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09/21/2017 05:25 AM
Girl's 'Helper' aids rope jumpers

Which is why 11-year-old Leah Thobe decided to bypass human assistance in creating the Jumper's Helper, a device that rotates one end of a rope so two people can tackle a three-person activity. Made of five pieces of PVC pipe and a few clamps, the Jumper's Helper's simple design earned Thobe first place in her grade at the 2016 regional Invention Convention, held in May at Tolles Career & Technical Center in Plain City.


09/13/2017 01:05 AM
Enrollment up at Jonathan Alder

The overall enrollment at Jonathan Alder Local Schools is up for the 2017-18 school year. At its meeting Monday night, Alder Board of Education members shared data showing 2,263 students for the current school year, making it higher than last year's number of 2,226.


09/12/2017 08:31 PM
Plain City woman excels in 'temporary' art

The Ohio Chalk Art Guild, created at the beginning of this year, is made up of artists who all share a love of chalk art. One of its founding members is Hilary Frambes of Plain City.


09/12/2017 05:56 PM
Tolles sets parent-teacher conferences for Sept. 28 -

Tolles Career & Technical Center, 7877 U.S. Highway 42 South, Plain City, will hold parent-teacher conferences from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28. Career-technical instructors will be in their labs to meet with parents/guardians, while academic instructors will be available in the high school commons, respectively.


09/05/2017 04:32 PM
Plain City company eyes Delaware location

The City of Delaware Planning Commission will consider a request during its Wednesday meeting that could bring a new company to the community.


09/04/2017 11:53 AM
Table Talk: Keep blends French soul with speakeasy vibe Posted at

With a globally inspired menu rooted in French cooking techniques, the Keep Liquor Bar has joined the growing downtown Columbus dining scene. Firmly in the upscale-casual category of restaurants, the Keep is on the mezzanine level of Hotel LeVeque, 50 W. Broad St. An exhibition kitchen, with a brushed-steel countertop for dining, is the centerpiece of the 104-seat dining room, which has ample wooden fixtures, wooden chairs and walls flecked with bronze.


08/30/2017 09:20 PM
County property values jump 15 percent -

Madison County residential property value has increased an average of 15 percent since the last full appraisal was conducted in 2014, according to the results of the three-year reappraisal update released Wednesday. According to Hunter, property values are on the rise throughout Madison County, but the increase is greater or lower depending on the location.


08/28/2017 07:19 PM
Classic Car Cruise-In rolls into Plain City -

Sunny skies, lots of cars and a large crowd all spelled success Saturday at the 15th Plain City Classic Car Cruise-In sponsored by Bob Chapman Ford. At the show there were collector cars, classic trucks and motorcycles from owners across Ohio eager to show off their unique vehicles to the awaiting public.


08/28/2017 12:57 PM
Hotel LeVeque's restaurant, the Keep, offers 'approachable' menu with French notes

With a globally inspired menu rooted in French cooking techniques, the Keep Liquor Bar has joined the growing Downtown dining scene. Fitting in the upscale-casual category of restaurants, the Keep is located on the mezzanine level of Hotel LeVeque, an Autograph Collection Hotel, 50 W. Broad St. The restaurant - named after a speakeasy expression - currently is open for dinner only, with breakfast and lunch hours scheduled to be added Sept.


08/24/2017 09:08 PM
Empowering taxpayers to follow the money

As Treasurer of Ohio, I believe taxpayers have a right to know how their tax dollars are being spent. All too often, we the people aren't able to follow our money once we write a check to city hall, the state capital or Washington, D.C. I believe that when we make government small in size and scope, we make the individual big.


08/24/2017 02:58 AM
Portable Precision Laser Thickness Gauge for Steel Service Centers

The compact AGT600 optical-based thickness measuring system from Advanced Gauging Technologies can be easily moved to measure any coil, sheet or strip form material to reduce the production of scrap and provide detailed material thickness reports. The portable AGT600 optical-based laser thickness measuring system from Advanced Gauging Technologies is ideal for use in limited space or where the user needs to move the gauge between different processes.