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Walton named 2016 county fair queen

Walton named 2016 county fair queen

The crown will stay in West Jefferson for another year.Samantha Walton, a 2016 graduate of West Jefferson High School, was crowned the 2016 Madison Co...

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


4-H club visits Anthony-Thomas Candy Shoppe

4-H club visits Anthony-Thomas Candy Shoppe

The Proud Pioneers 4-H Club recently visited Anthony-Thomas Candy Shoppe for the club’s yearly educational field trip.Anthony-Thomas, a business...

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


Have you opened the door yet?

Have you opened the door yet?

“Pokémon Go.” Do those words mean anything to you? To many people around the world, they do!What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon Go ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Tolles wins NSPRA Gold Medallion honor for Landed campaign

Tolles wins NSPRA Gold Medallion honor for Landed campaign

Tolles Career & Technical Center has been named one of seven nationwide honorees for superior educational public relations from the National Schoo...

July 16th, 2016 |  


‘Shelah Burger’ part of the county fair

‘Shelah Burger’ part of the county fair

Few food vendors at the Madison County Fair can claim the longevity of Shelah Otterbacher. She has been bringing her style of fair food to London for ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Another check off Shiann’s bucket list

Another check off Shiann’s bucket list

Shiann Lockhart is following in her mama’s footsteps.The 2-year-old showed a rabbit Thursday at the Madison County Jr. Fair Small Animals show.I...

July 15th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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London to host All-Star tourney
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Alder grads win title
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Biles heads to Rio in search of golden moment
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. |  


Rivalry will continue

Rivalry will continue

The rivalry between London and Madison-Plains on the football field will continue for the years to come.The 2016 high school football season will be t...

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


Notre Dame, Michigan resuming rivalry

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Notre Dame and Michigan, the two winningest programs in college football history, announced Thursday that they are resuming t...

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


Lady Raiders stay busy

Lady Raiders stay busy

The London High School girls basketball team is months and months away from returning to the court in a competitive nature, but the Lady Red Raiders h...

July 9th, 2016 updated: July 9th, 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 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.Saturd...

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
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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. |  


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. |  


OPINION


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 |  


Have you opened the door yet?

Have you opened the door yet?

“Pokémon Go.” Do those words mean anything to you? To many people around the world, they do!What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon Go ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Their view

Presidential candidates invariably seek and often get endorsements from admired figures in American life. But Hillary Clinton apparently didn’t ...

July 15th, 2016 |  


What if Trump’s goal is really a Clinton victory?

Donald Trump, you may have noticed, has proved to be an, uh, unorthodox presidential candidate.That served the celebrity well in real estate, on TV an...

July 15th, 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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