Madison Press- RSS SPORTS?profile=1015 Feed http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:13:48 EST 1800 34 busted in major drug sweep http://madison-press.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/341145/34-busted-in-major-drug-sweep Officers from five law enforcement agencies swept through London, West Jefferson and a few outlying communities early Wednesday to arrest 34 suspected drug dealers and users. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller http://madison-press.com/news/news-opinion_columns/340050/100-Years-Ago-With-Charlie-Miller July 24, 1914Madison County Democrat — Mrs. Daniel Priest of Columbus, was called here by the sickness of her aunt, Mrs. James Chambers. (Daniel Priest had a cooper (barrel making)... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Circleville man identified as victim at Deer Creek http://madison-press.com/news/news/333380/Circleville-man-identified-as-victim-at-Deer-Creek The man who died on Monday at Deer Creek Lake has been identified. He is John M. White of Circleville. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Births http://madison-press.com/news/births/337237/Births Ruth Valencia, of Washington Court House, announces the birth of a son, Kaden Leovardo Valencia, born Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Madison County Hospital in London.He weighed 10 pounds 1.2 ounces. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Veteran pleads guilty to assault, fleeing http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/329997/Veteran-pleads-guilty-to-assault-fleeing A disabled military veteran who led authorities on a high-speed chase along westbound U.S. Route 40 last year pleaded guilty this week to fleeing and assault charges. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clock tower shot at moment in time http://madison-press.com/news/news/328995/Clock-tower-shot-at-moment-in-time Madison County commissioners Paul Gross, left, and David Dhume, and Reagan Gross stand with a limited edition photograph of the clock tower of the Madison County clock tower. The photo, the ninth of 20 printed, is signed by the photographer, Hermann... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Meet me in the middle http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/329455/Meet-me-in-the-middle Bethany Feustel, left, of Delaware, and her Wright State University chum, Anna Talbert, of Kettering, found a spot in London to meet, have lunch (at Ronetti's) and take a walk on the Prairie Grass Trail on Tuesday. Feustel said after looking up... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Burglary ‘fence’ sentenced to community control http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/325475/Burglary-fence-sentenced-to-community-control The former Urbana woman who acted as a “fence” for a burglary ring that included her 20-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years of community control on Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Humane Society offering reward for vandalized mailbox http://madison-press.com/news/news/326764/Humane-Society-offering-reward-for-vandalized-mailbox The Humane Society of Madison County (HSMC) is offering a reward of $300 for information leading to arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalizing the organization's mailbox. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Allstate Exteriors gives to Rockin’ on the Run http://madison-press.com/news/news/331004/Allstate-Exteriors-gives-to-Rockin-on-the-Run Allstate Exteriors served as a “Hero Donor” and recently donated $2,500 to Rockin' on the Run. Present for the check presentation were, from left, Rockin' on the Run members Dodie Winebrenner and Erica Beathard, vice president... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Old-fashioned baseball http://madison-press.com/news/localsports/329741/Old-fashioned-baseball The first baseman of the Plain City Dutchmans awaits the ball at first base during an old-fashioned game of baseball against the Ohio Village Muffins, held Friday in Plain City in conjunction with the Miami Valley Steam Threshers... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Red Cross Bloodmobile coming http://madison-press.com/news/news/322904/Red-Cross-Bloodmobile-coming There will be a Red Cross Bloodmobile at Haven Fellowship from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. The church is located south of Plain City at 7730 Converse-Huff Road. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Benefits of early childhood education may be extensive http://madison-press.com/news/opinion/324930/Benefits-of-early-childhood-education-may-be-extensive An unfortunate reality of modern life is that too many families no longer have the luxury of having at least one parent staying at home to care for young children. Work (for those who have it or those trying to obtain it) is inescapable in a country... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man dies after going overboard at Deer Creek http://madison-press.com/news/news/315526/Man-dies-after-going-overboard-at-Deer-Creek A 53-year-old man fishing on the lake at Deer Creek State Park died Monday afternoon of an apparent medical condition after bystanders said he fell overboard his boat. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://madison-press.com/news/news-notice_box/324282/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Madison Press is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making madison-press.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wharton visits Madison County Fair http://madison-press.com/news/news-photo_gallery/322990/Wharton-visits-Madison-County-Fair Scott Wharton, candidate for U.S. Congress from Ohio's 15th District, chats with Alicia Ferguson, Madison County Fair Queen's Attendant, about her upcoming entrance to the ROTC program at Miami University. Wharton is a Gulf War veteran. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news-WK_ThisJustIn/313675/Murder-suspect-shoots-himself-during-standoff Following an overnight standoff with authorities at the Econo Lodge at the I-71/U.S. 35 intersection in Fayette County, a man wanted for murder in Hocking County attempted to take his own life Monday morning inside of the motel room by shooting... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST H.E.L.P. House to provide back to school supplies http://madison-press.com/news/news/316550/H.E.L.P.-House-to-provide-back-to-school-supplies The H.E.L.P. House Community Outreach will provide backpacks and school supplies for area students in kindergarten through eighth grades from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Authorities bust LoCI drug ring http://madison-press.com/news/news/314700/Authorities-bust-LoCI-drug-ring A London Correctional Institution (LoCI) inmate and another former inmate ran a national heroin and cocaine trafficking ring from their Madison County prison cells, according to Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eades proposes tax agreement with Cleveland http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/311049/Eades-proposes-tax-agreement-with-Cleveland The City of Cleveland would collect delinquent London income taxes under an agreement proposed by Mayor Dave Eades on Thursday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST