Shafer named outstanding nursing student

Shafer named outstanding nursing student

Samantha Shafer, of Mount Sterling, was recently selected by the faculty at Mount Vernon Nazarene University as the outstanding nursing student in CHE...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Contest open for Ox Roast royalty

Contest open for Ox Roast royalty

A new court of West Jefferson Ox Roast royalty will be crowned this year.The royalty contest is open for this year’s festival, which takes place...

August 13th, 2015 |  


A beautiful day for golf

A beautiful day for golf

A group of golfers pose on the first tee at the London Country Club Thursday during the Bob Powers Classic Golf Outing scramble, presented by Madison ...

August 13th, 2015 |  



Trial for former fair treasurer delayed

Trial for former fair treasurer delayed

The former treasurer for the Madison County Agricultural Society had her jury trial pushed back to October in Madison County Common Pleas Court Thursd...

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


West Jeff man pleads guilty to stealing guns, burglary

West Jeff man pleads guilty to stealing guns, burglary

A West Jefferson man could face up to nine years in prison for attempting to steal firearms from a West Jefferson residence.Brandon Nelson, 27, pleade...

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


What will the verdict be?

What will the verdict be?

This past Wednesday, I drove two of our members from church to Dayton for a disability hearing at the Social Security Administration. On the way down,...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Who says so?

Who says so?

Everyone has an opinion about religion, politics, and sex. Everyone believes they have the correct opinion. Sometimes we are tolerant of the opinions ...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Pot legalization issue cleared for Ohio ballot this fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will have the chance to decide this fall whether marijuana should be legalized for medicinal and recreational ...

August 12th, 2015 |  


High turnout reported for conservation tour

High turnout reported for conservation tour

The Madison Soil and Water Conservation District and the Madison County Master Gardeners hosted a sold-out conservation tour on Friday, July 24.The to...

August 12th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


WJYAA seeks new home outside village

WJYAA seeks new home outside village

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) is seeking donations to purchase a new home outside the village for its programs.The organizatio...

August 12th, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |