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Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff

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Following an overnight standoff with authorities at the Econo Lodge at the I-71/U.S. 35 intersection in Fayette County, a man wanted for murder in Hocking County attempted to take his own life Monday morning inside of the motel room by shooting himself in the head.

 

Man dies after going overboard at Deer Creek

A 53-year-old man fishing on the lake at Deer Creek State Park died Monday afternoon of an apparent medical condition after bystanders said he fell overboard his boat.The man was apparently fishing alone in a fiberglass boat when a 911 call was placed, according to Eileen Corson, spokesperson for Ohio Department of Natural Resources. She said at least two calls came in from bystanders who saw the man fall overboard, climb back inside the boat, and collapse inside the vessel....

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Faster, easier website unveiled today

The Madison Press is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making madison-press.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week’s launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over the past several months.Among our improved and upgraded features are:· Easier to read headlines with one-click accessibility ...

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Wharton visits Madison County Fair

Scott Wharton, candidate for U.S. Congress from Ohio’s 15th District, chats with Alicia Ferguson, Madison County Fair Queen’s Attendant, about her upcoming entrance to the ROTC program at Miami University. Wharton is a Gulf War veteran.

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H.E.L.P. House to provide back to school supplies

The H.E.L.P. House Community Outreach will provide backpacks and school supplies for area students in kindergarten through eighth grades from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16.Parents and guardians of children in need can register for school supplies at the H.E.L.P. House during open hours beginning the week of July 21.The H.E.L.P. House is currently accepting donations of backpacks and the following school supplies:• Plastic supply boxes̶...

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Authorities bust LoCI drug ring

A London Correctional Institution (LoCI) inmate and another former inmate ran a national heroin and cocaine trafficking ring from their Madison County prison cells, according to Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil.During a July 18 press conference, Neil outlined day-to-day operations of the ring that involved current inmate Cesar Llamas, 38, and former inmate Jorge Palacios Gamez.Llamas is currently serving eight years for drug trafficking and racketeering in Franklin Count...

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Eades proposes tax agreement with Cleveland

The City of Cleveland would collect delinquent London income taxes under an agreement proposed by Mayor Dave Eades on Thursday.Eades told city council members Cleveland’s Central Collection Agency (CCA) provides income tax services to 68 other municipalities throughout Ohio and offers an alternative to services by the Ohio Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA).RITA representatives approached council in recent months with a plan to assume all London income tax collec...

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Sheriff: Time to renew 911 levy

It’s time to renew the 911 levy.Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin on Monday brought that fact to the county commissioners’ attention during their weekly meeting. It is a .8-mill levy which raises $614,264 annually.Sabin said the amount raised by the levy “is close to the annual expenditures.”“It’s a good use of taxpayer funds,” Sabin said. “We’ve been able to upgrade the system and have one of the better sys...

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