Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:56:35 EST 1800 Eades to be honored at Comer fundraiser http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152538808/Eades-to-be-honored-at-Comer-fundraiser A Republican candidate for London city mayor is throwing an appreciation party this weekend for the city's current mayor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:31:31 EST Residents atop failing Buckeye Lake dam fret about plan to replace it http://madison-press.com/news/apnews/152591162/Residents-atop-failing-Buckeye-Lake-dam-fret-about-plan-to-replace-it BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — J-me Braig smiles fondly as she talks about the six generations of her family that have loved Buckeye Lake. She's in good spirits, considering a recent report warned that the 4.1-mile earthen dam into which her... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:26:32 EST Save-a-Lot store closing April 4 http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152579067/Save-a-Lot-store-closing-April-4 London residents will soon have to go out of town to shop at a discount grocery store. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:16:31 EST Walk the stations of the cross Good Friday http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/152553530/Walk-the-stations-of-the-cross-Good-Friday The events leading to the culmination of the Christian faith are at hand. One of them will be observed on the morning of Good Friday on the downtown streets of London. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:34 EST Summer’s ‘official’ start http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152586334/Summers-official-start Despite rain and cool temperatures, the line for the opening day of Takacs Ice Cream on West High Street in London stretched to the street at times on Thursday. Store server Michelle Byars cheerfully hands an ice cream cone to Cole Bogenrife. He said... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:31 EST Local farmer wins $2,500 to donate http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152252968/Local-farmer-wins-$2500-to-donate Madison County resident Mike Young will make a contribution of more than $2,000 to the London Community Foundation, after being selected as a winner in America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:32 EST It was lights out at the old ballgame http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152524733/It-was-lights-out-at-the-old-ballgame Someone yelling, “Let's play ball,” officially announces spring. Springtime and baseball seem to go together, as if God created springtime just for the national pastime. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:56:31 EST Upcoming church events http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152520964/Upcoming-church-events • Agape Christian Church, 241 Maple St., Plain City, is having their annual Easter egg hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. Activities planned are Praise time, Easter lesson, Corn Hole, Carrom Board, Egg hunt, Marble Game, Minute to Win,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:51:33 EST St. Patrick students gather bread http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152484556/St.-Patrick-students-gather-bread Students at St. Patrick School brought loaves of bread to school on Thursday, March 19 as part of their celebration of St. Joseph's Table. The loaves of bread were blessed by Deacon Dan Hann as part of the chapel service honoring St. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:46:31 EST A special prelude http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152484386/A-special-prelude Four harpists delighted the congregation at the First Presbyterian Church of London as they played the prelude music for the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, March 15. The harpists are students of James Predovich. From left are: Karen Cooper, Predovich,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:36:33 EST The Gospel of Judas http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152524658/The-Gospel-of-Judas The third episode of “Finding Jesus” on CNN discusses the “Gospel of Judas.” After posing questions about our understanding of Judas, it concludes that the “gospel” is really a denunciation of early church... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:36:31 EST Is your church growing or in decline? http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152570046/Is-your-church-growing-or-in-decline We recently started a study at our church called, “Autopsy of a Deceased Church.” To me, the title was interesting so I picked the book up and started reading it. After only a chapter or two, I realized that this information needed to be... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:31:49 EST McGuffey Lane returns to WCH Saturday http://madison-press.com/news/news/152565315/McGuffey-Lane-returns-to-WCH-Saturday McGuffey Lane, a country rock band from central Ohio, will return to Fayette County Saturday with a performance at the Mahan Building. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:46:31 EST The state of the village http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152558303/The-state-of-the-village Right in the middle.That was the overall message municipal financial consultant David Conley presented to Plain City's village council regarding the village's finances. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:26:33 EST Drunk driver faces aggravated vehicular homicide http://madison-press.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152555846/Charged-with-aggravated-vehicular-homicide A Columbus woman is being held on a $500,000 bond after causing a collision on Interstate 70 in Madison County that killed a woman. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:56:33 EST Clover Clippers learn the benefits of breakfast http://madison-press.com/news/news/152546117/Clover-Clippers-learn-the-benefits-of-breakfast The Clover Clippers 4-H Club met Monday, March 16 at the Big Darby Baptist Church. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:06:40 EST Zabloudil wants to give $250K for courthouse restoration http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/152512526/Zabloudil-wants-to-give-$250K-for-courthouse-restoration A county elected official wants to give $250,000 toward the restoration of the Madison County Courthouse. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:56:34 EST West Jefferson police reports http://madison-press.com/news/news-publicrecords/152555739/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.Wednesday, March 18 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:51:32 EST Library offering scholarships to M-P seniors http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-news/152545860/Library-offering-scholarships-to-M-P-seniors The Friends of the Mt. Sterling Public Library are offering the Marjorie Hanson Memorial Book Scholarship to qualified applicants. There will be two $500 scholarships awarded. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:31:33 EST Nominations sought for 2015 Heritage Tree http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-news/152487363/Nominations-sought-for-2015-Heritage-Tree Do you know of an amazing tree in Madison County?The Madison County Master Gardeners organization ia seeking nominees for the 2015 Heritage Tree. Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 7. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:01:39 EST