Madison Press- RSS NEWS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS http://madison-press.com/section/NEWS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:10:20 EST 1800 Benefit to be held for slain London native http://madison-press.com/news/news/50357110/Benefit-to-be-held-for-slain-London-native Bikers will hit the road on a poker run Sept. 6 in memory of London native Kathy Shonkwiler, who was killed in July.Proceeds will go to Shonkwiler's funeral expenses. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:50:07 EST Staffan and Brady to exchange vows http://madison-press.com/news/engagements-lifestyle/50314278/Staffan-and-Brady-to-exchange-vows Mr. and Mrs. H. Thomas Brady, of Mount Sterling, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their oldest daughter, Elizabeth H. Brady, to Reese Staffan, son of Randy and Jamie Staffan, of South Solon. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:00:17 EST Secret flower gardens most of us miss http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50346764/Secret-flower-gardens-most-of-us-miss Who would grow a garden in so many common places and so many at one time that they are often missed? Who grows gardens in a stump of a fallen tree? Who in the world would spread so many flowers along the creeks and rivers where no one lives? Why do... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:59:11 EST (No heading) http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50348690/ London Elementary School students exit their bus and walk to the north entry of the school on Wednesday, Aug. 20, their first day back from summer break. Teacher Catherine Rosebrough greeted them as they entered to begin their educational adventure... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:56:10 EST Drug sweep suspects attend pretrials http://madison-press.com/news/news/50353560/Drug-sweep-suspects-attend-pretrials Twenty-two suspects arrested in connection to the “Operation Bases Loaded” drug sweep in July attended their informal pretrial hearings Aug. 20 in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:39:12 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50346835/100-Years-Ago-With-Charlie-Miller Aug. 21, 1914Madison County Democrat — No news from this date. The following appeared in the June 17, 1874 edition. A petition is being circulated and numerally signed for extending the... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:31:25 EST Octoberfest plans underway for 2014 http://madison-press.com/news/lifestyle/50347068/Octoberfest-plans-underway-for-2014 The Madison County Republican Women's Club (MCRWC) held a meeting July 22 to initiate plans for the annual Octoberfest. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:31:19 EST 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