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07/14/2016 08:19 PM
'Is my tongue blue?'

Siblings Logan Money, 4, and Brooke Money, 8, of Plain City, show off their blue tongues after enjoying some shaved ice Thursday ay the Madison County Fair. The children were visiting the fair with their grandparents.


07/14/2016 11:06 AM
Top things to do this weekend: July 15-17

Wheat whackers Lawn-mower races, tractor pulls and a parade are just some of the features of the Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association's 67th Annual Show and Reunion . The four-day event at Pastime Park in Plain City begins tonight.


07/08/2016 10:05 AM
Youth group completes work camp -

The F.U.E.L. Sharon Mennonite Church Youth Fellowship members and volunteers performed many tasks helping out the community during the week of June 20. Those who worked repairing and painting the floors at the local Plain City Food Pantry are from left: Jared Chase, Hank Shoemaker, Yaqi Schumacher, Megan Colwell, Abigail Watkins and Bonnie Chuha. From left are: Matthew Snyder, Jacob Miller, Emily Miller, Kevin Kaiser, Gary Hostetler, Cam Headings, Mandi Schumacher, Mary Ferrito, Hope Shoemaker and Darryl Beachy.


07/05/2016 05:27 PM
Firefighters favored at Fourth -

Members of the former Plain City Fire Department served as the grand marshals of Plain City's Fourth of July Parade, held Monday afternoon. Rain showers cleared away in time for the parade, said Leslie Perkins of the Plain City Events Committee.


07/05/2016 08:53 AM
West Jeff pharmacy open -

Happy Druggist Pharmacy, located at 487 W. Main St., will hold a series of grand opening celebrations will kick off next week, though doors are open this week. A grand opening party will be held Saturday, July 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 25 customers will receive free T-shirts and the first 50 customers will receive a free goody-bag.


06/30/2016 05:29 PM
Plain Citya s Alles a biga on art -

Artist Karen Alles likes to work on large canvases. It was part of her training as a student and she's adhered to it.


06/30/2016 03:10 PM
Canaan alumni host annual banquet

The family of Thomas Hay family attended the Canaan annual alumni banquet in celebration of Hay's life. From back to front are: son, Todd Hay of Canal Winchester, son Tom Jr. Hay of German Village, son Scott Hay of Grove City, sister Tressie Hay Corsi of Johnstown, niece Cheryl Corsi Kerr of Maryland, daughter, Marla Hay Bernardo of German Village, Thomas Hay's widow Marlene Hay and son Shawn Hay of Mt.


06/30/2016 10:53 AM
Growing off-the-grid -

Barry Adler is the owner of RainFresh Harvests, an off-the-grid, bio-integrated aquaponics greenhouse business located a few miles north of Plain City. Katie Aukerman, an employee at RainFresh Harvests, rinses basil, mizuna lettuce and spearmint harvested earlier that morning.


06/30/2016 01:01 AM
Plain City crash injures one

Traffic on U.S. 42 was stopped in both directions Tuesday afternoon, the result of a two-vehicle crash on the south end of Plain City.


06/29/2016 06:54 PM
Survey says! Village seeks public input -

Members of the Plain City community are being asked to share their opinions on the current state of the village, as well as what they would like to see in the future. The village council's comprehensive plan committee is going live on a survey this week, following council's approval on Monday.


06/28/2016 09:02 AM
Parade, music, fireworks planned for Fourth -

This photo was taken in July 1985 with two 40-hour chief/assistant chief and with one firefighter per 24 hour shift and part-time personnel at night. Members of the department included front row from left: Lt.


06/24/2016 10:21 PM
Man killed in Union County motorcycle crash

A man died in a motorcycle crash this week just a few miles from his Plain City home in Union County. According to the State Highway Patrol, David Mitchell, 65, was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle west on Rt.


06/24/2016 06:04 PM
Time for work to begin -

Work by the Durable Slate company officially began on Plain City's historic uptown clock this week, according to village officials. The clock was removed from its base last month for restoriation and repair.


06/23/2016 07:56 PM
Rains hit, wind misses

Thursday morning's storms dodged Madison County, but caused heavy damage throughout southwest Ohio, including to the Satterfield home near Wilmington. The tree fell through the roof, the attic and into the kitchen.