Madison Press- RSS Feed http://madison-press.com/ http://madison-press.com/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:45 EST 1800 2,200 concealed carry licenses issued in ‘14 http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152099767/2200-concealed-carry-licenses-issued-in-14 More than 2,200 concealed carry licenses were issued or renewed last year in Madison County, according to information released this week by the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:26:33 EST ‘We’re testing way too much’ http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152054170/Were-testing-way-too-much Shannon Kaltenbach's daughter, a straight-A seventh-grade student at London Middle School, had become “sick to her stomach” worrying about standardized testing. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:56:34 EST London Elementary registering kindergartners http://madison-press.com/news/news/152099239/London-Elementary-registering-kindergartners London Elementary School is getting ready for its future Red Raiders. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:21:32 EST Four face burglary charges http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152089077/Four-face-burglary-charges Four suspects involved in a Plain City burglary were arraigned Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:38 EST Band night at Plains http://madison-press.com/news/news/152095799/Band-night-at-Plains Elmer Broecker directs the West Jefferson High School band Thursday night in the Madison-Plains High School gymnasium during the Madison County Concert Band Festival, hosted by Madison-Plains. Bands from West Jefferson, London and Madison-Plains... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:31:32 EST High School Schedule http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152087791/High-School-Schedule Saturday, Feb. 28Boys basketballNo. 19 Jonathan Alder at No. 15 Heath in D-II Central District Tournament, 7 p.m.Girls basketball Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:42 EST No word on MLB discipline for Angels’ star http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152092066/No-word-on-MLB-discipline-for-Angels-star TEMPE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates Thursday, a day after he was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball officials about an unspecified disciplinary issue. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:41 EST WJYAA spring soccer sign-ups http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152091953/WJYAA-spring-soccer-sign-ups Any boy or girl pre-kindergarten through eighth grades are eligible to register for West Jeff Youth Athletic Association spring soccer. Being residents of West Jefferson is not required but students should live in the surrounding area. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:38 EST NASCAR back on track in Atlanta http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152090518/NASCAR-back-on-track-in-Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. — After the glitz of Daytona, it's time for the NASCAR grind. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:37 EST Plains upsets Cardington-Lincoln, 36-30 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152085695/Plains-upsets-Cardington-Lincoln-36-30 In order to get a victory on the road in a district tournament game you better get off to a good start. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:36 EST Sampson competes at state http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152089389/Sampson-competes-at-state CANTON — Emma Sampson's goal of making it onto the award's podium at the OHSAA Division II state swimming championships will have to wait at least another year. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:31:45 EST Tools to combat drug addiction http://madison-press.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152061572/Tools-to-combat-drug-addiction We get the calls every day. Parents, siblings, grandparents and friends are reaching out to our organization worried that their loved one is abusing prescription medicine. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:31:34 EST Mom comforts with chicken and dumplings http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/152063343/Mom-comforts-with-chicken-and-dumplings I was driving home after a full day's work. She was standing where the exit ramp from the highway ended at a traffic light. She stood very still, her posture erect. At the same time, she seemed to fold herself into the fewest possible square... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:46 EST Church goes hog wild http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/152063182/Church-goes-hog-wild Hello to all! Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:45 EST Assure food safety when using slow cooker http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/151918901/Assure-food-safety-when-using-slow-cooker I use my slow cooker a lot, but I recently read that you should thaw frozen items beforehand. I can understand that this would be necessary for meat, but is it a problem to use a bag of frozen vegetables without thawing it... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:43 EST Letter: Looking back to 1965 a great idea http://madison-press.com/news/letters-opinion/152093296/Looking-back-to-1965-a-great-idea Dear Editor,Reading in the Madison Press about the year 1965 was a great idea [“Milestones: A look back at 1965,” published Feb. 21]. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:46:32 EST Rosedale Bible College presents ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152062355/Rosedale-Bible-College-presents-Cheaper-by-the-Dozen Rosedale Bible College in Irwin will present “Cheaper By the Dozen,” a play based on the family life of two efficiency experts who applied theories of time and motion study to parenting their twelve children. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:16:31 EST Going once, going twice, sold! http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152069001/Going-once-going-twice-sold After it's all over, some lucky and generous person will speak those magic words: “We're going to Disney World.” Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:06:34 EST Secretary of State to hold office hours http://madison-press.com/news/news/152078761/Secretary-of-State-to-hold-office-hours Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced March regional office hours, which includes a stop in Madison County. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:01:38 EST Driever takes reins of Urbana’s Grimes Field http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152078425/Driever-takes-reins-of-Urbanas-Grimes-Field A month into his new title as airport manager at Grimes Field in Urbana, Lou Driever Jr. is excited at what the future has in store for an airport entering its 72nd year of existence. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:01:36 EST