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Some things are just personal

Some things are just personal

I will grant I have a few eccentricities. But, far fewer than the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has avowed through the years. Listening to her, a...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Foster children seek forever families

Foster children seek forever families

On Thanksgiving, many families gathered for a feast with their siblings, parents and children. But, not everyone in Madison County is so fortunate.Som...

November 26th, 2016 |  


DNA, Vineyard hosting open house

DNA, Vineyard hosting open house

Daily Needs Assistance (DNA) of Plain City and the Vineyard Church of Plain City will both be opening their doors to the community for Christmas Under...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Clock or not, UPCO’s Christmas Under the Clock lights celebrates 15 years

Clock or not, UPCO’s Christmas Under the Clock lights celebrates 15 years

Clock or not, Christmas Under the Clock will go on.Plain City’s 15th annual free holiday festival will take place next Saturday, Dec, 3, on Main...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Shop small, live large

Shop small, live large

Before the turkey is even cold, many families pour over ads and make plans to cover as much ground and scoop up the hot prices before the sun rises on...

November 25th, 2016 |  


The sound of crickets chirping in the backyard

The sound of crickets chirping in the backyard

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were relaxing on the back porch after supper, drinking our coffee and enjoying the evening. Nothing quite...

November 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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JA expects to compete

Flames aiming for league crown

The Shekinah Christian School boys basketball team feasted from beyond the three-point arc a year ago. The Flames had a number of players capable of m...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Travel champions

Travel champions

The Jonathan Alder Sixth Grade girls basketball team won the London Preseason Travel Basketball Tournament this past weekend. Jonathan Alder went 4-0 ...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Athletes earn All-MSL

Athletes earn All-MSL

The two schools in Madison County which are still competing in the Mid-State League didn’t necessarily have the best overall fall seasons, but p...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 2016. |  


JA athletes honored

JA athletes honored

The Jonathan Alder High School athletic department had a strong showing in its last fall as a member of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference.The Pioneers ...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Stepp earns All-OAC first team

Stepp earns All-OAC first team

WESTERVILLE — The Otterbein University football team landed seven players on the 2016 All-Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) team Monday morning, an...

November 26th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Garden club makes seed packets

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. |  


Genealogical society hears lineage presentation

Genealogical society hears lineage presentation

The Union County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society held its meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Marysville Public Library in Meeting...

September 10th, 2016 |  


50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

Doug and Connie Weakley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the New California Presbyterian Church, ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Master Gardeners to host plant sale

Master Gardeners to host plant sale

The 2016 Union County Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held at the Armory Building at the Union County Fairgrounds, 845 N. Main St., Marysville, fro...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Garden club to plant daylillies

Garden club to plant daylillies

The Richwood Garden Club June meeting was held at the home of Tenah McMahan in Somersville.Beverly Ridge gave the program on arranging silk flowers. T...

August 6th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Make turkey into the new year

Make turkey into the new year

One of the most endearing qualities of young children is their innate curiosity. Actually, all young creatures seem to be born curious.Curiosity is wh...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

In Luke 15:11-24, we read what Charles Dickens said is “the greatest short story in history.” Even if you don’t go to church on a re...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

I don’t usually have much of a sweet tooth, but during the holidays I tend to go overboard on cookies and other baked goods at parties and when ...

November 26th, 2016 |  


A little doggerel for the season

A little doggerel for the season

“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” — Amish sayingThanksgiving behind me and Christmas aheadMake me want to crawl straight in un...

November 26th, 2016 |  


This holiday season, consider how you can give back

This holiday season, consider how you can give back

From the beginning of our nation’s history, Thanksgiving has been that annual tradition where we set aside time to reflect and give thanks for t...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 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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