NEWS


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Benedict receives diploma
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Tax for West Jefferson rec center won’t be on ballot
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Relay raises spirits, money
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Rains hit, wind misses
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Bike trail vandalism subsides
Libraries offer summer reading perks

Libraries offer summer reading perks

Summer is a wonderful time to ramp up reading. The four Madison County libraries have created summer reading programs, which, over and above the cool ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Time for work to begin

Time for work to begin

Work by the Durable Slate company officially began on Plain City’s historic uptown clock this week, according to village officials. The clock wa...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Area church plans Vacation Bible School

• Big Darby Baptist Church, 6921 Plain City-Georgesville Road, Plain City, will be having Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, J...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Man charged for buying porn with school card

Man charged for buying porn with school card

A West Jefferson school bus mechanic accused of purchasing porn with a school credit card in his supervisor’s name has been charged.Todd Mumford...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Go ahead make dad’s day

Go ahead make dad’s day

A theory, which I subscribe to personally, states the reason Father’s Day is so lame is because so much has been spent on Mother’s Day, th...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• The Ohio Wildlife Center will be bringing a few of the animals that can be found i...

June 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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All-Ohio Pioneers
Pioneers collect All-region honors

Pioneers collect All-region honors

The season ended a couple weeks ago for the Jonathan Alder High School lacrosse team, but the Pioneers are still being recognized for their efforts on...

June 25th, 2016 |  


JASA Soccer sign-ups

The Jonathan Alder Soccer Association will be holding sign-ups for the fall season on the following dates:Wednesday, July 6 and July 13 from 6 to 8:30...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Building leaders at M-P

Building leaders at M-P

For four hours members of the Madison-Plains High School football team were pushed physically and mentally during the Marine Corps Leadership Seminar ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


A smashing success: British Soccer camp returns to London

A smashing success: British Soccer camp returns to London

The British have invaded London again.The British Challenger Soccer camp is in full effect this week and dozens of London youth are reaping the benefi...

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


A run of a lifetime

A run of a lifetime

Mission accomplished.For three years, Sheena Leedham and Blaine Tate have been training together.Sheena has been the teacher, while Blaine has been th...

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


Special Olympians selected for State Games

Madison County Special Olympics has selected 65 athletes/coaches to represent the organization at the 47th Annual Special Olympics Ohio State Summer G...

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


LIFE


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Garden club deems plant sale a success
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Genealogical society talks bobbin lace making
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Bonaccis to celebrate 50th anniversary
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. |  


Garden club members attend spring meeting

Garden club members attend spring meeting

The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc., Region 16 Spring meeting and Flower Show was held at the Maranatha Church in Plain City on Thursday, May 1...

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


Jonathan Alder alumni banquet May 28

Jonathan Alder alumni banquet May 28

The Jonathan Alder High School Alumni is hosting its annual banquet this month.The event will be held Saturday, May 28, at Der Dutchman Restaurant in ...

May 14th, 2016 updated: May 14th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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The Amish and adoption
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When camping, keep food safety in mind
Who’s your idol?

Who’s your idol?

For almost 20 seasons, there was a show entitled “American Idol” in which individuals tried out to become the best singer of the season. M...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Cicadas are out — must be summer

Cicadas are out — must be summer

In 1972, when I moved to the central Ohio area from the east coast, I saw my first tandem 18-wheeler trucks and my first red-winged blackbirds. The hu...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Zika virus update

Zika virus update

Now that Central Ohio has seen its first resident return from travel (to the Caribbean) with the Zika virus. Concern will undoubtedly rise. It is like...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Go ahead make dad’s day

Go ahead make dad’s day

A theory, which I subscribe to personally, states the reason Father’s Day is so lame is because so much has been spent on Mother’s Day, th...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Summer: Time to grill

Summer: Time to grill

Like most other people, I have my favorite charities. I send what I can, when I can.Seldom am I swayed by bulk-mailed requests. My pockets aren’...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Do we take God for granted?

Do we take God for granted?

My wife was flying home from a business trip in Maryland this week, and had the opportunity to sit beside a lady from Nigeria. During their conversati...

June 18th, 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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