Madison Press- RSS Feed Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:40:17 EST 1800 Scenes from the 2014 Ox Roast Festival Jeff Pfeil, president of West Jefferson Community Association which sponsors the festival, enjoys an Ox Roast sandwich. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:32:08 EST Ox Roast ‘rocks’ out The village of West Jefferson swarmed with rock stars over Labor Day weekend. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:31:09 EST Pionners run hard at Westerville Classic The arrival of the Labor Day weekend allowed a number of Madison County sports teams to take a break, but there were a handful that found themselves in the heat of competition over the weekend.Cross country Mon, 1 Sep 2014 18:33:09 EST Urbana upends London JV 33-0 The London Red Raider Junior Varsity (JV) football team traveled to Urbana Saturday, Aug. 30, to face the Hillclimbers. Urbana defeated the young Red by the score of 33-0. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:59:06 EST Bob Powers Golf Classic celebrates 25 years The Madison County Hospital Foundation's Bob Powers Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Thursday, Aug. 14 at the London Country Club. Each year this event raises thousands of dollars to improve health care services... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:33:08 EST Clark State to receive grant for IT job training COLUMBUS — State Senator Chris Widener (R-Springfield) announced that Clark State Community College has been awarded a $471,000 state workforce development grant to improve facilities at the college's Leffel Lane campus. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:31:31 EST Locals earn academic achievements Lehigh Universitywelcomes local studentPoorva Patel, of Mount Sterling, has been welcomed to Lehigh University as a member of the class of 2018. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:31:29 EST BMV unit created to investigate fraud With increases in identity thefts over the last 10 years, state agencies have been challenged in ways not seen prior to the change in the millennium. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:31:27 EST Low corn prices worry farmers COLUMBUS — For Ohio corn growers, their future rides on two numbers — the price of corn per bushel, and how many bushels they sell. That may seem like Agribusiness 101, but in 2014, those numbers are worrying corn growers as never... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:38:06 EST The boot in the grass It was a hot day in early June when I covered my first car accident. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:46:09 EST On the road in Ohio Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to travel across our state and meet with Ohioans from all walks of life, from veterans to teachers to business owners, workers, farmers and families. They told me about the problems they are facing... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:00:10 EST WJ starts season with last-second win The rich get richer.Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, journalist to the stars Robin Leach took the country on an inside view of the world of glitz and glamour on “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:18:09 EST Marysville holds off Alder for opening victory Area rivals opened the season against each other as the Marysville High School football team played host to Jonathan Alder High School Friday, Aug. 29. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:15:08 EST Eagles rally for season-opening victory Sporting brand new uniforms, the Madison-Plains football team looked the part of winners in its season-opening tilt with visiting Cedarville. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:35:05 EST Urbana’s big second-half downs London Never let an underdog think they can beat you, because they will. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:33:10 EST Football returns Jonathan Alder High School quarterback Luke Nees looks for an open receiver during the first half of the Pioneers season opener at Marsyville. For complete coverage log on to Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:35:09 EST Area teams continue to play well The Jonathan Alder boys golf team split its home tri-match Thursday, Aug. 28, at Buck Ridge Golf Course. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:19:11 EST Twelve arraigned in court Friday Two suspects arrested in the July 23 drug sweep appeared in the Madison County Common Pleas Court Friday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:57:09 EST Remembering the Dancing Queen Vicki Arnold loved to dance.Through the past several decades, Arnold was an integral part of the arts scene in Madison County. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:25:09 EST Hospital opens new practice Madison County Hospital is opening a new primary care physician's practice in the Park Avenue medical building. The practice will see its first round of new patients Tuesday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:23:23 EST