City Police Department during Monday's council meeting. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:55:15 EST Sims, Garrett make a difference at M-P Madison-Plains teacher Mary Sims, and staff member Brian Garrett received I Make a Difference awards on Friday, Aug. 22 during an employee recognition breakfast. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:18:03 EST Children’s Heart Foundation hosting day at ball park CINCINNATI — Watch the Cincinnati Reds take on the New York Mets on Sunday, Sept. 7, while fighting against congenital heart defects (CHD) — the number one birth defect in the world. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:23:13 EST West Jefferson Ox Roast royalty Ox Roast Junior Miss contestants are, from left, Alie Gookin, Anya Piazza, Taylor Fry and Zoe Hiss. Not pictured: Mardi Bartholomew and Hayley Sayre. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:40:15 EST A flashback to 1814 1814 will be only minutes away this weekend during the annual Fair at New Boston.The 32nd annual fair will return Aug. 30 and Aug. 31 at the George Rogers Clark Historic Park, west of Springfield. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:33:09 EST St. Paul preschool receives blessing A school blessing was held Aug. 24 for the St. Paul Early Childhood Center in Chuckery.A portion of Sunday's worship service was dedicated to commissioning the preschool staff, along with blessing the preschool. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:05:07 EST Residents owe $90K in outstanding sanitary sewer bills$90K-in-outstanding-sanitary-sewer-bills Madison County residents owe $90,000 in unpaid sanitary sewer bills — too much for county commissioners to carry on the county's books for an extended period of time, according to officials. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:42:10 EST Winter weather, roof ‘goof’ slows courthouse project The new municipal courthouse in London is shaping up on the inside, but will not be complete until October, officials said this week. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:39:13 EST Beef: It’s what for dinner in WJ For 63 years, the West Jefferson Ox Roast has fed thousands of festival attendees with its trademark roast beef sandwich. Now that the event is 64, it will still feed thousands more over the Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:29:13 EST Tolles welcome new staff members Tolles Career & Technical Center welcomed more than a dozen new staff members during its annual new staff orientation. Tolles began classes on Wednesday, Aug. 20 for first year students, while returning students began on Thursday, Aug. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:23:08 EST Three charged in Mt. Sterling burglary Three Columbus men will face burglary and theft charges after allegedly breaking into a Mount Sterling residence with a juvenile and taking a firearm. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:56:13 EST WWII vets invited to ride in parade World War II veterans are once again being invited to participate in the West Jefferson Ox Roast parade. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:45:06 EST