Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 30 May 2015 08:13:21 EST 1800 ‘Ben’s Beauties’ support PWS awareness Ben's Beauties, aka the personnel of Gabrielle's of London hair salon, wore orange on Friday in support of Ben Allour, 7, who was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome. The salon held a fund raising drawing with proceeds forwarded to the... Fri, 29 May 2015 20:36:33 EST Pigging out at the fairgrounds As the Beck's Hybrids Hog Barn on the Madison County Fairgrounds moves closer to completion, there's a “buzz” among hog show attendees about the new facilities. Fri, 29 May 2015 16:21:39 EST McCreary feels lucky Steve McCreary, left, happily sits on his new ExMark Lazer Z X-Series top of the line mower, which was delivered by Peyton Green of Green and Sons Ltd. of Mount Sterling. The mower was part of a sweepstakes package McCreary, of Monroe Township, won... Fri, 29 May 2015 16:16:33 EST Workforce credential off to running start Four high school students studying at Tolles Career & Technical Center are the first to complete a new local program designed to improve “soft skills” before entering the workforce. Fri, 29 May 2015 16:16:31 EST Brothers’ hearing continued Two brothers involved with a Plain City burglary were given more time Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court to decide whether they will accept a plea offer or go to trial. Fri, 29 May 2015 15:26:32 EST Volunteer actors needed for mock emergency The local health department is seeking volunteer actors to conduct a full-scale emergency exercise. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:11:39 EST Plain City Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor The Rev. Alice Phillips has accepted the position as new pastor at the Plain City United Presbyterian Church. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:31:41 EST This is a test — it’s only a test When we moved to London back in 1978, a traffic jam was something unheard of. If two cars got to the same light at the same time, it was basically because every planet had aligned and the sun was setting in the west. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:31:34 EST What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit? Jeff Foxworthy helped us to identify if we were “rednecks” through his humor: If you have one or more cars in your front yard on blocks, you might be a redneck. If you think fast food is hitting a deer at 60 miles per hour, you might be a... Thu, 28 May 2015 14:31:32 EST Plain City burglar sentenced to 4 years A Columbus man was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for his involvement in a Plain City burglary.Ryan Brown, 36, reportedly broke into a home with co-defendant Isa Thomas, 39, and help from Thomas' two sons. Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:36 EST Local actor to produce, star in production Aaron Garrett is not sitting around waiting for the phone to ring. Thu, 28 May 2015 18:26:32 EST Mechanicsburg to host warehouse MECHANICSBURG — After successfully transforming the former IGA store in Milford Center into the manufacturing headquarters of Advanced Technology Products (ATP) in 1992, the company's owners are hoping for similar results with their newest... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:36:33 EST Member wants full council to review bills In light of the state auditor's office recently naming the Village of Mount Sterling to its “unauditable list,” a council member proposed a change Tuesday evening in the bill review process. Thu, 28 May 2015 11:06:32 EST Coughlin Automotive marked for excellence The local Chevrolet dealership shines brightly enough for Detroit to notice.That notice has resulted in two awards for the Coughlin Automotive Group on Lafayette Street in London. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:21:33 EST Life with Prader-Willi Syndrome One term a new mother does not want to use to describe her baby is “floppy.”But Ben Allour, now 7, was just that. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:16:31 EST Rainbow follows storm After the storm of wind and rain which pelted London Tuesday evening, sunlight in the west produced a rainbow above the city. While strong wind gusts and tornadoes were reported elsewhere, London received a more mild storm. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:56:38 EST Homecoming festival in Mt. Sterling Leslie Ferguson, left, and husband, Paul Ferguson, hang 70-pound bags of tube sand on the poles supporting their tent in Mount Sterling Tuesday evening. She is erecting it in preparation to sell Avon products during the annual Tri-County Fire... Wed, 27 May 2015 16:26:32 EST Mt. Sterling to honor Hanson with reception The Mount Sterling community is coming together to honor former resident Stan Hanson in celebration of his many contributions to the village and many of its entities. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:31:32 EST Girl scouts place flags Girl Scout Troop 260 of Plain City distributed flags at Forest Grove Cemetery on Monday, May 18. From left are: Arika Miller; Kristin Tillyer, a leader of the troop; Katie Pack; Kelsey Pack; Kristina Van Winkle, a leader of the troop and a member of... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:31:31 EST Tolles students win Ohio Ford/AAA Auto Skills championship Two Tolles students have been named state champions at the Ohio Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition and will advance to the national competition at the Ford headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. Thu, 28 May 2015 22:01:32 EST