Madison Press- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:37:21 EST 1800 Giving back to families Five area boys went home with new bicycles and other toys and clothes on Friday, thanks to the London Police Department's second “Shop With A Cop” fundraiser. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:45:06 EST SOS to hold office hours Regional liasions from the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted will visit Madison County in January. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:28:06 EST A Christmas Eve call that touched our hearts A few days ago, our grandson, Jack, who wants to be a police officer when he grows up, called to tell us he had asked Santa Claus for a toy police car, night vision goggles and other toys that float around the imaginative minds of young boys this time... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:27:07 EST County to rent offices in new courthouse The new Madison County Municipal Court building will also serve as a means of revenue, if the county board of commission's plan comes to fruition. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:13:07 EST Ohio gas prices drop again ahead of holidays COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio drivers traveling for the holidays are finding it's much cheaper to fill their tanks this year than it was a year ago. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:48:05 EST Courthouse sticker shock Having already agreed to set aside about $500,000 for courthouse renovations in 2015, Madison County Commissioners were feeling optimistic about completing the project within a few years. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:10:05 EST Rape suspect faces new charges A London man originally charged with rape and failure to register a change of address now faces a new indictment with additional charges. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:03:10 EST Man who fled police sentenced An Otterbein man who attempted to flee from police earlier this year was sentenced to two years in prison Monday for a charge of failure to comply. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:58:07 EST WJ coach earns No. 400 Sneaky good.Over the years, a handful of things have been considered iconic in the sport of basketball.The artistry known as a Dr. J slam dunk.The reliability of Reggie Miller's three-pointers. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:40:07 EST Positives come from Alder loss Sometimes playing well and losing can actually be victory. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:37:07 EST High School Schedule Tuesday, Dec. 23Boys basketballBexley at Madison-Plains, 7:30 p.m.Grandview at West Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.Patriot Prep Academy at Jonathan Alder, 6 p.m. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:32:20 EST Celebrate Hanukkah with popular latke potato treats Hanukkah. It's not all about the oil. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:51:06 EST Baking for the humane society Dottie the miniature dachshund garners a head massage from Carla Braner, right, and the attention of Cathy Leistikow, left, and the dog's owner, Denise Nibert, center. Nibert just bought the big box of buckeye-decorated sugar cookies, held by... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:34:04 EST Revitalizing American manufacturing and innovation One of my most important jobs is to advocate for working families in Ohio. Middle-class families have felt squeezed by the number of jobs going overseas, especially in the manufacturing sector. A report released last week from the Economic Policy... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:30:18 EST Alder bowling picks up pace The Jonathan Alder boys bowling team improved to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play Tuesday, Dec. 16, after sweeping a MOAC tri-match played at Marion Blue Fusion Lanes. The Pioneers defeated Marion Harding (2,274-2,221) and... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:07:04 EST Swifty may become Shell station The former Swifty gas station on Lafayette Street in London may soon be a self-serve Shell gas stop and convenience store. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:06:07 EST Plains girls improve to 4-1 There aren't going to be many teams the Madison-Plains boys basketball squad will face this year that will be as athletic as the bunch it faced Thursday, Dec. 18, at Whitehall-Yearling. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:05:07 EST Harbaugh mum on reported offer SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:49:04 EST Get what you deserve this Christmas “You deserve it!” It must be true — I hear it all the time on TV. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:33:09 EST When it comes to food, play it safe Over the weekend, we did some holiday shopping and stopped at the grocery store. We were out for longer than I anticipated, and we left food in the car for about three hours before we got home. Is that food OK to eat? It was chilly, but... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:33:07 EST