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11/21/2017 04:34 AM
Council hears sewer, water issue update -

It's been a wet year for central Ohio, with above average rainfall for most months. The impact of the resulting runoff on the city's infrastructure was a continuing theme discussed by London City Council during Thursday evening's regular meeting.


11/17/2017 11:06 PM
Coffee with Cops set for Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, London residents are encouraged to stop by the First Presbyterian Church and get to know officers from London Police Department. Taylor Pennell of London created the event along with fellow classmate and Londoner, Blake Snyder, as a community building exercise.


11/17/2017 06:28 PM
Democratic governor candidate to speak in London

The Madison County Democratic Party will welcome Connie Pillich, a Democratic candidate for the Ohio governor race in 2018, to London on Monday, Nov. 20. Madison County democrats want to encourage residents to come to the meet-and-greet and get to know the candidate. Pillich lives in Cincinnati and is a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives where she represented the 28th District from 2009 to 2014, at which point she ran for State Treasurer.


11/16/2017 11:21 PM
Birth Announcements

Brandon Sanders and Tiffany Kerr-Sanders , of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Journey Ida-Mae Sanders, born Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Madison Health in London. She weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces.


11/16/2017 06:42 PM
Hill embarks on 'Ghana Beat' program

Among those that attended the Baldwin Wallace University's "Ghana Beat" program are from left: Delaney Hill, Cinthea Fields, a government employee, Emily Armbrecht, Ciara Ford, Ireland Webb, Joanna Watts, Tyler Hawes, Sarah Brown, Dr. Christian Nsiah and Madison McNeil. Baldwin Wallace University's "Ghana Beat" program at the Dagbe Cultural Institute & Arts Centre.


11/13/2017 11:23 PM
Pastor Johnson retires after 50 years

The congregation of First Presbyterian Church in London heard its last sermon preached by Pastor Gordon Johnson on Sunday, Nov. 12. A good-sized crowd of First Presbyterian members, friends from other churches, well-wishers from the community, and relatives were in attendance to celebrate the joyous occasion. After his final sermon, a grand potluck was served for the gathering to enjoy as they partook in fellowship with each other.


11/09/2017 09:14 PM
MCARA donates to Access Cowling -

From left are: Tim Oyster, MCARA treasurer; Marti Schmidt, MCARA vice president; Kate Crager-Tobin, MCARA president; Jennifer Hagmeier; Jack Hagmeier; and Rick Lentz, MCARA secretary. The Madison County Area Realty Association is giving back to the community with a donation of $1,000 to support Access Cowling.


11/08/2017 07:37 PM
Newcomer tops field for London BOE -

Name recognition prevailed as London residents voted for a new member to join the London Board of Education in Tuesday's General Election. Challenger Donovan Cooper, a detective with the London Police Department and member of the Madison County Drug Task Force, topped the race.


11/08/2017 07:37 PM
Local outdoor writer presented with ODNR's Cardinal Award

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources presented the ODNR Hall of Fame Award to former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft and First Lady Hope Taft and the Cardinal Award to journalist Jane Beathard of London. The event, which took place Monday, Nov. 6 along the banks of the Little Miami River, recognized the Tafts and Beathard for their achievements and ongoing contributions to the preservation and enjoyment of Ohio's natural resources.


11/08/2017 12:55 AM
Martin elected Mt.Sterling mayor -

With 130 votes cast, residents of Mount Sterling have voted to elect William Martin as mayor of the village. Martin will replace Lowell Anderson who became mayor after the resignation of former mayor, Charles Neff.


11/03/2017 09:06 PM
London joins OhioCheckbook.com program

London City Council announced Thursday the launch of the online checkbook site sponsored by the State of Ohio Treasurer's office as part of its "OhioCheckbook.com" program. From left are: Councilwoman Lora Long, Councilman Josh Peters, Councilwoman Brenda Russell, City Auditor Nick Szabo, Councilman Dick Minner, Councilman Trint Hatt, Mayor Patrick Closser, Public Affairs Liaison to the Ohio State Treasurer Mary Crall, State Senator Bob Hackett, Councilman Joseph Russell and Councilman Rex Castle.


11/02/2017 01:53 AM
Halloween parade popular in New London

Top winners were Aubrey Yetter, Kenley Ringler, Brooklyn Cox, Nathan Willis, Leah Willis, Oliver Harrison, Mia Martin, Cooper McSheen, Wyatt Harrison, April Maple, Mike and Sam Willis, Mitchell Phillips, the group from The Laurels, the NL FFA float and Ryder Robuck, who was named grand prize overall. Gwen Bailey, Ralph Gardner and Jake Muscaro won the raffle prizes.


10/31/2017 07:48 AM
One Park Drive: Inside the heart of Canary Wharf's new residential district

A thriving commercial and cultural hub for the past three decades, London's Canary Wharf is ready to welcome its first full-time residents. Londoners and overseas investors now have the opportunity to own property on the 128-acre Canary Wharf Estate, enjoying all the perks of a private estate with a prime waterside location.


10/28/2017 12:22 AM
A a Thrilleringa experience in London -

Megan Gossard and students from her Madison Dance Studio will be 'invading' the streets of London Monday, Oct. 30 beginning at 5 p.m. with a live adaptation of "Thriller." The event will conclude with a final performance on the back patio of The Gin Mill, located at 31 W. First St. in London, after 6:30 p.m. On Monday, Oct. 30, the London dance studio will be recreating that popular salute to the zombie world with a few performances throughout London beginning at 5 p.m. Led by studio owner and instructor Megan Gossard, a few dozen adult and students dancers will recreate the Michael Jackson classic song and video at a few points throughout the city.


10/27/2017 08:02 PM
Four seek three London City Council at Large seats -

Four candidates are running for three seats on London City Council to be decided in the Nov. 7 general election. Two candidates appear on the ballot and two are running as write-in candidates.