Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:50:14 EST 1800 Homemakers share past vacations stories The West Jefferson Homemakers Aug. 19 meeting was held at the home of Irene Yates.In attendance were Connie Little, Liz Harper, Wanda Parks, Sue McDowell, Jeanne Thomas and Blair Wooddell. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:04:08 EST Galbreath Hall stay or go? West Jefferson officials on Wednesday selected a contractor to tear down Galbreath Hall, should another committee of officials make the final decision to move forward with recommending its demolition. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:42:09 EST July health inspection reports The following information is obtained from the Madison County-London City Health District and is compiled from inspection reports. Inspections are a “snapshot” of the day and time of the inspection. Also, at the time of the inspection,... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:11:10 EST H&R Block to open in new location The H&R Block retail tax office in Mount Sterling is moving to a new address.The business will soon be located 40 N. London St., in the former site of the Brickhouse Cafe. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:01:06 EST Statewide absentee mailing to begin COLUMBUS — Absentee ballot applications for November's General Election will be mailed later this month to Ohio voters and start arriving in mailboxes around Labor Day, according to the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:29:10 EST Rumpke Labor Day collection schedule Rumpke waste removal and recycling collection service will not occur on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Service will be delayed one day during the week of the holiday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:15:09 EST United Way campaign steps off The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties launched its annual campaign Wednesday at the Madison County Courthouse, London, with food and song. Various agencies supported by United Way contributions, such as The American Red Cross, gave... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:39:09 EST Trash pick up for Sept. 1 All residents that have sanitation pick up through the City of London on Monday, Sept. 1 will need to hold their trash until Wednesday, Sept. 3 for pick up. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:25 EST South Solon polling place improved The Village of South Solon's polling place, at 7120 Railroad St., now has better access by voters with disabilities, thanks to work done there earlier this year. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:24 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller Aug. 28, 1914Madison County Democrat — Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Baer attended the Baer family reunion at Newark on Thursday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:22 EST I love to watch new painters There is much to be learned by watching a new painter first explore a few colors and then their canvas. They may be used to a pen or pencil but a small brush, that's another matter. It is an entirely new world for them. I see both anxiety and... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:20 EST 4-H camp counselors holding reunion Do you remember 4-H camp with fond memories? Line dancing on the blacktop? Late night stories in the cabin? Burning embers of campfire? Candlelighting? How about singing in the dining hall, at campfire, in the rec hall, in the pool, in the showers... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:19 EST Willeford to celebrate 90th birthday A West Jefferson woman is celebrating her 90th birthday.Mary Helen Willeford, wife of the late Charles Willeford, will celebrate the occassion with an open house given by her children. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:16 EST Fundraiser dinner will benefit scholarship fund The Madison County Democratic Citizenship Award fundraiser dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 at Ann and Tony's in West Jefferson.The public is invited to attend. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:13 EST Trash pick up for Sept. 1 All residents that have sanitation pick up through the City of London on Monday, Sept. 1 will need to hold their trash until Wednesday, Sept. 3 for pick up. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:23:17 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