Breeden wins prize

Seven-year-old Avery Breeden was the winner of London Public Library’s summer reading prize of riding the City of London Fire Department engine No. 360 to the first day of school. She was entered into the drawing by reading for at least 20 hours and completing 20 physical activities. From left are: Firefighter Paramedic Kevin Fischer, Firefighter EMT Rob Randall, Alexa Breeden (sister to Avery), Avery Breeden, and Firefighter Paramedic Ben Buckley.

Plain City votes against apartment complex

The proposed Champion Apartments development in Plain City will not be moving forward.

West Jefferson council approves annexations

The Village of West Jefferson continues to grow.

August is Child Support Awareness Month

Both sides of the desk were recognized at Tuesday’s meeting of the Madison County Commissioners.

Former food pantry director passes away

Susan Maggard, a West Jefferson resident who spent much of her time working and volunteering in the community, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4. She was 67.

London board plans for back-to-school

The London City Schools Board of Education met Tuesday for the final meeting of summer before back-to-school day Aug. 15.

Giving thanks to American farmers

To the Editor:

Debate over EMD split continues

Representatives of Madison County EMD continued to argue that the City of London is ill prepared to establish and fund its own emergency squad, beginning in 2019.

Prices for salt higher this year

It’s going to cost the county more for salt this year as prices have double since last year.