Madison Press- RSS Feed Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:44:26 EST 1800 Man charged with dumping body remains in jail One of two Columbus-area men charged with dumping the lifeless body of London resident Jordyn L. Hollingsworth in a ditch in early July remains behind bars. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Just how good is the guarantee? It broke. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Things I have learned in my lifetime In celebrating my recent birthday, I found myself caught up in a case of nostalgia. I never imagined I would really get this old. Not that I am old, mind you, but I have reached the point in life I never thought I would when I was younger. Had I known... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McClelland ‘going home’ The spacious room was clearly in take-apart status. A bookshelf stood empty, but boxes, stacked nearby were filled with volumes. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Feedback invited on health department’s emergency response plans One week after the Sept. 11, 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attacks, letters with anthrax powder were mailed to several news outlets and two U.S. Senators' offices. These bioterrorist acts killed five people and made 17 others sick. They made thousands... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller July 31, 1914Madison County Democrat — Dr. W. L. Olney has purchased the property of Supt. E. L. Porter on Center Street and will move to same in the near future. (Dr. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Big Ten sets sights on powerful Ohio State CHICAGO — For just a moment it was a different Urban Meyer. He was agitated and a little uncertain. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sharing the experience A clean blank sheet of paper. A place to put down your thoughts. Some fear the blank page or the white canvas of a painter. But if you are a basically creative person, you don't fear much, you just jump in and see what kind of mess you can make. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST London Gridiron Club holds fundraiser The fledgling London Football Gridiron Club held its second fundraiser, a golf outing and pig roast at the National Road Golf Course near West Jefferson, on Saturday, July 19. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Quarter midgets create giant appetites A racing event held in London last weekend had a positive effect on local restaurants, owners reported this week. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tibbals back at LoCI New London Correctional Institution warden Terry Tibbals is glad to be back. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cruisin’ Plain City The 12th annual Plain City Classic Car Cruise-In, presented by Bob Chapman Ford, is returning to the village streets with a new date. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cat returns home two years after disappearance Calleigh the Cat is back on her Arbuckle Road porch, following a two-year absence that's a mystery to her owners - the Downing family. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Methodist Church rummage, bake sales next weekend The First United Methodist Church in London is holding its rummage sale and bake sale fundraiser Aug. 7 to 9.The sale will be held in the church's basement. The address s 52 N. Main Street. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Upcoming events at Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Riding for a mission in a small world Madison County folks have a connection they may not know about. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mitchell family gather for 200th year anniversary On Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, the Mitchell Family of Jerome Township hosted a 200th year anniversary celebration of their farm. About 90 extended family members attended the two-day celebration. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council: Use of leg trap ‘reprehensible’ The Village of Plain City is considering requiring residents to hire professionals for nuisance management after discovering a local man is setting out leg-hold traps in his yard to capture squirrels. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIlroy refocuses as PGA Tour returns to Ohio AKRON — The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams CHICAGO — As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:What if a playoff system were in place? Would the Spartans be playing for the biggest prize? Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST