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  1. Website revamp aims to increase parent engagementRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... and is the same vendor used by Madison-Plains, West Jefferson and recently acquired Jonathan Alder, all of Madison County's other public school districts. London Superintendent Lou Kramer wanted Columbus-based eSchoolView to complete the overhaul ...

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  2. New swim team looks to make splashRead the original story

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    The City of London has officially cut ties with its community swim team, but thanks to a collection of dedicated parents committed to providing children a chance to compete and be part of a team, there will be an option for them to swim this summer. The Madison County Marlins are looking for children 5-17 years old from across the entire county, not just London, who are interested in being a part of a county-wide swim team that will call the London Community Pool home.

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  3. Meet Carmen, my Latin alter egoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    ... Claudia, Maria, Francisco, Lucia, Diego and Rosa. Ahem. Carmen is not Andrea, a pale, working woman from Madison County hoping to squeeze in 60 minutes of cardio between a trip to the grocery store and prepping tomorrow's potluck dish. Carmen would ...

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  4. Millers inducted into Senior Citizen Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    Levi and Cora Miller, front, were honored last week with their induction to the Central Ohio Senior Citizen Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. County commissioners, from left, Mark Forrest, David Dhume and Paul Gross, issued a Certificate of Appreciation for the Millers' ongoing volunteer work in Madison County.

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  5. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    ... a.m., Der Dutchman, 445 S. Jefferson Ave., Plain City. The topic will be joint business association. Fayette/Madison County Chapter of Ohio Public Employee Retirees Inc., 12:30 p.m., Fayette County Commission on Aging (FCCOA), 1179 S. Elm St., ...

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  6. Festival interested in coming to Plain CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    Vaughn said he could not reveal the name of the festival due to privacy purposes. Organizers have not yet ended their contract with the current location.

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  7. Portman staff to hold office hours in Madison County - 9:00 am updated:Read the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | The Madison Press

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman's staff will hold office hours in Madison County from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 at the Madison County courthouse, second floor conference room, 1 N. Main St., London. During this time, constituents will have the opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns with a district representative who will provide their feedback to the senator.

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  8. Click It or Ticket going coast to coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Madison Press

    London firefighter AJ Harding uses an air-powered cutter to cut a car to demonstrate auto extrication techniques used in an emergency. The demonstration was put on Tuesday in the lot in front of the Madison County/London City Health District to bring attention to the need for drivers to wear their seat belts.

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  9. Mount Sterling to upgrade water metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Madison Press

    Madison County Chamber of Commerce and CIC director, David Kell, addresses the Mount Sterling Council Monday evening to bring it up to date on projects under the chamber's guidance. While Mount Sterling village workers continue the refurbishment of the village's water system, work is also being done to determine if the village is charging water service users the right amount.

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  10. Resumption of outdoor work helps bring down unemployment rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... rates at or below 3.5 percent in April. Delaware's rate was 3.3 percent and Union's rate was 3.5 percent. Madison County posted a jobless rate of 3.7 percent followed by a 4 percent rate in Fairfield County and 4.2 percent in Licking County. Morrow ...

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  11. Federal planning standards for healthcare facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Madison Press

    It's no news that Madison County is at-risk for natural disasters such as tornadoes, ice and snow storms, wind storms, and floods as well as railroad and hazardous materials accidents. Healthcare facility residents and employees are vulnerable during these emergencies, which can require either evacuation or sheltering in place.

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  12. Corn, soybean planting running behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Madison Press

    ... farmers to plant about three-quarters of their corn over the same period. Mary Griffith, ag educator for the Madison County Extension of The Ohio State University, said the recent dip in temperatures has everybody worried about the plants' ...

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  13. Ohio is paying charter schools for kids that aren't in class, Auditor Dave Yost findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Cleveland.com

    ... in 2015 found major issues at only three - Urbana Community School in Champaign County, London Academy in Madison County, and Utica Shale Academy of Ohio in Columbiana County. He said those schools were operating as online or correspondence schools, ...

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  14. John Switzer | From the Stump: Is - last stand' last word on Custer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... been pondering this question since I had a discussion with my historian friend Michael Bergman who lives in Madison County. Bergman is of the opinion that Custer has been much maligned over the years because of his failure at Little Bighorn, where ...

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  15. Cereal speeder gets two years prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The Madison Press

    A Columbus woman who led police on a nearly 30-mile high-speed chase after she was caught eating a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios while driving was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Paula Johannessen, 42, previously pleaded guilty to third-degree felony failure to comply in Madison County Common Pleas Court.

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  16. Seven years prison for man who caused fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Madison Press

    ... 70 and slammed head-on into the Martinez's vehicle at 12:55 p.m. on June 9. During the sentencing hearing in Madison County Common Pleas Court, Carlos' family members remembered him as a loyal, loving man with a wide-ranging sense of humor, a ...

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  17. Westerville man gets 7 years for causing fatal wreck while high on inhalantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Columbus Dispatch

    LONDON, Ohio - A Westerville man who killed a decorated Army veteran in January after admitting to huffing on canned air while driving recklessly in Madison County was sentenced to seven years in prison this morning by a judge who called him a "bomb waiting to go off." Thomas Farley, 27, admitted to aggravated vehicular homicide and vehicular assault in the death of Carlos Martinez, a 26-year veteran who worked in ordnance disposal in the Middle East.

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  18. Area athletes headed to regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Madison Press

    Jonathan Alder's Shannon Kirkey finished third in the D-II high jump competition and qualified for next week's regional meet. The first two days of the Division II District track and field meet at Westerville South and the D-III meet at Whitehall guaranteed there will be Madison County athletes competing at next week's Regional Championship meets.

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  19. Kids can shoot, fish at conservation day -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Madison Press

    Ohio State University Extension 4-H and Ohio Department of Natural Resources leaders are partnering for the first Madison County 4-H Conservation Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "We're trying to get youth outside, off the couch, interested in the outdoors," county wildlife officer Matt Teders said.

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    Friday May 20 | The Madison Press

    ... school's campus. "Companies are looking for the five utilities - electric, gas, fiber, sewer and water," Madison County Chamber of Commerce and Madison County Future, Inc. executive director David Kell said. "Having that natural gas pipeline will be ...

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