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01/29/2016 09:43 AM
Honoring a Plain City institution

C.J. Lovejoy and Charlie Lovejoy accept a proclamation from Plain City mayor Darrin Lane during Monday's village council meeting. The proclamation recognized Lovejoy's for its 60-year commitment to the community.


01/29/2016 09:43 AM
New evidence stalls jury trial

The jury trial for a Columbus man charged with receiving stolen property was rescheduled Thursday morning after new evidence came to light in the final days before the trial date. Shortly after midnight on Sept.


01/28/2016 02:50 PM
Filling West Jeffersona s housing gap

Russ Miller owns more than 400 acres off U.S. Route 40 just east of West Jefferson's village limits. He's working to recruit a developer to build a few hundred new homes on the land over the next decade or two.


01/28/2016 09:31 AM
Kennedy returns with parks fee a compromisea

Despite Plain City council voting down legislation to increase park fees at its last meeting, council member Nick Kennedy isn't ready to let the issue die. Kennedy, chair of the parks committee, on Monday again introduced a resolution to bump up the rental rates at Pastime Park - this time reducing all fees by 5 percent from the last proposal.


01/20/2016 06:20 PM
Four-county partnership aims to prepare workforce

Tom Duggan, integrated supply chain senior director and site leader of Honeywell Aerospace in Urbana, speaks at the Business Workforce Impact Breakfast at Honeywell. Tom Duggan, integrated supply chain senior director and site leader of Honeywell Aerospace in Urbana, speaks at the Business Workforce Impact Breakfast at Honeywell.


01/18/2016 06:33 PM
Two killed in off-roading accident near Plain City

Two people were found dead following an off-road accident Saturday near Plain City. The individuals were waiting for a tow truck; investigators said the Jeep was idling while the tailpipe was submerged in the creek.


01/16/2016 07:08 PM
2 found dead in Jeep that idled with tailpipe in creek

A man and woman have been found dead in a vehicle that authorities say got stuck in a creek and was apparently left idling with its tailpipe submerged. The Union County Sheriff's Office told WCMH-TV they received a 911 call shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday about a possible injury accident near Plain City.


01/15/2016 06:57 PM
Shea, Russell win primary election endorsements

On Thursday, the Greene County Republican Central Committee selected London Republican Brendan Shea for the 74th district seat, chairman Robert Wood said. The party chose Shea over fellow Madison County candidates Chris Wallace, of Plain City, and Joe Russell, of London, as well as Xenia Republican Bill Dean.