Madison Press- RSS Feed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:25:32 EST 1800 M-P: Report card moving in right direction Efforts taken in Madison-Plains Schools to improve testing scores is showing some results, administrators told the Board of Education (BOE) Tuesday evening during its regular meeting. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:05:05 EST Heightened caution needed on roads in harvest time Now that harvest time is here, motorists will encounter additional driving challenges during the next few months. Regardless of the type of roadway, farm equipment of all shapes and sizes will be on the road at all times of the day and... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:03:20 EST WJ police recover suspicious plants West Jefferson Police executed a search warrant on Brookdale Drive Thursday based on a tip of marijuana plants being cultivated in the backyard. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:02:06 EST What does your Facebook page say? Certainly, we've all done this one during a job interview. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:39:10 EST OSU focusing on pass defense during bye week COLUMBUS – Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was asked Wednesday afternoon if he was concerned Cincinnati might throw the ball 75 times against the Buckeyes when they take on the Bearcats on Sept. 27 after a bye week this... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:33:12 EST Eagles soar to championship One match at a time.That's exactly how Madison-Plains girls golf coach Jim Miller wants his talented bunch thinking at this point in the season. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:20:03 EST League play arrives for area teams The league portion of the high school football season arrives this week and the four Madison County teams are looking to get off on the right foot. The weather conditions are expected to be ideal so chances are there will be nice sized crowds watching... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:17:12 EST Ohio Supreme Court justice visits London In some ways, the Ohio Supreme Court is a lot like kindergarten. Everything's labeled. Every locker, chair and water glass is tagged with a justice's name. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:11:08 EST Saint Joseph Catholic Church celebrates 150 years Saint Joseph Catholic Church is celebrating its 150th (Sesquicentennial) year in 2014. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:05:09 EST More eyes needed The Buckeye state needs your help.Help is needed to slow down, if not stop, the spread of invasive species. They take the form of plants, insects and yes, even mammals. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:46:17 EST West Jefferson homecoming court The 2014 West Jefferson High School homecoming court are from left: Josie Hume, Alyssa Jacobs, Taylor Bowman, Madi Phillips and Haley VanHook.​​ The homecoming game is Friday, Sept. 19, at West Jefferson vs. Madison-Plains football game. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:13 EST HSMC offering $2K reward in animal cruelty case$2K-reward-in-animal-cruelty-case Due to the generosity of several community members, a local humane society is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction for those responsible in a West Jefferson animal cruelty case. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:25:07 EST You don’t know what you don’t know The Farm Science Review was held this week, and for the first time in 15 years, I participated in it. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:45 EST Honor your father and mother Most people think of the commandment to honor their father and mother as a commandment for children. None of the commandments were limited to “some” of God's people. Our life long goal is to keep all of the commandments. All of our... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:42 EST Upcoming church events in the community • Family and Friend Day will be held at the Center Street Church of Christ in Christian Union, 180 W. Center St., London at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21. There will be special music, drama, and a devotional by Pastor Lee Stanley. The theme is... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:38 EST Planting trees and shrubs in the fall is good Every fall, the garden centers seem to push trees and shrubs for fall planting. Is this actually a good time to plant, or is it just a way for them to sell more plants? Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:31 EST London Police reports Friday, Sept. 5 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:59:07 EST Tolles to host Madison County College Fair Tolles will host the annual Madison County College Fair from 9 to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at Tolles Career & Technical Center, 7877 U.S. Route 42 South, Plain City. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:36:04 EST Democratic candidate touts farming background Democrat Scott Wharton said his John Deere green and yellow campaign colors were chosen to remind voters of what he is: a farmer. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:20:09 EST Farmers with wings Wednesday was a nice day for flying.Because of friendly flying conditions, about 30 pilots flew in to Madison County Airport to attend the Farm Science Review. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:28:30 EST