Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Tue, 5 May 2015 12:11:17 EST 1800 Plain City band recruiting members http://madison-press.com/news/news/153218798/Plain-City-band-recruiting-members The Plain City Community Band is now actively recruiting members. Mon, 4 May 2015 18:01:31 EST Madison County sheriff’s reports http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/153287669/Madison-County-sheriffs-reports 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.Friday, April 17 Mon, 4 May 2015 17:46:32 EST 127 early city voters weigh in http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153283923/127-early-city-voters-weigh-in About 10 percent of Republicans registered to vote in Tuesday's 2015 primary election have already cast ballots. Mon, 4 May 2015 17:41:31 EST More Ohio teachers retiring amid pension changes, new tests http://madison-press.com/news/apnews/153297441/More-Ohio-teachers-retiring-amid-pension-changes-new-tests COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders of Ohio's education retirement system said pension changes have led to more teachers retiring, while some educators have said new state tests have factored into to their decisions. Mon, 4 May 2015 17:36:31 EST Secretary of State to hold office hours http://madison-press.com/news/news/153185102/Secretary-of-State-to-hold-office-hours Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced May regional office hours, which includes a stop in Madison County. Mon, 4 May 2015 17:31:31 EST Spring in bloom http://madison-press.com/news/news/153294885/Spring-in-bloom This week's temperatures indicate that spring might finally be in full swing. Temperatures will range from the upper 50s to the mid 80s, with rain showers possible Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. The high will peak Saturday at 84 degrees, and... Mon, 4 May 2015 17:26:32 EST Clark, Madison EMAs to share resources http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153286007/Clark-Madison-EMAs-to-share-resources Two emergency management agencies are working together. Mon, 4 May 2015 16:56:32 EST Students receive scholarships from Democrats http://madison-press.com/news/news/153212808/Students-receive-scholarships-from-Democrats Four Madison County high school seniors were introduced at the Madison County Democratic Party Scholarship Dinner Monday, April 27. Mon, 4 May 2015 16:36:39 EST Snively inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/153132716/Snively-inducted-into-Omicron-Delta-Kappa NEW CONCORD — Zachary Snively, of Plain City, has been inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society at Muskingum University in New Concord. Mon, 4 May 2015 16:31:32 EST Annual plant sale begins May 6 at Tolles http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153219766/Annual-plant-sale-begins-May-6-at-Tolles The Tolles Sports Turf and Landscape Management program will host its popular annual spring plant sale starting on Wednesday, May 6 at the Tolles greenhouse. Mon, 4 May 2015 16:31:31 EST Press takes home 4 AP awards http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153290504/Press-takes-home-4-AP-awards The Madison Press won four awards Sunday in the annual Ohio Associated Press awards ceremony held in Columbus. Mon, 4 May 2015 15:56:35 EST Tolles names Jackie Kuffel as career-technical director http://madison-press.com/news/news/153171596/Tolles-names-Jackie-Kuffel-as-career-technical-director Jackie Kuffel was approved by the Tolles Career & Technical Center Board of Education as the district's new director of career-technical programs effective July 1, the district announced this week. Mon, 4 May 2015 15:31:33 EST West Jefferson police reports http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/153247937/West-Jefferson-police-reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the West Jefferson Police Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Thursday, April 23 Fri, 1 May 2015 17:01:31 EST ‘Spring’ delays Spring Valley bridge http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153252419/Spring-delays-Spring-Valley-bridge There's a reason why the road is called Spring Valley, and Chuck Duvall of DC Engineering now knows why. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:56:34 EST Striking out Cerebral Palsy http://madison-press.com/news/news-sports/153254390/Striking-out-Cerebral-Palsy Jonathan Alder softball standout Samantha Headings helps her brother Parker, 13, throw out the first pitch at the Lady Pioneers home game with DeSales Thursday. Parker, who has Cerebral Palsy, was part of the pre-game ceremony to raise awareness for... Fri, 1 May 2015 16:56:32 EST Work on new dam at Buckeye Lake could start next year http://madison-press.com/news/apnews/153257803/Work-on-new-dam-at-Buckeye-Lake-could-start-next-year BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources indicates construction on a new dam could start in summer 2016 as the state tries to expedite work at Buckeye Lake, where the existing embankment has... Fri, 1 May 2015 16:36:31 EST State overdoses rise, local numbers remains stable http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/153233181/State-overdoses-rise-local-numbers-remains-stable Though nearly 1,000 — a record number — of Ohio residents died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013, only two were recorded in Madison County, according to statistics from the Madison County-London City Health District. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:31:37 EST Norwood transforms to art gallery http://madison-press.com/news/news/153252539/Norwood-transforms-to-art-gallery About 800 people filed into Norwood Elementary School Thursday night for a “Night of the Arts.” Fri, 1 May 2015 16:11:34 EST Clover Clippers to donate baskets to veterans http://madison-press.com/news/news/153171725/Clover-Clippers-to-donate-baskets-to-veterans The Clover Clippers met Monday, April 20 at the Big Darby Baptist Church.Vice President Cassie Pelphrey opened the meeting. Sydney Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance. The treasurer's report was given by Max Gerckens. Fri, 1 May 2015 15:31:41 EST Remembering Lincoln’s final journey http://madison-press.com/news/news/153252311/Remembering-Lincolns-final-journey About 150 people gathered in Plain City this week to remember the somber night the train carrying the body of slain President Abraham Lincoln passed through the village of Pleasant Valley. Fri, 1 May 2015 15:01:31 EST