Former Mt. Sterling administrator arrested for stealing nearly $1 million from village

Former Mt. Sterling administrator arrested for stealing nearly $1 million from village

JACKSON, OHIO — Former Mount Sterling Administrator Joe Johnson, 46, was arrested Tuesday morning, charged with stealing nearly $1 million in vi...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Judge: No prison for Stoops

Judge: No prison for Stoops

Tammy Stoops, once chief probation officer in Madison County Juvenile Court, will not spend time behind bars for stealing on the job, despite a reques...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Theft in office: Cars, tools, camper — even dental work — bought with village money

Theft in office: Cars, tools, camper — even dental work — bought with village money

JACKSON, OHIO — The house at 3203 Camba Road, south of Jackson, was abuzz with activity on Tuesday morning.Following the arrest of former Mount ...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Proper fry pan toss

Proper fry pan toss

Call her a repeat winner. Erin Niemeyer had the best arm at the Ladies’ Skillet Throwing Contest, held Saturday, July 26 at the Madison County F...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


West Jeff approves Flucke Trust annexation

West Jeff approves Flucke Trust annexation

West Jefferson Village Council have moved ahead with plans to annex nearly 300 acres of prime development land along Interstate 70 between Byerly Road...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


MCAC wears ‘Pajama Game’ well

MCAC wears ‘Pajama Game’ well

It’s a scintillating musical slumber party to squelch the summer blahs.In the sweltering heat of July, there is nothing better than a breezy, re...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Better late than never

Better late than never

Did you know there are several meanings to being “on time?” There are! To be on time means to be somewhere at a designated time. That is, ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Barber wins it all at fair showman of showmen

Barber wins it all at fair showman of showmen

City slickers no more, the Barber Family is now part of the Madison County 4-H history books.Brooks Barber, 14, was named the Overall Showman of Showm...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Councilman: Johnson arrest a ‘dark blow’ for village

Councilman: Johnson arrest a ‘dark blow’ for village

Reaction to the arrest of Joe Johnson, former Mount Sterling village administrator, has been shock and surprise from many of the village’s offic...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Alder to offer season sports passes

Alder to offer season sports passes

Fall and winter sports events at Jonathan Alder Local Schools will be less expensive this year for purchasers of a new 20-game season pass.Melissa Pol...

July 22nd, 2016 |