Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:42:12 EST 1800 Meet the candidates night April 9 London Republicans: Have you decided who you're voting for?The public will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the party's candidates for London city offices appearing on the May 5 primary election ballot. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:11:31 EST Manufacturing topic at Rotary Milt Kniss, left, the coordinator of the new Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education (RAMTEC) program at Tolles Career & Technical in Plain City, was the speaker Thursday at the London Rotary Club. Kniss led a discussion with members... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:06:31 EST Body identified as missing Columbus man Police have released the identity of a dead man found in a ditch near Polaris Mall Wednesday.Columbus police said Friday that the man was Oscar Gonzalez, 22, of Columbus who had been reported missing by his family on March 14. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:31 EST Downtown WCH building facade collapses WASHINGTON C.H. — A downtown building's brick facade collapsed early Friday morning, closing the sidewalk and temporarily shifting traffic lanes. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:41:31 EST Local metro parks hosting events Following is a list of events at several of the metro parks in the Madison County area. For more information on other metro parks go to or call 614-891-0700. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:31:32 EST Ohioans report scam calls from ‘911’ COLUMBUS — Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “911” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General's Office to avoid arrest or legal... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:31:31 EST Judge orders burglar to 9.5 years A Plain City man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison Friday for charges relating to burglarizing several residences in the Suburban Trailer Park in Plain City. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:16:31 EST Focus on what causes most foodborne illness What foods are most problematic when it comes to foodborne illness? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:21:35 EST Play ball! Jonathan Alder's Tori Walker scoops the ball out of the dirt during a scrimmage against visiting Hilliard Davidson earlier this week. The Lady Pioneers will open the regular season Monday at Bishop Hartley. Look inside for softball and baseball... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:32 EST West Jeff singer to appear on cable television A West Jefferson man enjoys singing at a “higher” level, but he's not going to quit his day job. For bass Scot Riggle, that suits him just fine, thank you very much. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:11:31 EST Mom stuffs pork roast for Easter My mother loved to cook and she was very good at it. When I was a child, we ate home-cooked meals nearly all the time. In fact, I thought it was a real treat to have frozen TV dinners. When mother and daddy went out for dinner with friends, it seemed... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:51:31 EST Gloria’s matrimonial memories serves up Amish wedding salad Dear friends both far and wide:Would you join me for a moment as I step back several years and relive some of the most treasured memories of my life? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:46:31 EST Eades to be honored at Comer fundraiser A Republican candidate for London city mayor is throwing an appreciation party this weekend for the city's current mayor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:31:31 EST Residents atop failing Buckeye Lake dam fret about plan to replace it BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — J-me Braig smiles fondly as she talks about the six generations of her family that have loved Buckeye Lake. She's in good spirits, considering a recent report warned that the 4.1-mile earthen dam into which her... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:26:32 EST Save-a-Lot store closing April 4 London residents will soon have to go out of town to shop at a discount grocery store. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:16:31 EST Walk the stations of the cross Good Friday The events leading to the culmination of the Christian faith are at hand. One of them will be observed on the morning of Good Friday on the downtown streets of London. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:34 EST Summer’s ‘official’ start Despite rain and cool temperatures, the line for the opening day of Takacs Ice Cream on West High Street in London stretched to the street at times on Thursday. Store server Michelle Byars cheerfully hands an ice cream cone to Cole Bogenrife. He said... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:31 EST Local farmer wins $2,500 to donate$2500-to-donate Madison County resident Mike Young will make a contribution of more than $2,000 to the London Community Foundation, after being selected as a winner in America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:32 EST It was lights out at the old ballgame Someone yelling, “Let's play ball,” officially announces spring. Springtime and baseball seem to go together, as if God created springtime just for the national pastime. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:56:31 EST Upcoming church events • Agape Christian Church, 241 Maple St., Plain City, is having their annual Easter egg hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. Activities planned are Praise time, Easter lesson, Corn Hole, Carrom Board, Egg hunt, Marble Game, Minute to Win,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:51:33 EST