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MP school board bids adieu to Dettwiller

MP school board bids adieu to Dettwiller

The Madison-Plains Board of Education said farewell to former superintendent of schools, Tim Dettwiller, during its regularly held meeting at the elem...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Parking and potholes are problems in Sterling

Parking is a problem for the Village of Mt. Sterling, it was revealed at Monday evening’s council meeting.Sheriff’s Deputy Jack Dill appea...

June 12th, 2018 |  


London Strawberry Festival schedule

London Strawberry Festival schedule

​Pre-FestivalMonday, June 18At EMA building6-6:30 p.m. — Final Baby registrations accepted, no registrations accepted after this time6:30 ...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Strawberry Festival 2018 Grand Marshals chosen

Strawberry Festival 2018 Grand Marshals chosen

Richard and Nancy Matson are the 2018 London Strawberry Festival Grand Marshals.The Matsons moved from Mt. Gilead to London in 2005 to be closer to th...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Eades honored in procession

Eades honored in procession

Fire ladders arched over Main Street Saturday for the funeral of former London mayor, David Eades. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Major fentanyl seizure

Major fentanyl seizure

DAYTON — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations Spec...

June 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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London campers have fun
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Pioneer campouts
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 |  


Surface replacement to be done

The West Jeff High School track will be closed to the public from Thursday, June 14 through Wednesday, Aug. 15 for surface replacement.Staff report...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Tigers earn track medals

Tigers earn track medals

DUBLIN – Doubling their pleasureEach year, the Madison County Special Olympics Track and Field squad works toward two goals – having fun a...

June 12th, 2018 |  


WJYAA recognizes volunteers

WJYAA recognizes volunteers

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) recognized a few volunteers during a recent board meeting.The WJYAA has offered youth sports in ...

June 12th, 2018 |  


WJ Athletic booster golf outing set

The West Jefferson Athletic Boosters will hold their annual golf outing Sunday, June 24, at Locust Hills Golf Course, 5575 North River Road, Springfie...

June 12th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Birth Announcements

Jason and Kara Riley, of Grove City, announce the birth of a son, Greyson J. Riley, born Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Mount Carmel East in Columbus.He ...

May 4th, 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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