U.S. Sen. Rob Portman stopped in Pickerington today to hear concerns from his Fairfield County constituents, chief among them drug abuse and algae blooms. First, Portman talked to the city's drug task force in London, Ohio, but questions about increased heroin addiction and other drug issues followed him east from Madison County to the town hall at Pickerington Public Library.


A Madison County man was airlifted to OSU's Wexner Medical Center after the semi-truck he was driving, which was carrying boxed copy paper, overturned late Wednesday morning on State Route 38 in Fayette County. A Madison County man was airlifted to OSU's Wexner Medical Center after the semi-truck he was driving, which was carrying boxed copy paper, overturned late Wednesday morning on State Route 38 in Fayette County.


Madison County Sheriff's deputy and D.A.R.E. coordinator Roberta Braithwaite makes sure that the McKenzie kids from London, Lukah, 7, Paxton, 22 months, Sawyer, 4, and Nolan, 5, have their safety trick or treat bags for Halloween during the London Walmart's Family Fun Day this past Saturday. Madison County Sheriff's deputy and D.A.R.E. coordinator Roberta Braithwaite makes sure that the McKenzie kids from London, Lukah, 7, Paxton, 22 months, Sawyer, 4, and Nolan, 5, have their safety trick or treat bags for Halloween during the London Walmart's Family Fun Day this past Saturday.


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 Madison County native is one of seven young women elected by the The University of West Alabama student body to represent them on the 2014 Homecoming court. Brooke Ames is the freshman maid.


D.J. Anders, 12, with his friend Brian Garrett, a custodian at the Madison-Plains complex, is ready for the ride home after a busy morning at Madison Senior Living in London where the London Lions Club held a pancake breakfast in honor of him and his brother Willie, 15, . D.J. Anders, 12, with his friend Brian Garrett, a custodian at the Madison-Plains complex, is ready for the ride home after a busy morning at Madison Senior Living in London where the London Lions Club held a pancake breakfast in honor of him and his brother Willie, 15, .


From left, City of London police Chief Dave Wiseman, Mike Hensel, director of the London Public Library, Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin. From left, City of London police Chief Dave Wiseman, Mike Hensel, director of the London Public Library, Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin.


The following information is obtained from the Madison County-London City Health District and is compiled from inspection reports. Inspections are a "snapshot" of the day and time of the inspection.


Those engraved words above the entry to London Correctional Institution were repeated often at the prison's 90th anniversary luncheon Monday afternoon. "I'm a firm believer in that sign on the door," said former warden Debra Timmerman-Cooper.


Bruce E. Keiser, Bruce Keiser, Johanna J. Keiser and Johanna Jones Keiser to Bruce E. Keiser and Johanna J. Keiser, Unit 5-319, Willow Bend and 0.6 acre, Darby Township, in Plain City, fee exempt. Andrew L. Brooks and Cynthia D. Jacobs to William J. Keith Jr. and Erin Keith, Lot No.


The Jefferson Local Board of Education's regular meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, at the high school auditeria, 1 Roughrider Drive, West Jefferson. The Madison County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, in the commissioners office, 1 N. Main St., London.


Members of the St. Patrick School eighth grade are prepared to turn their cafeteria into an Italian Restaurant Saturday as they sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner. Among those participating are from left: Gavin Arthur, Ashley Kaskocsak, Phelan Rogerson and George Barnett.


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.