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  1. Leadership, citizenship in her makeupRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... also recognize her as the featured Concordia student on two billboards in town - one of which can be found on West Jefferson Boulevard near Jefferson Pointe. Her interest in JROTC - a leadership, not military program, said Ashley Wiehe, Concordia's ...

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  2. A set of wheels needed for a wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Madison Press

    Drake Hammp, right, at his home with his mother, Trisha, center, and sister, Zoe, in West Jefferson, is in need of a power wheelchair because of his Friedreich ataxia, a rare neurological disorder. It has weakened his limbs so much he is barely able to move on his own.

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  3. Conference moves up for vote MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Madison Press

    ... become the 12th member of the OHC. It was previously reported that invitations from the OHC to Greenon and West Jefferson were linked, meaning that both school boards would have to accept the invitation in order to both be added to the conference. ...

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  4. WJ claims outright crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Madison Press

    Madison-Plains Tori Bevington gathers in the ball under the basket during the Golden Eagles loss to West Jeff Tuesday, Feb. 2. Madison-Plains Tori Bevington gathers in the ball under the basket during the Golden Eagles loss to West Jeff Tuesday, Feb. 2. West Jefferson's Sydney Looby boxes Madison-Plains' Christan Bowshier during the Lady Roughriders 53-26 win Tuesday, Feb. 2. West Jefferson's Sydney Looby boxes Madison-Plains' Christan Bowshier during the Lady Roughriders 53-26 win Tuesday, Feb. 2. All season long the West Jefferson High School girls basketball team has approached everything on a game-by-game basis.

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  5. County wrestlers shine at Sally George Inv.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Madison Press

    West Jefferson's Nate Wilson wrestled to a fifth-place finish at the Sally George Invitational held Saturday, Jan. 30, at Marion Pleasant High School. West Jefferson's Nate Wilson wrestled to a fifth-place finish at the Sally George Invitational held Saturday, Jan. 30, at Marion Pleasant High School.

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  6. West Jeff police chief seeks new cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Madison Press

    West Jefferson police chief Terry Ward wants a new cruiser for his department this year, even though his request was originally denied in the 2016 budget. The need for a new cruiser was discussed and recognized during the last police committee meeting on Jan. 21. Police committee member Doug Eakins told fellow council members Monday night that he is now kicking the issue to the finance committee.

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  7. January Roughriders of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Madison Press

    Norwood Elementary School in West Jefferson has announced the January Roughriders of the Month. Students exhibiting the virtue of "Caring" received two spirit sticks from the West Jefferson PTO, a certificate, and coupon for a free sandwich from Frisch's Restaurant, and ate lunch with the principal, Sue Barte.

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  8. Lions hosting Mardi Gras party SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Madison Press

    The London Lions Club will sponsor a Mardi Gras party from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the VFW Post 7005, 1 Veterans Way, West Jefferson. Funds raised from this event will be donated to Pilot Dogs, Inc. of Columbus and to community service activities of the London and West Jefferson Lions Clubs.

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  9. One year for man who fled policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Madison Press

    A Kettering man who was arrested when he returned to work two days after leading West Jefferson police officers on a high-speed chase will spend one year in prison. Ricky L. Cain Jr., 39, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree felony failure to comply Monday morning in Madison County Common Pleas Court.

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  10. Cavaliers cruise past TigersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Daily Standard

    Coldwater wrestling coach Rob Schmidt couldn't have asked for a better start to his team's match in the Division II wrestling dual team regional tournament on Wednesday night at the Palace. Coldwater will host the regional semifinals and final next Wednesday starting at 5 p.m. The Cavaliers will face Marion Pleasant in one semifinal with the other semifinal involving West Jefferson and Mechanicsburg.

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  11. Goss honor up in the air?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... section of US-221 - stretching from the intersection of NC-194 in Baldwin to the intersection of NC-163 in West Jefferson - during a Jefferson Board of Aldermen meeting on Dec. 29. Since then, Ashe County Commissioners voted in favor of a resolution ...

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  12. Filling West Jeffersona s housing gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Madison Press

    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.

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  13. 100 years ago with Charlie MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Madison Press

    ... life. Bachelors are not at the head of great governments or leaders in civic affairs. (That's not quite true, West Jefferson's second longest serving mayor, Horace Putnam was a bachelor.) The Madison Press - Oct. 31, 1955 - Announcement has been ...

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  14. Fighting for hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Madison Press

    ... the team championship, scoring a total of 237 points. Bexley was the runner-up with 217 and was followed by West Jefferson (184), Columbus West (179), Alder (162), Kettering Alter (131), Johnstown Monroe (83), Centennial (61) Fairbanks (35), West ...

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  15. Unbuilt Turkey Hill seeks Sunday alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Madison Press

    ... Elections website. The location, at the intersection of U.S. Route 40 and State Route 142, falls just east of West Jefferson village limits. But no one seems to know when construction will start or exactly how big the combined mini-mart and gas ...

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  16. Columbus man will go to trial on meth chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Madison Press

    ... count of drug trafficking and one fifth-degree felony count of the same charge. Jesse L. Carmody, 24, of West Jefferson, attended his informal pretrial hearing. He is charged with one second-degree felony count of assault and one third-degree felony ...

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  17. West Jeff police relaunch Facebook pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Madison Press

    Roughly two and a half years ago, West Jefferson's mayor and council ordered police Chief Terry Ward to take down the department's Facebook page. "I asked what would help improve public relations with the community," Martin said.

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  18. Sawed-off shotgun burglars appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Madison Press

    Two men accused of breaking into a home on a rural road outside West Jefferson and shooting a man inside with a sawed-off shotgun were arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas Court Thursday. Stephen A. Souders, 35, of Galloway, is charged with two counts of first-degree felony complicity to aggravated burglary, one count of second-degree felony complicity to felonious assault and one count of second-degree felony complicity to improperly discharge a firearm inside a habitation.

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  19. Pioneers prepare for Thomas Inv.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Madison Press

    ... of guys a couple wins this weekend." The teams participating in this year's Thomas Invitational include West Jefferson, Bexley, West Liberty-Salem, Kettering Alter, Columbus West, Centennial and Fairbanks. "I think it's a good group of teams and it ...

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  20. Troopers seize 123 pounds of marijuana on I-70 in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... a traffic stop in Madison County. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $615,000, according to the West Jefferson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Troopers stopped the car last week for following another vehicle too closely near the ...

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