Lynn Alexander, ABLE coordinator/ facilitator said the changes in the GED process need not be intimidating to students. Though the fee for the test has risen to $120, a voucher available to students forgives two-thirds of it.


Hudson -- Learn about the Cleveland Art Museum in the children's book, "Belle's Wild Ride: The Artful Adventure of a Butterfly and a Cabbie." Author Mary Lee Corlett and illustrator Sophie Cayless will sign copies of their book Jan. 31 at the Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St. in Hudson from 1 to 3 p.m. The adventure story for $17.95 is written for young readers but appeals to younger listeners and contains 32 pages and 42 color illustrations.


Not all robins head south for the winter. A large group of them hang around London, specifically near Hawthorne Avenue.


TCC, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announces it is rolling out drying technology from Redux in nearly 300 TCC stores, including its London location at 1080 Eagleton Center, Unit E1. Redux removes all moisture from wet cell phones and returns them to working condition.


Seeking to make a few bucks with the snow fall, Dale Pertuset, left, and Shanice Sheely walk north on South Oak Street in search of their next snow-covered sidewalk. Jobs had been few, Pertuset said.


A Columbus man was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for domestic violence and failure to appear Monday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Khaliem Williams, 31, was indicted in February 2014.


Carlie Mentzer, of London, participated in the University of Mount Union's annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19. More than 400 volunteers paid tribute to the late Martin Luther King Jr. as they painted, organized, cleaned, repaired and spread cheer to 26 agencies in and around Alliance. Agencies assisted by Monday's Day of Service included Beechcreek Botanical Gardens, Alliance YWCA, Feed My Sheep Ministries, Alliance Historical Society, Habitat for Humanity, Pegasus Farm, Men's Challenge, Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter, Alliance YMCA and the Black History Museum.


Several young people will display their musical talents Saturday, Jan. 31 as part of Madison County Arts Council's annual Young Artist Showcase, presented at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of London, located on Garfield Avenue. Among the performers will be sisters Kyla Oswalt and Leila Oswalt.


CPR and First Aid classes are offered at Madison County Hospital for the public and health care providers. Classes are held in the Park Avenue Medical Building, 55 Park Ave., London.


To help determine how to instruct police to deal with the public, members of the attorney general's advisory group took a refresher course on Supreme Court decisions interpreting the Fourth, Eighth and 14th Amendments. Then the group trained in a use-of-force digital simulator to get a feel for how quickly an officer has to decide whether to use force and what kind.


Council on Thursday approved spending up to $35,000 on a 2004 snow plow truck for the street department. Currently, there are five drivers, but only four vehicles, said council member Trint Hatt, who sponsored the legislation.


Robert Ritchie, 35, of London, was sentenced to one year and six months in prison on a count of complicity to illegal conveyance of drugs. Margie Ritchie, 58, of Dayton, is charged with illegal conveyance of drugs after allegedly smuggling Suboxone, an opiate, to her son while he was imprisoned at London Correctional Institution.


Sidney Anderson, left, and Sean Miller are co-owners of X-Press Fitness, a gym expected to open Feb. 10 on London's west side. Sidney Anderson, left, and Sean Miller are co-owners of X-Press Fitness, a gym expected to open Feb. 10 on London's west side.


A London man was sentenced to three years in prison for drug trafficking in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Donevan Wynkoop, 19, of London, pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated drug trafficking in October.


CPR and First Aid classes are offered at Madison County Hospital for the public and health care providers. Classes are held in the Park Avenue Medical Building, 55 Park Ave., London.


A Madison County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the rape of a teen he lured to a lake via text messages two years ago. Steven Eagle, 23, of London, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court to one count of rape and was sentenced by Judge Eamon Costello.


Josh Peters, at right, was uanimously selected by the Madison County Republican Central Committee to fill the vacant at-large seat on London City Council. At left, central committee chairman Steve Saltsman.