Pleasant Valley firefighter R.C. Fellows wins Box 15’s Central Ohio award

Pleasant Valley firefighter R.C. Fellows wins Box 15’s Central Ohio award

A Plain City-area firefighter has been recognized as one of the finest in Central Ohio.Robert “R.C.” Fellows, a member of the Pleasant Val...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Madison County constituents attend town hall held without Congressman Steve Stivers

Madison County constituents attend town hall held without Congressman Steve Stivers

Several Madison County residents — including those part of a new, grassroots progressive effort in Plain City — were among those in attend...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Smoking or non-smoking?

Smoking or non-smoking?

Many people have the wrong idea about the devil. They picture him dressed in a red suit, with a long tail and holding a pitchfork in his hand. They jo...

February 24th, 2017 updated: 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 |  


Plain City man accused of repeatedly raping boy held on $1 million bond

Plain City man accused of repeatedly raping boy held on $1 million bond

A Plain City man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a boy over seven years is being held on a rare $1 million bond.Gary Zornes, 52, of 230 Nort...

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


Don’t give up — keep climbing

Don’t give up — keep climbing

Beth and I have recently started a new way of life. It’s called a “fitness program!”We both want to get healthy and feel better abou...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Jonathan Alder High School reaches honor roll status for AP program

Jonathan Alder High School reaches honor roll status for AP program

Jonathan Alder Local School District has been named to the 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll by The College Board. Only 433 districts across the count...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Plain City may borrow millions to fix utility lines, consolidate village offices

Plain City may borrow millions to fix utility lines, consolidate village offices

Plain City is considering taking on nearly $4 million of debt to knock out some much-needed capital improvement projects, largely repairs on its water...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The strange myth of multitasking

The strange myth of multitasking

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is an expert when it comes to multitasking. Although I have lived with her for over 45 years, I still do not kn...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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 |