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Harvest off to good start in Madison County

Madison County residents may have noticed this week farm equipment along the roads in greater numbers and fields filled with combines and loading trucks...

County moves on violence shelter

Madison County is continuing its plans to build a domestic violence shelter.

Halloween Costume Contest under way

Madison County parents of all our little ghouls and goblins are reminded that the annual 2017 Halloween Costume Contest sponsored each year by The...

Providing food this Thanksgiving

There’s nothing small about the generosity being shown by the restaurant Phat Daddy’s. This is the seventh year for the London eatery to host its free Thanksgiving dinner. Starting at noon on Thanksgiving day, doors will be open for anyone to stop in and pick up a free dinner or dinners to take home. Dinners can also be delivered if orders are called in. This year’s menu consists of turkey, ham, dressing, potatoes, corn, baked beans, rolls, and pumpkin pie. Dinners are available until supplies run out. The dinners are provided through the generous donations of local individuals and businesses. Orders for delivery can be placed by calling 740-852-3339 on Wednesday. Pictured is Phat Daddy’s employee Skylar Virts with one of the turkeys donated for the dinner.

Jackson appears in court ahead of trial

With a trial only two weeks away, attorneys for accused murderer Tevin Jackson are asking Madison County Common Pleas Judge Eamon Costello to throw out key evidence in the case.

London students have ‘rocky’ time Saturday

A group of London Middle School sixth graders took to the streets of London on Saturday morning to participate in the second ever “Rock...

MCBDD active at the polls

Madison County citizens with disabilities are very active in their community. Tuesday will be no exception. Penny Powers, Ginger Shaw, Whitney Shoaf, and Marlyn Zeeck went through training conducted by Madison County Board of Election Director Tim Ward on Nov. 2 at MATCO Services. They will be working at the polls at both West Jefferson High School and London High School this Election Day, Nov. 6. Among their duties will be as greeters and distributing the security/privacy sleeves for voters’ ballots. In addition to being served by MATCO, the individuals are also served by Madison County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On hand to celebrate the training were from left, front row: Zeeck, Powers, Shoaf and Shaw. Back row, from left: Director Ward, MATCO CEO Van Viney and MCBDD Superintendent Susan Thompson.

Combined Dairy Show nets winners at fair

Monday night’s Dairy Show had a slight change in structure from what it was in past years. Rather than breaking up the 4-H classes...

Nance meet continues legacy

“Erin blessed us with a beautiful race day,” said Terry Nance of his late daughter on Saturday, the day of the cross country meet that bears her name. “You could sense that she was there.”