Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Sun, 24 May 2015 13:22:26 EST 1800 City employees may receive bonuses instead of raises http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153664160/City-employees-may-receive-bonuses-instead-of-raises Department heads working for the City of London may receive a one-time $1,300 bonus this year in lieu of a salary increase. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:06:31 EST Family duet to echo ‘Taps’ http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153663011/Family-duet-to-echo-Taps The Memorial Day service in West Jefferson will have a special feature to toot its horn about.For the first time, a man and his granddaughter will conclude the ceremony at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with echo “Taps.” Fri, 22 May 2015 16:51:38 EST Pool opening delayed http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153665629/Pool-opening-delayed The London pool is slated to open Saturday, May 30 — a week after its anticipated first day. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:36:34 EST Hall of fame inductees http://madison-press.com/news/news/153649665/Hall-of-fame-inductees George Peyton, London High School class of 1981, left, and Clayton Burke, London High School class of 1989, were among the 2015 inductees into the London City Schools' Fine Arts Hall of Fame. Also inducted were: Angela Cain Crawford, London High... Fri, 22 May 2015 15:01:33 EST Madison County Real Estate http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/153652918/Madison-County-Real-Estate Following is the real estate transactions from the Madison County Recorders Office for the week of May 12-18.Warranty DeedsTuesday, May 12 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:31:41 EST Boy Scouts place flags on graves http://madison-press.com/news/news/153612663/Boy-Scouts-place-flags-on-graves Boy Scout Troop 873, of Plain City, placed flags on graves at Forest Grove Cemetery on Tuesday, May 19. This was the troop's 13th year of assisting the veterans with placing the flags. From front row from left are: John Carter, Joe Kinsley and... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:01:31 EST DAR chapter recognizes Vietnam vets http://madison-press.com/news/news/153623618/DAR-chapter-recognizes-Vietnam-vets A new flag commemorating veterans of the Vietnam War will be flown in London's Bicentennial Park, thanks to a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Thu, 21 May 2015 17:41:31 EST Grandparents ‘school’ elementary pupils http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153641714/Grandparents-school-elementary-pupils One hundred forty-three Plain City Elementary students interviewed grandparents on Thursday to get a feel for local history of 50-plus years ago. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:06:36 EST Those magnificent May flowers http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153625493/Those-magnificent-May-flowers The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were sitting on the back porch admiring the close of the day. Nothing is more relaxing than sitting together drinking coffee, glad that another day has quietly slipped by. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:31:33 EST Jammin’ at the jamboree http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153633459/Jammin-at-the-jamboree “I want people to know that if they come here, they're going to hear bluegrass.” Thu, 21 May 2015 15:11:31 EST Are there holy days on your calendar? http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153625405/Are-there-holy-days-on-your-calendar The Catholic Church uses a liturgical calendar to mark our time as we await the Second Coming of Jesus. There are five liturgical seasons: Advent, Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, and Easter Season. Each season reminds us of the story of our... Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:32 EST If you seek God — He can be found http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153611053/If-you-seek-God--He-can-be-found I love spring! (I love winter more, but I do love spring next!) Saturday, May 16, I was standing on the golf course waiting for the foursome ahead of us to hit their approach shot so we could tee off. All of a sudden, I noticed just how noisy it was. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:31 EST Memorial Day observances planned http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153167950/Memorial-Day-observances-planned Citizens of Madison County will have several opportunities to observe Memorial Day this weekend throughout the county. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:06:37 EST West Jeff burglars arraigned http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153611739/West-Jeff-burglars-arraigned The three suspects accused of burglarizing a West Jefferson tobacco shop and leading police on a high-speed chase were arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:56:31 EST M-P teacher charged with assault resigns http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153600731/M-P-teacher-charged-with-assault-resigns The Madison-Plains Board of Education approved the resignation of a teacher accused of assaulting a student at Tuesday's regular school board meeting. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:11:32 EST ODE to collect $300K from London Academy http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153589543/ODE-to-collect-$300K-from-London-Academy London Academy (LA) owes The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) some money, it was learned at Monday's meeting of the London Academy board of directors. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:01:37 EST Paramedic a Hometown Hero http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153612955/Paramedic-a-Hometown-Hero Ron Kern has no recollection of the day in May 2013. He does know who has allowed him to be standing in the midst of a group of well wishers Wednesday morning at the National EMS Week Homecoming Breakfast. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:56:31 EST Alder hosting open house for Harris http://madison-press.com/news/news/153616715/Alder-hosting-open-house-for-Harris An open house is being held to recognize Jonathan Alder High School Principal Phil Harris, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:31:34 EST OSU football topic at Rotary http://madison-press.com/news/news/153612819/OSU-football-topic-at-Rotary London resident Kevin Ries, the equipment manager for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, was the speaker at the May 14 meeting of the London Rotary Club. Ries, who is in charge of managing the team's $1 million to $1.5 million annual... Wed, 20 May 2015 12:16:33 EST Headings hike Grand Canyon trails http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153557695/Headings-hike-Grand-Canyon-trails How does a man, who is paralyzed from the naval down, hike the trail to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back up?With a whole lot of help from the men in his family. 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