Madison County Newswire

Madison County Newswire

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  1. Johnson: How did he do it? - 4:58 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    ... with stealing nearly $1 million in village funds between 2012 and 2016. He is slated for arraignment in Madison County Common Pleas Court on July 27. He faces a total of 30 felony counts for theft, theft in office, money laundering, tampering with ...

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  2. Sewage repairs funds are availableRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    The Madison County-London City Health District has funding available to repair or replace existing household sewage treatment systems . The funding comes from the Ohio Water Pollution Control Fund through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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  3. Progress at EMS building -Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    ... built." The estimate for the building is $650,000. Trustees will be borrowing the money for the project from Madison County commissioners. Terms of the loan are 3 percent and must be re-paid within five years, said Laney. He said although ...

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  4. Teen gets 7 years for breaking into home, beating woman at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    A 17-year-old from eastern Ohio was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for breaking into a London home in December and severely beating the resident while holding her at gunpoint. Brandon Chaffin, 21773 Starlite Drive, West Lafayette, pleaded guilty in Madison County Common Pleas Court in June to a single count of aggravated burglary.

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  5. Judge: No prison for Stoops -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    Tammy Stoops, once chief probation officer in Madison County Juvenile Court, will not spend time behind bars for stealing on the job, despite a request from her former boss, Judge Christopher Brown, that she go to prison. On Thursday, Stoops, 48, 11820 Midway Road, South Solon, received a suspended 18-month prison sentence from visiting common pleas Judge James Brogan.

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  6. Councilman: Johnson arrest a 'dark blow' for villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    ... in village funds over a four-year period, then falsifying records to cover it up. Johnson was indicted by the Madison County grand jury last week on 30 felony counts. Those charges include racketeering - a first-degree felony, as well as theft in ...

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  7. West Jeff approves Flucke Trust annexation -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Madison Press

    This map shows the nearly 300 acres that have been proposed to be annexed into West Jefferson, as well as the other land in the area owned by the Paul J. Flucke Trust. West Jefferson Village Council have moved ahead with plans to annex nearly 300 acres of prime development land along Interstate 70 between Byerly Road and the Deercreek Township line - an area often referred to as Madison County's "golden triangle."

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  8. Report: West Jeff pool revenue is upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Madison Press

    ... Aug. 5 movie. Treats will be served, Darlington said. Also on Monday, David Hunter, Republican candidate for Madison County commissioner, addressed council about his goals, if elected in November. Renewed a commercial insurance policy with the ...

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  9. Manure expo coming to London - 5:14 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Madison Press

    The international event, covering the serious business of using farm animal manure to help grow crops, while doing it safely and greenly, is Aug. 3-4 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, about 25 miles west of Columbus. The expo travels around different locations every year, and typically attracts a couple thousand attendees, said Mary Griffith, educator with Madison County Extension. 9 comments

  10. Former Mt. Sterling administrator arrested for stealing nearly $1 million from village -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Madison Press

    Former Mount Sterling Administrator Joe Johnson was arrested this morning, charged with stealing nearly $1 million in village funds over a four-year period, then falsifying records to cover it up. Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin and a contingent of deputies arrested Johnson before 8 a.m. at 3203 Camba Rd., south of Jackson, without incident.

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  11. Former Mount Sterling official indicted on theft, racketeering chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The former village administrator of Mount Sterling in Madison County was indicted today with 30 felonies, including a first-degree felony racketeering charge. Joe Johnson, who resigned his village job in December, is charged with a single count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, which is the first degree felony and with 22 counts of theft in office, two counts of money laundering, single counts each of theft and tampering with records and three counts of failing to file tax returns.

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  12. Bike trail use moving up -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Madison Press

    Rachel Kimbler, right, gives a brief description on Monday of the manner of business conducted in the county recorder's office to Andrea Klosterman, left, of Career Exploration, with two boys, whom she has on a tour with the Madison County commissioners, Mark Forrest and David Dhume. The object is to expose clients to different jobs in various settings.

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  13. Pull draws crowd -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Madison Press

    The track roared Friday night at the Madison County Fair as the NTPA tractor pulls came into town. Local puller Kevin Summers, of South Solon, was among those competing in his Buckshot Binder.

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  14. OSHP: Bowling Green Post confiscates large amounts of cocaine, heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... indicators during traffic stops" According to the report, 13.2 pounds - 6 kilos - of cocaine was seized at a Madison County traffic stop in the first 6 months of 2016. In total, OSHP has seized 885,000 grams of marijuana and 53,000 grams of heroin ...

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  15. Horse barn plan for park proposed - 9:00 am updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Madison Press

    It would cost about $100,000 to get the old horse barn at Plain City's Pastime Park back into shape for boarding. But, the village would make its money back in three years, according to park committee members.

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  16. Alyson Petee wins Swine Showman of Showmen -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Madison Press

    Alyson Petee, right, won Swine Showman of Showmen as well as Grand Champion Purebred Gilt, Grand Champion Purebred Breeding Gilt and Reserve Overall Breeding Gilt at the Madison County Fair. She's assisted by queen's first attendant, Kayle Mast.

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  17. Another check off Shiann's bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Madison Press

    Shiann Lockhart, 2, of Lafayette, pets a rabbit at the Madison County Fair on Thursday as her mother, Cora, laughs at the exchange. Shiann, diagnosed with terminal cancer, was able to show a rabbit.

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  18. 'Is my tongue blue?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Madison Press

    Siblings Logan Money, 4, and Brooke Money, 8, of Plain City, show off their blue tongues after enjoying some shaved ice Thursday ay the Madison County Fair. The children were visiting the fair with their grandparents.

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  19. Champer wins Grand Champion Steer - 9:00 am updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Madison Press

    Josh Champer, far right, 13, of Mount Sterling, and his Shorthorn steer, CF Sox, won Grand Champion Steer at the Madison County Fair on Tuesday. Also pictured are from left, his father, Darrell Champer, Judge Jake Osborn, and Josh's grandfather, Leonard Brinksneader.

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  20. Food stamp fraud on the rise -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Madison Press

    Theft of food stamps and WIC benefits are on the rise in Madison County and elsewhere in Ohio, according to Nick Adkins, assistant county prosecutor. London resident Jeremy A. Pollock, 37, 99 Riley Ave., is the latest to face felony theft charges involving food stamps.

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