Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:07:04 EST 1800 Jury finds LoCI inmate not guilty http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50349843/Jury-finds-LoCI-inmate-not-guilty Madison County jurors found a London Correctional Institution inmate not guilty of forgery Wednesday morning after a full-day trial Tuesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:08 EST Plain City water towers being painted http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50353111/Plain-City-water-towers-being-painted Work began in Plain City this week to clean and repaint the village's two water towers. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:30:07 EST London Academy needs board member http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50333182/London-Academy-needs-board-member The London Academy board of directors met Monday evening, minus one member.Phyllis Alder, a board member for several years, has retired from her position on the board of directors, officials announced. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:24:02 EST Corvette caravan to stop at Coughlin in Pataskala http://madison-press.com/news/business/50329346/Corvette-caravan-to-stop-at-Coughlin-in-Pataskala Staff report Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:20 EST H.E.L.P. House, Kiwanis to provide school supplies http://madison-press.com/news/news/50329214/H.E.L.P.-House-Kiwanis-to-provide-school-supplies Staff reportThe London Kiwanis Club recently donated school supplies to a local charity organization in preparation of the start of the 2014-15 school year. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:34:13 EST Students graduate from Capital University http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50314135/Students-graduate-from-Capital-University BEXLEY — Three Plain City residents were included in the 730 graduates receiving degrees from Capital University during the 2013-2014 year, culminating with the university's 164th Commencement Ceremony in May 2014. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:40:09 EST Trial to continue http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50342588/Trial-to-continue Madison County jurors will decide whether an inmate at London Correctional Institution is guilty of forgery Wednesday after a full-day of trial Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:33:10 EST WJ council gives $3,540 toward Ox Roast http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50333726/WJ-council-gives-$3540-toward-Ox-Roast With the Labor Day holiday fast approaching, West Jefferson Village Council passed a resolution Monday night to give financial support to the village's oldest and most well-known festival. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:43:07 EST Gardening for good http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50336185/Gardening-for-good Driving by Madison Correctional Institution (MaCI), a passerby might not think of it as a source for fresh produce, but the correctional facility on state Route 56 has become home to a growing “truck farm” operation benefiting residents in... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:42:06 EST Kyle Miller Memorial 5K to support scholarship fund http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50314177/Kyle-Miller-Memorial-5K-to-support-scholarship-fund WESTERVILLE — Family, friends and coaches of Kyle Miller, the Otterbein University student who died in a kayaking accident at Prairie Oaks Metro Park in West Jefferson in March, are planning a memorial 5K run/walk to raise money for an endowed... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:01:12 EST Shafer awarded Founder’s Scholarship http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50314329/Shafer-awarded-Founders-Scholarship Samantha Shafer was recently awarded the Founder's Scholarship at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:42:06 EST Road work http://madison-press.com/news/news/50327329/Road-work Monday, Aug. 18 through Wednesday, Aug. 20 –The ramps from I-71 south and I-670 west to Spring Street/Jack Gibbs Boulevard will be reduced to one lane from 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for bridge... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:18:06 EST Former PC employee pleads guilty http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50315822/Former-PC-employee-pleads-guilty A former Plain City employee accused of stealing gasoline from the village pled guilty to the thefts Monday as part of a plea agreement. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:49:07 EST Senator Widener receives ‘Tip of the Hat’ award http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50313676/Senator-Widener-receives-Tip-of-the-Hat-award COLUMBUS — State Senator Chris Widener (R-Springfield) was presented the “Tip of the Hat” award by Wright State University President David Hopkins on Friday, Aug. 15, during the Wright State Regional Summit for his service to the... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:46:16 EST Changes coming to voting places http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50319340/Changes-coming-to-voting-places Some changes are coming for Madison County voters, particularly to those who vote in locations where a number of precincts are gathered. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:46:14 EST Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign launches http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50318424/Drive-Sober-or-Get-Pulled-Over-campaign-launches Law enforcement officers from around the county gathered Monday morning in the Madison County Commissioners' office to launch the safe-driving campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:46:11 EST ‘Warrior’ mentality under fire http://madison-press.com/news/news/50325328/Warrior-mentality-under-fire Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:25:07 EST Students to attend the University of Dayton this fall http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50314052/Students-to-attend-the-University-of-Dayton-this-fall DAYTON — This fall two local students will be members of the University of Dayton's largest, most academically prepared and diverse classes in school history with 2,200 first-year students. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:08:12 EST Eriksen is WC award recipient http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/50314043/Eriksen-is-WC-award-recipient WILMINGTON — Ben “Hayden” Eriksen, of Springfield, is the recipient of a $9,800 Academic Recognition Award to attend Wilmington College. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:51:06 EST Tire Amnesty Day to be held Sept. 6 http://madison-press.com/news/news/50234855/Tire-Amnesty-Day-to-be-held-Sept.-6 Tire Amnesty Day will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Madison County Fairgrounds Garfield Avenue entrance. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:01:13 EST