Madison Press- RSS Feed Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:19:56 EST 1800 Elida council agrees to keep Metzger as administrator Council members in the Village of Elida have agreed to keep West Jefferson's former Public Service Director David Metzger in his current position as their village administrator Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:08:25 EST London woman accused of assaulting officer A 21-year-old London woman was arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas Court Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a London Police Department (LPD) officer. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:08:23 EST Soil and water district needs manpower Members of the Madison County Soil and Water District (SWD) visited county commissioners on Monday to make their pitch to hire another employee. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:07:19 EST Plain City moves forward with 2015 raises Plain City council members took action Monday to move forward with allowing village employees to be eligible for raises in 2015. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:15:09 EST London man killed in crash A London man was killed Tuesday night in a single vehicle accident in Madison County. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:36 EST Letter: London residents, open your wallets Dear Editor,The London Board of Public Utilities is preparing to take a big chunk of your money. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:30:07 EST Obituary deadline earlier for Friday edition The Friday edition of The Madison Press will have an earlier deadline for obituaries.Obituaries for the Nov. 28 edition must be submitted by noon on Thursday, Nov. 27.Obituaries may be emailed to Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:49:07 EST OSU loses its LeBron, finds next Heisman hopeful COLUMBUS — At the Big Ten football media days in July, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman called OSU quarterback Braxton Miller “Ohio State's LeBron.” Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:33:03 EST Browns Manziel involved in scuffle CLEVELAND (AP) — A Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel “a hug” was struck by the rookie quarterback's entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip, police said. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:29:04 EST Thanksgiving dinner for all For those who don't have any particular place to go on Thanksgiving Day for dinner, Madison County has several locations at which they'll be welcome. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:22:07 EST Madison County sheriff’s reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:02:08 EST Little named deputy fire chief for Jackson Twp. A Mount Sterling man has been named the deputy fire chief of the Jackson Township Fire Division. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:31:07 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller Nov. 27, 1914The Madison Press — The following poem was written and read by Mrs. Henrietta Chenos, Class of 1912, at the 1965 West Jefferson High School Alumni Association Banquet. She... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:58:06 EST Fayette hospital topic at OPER meeting The Fayette/Madison County Chapter of Ohio Public Employee Retirees Inc. held its bimonthly meeting at the Fayette County Commission on Aging on Wednesday, Nov. 19. President Sylvia Hildreth called the meeting to order and all stood for the Pledge of... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST Judge Costello: I’m ‘taking a chance’ A London woman was sentenced to two years of community control Tuesday, a lenient sentence given the charges, Judge Eamon Costello said Tuesday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:06:09 EST Travelers rejoice! I-71 now six lanes wide Many Ohioans will have reason to give thanks this holiday season. There will be three lanes in both directions on Interstate 71 between Columbus and Cleveland just in time for Thanksgiving, one of the busiest travel times in the state. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:53:05 EST Wind causes outages, damages Hundreds of Madison Countians were left without power Monday afternoon after high winds knocked down electric lines and power poles in the area. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:30:11 EST Public input wanted for superintendent selection The London City Schools Board of Education is searching for a new superintendent, and wants your help. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:02:05 EST Fiege found not guilty After more than a year in jail and two hunger strikes, London man Robert Fiege was found not guilty and acquitted of two counts of abduction Monday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:01:08 EST No. 1 Kentucky gives Kansas a Top 25 tumble Top-ranked Kentucky certainly made a believer of Kansas coach Bill Self last week.Made a lot of believers among Top 25 voters, too. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:41:03 EST