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01/18/2018 06:19 PM
Williamson named Madison Press Editor

"We're looking forward to having Mike on board as the new Editor," said Lane Moon, Regional Publisher for AIM Media publications in Ohio including The Madison Press . "His enthusiasm, focus, and dedication to the job makes me confident he will do well in this position."


01/15/2018 07:18 PM
Winter weather causes crashes

London Fire Department responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of East High Street and North Union Street around 1 p.m. on Monday. Floyd Jordan of Springfield slid his GMC Safari into a Saturn Ion driven by Chelsea Caudill of London.


01/14/2018 06:09 PM
Urbana's proposed ban on feeding wildlife stalls over feral cats Updated at

Angela Van Hoose lined up the foam plates and spooned a heap of salmon-flavored Fancy Feast on each one. Then she squeezed some disposable hand warmers to heat them, so she could put one under every plate that she would soon put on her back patio.


01/11/2018 07:15 PM
Brock retirement from Madison Press announced

Brock started at The Madison Press in early 2017. In addition to his duties at General Manager and Editor of The Madison Press , he also is Editor of the AIM Media monthly agriculture magazine Rural Life Today .


01/10/2018 12:41 PM
The LMC Truck C10 Nationals Week to Wicked - The Square-Body Episode: Before the Build

For every creampuff or cherry farm find C10 there are at least a hundred, um, curd puffs. You know the ones I'm talking about, the "ran when last parked" deals that look fairly decent from the outside but don't truly reveal their spoiled-filling surprise till after the deal's been made and that beauty's all yours.


01/09/2018 10:57 PM
OSU Extension to offer meetings for farmers this month

OSU Extension Madison County, in partnership with Madison County Farm Bureau, will be offering a series of educational meetings for the agricultural community throughout the month of January. These meetings are designed to maximize farm profitability, highlight existing technology, and increase understanding of current tax law.


01/08/2018 08:29 PM
Plain City announces $2 million street projects

A conceptual design of the reconstruction work on Maple Street that is scheduled for July in Plain City. The village sent out letters Jan. 5 informing residents of the projects which will rebuild the water systems on Maple and Gay Streets.


01/04/2018 09:45 PM
Woman pleads in traffic stop, assault case -

Roselle Mishkind of Columbus appears in Madison County Court of Common Pleas Thursday morning. Mishkind was charged with four felony counts resulting from a drunken driving incident in Plain City on Aug. 18. This was her fourth related incident since 2014.


01/03/2018 04:16 PM
Cold causes Plain City water main break

Water flowing over a sidewalk on Gay Street in Plain City Tuesday night. Village crews were called to fix a water main break.


12/26/2017 06:53 PM
Smokin' Aces Armory clears hurdles to open

Attending a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 20 at Smokin' Aces Armory, 9525 State Route 161, Plain City, are from left: Sergeant Tharon Prather, Plain City Police Department; Detective Philip Greenbaum, Plain City Police Department; Greg Finchum, Re/Max Leading Edge, Madison County Chamber of Commerce board member; David Kell, Executive Director of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce; Tim Suter, Ohio Edison, Madison County Chamber of Commerce board member; Chris Hines, Smokin' Aces Armory; Tyler Lane, Smokin' Aces Armory; Inge Witt, the village of Plain City; Barry Thomas; Linda Granger, the village of Plain City; Traci Tate, Elite FTS, Madison County Chamber of Commerce board member; Jim Hines; Bryce Tate; Rite Hines; Rick Shafer Madison County Chamber of Commerce board member; and Joe Troyer, Plain City Business Association.


12/23/2017 06:19 AM
Holiday Art Project: Readers deck our page with wows of holly

Denise I. Clark of London, Ohio, combined wood slats, acrylic paint, jute bows and the coiled wire - an unexpected way to represent the berries - to take first place in the 16th annual contest. "The style of painting plays well with the red-wire holly berries," said Jenny Applegate, a Dispatch features editor, who judged the contest with Linda Dillman, winner of the 2016 contest.


12/22/2017 06:56 PM
Tolles honors Senior Interview Contest winners, finalists

The top eight finalists honored by Tolles Career & Technical Center at the annual Senior Interview Contest are front row from left: Mikel Tatman, Ariana Calloway, Clay Carter and Lindsey Green; second row: Sasha Lee, Caeden Luke and Brandon Le. Not pictured is Ashley Whealdon.


12/21/2017 05:22 PM
PCES annual food drive

During the Plain City Elementary School's annual two-week food drive for the Plain City Community Christmas basket project, the PCES student council collected over 3,100 items from fellow students. Meg Woods and Steve Wilson's third grade classes won the privilege of delivering the items to the central collection site at the Plain City Presbyterian Church.