Madison Press- RSS Feed Wed, 4 Mar 2015 01:31:42 EST 1800 Skilled students wanted Milt Kniss knows manufacturing.He wants young people in Madison County to know that manufacturing has greatly changed. Along with that, there is a skill set needed to obtain a high-paying position in the field. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:36:32 EST WJ, Plains have seasons end The high school basketball season came to an end of a pair of Madison County boys teams Monday evening, March 2 as both West Jefferson and Madison-Plains were pounded during the Division III Central District tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:31:32 EST London Park and Rec volleyball sign-ups London Parks and Recreation youth volleyball is accepting registration through the end of the business day Friday, March 6. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:26:32 EST Love, laughter and ghoulish hi-jinks Southeastern High School will present “The Addams Family” this weekend.The show will take place Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 7 at 2 and 7 p.m. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:16:32 EST Fire consumes barn A small barn was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon in southern Madison County.No one was injured.The building, located 4997 state Route 323, appeared to be a total loss. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:16:31 EST Baseball readies for new pace of play rules GOODYEAR, Ariz — During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:40 EST New Browns QB barely knows Manziel CLEVELAND — Josh McCown barely knows Johnny Manziel. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:37 EST State Champions!!! The Jonathan Alder Sixth grade boys basketball team won the D-II state championship Feb. 22, beating the Maysville Panthers in the finals 31-15. This is the second year in a row Alder's Sixth grade team has won the state championship. From left... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:35 EST Lohstroh receives president’s award A Madison County-area woman has been given the president's award from the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conversation Districts (OFSWCD). Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:32 EST Commission hears talks on meds for race horses COLUMBUS — At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 25, the Ohio State Racing Commission heard presentations by Edward J. Martin, president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI), and Dr. Dionne Benson, executive... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:36 EST Local shooting team receives grant The Madison County Bead Demons has received grant funds from the MidwayUSA Foundation, a public charity working to provide financial support to youth shooting teams through its team endowment account program. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:34 EST March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month March has been proclaimed Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Madison County by the Madison County commissioners. Seated: Clients Mathew Patterson and Mikaylah Branham; standing: client Clayton Conley, county commissioners Mark Forrest,... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:32 EST High School Schedule Thursday, March 5Boys basketballNo. 19 Jonathan Alder at No. 2 Whitehall in D-II Central District Tournament, 7 p.m. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:01:37 EST Aladdin Shriners donate to Madison County children The Madison County Shrine Club recently presented Madison Health with a $1,000 donation. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:36:31 EST Help available for those struggling to heat homes Those struggling with winter heating bills may apply for the the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (E-HEAP). It will run through Tuesday, March 31. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:31:33 EST Screening for type 2 diabetes Diabetes is one of the major causes of early illnesses and deaths in the United States. Studies show that 8 to 9 percent of Americans are affected by diabetes and almost a third of this percentage remains undiagnosed. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:01:31 EST WJ taking closer look at community center After another lengthy discussion, the West Jefferson Village Council unanimously agreed Monday to move forward with the possibility of building a community center. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:56:31 EST Statewide tornado drill delayed Ohio emergency management officials say a statewide tornado drill has been pushed back two days because more wintry weather is on the way. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:36:34 EST Man dies in I-70 hit and run A Cincinnati-area man was fatally struck by a vehicle in a hit and run on Interstate 70 in Madison County early Tuesday morning. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:41:33 EST Man dies in hit and run A Cincinnati-area man was fatally struck by a vehicle in a hit and run on Interstate 70 in Madison County early Tuesday morning. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:41:31 EST