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Madison County commissioners increase county sewer rates by $10 per month

Madison County commissioners increase county sewer rates by $10 per month

Residents at Choctaw Lake, among others, should expect a monthly sewer bill rate increase, after the commissioners on Monday voted to pass a recommend...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Plain City to ban medical marijuana

Plain City to ban medical marijuana

Plain City leaders aren’t willing to wait until all of the details of Ohio’s legalization of medical marijuana have been worked out.They w...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Plain City man charged with sexually assaulting juvenile

Plain City man charged with sexually assaulting juvenile

A Plain City man has been indicted on 34 charges related to the alleged sexual assault of a child.Gary Zornes, 52, was arrested Friday afternoon after...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Tickets available for Memorial Health Women’s Event

Tickets available for Memorial Health Women’s Event

MARYSVILLE — On St. Patrick’s Day, area women of all ages will gather at the eighth annual Memorial Health Women’s Event. There they...

February 10th, 2017 |  


County increasing real-estate transfer fees

County increasing real-estate transfer fees

Madison County commissioners have decided to increase the real-estate conveyance fee charged on every transfer of property to help off-set a cut in st...

February 10th, 2017 |  


County growth highlighted at Chamber breakfast

County growth highlighted at Chamber breakfast

Union County business and local government representatives heard an encouraging report Jan. 26 about business and economic growth in Union County and ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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A twirling success!
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Shekinah girls advance
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JA teams sweep sectional
JA girls runs to victory

JA girls runs to victory

Perhaps the most stubborn people on the planet are coaches.Very few professions require so much preparation for one game or event, only to have things...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Alder freshmen win title

Alder freshmen win title

The Jonathan Alder High School boys freshman basketball team recently won the MOAC Championship becoming the first Pioneers freshman team to accomplis...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Pioneers hit the mat

Pioneers hit the mat

The Jonathan Alder High School wrestling team gave a strong effort at the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Division championship tournament held Satur...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Ready for the tourney

Ready for the tourney

A single-digit seed and a home game in the upcoming Central District tournament, Jonathan Alder boys basketball coach Brent Cahill has his Pioneers si...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


County swimmers compete at sectional

County swimmers compete at sectional

Jonathan Alder was one of three schools competing in the Division II sectional tournament at Columbus School for Girls Saturday, Feb. 11.The host Unic...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Alder sweeps MOAC tourney

Alder sweeps MOAC tourney

The Jonathan Alder Pioneers are leaving the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference for the Central Buckeye Conference this fall and there may not be any group h...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Couple announces engagement

Birth announcement

Christopher B. Miller and Emily Chadwick, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a son, Gage Allen Miller, born Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at Madison ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Friesens celebrate 50th anniversary

Friesens celebrate 50th anniversary

Corny and Ida Friesen will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Haven Fellowship Church, 7730 Co...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Birth announcement

Craig and Sarah Burns, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Ranon Burns, born Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at Madison Health in London....

October 15th, 2016 updated: October 15th, 2016. |  


Garden club makes seed packets

Garden club makes seed packets

The Richwood Garden Club met at the Richwood park. Six members were present for a potluck lunch. Members made seed packets to fill and give away at Ri...

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


Birth announcement

Chandler Stone and Logan Thomas, of London, announce the birth of a son, Jaxson Scott Stone, born Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Madison Health in Londo...

September 17th, 2016 updated: September 17th, 2016. |  


Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Ashley Day, left, daughter of Tim and Beth Day, Plain City, was recently awarded the Vowell scholarship of $1,000 from the Plain City Lions Club. The ...

September 10th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Patience at nap time yields a good rest

Patience at nap time yields a good rest

“Okay, it’s time for an afternoon nap. Let’s all settle down and be as quiet as possible,” I told my little ones.“Mom, m...

February 24th, 2017 |  


I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

You would think being a husband as long as I have been I would have learned the fine art of negotiating with my wife.When I got married, somebody told...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stopping surprise hospital bills

Stopping surprise hospital bills

Far too many Americans face out-of-control surprise medical bills, often for emergency care, despite the fact that they spend their hard-earned money ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Trump confronts NATO’s free riders

Feb. 18, 2017 — NATO is a 28-nation alliance built on the premise that an attack on one member is an attack on every member. That’s a heal...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Dark chocolate is a healthier option

Dark chocolate is a healthier option

I want to give a sweet treat to my wife, but I don’t want to derail her healthy eating regime. What kind of sweets can I present to her?If you w...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The world outside is waking up early

The world outside is waking up early

Weather has always held a certain fascination for mankind. I’ve lived in several states. In a number of those places, I’ve heard the phras...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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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