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10/02/2015 11:26 PM
'A blemish on our town'

Unmanned donation sites will be banned in London due to issues with dumping trash, following action Thursday by London City Council. Councilman Rex Castle brought forth the legislation last month after noticing several donation sites were regularly filling with trash and used mattresses, among other dumped items.

10/02/2015 07:13 PM
Crocheting: a lifelong endeavor

Ron Black, of London, learned to crochet at age 9 from his grandmother, Maddie Black, when she placed a handcarved crochet hook in his hand. "I've been at it ever since," he said.

10/02/2015 02:59 PM
Heroin, cocaine defendants sent to treatment for probation violations

Two drug defendants will remain on probation after violating their separate sanctions, but will spend four to six months in locked-down treatment centers. Jon P. Godfrey, 27, of 433 Townline Road 79, New London, and Alaina L. Rowe, 27, of 117 W. High St., Plymouth, admitted to their separate complaints Wednesday.

10/01/2015 07:22 PM
Former fair board treasurer Brenda Roseberry pleads guilty to felony charge

Former Madison County Agricultural Society treasurer Brenda Roseberry sits at her formal pretrial in August with attorney Michael Hess. She pleaded guilty Thursday to a count of failure to file state income tax returns.

10/01/2015 04:15 PM
Register now to make a difference

Who do you think is the best - or least best - candidate for your city's or village's council in the Nov. 3 general election? Local residents have one shot this fall to make a difference in their local, elected leadership. One vote, especially in a local election, can and does make a difference, and Monday, Oct. 5 is the last day Madison Countians can register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.

09/30/2015 06:06 PM
London man Jesse Strickland sentenced to prison for using juvenile in drug transactions

A London man was sentenced to three and-a-half years in prison Wednesday after using a juvenile to complete drug transactions. Strickland previously pleaded guilty to different charges, but his attorney, Tony Buscemi, told the court that his client was not properly informed of the mandatory prison time that one of the charges required.

09/30/2015 03:02 PM
The Savings Bank 'officially' opens

Jeff Farthing, center with scissors, president of The Savings Bank, prepares to snip the ribbon to "officially" open its newest branch office in the Eagleton Shopping Center, 1104 Lafayette St., London. To his right is vice-president Steve Lelonek, who will be the manager of the local office.

09/30/2015 01:28 AM
Dr. Darding to participate in National Chiropractic Health Month campaign

During National Chiropractic Health Month in October, Dr. Vaughn C. Darding, of London, will join thousands of other doctors of chiropractic nationwide in promoting #PainFreeNation, a campaign to draw attention to the public health crisis caused by pain The campoaign aims to raise awareness of how chiropractic services and other non-drug approaches to pain management can be a part of the solution to the pain crisis in the United States. Darding will emphasize the value of exhausting these conservative forms of treatment for both acute and chronic pain before initiating higher-risk options as opioids.

09/29/2015 09:18 PM
Coate welcomed as Madison Health's new lead satellite therapist

Roger Coate, PT, DPT, now serves as the lead satellite therapist at the organization's performance and rehabilitation center, located at Madison Medical Center in London. As a physical therapist at the satellite location, Coate maintains the responsibilities of daily patient care as well as marketing an emphasis on sports medicine and performance enhancement.

09/29/2015 05:09 PM
Burglaries on the rise in London

Eleven burglary cases have been reported in the past month, and five in the past week, according to LPD Officer Aaron Ansel. Ansel said incidents have taken place in the areas of Edinburgh Cove, Andover Drive and in the Amherst Meadows development.

09/29/2015 02:04 PM
City Calling's ad stunt with 'found a job' homeless signs offends Londoners

City Calling, the "fastest growing job board in the U.K.," placed several cardboard signs around London that mimicked the look of a homeless's persons begging spot, complete with blanket, slippers and a dogs water bowl, except there was no homeless person there. The sign read "Fond a Job" and signed off with "".

09/28/2015 07:05 PM
Officer Alexander going full-time at London Police Department

London law enforcement Officer Timmeka Alexander, left, celebrates her swearing in as full-time officer with her family Monday morning. From left: husband Chris Alexander, holding daughter, Kristian, LaTonya Vinson, mother, Jewel Williams, grandmother, Jeremiah Jackson, and brother, Sade Vinson; below, nephews, Amari Tate and Marcus Vinson.

09/28/2015 04:55 PM
Fifth Quarter Friday

Again this football season, London First Presbyterian Church, 211 Garfield Ave., London, is the site of their Fifth Quarter Event. It takes place after every home football game from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Each adult-supervised event provides food, pizza, cookies, snacks and soft drinks for hungry stomachs and fun in the form of music, dancing, air hockey, Foosball, indoor corn hole, ping-pong, and other games.

09/25/2015 11:28 PM
High-school football | Grandview hands London first defeat in Week 5 action

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09/25/2015 08:23 PM
Attendance slightly down at 2015 Farm Science Review due to ideal harvest conditions

The 53rd annual review, sponsored by The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences , hosted 116,784 visitors to the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London during the course of the three-day event. The Review was still deemed a success in the eyes of show organizers, based on the quality of exhibitors and attendees and the new connections they made, organizers said.