Madison Press- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://madison-press.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://madison-press.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:40:01 EST 1800 London Middle School honor roll http://madison-press.com/news/news_education/151603915/London-Middle-School-honor-roll The following students from London Middle School have been named to the honor roll and merit honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year: Sun, 1 Feb 2015 15:31:31 EST OH….IO!!! http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151593712/OH.IO Jonathan Alder High School graduate and current Ohio State University freshman Brooke Foster, left, and current Alder junior Morgan Foster cheer on the Buckeyes men's basketball team during a game earlier this month. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:36:36 EST Less than one week to file petitions http://madison-press.com/news/news/151591848/Less-than-one-week-to-file-petitions A total of 24 individuals have taken the first steps to run for office in the City of London or as West Jefferson mayor. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:06:35 EST Alder bowling sweeps Pleasant http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151587274/Alder-bowling-sweeps-Pleasant The Jonathan Alder boys bowling team's record remains unblemished after a dominating victory Thursday, Jan. 29 over visiting Marion Pleasant. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:41:31 EST Romans dismisses civil case http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/151595232/Romans-dismisses-civil-case The Madison County man suing Ford Motor Company for the death of his wife and two children motioned to dismiss his civil case Friday. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:16:33 EST Cousins to replace Kobe in All-Star game http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151595252/Cousins-to-replace-Kobe-in-All-Star-game DeMarcus Cousins is going to the All-Star game, after all.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver selected the Sacramento Kings center to replace injured Lakers star Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference All-Star team Friday. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:41:30 EST Jury: Man guilty of ‘hitting a lick’ http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/151594373/Jury:-Man-guilty-of-hitting-a-lick A Madison County jury found a Plain City man guilty of “hitting a lick” Friday, as he was convicted for burglary and receiving stolen property. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:26:32 EST Mt. Sterling buys land for water plant http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/151570969/Mt.-Sterling-buys-land-for-water-plant Mount Sterling village council approved on Friday purchasing 11.37 acres of land to re-site the new water plant. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:41:35 EST High School Schedule http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151588055/High-School-Schedule Saturday, Jan. 31Girls basketballWorthington Christian at Madison-Plains, 1:30 p.m.West Jefferson at Whitehall, 1:30 p.m. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:36 EST Baldwin headlines unheralded receivers http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151588316/Baldwin-headlines-unheralded-receivers PHOENIX — Doug Baldwin led the Seattle Seahawks in catches and yards receiving.He ranked 42nd in the NFL in both categories.Forty-second. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:35 EST Letter: The day the music died one to remember http://madison-press.com/news/opinion/151589396/The-day-the-music-died-one-to-remember Dear Editor,It was one o'clock in the morning of Feb. 3, 1959 when a Beech Craft light plane took off from Mason City Airport in Iowa. Two hours later the plane crashed and wreckage was everywhere. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:31 EST Future looks even brighter with Top 10 class http://madison-press.com/news/sports/151592986/Future-looks-even-brighter-with-Top-10-class COLUMBUS — Ohio State's 2015 football recruits, most of whom will sign national letters of intent on Wednesday, don't impress the recruiting analysts as much as the Buckeyes' last two classes. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:31:32 EST Catholic schools week http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/151572113/Catholic-schools-week Students from St. Patrick School in London work on a corporal works of mercy bulletin board project in their pajamas during national Catholic schools week (Jan. 25-31). For this project, students were assigned a saint, charity and each's works... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:51:31 EST Stock up and plan for snow day lunches http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/151483235/Stock-up-and-plan-for-snow-day-lunches My children always eat their breakfast and lunch at school. Money is tight, and we don't always have extra food on hand, which is a problem when school is canceled at the last minute because of the weather. I don't want my children... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:31:55 EST Friendly flat rock and pizza pockets http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-WK_Food/151560371/Friendly-flat-rock-and-pizza-pockets I first met Gloria and Daniel Yoder back in 2011 on a hot — brutally hot — summer day in their rural southern Illinois settlement when I was working on writing “Amish Cooks Across America.” What struck me immediately about... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:31:54 EST Rotary Club gets quizzed http://madison-press.com/news/news/151591125/Rotary-Club-gets-quizzed Members of the London Rotary Club were quizzed by a group of high schoolers this week.Five representatives of the London High School Quick Recall Team attended Thursday's meeting, held at the Madison County Senior Center. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:06:32 EST ODNR director’s focus is improving parks http://madison-press.com/news/news/151588580/ODNR-directors-focus-is-improving-parks DARKE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Resources is focusing its attention on improving state parks, oil and gas safety and regulation as well as the quality of the state's water. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:51:32 EST Farmers experiencing tax increase http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/151545392/Farmers-experiencing-tax-increase When local farmer Dennis Wilt opened the envelope with his property tax bill this month, he was surprised to see the number staring back at him. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:46:31 EST Never time for term limits on Congress http://madison-press.com/news/opinion/151570944/Never-time-for-term-limits-on-Congress It didn't get much attention at the time, but the elections last November did more than give Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate. Voters also added to the ranks of people on both sides of Capitol Hill who believe members of Congress should... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:56:31 EST 3-foot rule for bike safety http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns/151571086/3-foot-rule-for-bike-safety It's probably the closest I ever came to dying. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:31:31 EST