Madison Press- RSS Feed Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:27:16 EST 1800 30 years on the bench When a policeman or postal worker stops Judge Glenn Hamilton in the grocery store and thanks him for putting their lives on the right track back when they were 16, the judge knows he has a great job. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:33 EST An icy start Law enforcement crews and towing services stayed busy Thursday morning as a glaze of ice covered everything. Most of the accidents reported were “slide-offs,” apparently due to driving too fast for slippery conditions. Road signs along... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:32 EST WJHS students places in essay contest Mitch Denes, a senior at West Jefferson High School, finished in sixth place in the Voice of Democracy essay contest in the VFW's District 11. The district had about 700 entries for the contest. He will receive about $350 in scholarship funding... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:31 EST Freedom is not free On Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Veterans Day, we publically recognize that our freedoms have come at a great price and we thank those who paid that price. The personal price of freedom is our responsibility. When freedom is exercised responsibly,... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:41:32 EST So much to do, so little time How many times have you faced the situation where you had so much to do and so little time to do it in? Whether it was a daily schedule, a weekly schedule, a monthly schedule or a yearly schedule — you didn't have the time to finish?... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:31:33 EST WJ man pleads to OVI A West Jefferson man pleaded guilty to a single count of OVI Wednesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:11:31 EST Road grant ‘officially’ approved The state has officially approved a $460,000 grant to help the City of London pay for a new road, paving the way for additional industrial development. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:06:33 EST High School Schedule Thursday, Jan. 29Girls basketballJonathan Alder at Pleasant, 7:30 p.m.Horizon Science at Shekinah Christian, 7:30 p.m.Bowling Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:01:35 EST Madison County sheriff’s report EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Tuesday, Jan. 13 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:36 EST Letter: Golf carts should be allowed in Plain City Dear Editor, Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:01:34 EST London home vandalized with graffiti Obscenities and vulgar pictures were spray painted onto a London home, an occurrence London Police Chief Dave Wiseman said the city does not see very often. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:01:32 EST Stewart acquires sprint car series tour CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart won't be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.” Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:01:31 EST London girls pound Whitehall, 56-16 There may not be a more improved high school girls basketball team in all of Central Ohio than the London Red Raiders. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:56:33 EST Alder outshoots Shekinah, 54-39 The game of basketball is so much easier when shots are going through the basket. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:46:32 EST GED need not intimidate Though the GED has undergone some changes within the last 12 months, they're not meant to intimidate those who seek to earn the certificate. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:21:38 EST 100 years ago with Charlie Miller Jan. 29, 1915Madison County Democrat — West Jefferson High School Notes — The freshman class will give a party at the school house one night next week. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:16:31 EST Inside the inside Often we think we know something because we have seen it a lot. We pass by it all the time, but do we really see it? Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:31:38 EST London Public Library events The London Public Library is hosting the following upcoming events: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:31:37 EST Edgewater Place honors another centenarian Plain City resident Iva Amore will be turning 100 years old on Wednesday, Feb. 11.Iva was born in New Comerstown, Ohio (the same town as Woody Hayes) on Feb. 11, 1915. She has one sister. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:31:35 EST Raising money for the big campaign This is the second in a four-part series about running for office. Today: fundraising. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:31:34 EST