Madison Press- RSS Feed http://madison-press.com/ http://madison-press.com/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:23:29 EST 1800 Easter brunch made easy with delicious make-ahead egg casserole http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-food/4522566/Easter-brunch-made-easy-with-delicious-make-ahead-egg-casserole Plan an Easter gathering everyone can enjoy with a make-ahead menu that includes crowd-pleasing brunch casseroles packed with everyone's favorite flavors and leaves you plenty of time to spend with the family. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Jeff, London win; eye upcoming showdown http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4517082/West-Jeff-London-win;-eye-upcoming-showdown There was no letting up for the West Jefferson softball team as it stepped outside of the Mid-State League Ohio Division to play a good Division I softball squad in Whetstone Thursday, April 18. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Roughriders top Academy, move into tie for league lead http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4517531/Roughriders-top-Academy-move-into-tie-for-league-lead The West Jefferson baseball team finds itself tied atop the Mid-State League Ohio Division standings after an impressive victory over Columbus Academy Thursday, April 17. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Otterbein Equine Dressage Team named Reserve Champion at National Championship http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4518532/Otterbein-Equine-Dressage-Team-named-Reserve-Champion-at-National-Championship WESTERVILLE — Otterbein University's equestrian team finished as the Reserve Champion team at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championship horse show held on April 12-13 at Averett University in Danville, Va. Coach Kari... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Now with Pens’ attention, Jackets prep for Game 2 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4519373/Now-with-Pens-attention-Jackets-prep-for-Game-2 COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets don't feel they're doomed after blowing a two-goal lead in a Game 1 loss of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hear history on Seeburg at Mt. Sterling museum http://madison-press.com/news/news/4509469/Hear-history-on-Seeburg-at-Mt.-Sterling-museum The Mt. Sterling Museum has a new sound.Listen for Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Elvis and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Council approves sale of Armory; adds $35K to parks and rec budget http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/4517278/Council-approves-sale-of-Armory;-adds-$35K-to-parks-and-rec-budget London's historic Armory at 15 E. Second St. will soon be home to Mandy's Day Care, following action by city council on Thursday, April 17. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Here’s what to do with those ‘rabbit’ eggs http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns/4516161/Heres-what-to-do-with-those-rabbit-eggs The spring holidays, whether Christian, Jewish or secular signify renewal, freedom from oppression, a rebirth of sorts. They are partially a celebration of all the best things about the season. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST We have been doing a lot of spring cleaning http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns/4516048/We-have-been-doing-a-lot-of-spring-cleaning It's already Thursday, the deadline for me to get this column out in the mail. This week our five children are home on spring break. The boys have been cleaning out the barn and hauling manure. The girls have been helping with the spring... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Labeling genetically modified foods http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns/4516005/Labeling-genetically-modified-foods I'm surprised that genetically modified foods aren't required to be labeled. Why aren't they? Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Auxiliary seeking items for bake sale http://madison-press.com/news/announcements/4480231/Auxiliary-seeking-items-for-bake-sale The 48th Annual Madison County Hospital Auxiliary Bake-Nic is set for Friday, May 2 at various locations throughout the county. Current volunteers are seeking donations of baked goods such as breads, cookies, candies or other sweets. Individual... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Surplus auction features motorcycles http://madison-press.com/news/news/4467960/Surplus-auction-features-motorcycles COLUMBUS — Nearly 175 vehicles will be up for bid at the State of Ohio surplus auction Saturday, April 19. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Red Raiders miscues prove costly against Columbus Academy http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4507346/Red-Raiders-miscues-prove-costly-against-Columbus-Academy The beauty about playing high school baseball or softball in the spring in Central Ohio is the fact that so many games are squeezed into such a small time period that teams don't have enough time to dwell on difficult outings. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County drug take-back set for April 26 http://madison-press.com/news/home_top/4498390/County-drug-take-back-set-for-April-26 The Madison County Sheriff's Office will hold a “Drug Take-Back Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at two locations: the Madison County Community Expo at the London Elementary School at 380 Elm St. (state Route 38) in... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Disturbing trends http://madison-press.com/news/news/4498464/Disturbing-trends Madison County is not isolated from the national epidemic of drug and substance abuse. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Principals, BOE discuss student stagnation at Madison-Plains http://madison-press.com/news/news/4497244/Principals-BOE-discuss-student-stagnation-at-Madison-Plains Two Madison-Plains principals, Chris Clark, high school principal, and Kim LeGault, middle school principal, on Tuesday evening, April 15 gave a read on what's happening in their respective schools to the board of education. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A pedicure that cured all my pet peeves http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/4504406/A-pedicure-that-cured-all-my-pet-peeves Since I was a young person, I always had some pets around. Most of these have been dogs, hunting dogs in particular. And I loved my pets. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST What does Easter mean to you? http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/4504226/What-does-Easter-mean-to-you Luke records these words, “When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified Him there.” (Luke 23:33) The death of Jesus Christ is one of the most important events in history. His birth is the first most important because... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Where did the Old Testament come from? http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/4503795/Where-did-the-Old-Testament-come-from The obvious starting point is God. Unlike the Koran, the Hebrew Scriptures do not claim to be dictated by God. They are recognized as the writings of men whom God inspired. But there were a lot of such writings, so who decides what is included? You... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman moves stranger’s vehicle; key fit 2 cars http://madison-press.com/news/news/4512314/Woman-moves-strangers-vehicle;-key-fit-2-cars NEW YORK — A Brooklyn woman says her mother accidentally moved a stranger's car with a key that fit two vehicles.Cheryl Thorpe was house-sitting for her daughter, Nekisia Davis, when the mix-up occurred on April 7. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST