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02/16/2018 09:27 PM
London council talks progress

Councilman Richard Hays started London City Council's regular meeting on Thursday evening with a moment of silence for Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli, the two police officers who were killed in the line of duty Saturday, Feb. 10 in Westerville. Mayor Patrick Closser took time to thank the city's police officers, as well as its firefighters, for their efforts in maintaining a safe community despite the risks to their own lives during the city official reports portion of the meeting.


02/15/2018 03:09 AM
100 years ago with Charlie Miller

The Domestic Science Club was entertained at the home of Mrs. W. H. Headley Thursday afternoon. Miss Grace Ingalls read a very interesting paper on "The Streets and Shops of Paris."


02/14/2018 10:32 PM
Students recognized by London school board

London Middle School Principal Michael Belmont congratulates fifth grader, Jase Cox, with a "fist bump" for a job well done as part of London City School District's regular board of education meeting held Tuesday evening. Cox was one of nine students in the school district who were recognized for being the most improved this year school year and who exhibited the "three R's" - being responsible, respectful, and ready.


02/09/2018 07:20 PM
Jackson officially arraigned

The London man connected with the shooting death of William N. Benson was officially arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas court on Friday. Tevin Jackson, 24, was indicted on one count of aggravated murder stemming from the Jan. 22 shooting at Lamplight Court in London which resulted in the deaths of Benson and Justin Coffey.


02/09/2018 02:58 AM
Education News -

A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's list with an academic record of 3.5 or above. The University of Alabama dean's list recognize full-time undergraduate students.


02/08/2018 10:36 PM
Are you ready?

On Wednesday of this week London received a pretty good snowfall. We had anywhere from four to six inches of snow.


02/08/2018 08:16 PM
Rotary Club gives awards -

The London Rotary Club bestowed the awards for their annual "Service Above Self Award" London Rotary Club's annual awards luncheon on Thursday. From left are: Rotary vice president Brendan Shea, Dale McNeal, Sue McClelland, Lisa Jackman, Jason Noble and Jaxon Noble, Marshall Geib, and Nick Adkins.


02/08/2018 01:18 PM
'Peter Rabbit': Update of Beatrix Potter's classic is hilarious, whimsical

I love "Peter Rabbit." Growing up, I was enchanted by Beatrix Potter's delightful and mischievous jacket-wearing bunnies.


02/06/2018 07:45 PM
Jackson case moved to special grand jury -

London resident, Tevin Jackson, was indicted on one count of aggravated murder by a special grand jury in the Madison County Court of Common Pleas on Monday. Jackson, who had previously been charged with murder in the Jan. 22 shooting death of William N. Benson, had his case dismissed in the Madison County Municipal Court as a result of it being moved up to the higher court.


02/02/2018 06:43 PM
London council seeks two seats

At Thursday evening's council meeting it was announced that Lora Long, formerly Ward 3 councilwoman, was tapped by the Madison County Republican Central Committee to fill the position of city auditor. The office has been vacant since former city auditor, Nick Szabo, resigned on Dec.17, an action related to the audit being performed by the Ohio Auditor of State, David Yost's office - a matter on which neither the city nor the state will comment.


02/02/2018 12:11 AM
Birth Announcements

Charles L. Collins III and Carrie D. Hathaway , of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Destinie Rose Collins, born Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Madison Health in London. Joseph Jenkins Sr. and Kursten Jenkins , of Columbus, announce the birth of a son, Joseph Isaac Jenkins Sr., born Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Madison Health in London.


02/01/2018 07:39 PM
Celebrating 100 days -

Plain City Elementary School first grade teacher Shelley Bope reads "100th Day Worries" by Margery Cuyler to her class in celebration of the school's 100th day. Plain City and London Elementary School both celebrated the event on Thursday.


02/01/2018 03:06 PM
Name Change

Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons and to Jozn Edward Ocker whose last known address is Madison Correctional Institute, 1851 St. Rt. 56, London, OH 43140 that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in the Probate Court of Mercer County, Ohio, requesting the change of name of Tristina Lynn Ocker to Tristina Lynn Bayles.


01/29/2018 10:52 PM
Tet Offensive in Vietnam 50 years old

Bill Rider considered himself a grizzled veteran of the Vietnam War that late January night in 1968 when the first waves of North Vietnamese soldiers and their Viet Cong allies attacked U.S. and South Vietnamese lines in the besieged central city of Khe Sanh , where he was stationed. After all, the 19-year-old native of New London, Ohio, had been in the theater for a whole three months and had seen intense action dating back to his second day in Vietnam in October.


01/28/2018 07:32 PM
Man charged with murder in London shooting death

A man wanted for last week's murder in London, Ohio, surrendered at the Springfield police station Sunday. Tevin Jackson, 24, of London, Ohio, was charged Friday with murder in the shooting death of William Benson, 28, in an apartment on Lamplight Court.