Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:10:33 EST 1800 ‘Just plain Ted’ If Ted Strickland's life and career represent anything, it's a lesson in perseverance. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:21:34 EST 4-H: ‘To make it better’ Madison County commissioners signed a proclamation Monday proclaiming March 8-14 as 4-H Week in Madison County. From left, seated: Matt Edgington, president of the 4-H committee, Will Huntington, Cloverbud, Deetra Huntington, key leader and advisor,... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:16:34 EST Madison County sheriff’s reports EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Sunday, Feb. 8 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:16:32 EST Long-time 4-H educator leaving A long-time Madison County agriculture and 4-H educator is moving west.But not too far. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:06:36 EST Blighted properties demolished under program More than 14,600 blighted properties around Ohio have been demolished in the past two years under a program aimed at benefiting areas affected by foreclosures, according to the state's attorney general. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:06:34 EST Humane society still recovering As Betty Peyton watched the surveillance video of the burglars who ransacked the local humane society last month, she couldn't help but laugh watching them chuck the safe out the door onto the sidewalk. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:06:33 EST Do you want to build a snowman? At left, this 14-foot-tall snowman was made on Sunday in Plain City by Quentin Yutzy, Alan Gingerich, Jb Miller, and Trent Miller. The group also posted a time-lapse video on YouTube of themselves making the snow masterpiece. Top right, Jaclyn Lewis... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:46:33 EST Car ruptures gas line A gas leak which created the big noise early Sunday morning along state Route 665 just outside London has been repaired. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:41:31 EST Masons give to Norwood’s book fair The Brothers of Madison Lodge 221 F&AM of West Jefferson have donated $300 to Norwood Elementary School in West Jefferson. The money will be spent on books for underprivileged students at Norwood's Scholastic Book Fair. The Masons have been... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:36:33 EST Craig a member of Alpha Phi ASHLAND — Cassandra Craig, of Orient, is a member of Alpha Phi at Ashland University. Craig is majoring in biology. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:26:31 EST Verizon donates to LES teachers Pierce Newland, right, manager of the Verizon Store in London, presented London Elementary School teachers a box of “goodies” last week to help them in their classrooms. Front row from left are: Jennifer Bailey, Erin Karshner, Aaron Hursh... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:31:35 EST 2,200 concealed carry licenses issued in ‘14 More than 2,200 concealed carry licenses were issued or renewed last year in Madison County, according to information released this week by the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:26:33 EST ‘We’re testing way too much’ Shannon Kaltenbach's daughter, a straight-A seventh-grade student at London Middle School, had become “sick to her stomach” worrying about standardized testing. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:56:34 EST London Elementary registering kindergartners London Elementary School is getting ready for its future Red Raiders. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:21:32 EST Four face burglary charges Four suspects involved in a Plain City burglary were arraigned Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:38 EST Band night at Plains Elmer Broecker directs the West Jefferson High School band Thursday night in the Madison-Plains High School gymnasium during the Madison County Concert Band Festival, hosted by Madison-Plains. Bands from West Jefferson, London and Madison-Plains... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:31:32 EST Mom comforts with chicken and dumplings I was driving home after a full day's work. She was standing where the exit ramp from the highway ended at a traffic light. She stood very still, her posture erect. At the same time, she seemed to fold herself into the fewest possible square... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:46 EST Church goes hog wild Hello to all! Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:45 EST Assure food safety when using slow cooker I use my slow cooker a lot, but I recently read that you should thaw frozen items beforehand. I can understand that this would be necessary for meat, but is it a problem to use a bag of frozen vegetables without thawing it... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:31:43 EST Rosedale Bible College presents ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ Rosedale Bible College in Irwin will present “Cheaper By the Dozen,” a play based on the family life of two efficiency experts who applied theories of time and motion study to parenting their twelve children. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:16:31 EST