Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:59:35 EST 1800 BizFest! to celebrate Union County innovation MARYSVILLE — To recognize and celebrate the contributions that businesses and entrepreneurs make to Marysville and Union County, officials are launching a new community event known as BizFest! Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:50:13 EST Stanley plans expansion Stanley Electric is planning a major expansion which is expected to bring 150 new jobs to London. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:49:11 EST Husted’s office coming to London The Secretary of State's office will take questions and provide information to Madison County residents during their office hours. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:45:08 EST Lions improve Pastime Park On Saturday, Sept. 13, seven members from the Plain City Lions Club and one member of the Milford Center Lions Club reworked the existing walking path in Pastime Park, adding an additional 30 feet to the pathway. Plain City Lions Gary Hay, Gary... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:43:09 EST London band alumni night Oct. 10 Former members of the London High School Marching Band are being welcomed back for homecoming. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:41:11 EST Before cosigning a loan, know the risks Shakespeare probably said it best: “Neither a borrower, nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend.” Four hundred years later, people still wrestle with whether or not to help out a loved one by loaning them money or... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:31:12 EST MCH to host Race for Recovery Oct. 11 Madison County Hospital will host its second annual Race for Recovery from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the London High School track, 336 Elm St. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:21:14 EST Immigrant pleas to possession An illegal immigrant from Mexico pleaded guilty to drug possession Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.Erick Cardenas, 25, was indicted in October, 2013 for possessing cocaine. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:14:08 EST South Walnut Street railroad crossing to close Some London drivers will need to find another route during the coming days.The railroad crossing on South Walnut Street will be closed from Oct. 3 to Oct. 10, as the railroad company completes repairs. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:02:12 EST Mt. Sterling changes Trick-or-Treat date The Village of Mount Sterling will hold its Trick-or-Treat event from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1. The date was approved by the village council in a special meeting held Monday evening. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:32:13 EST October is Energy Awareness Month COLUMBUS — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and Ohio Development Services Agency are partnering to increase awareness of energy efficiency during Energy Awareness month. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:31:11 EST Tracking heroin deaths Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine met with Ohio coroners, law enforcement and health officials Tuesday in London to discuss ways to better track and classify drug-related deaths. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:28:10 EST Dollar General gives $4K grant to Plain City Elementary$4K-grant-to-PC-Elementary Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded Plain City Elementary a $4,000 grant to support youth literacy. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:47:14 EST Choctaw residents owe $50K in sewer bills$50K-in-sewer-bills Somebody has not been paying its sewer bill.Madison County Sewer District manager Tom Taylor and his assistant, Nathan Peters, reported Monday morning to county commissioners that delinquent sewer bills amount to $100,000. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:32:06 EST MDA Fill the Boot raises $3,000$3000 London firefighters raised $3,000 on Labor Day weekend for the Muscular Dystrophy Fill the Boot campaign. For two days, firefighters collected donations in tall boots. Front, Drake Wilkins; from left: Firefighters Cory Yutzy, Shayne Niemet, Tiff... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:44:26 EST Fatal accident claim’s London woman’s life A London woman was killed Saturday night in an automobile accident in Madison County. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:00:06 EST Not ‘wild’ pumpkins Imagine Barry Kuck's surprise when he drove by the pumpkin patch established by the Beginners to Winners 4-H club and saw someone loading their car with pumpkins and driving away. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:29:09 EST ‘Fishing’ lands man in jail “Fishing” is not commonly known as a criminal offense, but in the case of Tennessee man Shane Ervin, it just might be. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:06:16 EST High court puts off start of early voting in Ohio WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been set to begin Tuesday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:44:11 EST Two plea to cashing fake checks Two co-defendants pled to a count of forgery Monday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. One took the guilty plea, and one pled no contest. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:35:15 EST