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Judge: No prison for Stoops
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Proper fry pan toss
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West Jeff approves Flucke Trust annexation
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MCAC wears ‘Pajama Game’ well
Alder to offer season sports passes

Alder to offer season sports passes

Fall and winter sports events at Jonathan Alder Local Schools will be less expensive this year for purchasers of a new 20-game season pass.Melissa Pol...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


The squirrel and birds controversy

The squirrel and birds controversy

I have learned controversy is what life is really all about. Controversy means there are two sides, one side has no idea what the other side is thinki...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• Everything you eat and drink matters and over time can help you be healthier now a...

July 17th, 2016 |  


It’s pullin’ time!

It’s pullin’ time!

The mud. The smoke. The roaring engines. It’s all part of the fun at the Central Ohio Truck Pull Circuit pulls, held Tuesday at the Madison Coun...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Rehm wins horse showmanship

Rehm wins horse showmanship

Horse show entries are up for the 2016 Madison County Fair. The increase however is on four legs — not two legs.Key leader Karen Buscemi said th...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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14U Lady Pioneers win title

14U Lady Pioneers win title

The 14u Lady Pioneers travel softball team, won the I-270 14u travel softball league championship Wednesday, July 20, by beating the Big Katz by a sco...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


London to host All-Star tourney

London to host All-Star tourney

A whole collection of recreation all-star softball teams will be trekking to London High School July 22-24 for the second annual “Mitts for Mira...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Alder grads win title

Alder grads win title

The first ever Ohio Girls Alternate-Shot Golf Championship was contested Monday, July 11, at Rolling Meadows Golf Club in Marysville.Two-player teams ...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Biles heads to Rio in search of golden moment

Biles heads to Rio in search of golden moment

The greatest gymnast Mary Lou Retton has ever seen is a wonder.She has the power to get such height on the vault it seems as if she’s bungee jum...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Tigers, Raiders combine for car wash

Tigers, Raiders combine for car wash

For the second year in a row, members of the Coach Darrell Eades’ London High School volleyball program teamed with Madison County Special Olymp...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


PC baseball teams shine

PC baseball teams shine

A pair of Plain City youth baseball teams had strong showings at the NCS Raiders Firecracker Baseball Tournament July 2-4 in Columbus.The Plain City P...

July 9th, 2016 updated: July 9th, 2016. |  


LIFE


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Canaan alumni host annual banquet
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Garden club deems plant sale a success
Genealogical society talks bobbin lace making

Genealogical society talks bobbin lace making

The Union County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society held their meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at the Marysville Public Library in meetin...

June 18th, 2016 updated: June 18th, 2016. |  


Monroe annual banquet set for June 18

The Monroe Alumni Association officers met recently to plan the 2016 annual banquet and meeting which will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at ...

June 11th, 2016 updated: June 11th, 2016. |  


Bonaccis to celebrate 50th anniversary

Bonaccis to celebrate 50th anniversary

Deacon Anthony and Elaine Bonacci will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18, with renewal of vows at 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. Jo...

June 11th, 2016 updated: June 11th, 2016. |  


Foust to celebrate 90th birthday

Foust to celebrate 90th birthday

In celebration of his 90th birthday, an open house will be held for Howard Foust, retired Plain City Postmaster.The event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m...

June 4th, 2016 updated: June 4th, 2016. |  


Yoders to celebrate 60th anniversary

Yoders to celebrate 60th anniversary

Darrel R. and Sharyn L. (King) Yoder of West Jefferson will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 at Maranatha...

June 4th, 2016 updated: June 4th, 2016. |  


Thiel and Beachy to exchange vows Aug. 27

Thiel and Beachy to exchange vows Aug. 27

Roy and Jeanie Thiel of Brooklyn, Ohio announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nicole Thiel, to Michael Beachy, son of Ste...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Better late than never
Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

You don’t have to look further than Mayberry to find a bellwether city this election year.That’s right. The fictional TV home where Sherif...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Dem convention must stir, renew interest in Clinton

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


The squirrel and birds controversy

The squirrel and birds controversy

I have learned controversy is what life is really all about. Controversy means there are two sides, one side has no idea what the other side is thinki...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Dinner in a wrapper keeps fair fun close

Dinner in a wrapper keeps fair fun close

Another Madison County Fair is drawing to a close.Kids and their parents, friends and lots of critters are packing up to go home. I bet some of those ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


An ear of corn A-OK as part of a balanced diet

An ear of corn A-OK as part of a balanced diet

We really enjoyed having corn on the cob on July 4. One of my children asked why we don’t have it more often. I explained that corn is a starchy...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Rosanna meets Herman

Rosanna meets Herman

Editor’s Note: Gloria is taking a much-deserved summer break to visit family in Ohio. She’ll return either next week or the week after. Ju...

July 16th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 16th, 2016 |  


Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply, one of Midwest Ohio’s leading suppliers of industrial and electrical products, broke ground on Tuesday, Dec. 8 on a new facility...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

A typical child will catch five to eight colds this year — possibly more, if family or friends are around sharing their germs. While you canR...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

The Barbara George team of Keller Williams Consultants Realty in Plain City has welcomed a new real estate sales professional.Darren Clark, who was bo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage my patients to get this important vaccine. Th...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

MARYSVILLE — Memorial Health Chief Financial Officer Jeff Ehlers has received a C-Suite Award from Columbus Business First, and will be honored ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


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