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Patrol OVI checkpoint in Madison County

Patrol OVI checkpoint in Madison County

Ohio State Highway Patrol is announcing that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Madison County Saturday night.The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal gra...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Sometimes old doesn’t mean old

Sometimes old doesn’t mean old

Last week, I wrote on the topic, “Change is inevitable, growth is optional.” The longer we live, the more we realize that is true. Very tr...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Where have all the fathers gone?

Where have all the fathers gone?

Around this time of the year, my thoughts wander back to my father. He’s been gone quite a spell but his memory lingers. I often wonder what he ...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Celebrating a great catch

Celebrating a great catch

Taking advantage of the brief times between rain showers this week, Donald Salyers of London displays the four-pound largemouth bass he caught Tuesday...

June 15th, 2018 |  


National FFA scholarship awarded to Petee

National FFA scholarship awarded to Petee

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship to Jacob Petee of Madison-Plains High School.The scholarship is sponsored ...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s deputy celebrates 50 years

Sheriff’s deputy celebrates 50 years

A lot of things happened in 1968 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, North Vietnam launched the Tet Of...

June 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Ferguson making strides
Day named to NCAC Academic Honor Roll

Day named to NCAC Academic Honor Roll

A total of 85 Ohio Wesleyan University student-athletes were named to the North Coast Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll, it was announced by the...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Special Olympians selected for State Games

Special Olympians selected for State Games

Madison County Special Olympics has selected 65 athletes/coaches to represent the organization at the 49th Annual Special Olympics Ohio State Summer G...

June 15th, 2018 |  


London campers have fun

London campers have fun

About 40 campers attended the Annual Red Raider Youth Football Camp from June 4-8 at the high school.Coach Kyle Cutler and staff along with this years...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Pioneer campouts

Pioneer campouts

The futures of the Jonathan Alder High School baseball and softball programs are in good shape.The Pioneers diamond programs opened their fields up to...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Shekinah campers heat up

Shekinah campers heat up

The Flames summer basketball camp at Shekinah Christian School concluded last week with improvement shown from campers of all ages.Both the “NCA...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Running of the Ox 5K returns

Running of the Ox 5K returns

Ready. Set. Go.“West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) Running of the Ox is back on the agenda for the Ox Roast this year,” sai...

June 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Award-Winning Canadian band readies to rock Yellow Springs

Award-Winning Canadian band readies to rock Yellow Springs

YELLOW SPRINGS — Hot off their Los Angeles debut at the legendary Whisky a Go Go, award-winning Canadian rock trio, Rose Cora Perry & The Tr...

June 5th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Birth Announcements

Mackenzie Merritt, of Mechanicsburg, announces the birth of a daughter, Ella Merritt, born Monday, May 14, 2018, at Madison Health in London.She weigh...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Blankenship and Collier exchanged vows

Blankenship and Collier exchanged vows

William Hunter Collier and Andrea Blankenship exchanged vows on Friday, May 11 at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.Both graduated from Jonathan Alder in 2...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Birth Announcement

Tissa (Rogan) and Jared Toops announce the birth of a son, Liam Rogan Toops, born at 1:21 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Marysville....

May 14th, 2018 |  


Chad and Kelly Kinser, of Baltimore, announce the birth of a daughter, Avrie Lynn Kinser, born Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Madison Health in London.Sh...

May 8th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Don’t drink the pool water

Don’t drink the pool water

I tell my youngest son not to swallow water from the pool every time we go swimming. While I know that it’s gross, can it also make him sick?Yes...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Savory pasta salad fills the bill for summer dinners

Savory pasta salad fills the bill for summer dinners

It seemed to me like we went straight from winter to summer this year. I was on the east coast in North and South Carolina at the end of April. Many y...

June 15th, 2018 |  


There is no ‘Get out of Jail Free’ card for the president

There is no ‘Get out of Jail Free’ card for the president

Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president.According to Trump’s Twitter f...

June 9th, 2018 |  


50 years ago: An assassination that shook America

50 years ago: An assassination that shook America

It was 50 years ago that a shocking moment of violence rocked America: the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.The tragedy erupted shortly after midnig...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Chicken Mozzarella Salad is very popular

Chicken Mozzarella Salad is very popular

Editor’s Note: Our good friend Rosanna is filling in for Gloria this week who is in the midst of moving. I can’t wait to hear about her mo...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Precautions can lessen your chance of developing tapeworms

Precautions can lessen your chance of developing tapeworms

I just heard about an athlete who developed a tapeworm infection from eating raw fish. How is that possible?It actually is possible to develop a fish ...

June 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing

Fore! Chamber hosts annual golf outing

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual golf outing at the London Country Club.The fundraiser, held June 9, raised more than $...

June 15th, 2016 updated: June 15th, 2016. |  


Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Plain City Druggist has hired a new pharmacy manager.Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care hosting spring dinner & auction

Loving Care Hospice and Home Health’s Annual Spring Dinner and Auction “Your Greatest Adventure” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, M...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

Madison Health Auxiliary seeks homemade donations for countywide bake sale

It’s a golden event! The 50th annual Madison Health Auxiliary Bake-Nic is set for Friday, May 6 at various locations throughout the county.Curre...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


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