Madison Press- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:44:02 EST 1800 Buckeyes get passing grade http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50644440/Buckeyes-get-passing-grade A grade card on Ohio State in its game against Kent State on Saturday. The Buckeyes didn't get a perfect score but they got a lot closer than some other Big Ten teams did.Offense Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:11:13 EST Local soccer teams steadily improve http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50637875/Local-soccer-teams-steadily-improve The team's record isn't stellar or indicative of the progress that's been made, but the London High School girls soccer team is moving in the right direction. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:27:08 EST (No heading) http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50631581/ Tuesday, Sept. 16Boys GolfLondon, Madison-Plains, West Jefferson at MSL Post-Season Tournament at Darby Creek Golf Course, 9 a.m. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:53:10 EST County approves Newport ditch petition http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50637259/County-approves-Newport-ditch-petition A Newport-area farmer's ditch petition was approved by Madison County Commissioners Monday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:57:07 EST Free clinic kicking off annual fundraising appeal http://madison-press.com/news/news/50633136/Free-clinic-kicking-off-annual-fundraising-appeal The Madison County Health Partners Free Clinic this week kicked off its annual community fundraising appeal. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:31:17 EST Tolles student fatally shot http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50637876/Tolles-student-fatally-shot A Tolles student was fatally shot over the weekend while he was allegedly in the act of burglarizing a home.Reb Barbee, 17, was a senior welding and fabrication technology student from Bradley High School. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:27:14 EST London Police reports http://madison-press.com/news/news/50635051/London-Police-reports Tuesday, Sept. 2 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:21:09 EST Anatomy of a prison escape http://madison-press.com/news/news/50641192/Anatomy-of-a-prison-escape LIMA — The intense manhunt for two inmates who escaped the Oakwood prison Thursday evening began seconds after they scaled the first security fence, setting off an alarm. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:55:06 EST Ironmen thwart visiting ‘Riders http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50631452/Ironmen-thwart-visiting-Riders JACKSON — Matriculating malfunctions.Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Hank Stram is famous for quipping, 'Just keep matriculating the ball down the field.' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:09 EST City not contracting with RITA the right choice http://madison-press.com/news/letters-opinion/50636705/City-not-contracting-with-RITA-the-right-choice Dear editor,If anyone happens to see a London City Council member, thank them. It is not often council members receive praise for what they do, however, this is one of those times. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:44:07 EST Yost: Proposed GASB rule wrong for Ohio http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50622796/Yost:-Proposed-GASB-rule-wrong-for-Ohio Ohio's state auditor says that an additional reporting requirement for local governments to add future healthcare liabilities to their annual reports “would inaccurately state the position of the government and would be... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:01:13 EST Caution: Opponents may be less than coaches say http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621839/Caution:-Opponents-may-be-less-than-coaches-say Lou Holtz was a Hall of Fame football coach. He has converted that success into a long career as a college football analyst on television, even though he does not have the appearance, voice or diction that medium usually looks for. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:51:10 EST Ready runs to victory over London http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621476/Ready-runs-to-victory-over-London Taking stock in tradition.In September 1814, poet Francis Scott Key penned the lyrics to 'Defence of Fort M'Henry,' a poem which would later be known as the 'Star Spangled Banner.' Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:08 EST Clinton-Massie pounds Alder again, 49-0 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621585/Clinton-Massie-pounds-Alder-again-49-0 Fresh off last week's first win of the season, the Jonathan Alder High School football team played host to Clarksville Clinton-Massie Friday, Sept. 12. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:44:06 EST Plains soars past Southeastern, 47-10 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621516/Plains-soars-past-Southeastern-47-10 A week after getting steamrolled by Greeneview, the Madison-Plains football team was able to take its frustration out on somebody.Enter the Southeastern Trojans. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:43:13 EST Hope floats http://madison-press.com/news/news/50582659/Hope-floats When a pregnant woman consumes alcohol, so does her unborn child. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:51:06 EST Pie in the face for a good cause http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50622057/Pie-in-the-face-for-a-good-cause Rockin' on the Run, a local organization raising awareness for pediatric brain tumors, recently asked supporters to take a pie in the face for a good cause. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:17:06 EST Farm Science Review boosts local economy http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50616400/Farm-Science-Review-boosts-local-economy Local businesses are expecting to receive a financial boost next week when about 130,000 people are expected to visit Madison County for the area's largest agricultural exposition. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:46:08 EST Live band in Mount Sterling http://madison-press.com/news/news/50600734/Live-band-in-Mount-Sterling Staff reportThe Mount Sterling American Legion Post 41 will be presenting the Aaron Buckley Duo with “Awesome” Ron Dawson.The event will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 19. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:01:15 EST London man in court on rape charges http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50616738/London-man-in-court-on-rape-charges A London man attended his informal pretrial for multiple counts of rape Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.Daniel Stanton, 25, was arraigned Aug. 29 on a $25,000 cash surety bond. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:40:07 EST