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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.


06/18/2016 07:06 PM
Area churches plan Vacation Bible School

London Church of The Nazarene, 224 Elm St., London, is having Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 20 through Friday, June 24. The theme is "Cave Quest." The program is for children from 2 years old through sixth grade.


06/18/2016 11:24 AM
Public demonstration of emergency communications June 25-26 - 9:00 am updated:

The Madison County Amateur Radio Club will participate in a national emergency communications preparedness exercise on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. The exercise, known as Field Day, has been recognized by Governor John Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor through a proclamation of those days as "Amateur Radio Operators' Appreciation Days." The proclamation recognizes the vital role played by amateur radio operators in emergency radio communications on a local, statewide, national and international basis.


06/16/2016 06:11 PM
Fish spilled in two-vehicle mishap

A Mercury Milan, foreground, struck a truck, loaded with live bait fish tanks, when the truck driver ran a stop sign Thursday morning at the intersection of state Route 161 and Lafayette-Plain City Road near Plain City Thursday. The fish tanks were dumped on the roadway spilling thousands of minnows and other bait fish.


06/11/2016 09:46 AM
Pleasant Valley Fire Department hires two new firefighters - 9:00 am updated:

Standing in front of the Pleasant Valley Fire Department fire truck is newly hired firefighter/paramedics Stephen Thompson, left, and Caleb Scott. Stephen Thompson and Caleb Scott were both hired as additional full-time firefighter/paramedics at the June 2 fire board meeting.


06/10/2016 10:45 AM
Plain City's pinball wizards

Flashes of multicolored lights and the assorted beeps and clangs of old arcade games float out of Plain City councilman Nick Kennedy's basement.


06/09/2016 09:52 AM
Bonaccis to celebrate 50th anniversary

Deacon Anthony and Elaine Bonacci will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18, with renewal of vows at 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 140 West Ave., Plain City. They are blessed with four children, Lynn Chapman of Chapel Hill, N.C.; Tina Hardin of Matthews, N.C.; Maria Lentz of Delaware and Anthony G. of Columbus.


06/03/2016 03:57 PM
Kings to celebrates 60th anniversary

Darrel R. and Sharyn L. King of West Jefferson will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 at Maranatha Community Fellowship Church, 6240 Lucas Road, Plain City. The couple was married on June 24, 1956, at South Union Mennonite Church in West Liberty, Ohio by Pastor Stanley Shank.


06/03/2016 11:38 AM
Plain City Historical Society seeks photos - 9:00 am updated:

Can anyone identify these men? This photograph, a favorite at the Plain City Historical Society, has been selected for inclusion in the history of Plain City that is being prepared for the town's bicentennial in 2018. Isaac Bigelow laid out lots for a town at the intersection of Post Road and Chillicothe Road - today Main Street and Chillicothe Street - in 1818.


06/01/2016 09:06 AM
Plain City resident celebrates 102nd birthday -

Dora Grove has recently celebrated her 102nd birthday. A party was held in her honor at Edgewater Place in Plain City.


05/31/2016 05:08 AM
a Make Memorial Day counta

Vietnam War veteran John Henry, of London, reads the names on the Madison County Veterans War Memorial with his grandson, 11-year-old Nathan Harrington, following the Memorial Day ceremony at the Madison County Courthouse. Henry served in the Army and was in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969.