Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:07:16 EST 1800 None of us were chosen for the focus group http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/4492855/None-of-us-were-chosen-for-the-focus-group “What do I care if they didn't choose me,” Herb said. “Bunch of nonsense anyway. Whoever heard of a focus group anyway?” Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s spring again http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/4551485/Its-spring-again I really didn't know if my wife and I would make it through the winter, and here it is, a new fresh, green spring again. Tinges of green is showing up in the tree tops and fresh flowers growing at their base. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies arrest two during Tolles’ prom http://madison-press.com/news/blotter-news/4558172/Deputies-arrest-two-during-Tolles-prom It was a prom night to remember for all the wrong reasons. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST London Municipal Pool receives $8,000 grant http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/4508634/London-Municipal-Pool-receives-$8000-grant Something shady is going on and up at the London Municipal Pool. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST London may remove five traffic lights http://madison-press.com/news/news/4532778/London-may-remove-five-traffic-lights Five traffic lights within the City of London are likely on their way out, based on recommendations of a recent study. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Driven to distraction http://madison-press.com/news/news/4519723/Driven-to-distraction We're all guilty, but not necessarily as “charged.” Maybe some of you HAVE been charged but…Who among us, who drives a vehicle, has:• eaten/drank while driving Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST R.I.T.A. makes pitch to London http://madison-press.com/news/news/4545391/R.I.T.A.-makes-pitch-to-London Members of London City Council were on the receiving end of a strong sales pitch from an income tax billing and collection agency on Monday, April 21. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST London Bike Week begins May 14 http://madison-press.com/news/news/4519776/London-Bike-Week-begins-May-14 May 14-18 is officially London Bicycle Week, following designation by city council on Thursday, April 17. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mt. Sterling library to seek levy http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/4500546/Mt.-Sterling-library-to-seek-levy To keep up with information technology in the 21st century, the Mt. Sterling Public Library needs to make “investments.” To do that, it needs its patrons to make an investment in it in the form of a tax levy. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Should a street be named for Josh McDaniels? http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/4518131/Should-a-street-be-named-for-Josh-McDaniels A recent request by state Rep. Bob Hackett to name a London street in memory of Marine Lance Corporal Josh McDaniels stirred debate at London City Council on Thursday, April 17. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Facing eviction, 89-year-old smoker plans to move http://madison-press.com/news/news/4535657/Facing-eviction-89-year-old-smoker-plans-to-move MILFORD — An 89-year-old woman is preparing to move out of her home of the last 10 years because it has gone smoke-free and she won't give up cigarettes. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio Historical Society updating name http://madison-press.com/news/news/4535848/Ohio-Historical-Society-updating-name COLUMBUS — The 129-year-old Ohio Historical Society is being re-branded as the Ohio History Connection, after many state residents said they saw the organization as inaccessible and antiquated. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Get into the groove http://madison-press.com/news/news/4487279/Get-into-the-groove Remove the dust from the needle, put a penny on the stylus, and get ready to crank some tunes.Today, the third Saturday of April, is the seventh annual Record Store Day. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 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 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 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