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Tuesday Jul 29 | The Madison Press

Council: Use of leg trap 'reprehensible'1:03 pm

This leg hold trap, operated by a jawed spring-operated trap designed to capture an animal by the foot or leg, is an example of the type of trap being used by a South Chillicothe Street resident in Plain City.

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Related Topix: Plain City, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Madison Press

Backpack and school supply giveway7:43 pm

The West Jefferson United Methodist Church, 36 S. Center St., is having its annual backpack giveaway from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6 and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, for students in the area of West Jefferson and Galloway within Madison County.

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Related Topix: West Jefferson, OH, Galloway, OH

The Madison Press

DAV's 'Forget-Me-Not' Days steps off5:53 pm

Madison County commissioners, from right, David Dhume, Mark Forrest and Paul Gross each drop a dollar in the donation can held by Dave Beekman, Commander of Chapter 93 of the Disabled American Veterans as chapter member Icle Davis, left, looks on.

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Related Topix: London, OH, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Madison Press

Gospel Road stops at Fairhaven9:25 pm

Some members of Gospel Road - a summer youth program run by the Dioceses of Columbus - spent the week painting murals on the hallway walls of London's Fairhaven School.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Family, Teenagers, Plain City, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Madison Press

Major drug sweep in county4:41 pm

Officers from five law enforcement agencies swept through London, West Jefferson and outlying communities with warrants to arrest 31 suspected drug dealers and users.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Jefferson, OH, Ohio

The Madison Press

Twenty-five arraigned on drug charges5:13 pm

Twenty-five area residents netted in a July 23 round-up of suspected drug dealers were formally charged on Friday with felony offenses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, London, OH, Delaware, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Madison Press

Eight a oeOperation Bases Loadeda suspects remain in jail2:32 pm | 0

Two suspects are brought to the Madison County Sheriff's Office for booking Wednesday morning following their arrests in London.

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Related Topix: London, OH, Ashley, OH, Delaware, OH, Delaware County, OH

The Madison Press

The plague of addiction12:35 pm | 0

Once upon a time, drug abuse was something "others" dealt with. Now, chances are pretty good we all know someone affected.

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Related Topix: London, OH, West Jefferson, OH, Drugs, Plain City, OH, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Madison Press

34 busted in major drug sweep10:12 am | 0

Ashley Davis is escorted out of a residence by London Police Officer Joseph Harris and Deputy Scott Henry on Antietam Avenue in London Wednesday morning as part of a large drug sweep by the Madison County Drug Task Force.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Jefferson, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Madison Press

Veteran pleads guilty to assault, fleeing4:40 pm | 0

A disabled military veteran who led authorities on a high-speed chase along westbound U.S. Route 40 last year pleaded guilty this week to fleeing and assault charges.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, West Jefferson, OH, Franklin County, OH

The Madison Press

Humane Society offering reward for vandalized mailbox

The Humane Society of Madison County is offering a reward of $300 for information leading to arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalizing the organization's mailbox.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Toledo Blade

$1M bond for woman accused of killing Mich. man

Desirae Strauss, who is accused of killing a man whose body has not been found, was arraigned today in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Madison Press

Two men charged with corpse abuse

Two Grove City men charged with dumping the lifeless body of a London woman along a road in western Franklin County earlier this month are slated for preliminary hearings on Thursday, July 17. Corey Roberts, 24, and Nicholas McCord, 22, were arrested on July 7 and charged with abuse of a corpse in connection with the death of Jordyn Lacole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grove City, OH, London, OH, Franklin County, OH, Drugs

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Sheriff: London prison inmates ran major drug ring

Inmates at the London Correctional Institution organized a major-drug trafficking ring that imported large amounts of cocaine and heroin into southwestern Ohio, authorities revealed this morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, London, OH, London Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Ohio

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Madison Press

Schuler's Bakery looking elsewhere

Springfield-based Schuler's Bakery is looking at facilities outside the county to locate a new branch store, president Mike Peters said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Springfield, OH, London, OH

The Madison Press

Two men charged with corpse abuse

Two Grove City men charged with dumping the lifeless body of a London woman along a road in western Franklin County earlier this month are slated for preliminary hearings on Thursday, July 17. Corey Roberts, 24, and Nicholas McCord, 22, were arrested on July 7 and charged with abuse of a corpse in connection with the death of Jordyn Lacole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grove City, OH, London, OH, Franklin County, OH, Drugs

The Madison Press

Youths on a mission

Gospel Road volunteers wash windows at Lifepoint Pregnancy Care Center in London on Monday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Education Etc., London, OH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Madison Press

Opinion feed

Cheyenne Young, 13, of South Solon, a member of the All That And A Bag of Shavings 4-H Club, won second place rabbit, third place rabbit, first place rabbit showmanship, fifth place skill-a-thon and fifth place hog at the Madison County Fair.

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Related Topix: South Solon, OH, Plain City, OH, West Jefferson, OH, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Madison Press

Rabbits have big following at Junior Fair

Rabbits have bred a large following among youngsters at the Madison County Fair.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Toledo Blade

Police seek clues in suspects' home

He was bludgeoned, allegedly by a woman with whom he was romantically involved and that woman's husband.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH

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