NEWS


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Walking the line
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Cars, trucks coming to Main Street
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Tolles welcomes new staff members
Plain City man buys detention pond, puzzles officials

Plain City man buys detention pond, puzzles officials

A Plain City man made a property purchase at a county auction last week that has local officials scratching their heads.Lowell Wellman immediately bid...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Commissioners approve WJ annexation

Commissioners approve WJ annexation

Following an hour-long hearing, Madison County commissioners approved the petition by the Paul J. Flucke Family Trust to have 297 acres of prime real ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


A Plain City ‘institution’

A Plain City ‘institution’

Ada Beachy’s front yard bears two weathered signs.They can be seen on the east side of U.S. Route 42 on the southern approach to Plain City. One...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Byers bring ‘Imperial’ touch

Byers bring ‘Imperial’ touch

A local couple brought out an automotive family gem to the London Rib and Jazz Fest.Buddy and Diane Byers drove their 1961 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron t...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Madison County parishes receive grants

Madison County parishes receive grants

Madison County Roman Catholic parishes received more than $32,000 in grants from The Catholic Foundation during the organization’s most recent f...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

The start of the new school year is a magical time.There are tears of joy, impromptu dances of glee and meet-ups with friends who haven’t been s...

August 13th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Alder baseball hits links
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It’s scrimmage season
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Cupp’s OSU plan: Work hard and see what happens
It’s scrimmage season

It’s scrimmage season

Brett Glass, the head football coach at Jonathan Alder, addresses his team during a break in its recent scrimmage against Teays Valley.Jonathan Alder&...

August 20th, 2016 updated: August 20th, 2016. |  


LHS to play Alder in Jamboree

LHS to play Alder in Jamboree

On Thursday, Aug. 18 the Red Raiders of London High School will participate in a football jamboree with Jonathan Alder High School. The jamboree will ...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Golf teams open 2016 season

There aren’t a lot of bodies on the Madison-Plains High School girls golf team this fall, but that’s not stopping the Golden Eagles from g...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Having a U.S. Senior moment

Having a U.S. Senior moment

John Cook’s bag dons the logo of his alma mater. Cook participated in a practice round Monday in preparation for the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto ...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Lady Legends ’07 tryouts

The Lady Legends ’07 will be holding an open tryout for their 10U travel softball team on Sunday, Aug. 21 from 3 to 5 p.m.The tryout will take p...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


LIFE


Roby to celebrate 90th birthday

Roby to celebrate 90th birthday

An open house will be held for Frank Roby, of Plain City, as he celebrates his 90th birthday.The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Troyer and Keigley to exchange vows

Walter G. Keigley Jr. and Patricia A. Keigley of London announce the engagement of their son, Brian K. Keigley to Victoria D. Troyer daughter of Eliza...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Canaan alumni host annual banquet

Canaan alumni host annual banquet

Graduates from Canaan High School recently gathered for their annual banquet.Following a guided tour of the new Canaan building in the Jonathan Alder ...

July 2nd, 2016 updated: July 2nd, 2016. |  


Garden club deems plant sale a success

Garden club deems plant sale a success

The May meeting of the Richwood Garden Club was held at the home of Ruth Goedecke on Miller Road. It was a marathon meeting lasting nearly six hours w...

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


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. |  


OPINION


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Mom and the girls take a road trip
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Healthy churches — Part 2
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Goodbye, Madison County

More fuss, please, for Rio’s Olympic moms

If you strapped weights to Usain Bolt’s chest, replaced his six-pack stomach with abs stretched out of shape, de-tuned his muscular frame and ex...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

The start of the new school year is a magical time.There are tears of joy, impromptu dances of glee and meet-ups with friends who haven’t been s...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Where is Porky Pig when you need him?

Where is Porky Pig when you need him?

Growing up we did not have a TV in our home. My father was just too cheap to spend the money for something as frivolous as TV, so he bought comic book...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Yoder’s welcome new arrival

Yoder’s welcome new arrival

Sapphire will have her colt any day, we kept telling our 4-year-old, Julia. “Any day” kept stretching into weeks. Every morning, evening, ...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Healthy churches — Part 1

Healthy churches — Part 1

For the next few weeks, I am going to change the direction of this article to share a few ideas that might help churches and their pastor(s) become mo...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 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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