Two London women were sentenced to a year in prison Friday after being arrested and charged in relation to a Madison County drug sweep in July. Madison County Common Pleas Court Judge Eamon Costello sentenced both Ashley Fisher, 29, and Alisha Gonzalez, 23, after they both pleaded guilty to an amended four counts of drug trafficking in September.


In 1902, a women's group in the city of London sent a letter to the Philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, seeking a grant to build a public library. It took only three weeks for the group to receive word that Carnegie's foundation was prepared to give $10,000 towards their cause.


Daniel Stanton, 25, attended his formal pretrial in Madison County Common Pleas Court. He was arraigned Aug. 29 on a $25,000 cash surety bond.


Alexis Detrick, daughter of Joanne and Lance Detrick of London, has been selected to join the talented cast of professional dancers, students and gymnasts who will perform Gerard Charles' "The Nutcracker" 15 times during the month of December. From Clara and Fritz to angels and mice, 151 children will share the stage with BalletMet's professional dancers during its annual holiday production of "The Nutcracker," Dec. 12-27 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., Columbus.


The Madison County Park District and Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting an invasive species removal day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Little Darby State Scenic River Preserve, 5995 Lafayette-Plain City Road, London. Volunteers will partner with trained staff of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to eliminate invasive species from the preserve and pick up trash.


A case of what was initially reported as an attempt to abduct a child Monday is simply a case of misunderstanding, authorities said Tuesday. London police spent Monday searching for a man who had allegedly approached a child in the Amherst Meadows housing subdivision.


Christopher Lemaster, left, and Alex Cox move one of the completed 4-foot shelving units into place at Lifepointe Family Center. Christopher Lemaster, left, and Alex Cox move one of the completed 4-foot shelving units into place at Lifepointe Family Center.


Members of the public are being invited to join the Battelle Breast Care Center at Madison County Hospital as they do their part in promoting breast cancer awareness in the community. Women may visit the center during the month of October for a mammogram and indicate their school of choice, Madison-Plains or London.


On Election Day, voters in New London will face five ballot questions. The city will be better off if voters approve all of them.


A London man was arrested after he allegedly drove through a resident's front yard and tried to run over the resident and his neighbors, according to a London police report. Jarrett Harley, 27, was charged with OVI and felonious assault for the Oct. 11 incident.


EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the London Police Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


A London woman was arrested for failure to comply and resisting arrest after attempting to elude police, according to a London police report. On Oct. 10, police saw Sheri Prather, 48, driving a black vehicle on Lafayette Street about 12:27 a.m. The vehicle was drifting to the center lane or the curve and jerking back, the report said.


Cowling Park in London became a much sunnier place Monday morning as tree surgeons from Peterman Tree Service began to remove about a dozen dead or dying trees from the park. Pictured, trees near Park Avenue are reduced to stumps.


A second weighing of evidence resulted in a London man's plea to a lesser charge Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court Corey Rice, 29, of London, pleaded guilty to a count of drug possession. Rice was charged with possessing 20.2 grams of cocaine, which is a second-degree felony.


The sun's ascension into the sky is veiled by Thursday's early-morning fog as seen from Roberts Mill Road, outside of London. The sun's ascension into the sky is veiled by Thursday's early-morning fog as seen from Roberts Mill Road, outside of London.


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A London woman accused of theft from the elderly did not appear at her court hearing Thursday. A warrant for her arrest will likely be issued.