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04/21/2018 04:47 PM
Ohio woman indicted for forgery, theft from elderly manVictim...

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a London, Ohio, woman is now facing felony charges following an investigation conducted as part of his Elder Justice Initiative. Ashley Muncie, 33, was indicted by a Madison County grand jury on charges of forgery and theft, both felonies of the fourth degree.


04/21/2018 12:17 PM
Birth Announcements

Valeriy Yarulin and Liliya Yarulina , of Mt. Sterling, announce the birth of a daughter, Milana Valeria Yarulina, born Friday, March 30, 2018, at Madison Health in London.


04/20/2018 08:13 PM
Buffalo wings may be on the plate for London -

London would be the perfect place to open a Buffalo Wings and Rings franchise it was announced at the London City Council meeting Thursday evening. The Cincinnati-based chain is looking to introduce its sports restaurant experience to several other smaller markets throughout Central Ohio, including London, Urbana, and Washington Court House.


04/20/2018 08:13 PM
School board talks band uniforms -

New uniforms for the high school marching band dominated discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the London City Schools Board of Education. Superintendent Lou Kramer said current uniforms are 14 years old and showing wear and tear.


04/19/2018 04:40 PM
Feds announce indictments in prison drug-smuggling conspiracy

A prison food service worker from Columbus is charged with smuggling drugs into the London Correctional Institute in a conspiracy involving five inmates. A federal grand jury indicted the men on Wednesday for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute narcotics, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.


04/19/2018 12:05 PM
Things To Do Today In London: Friday 20 April 2018

EMES' ECHOES: Pink Floyd's original animator Ian Emes presents an archival collection of his work, as well as new paintings and films paying homage to the band's trademark trippy light shows. Wander through a dreamscape of psychedelic imaginings set to music, that'll take you to the dark side of the moon.


04/18/2018 10:34 AM
Birth Announcements

Douglas Maxwell and Megan Ann Elizabeth Smith , of Springfield, announce the birth of a daughter, Phoebe Elaine Smith, born Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Madison Health in London. Paternal great-grandparents are Janet and Frank Smith II, Frank Smith I, Michael Haley, John Haley, Harriet Oberly and Cynthia Haley of Springfield.


04/18/2018 05:32 AM
Gates honored -

Aaron Gates, right, is honored by Ohio University Dean of Student Jenny Hall-Jones on Sunday, April 8 during his recent induction into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national society that honors academic excellence during a student's first year in college. A dean's list scholar, Gates is a freshman at Ohio University's main campus in Athens, majoring in Theatre Performance.


04/18/2018 12:51 AM
County officials sack beavers -

A nuisance trapper removed at least six beaver from this wetland located east of London between Payne-Thompson Road and Maple Street. The Madison County Engineer's Office can now begin a study to repair a broken tile and relieve surface flooding in the area.


04/17/2018 08:05 PM
Mulch cause of Wendy's fire

It was determined the fire Friday evening at the Wendy's restaurant located at 262 Lafayette St. in London was caused by a fire in the mulch outside of the building. The Wendy's located at 262 Lafayette St. in London caught fire before 6 p.m. on Friday.


04/14/2018 12:16 AM
Turner gets 7 years for attack

A London man was sentenced to seven years in the state penitentiary Thursday morning in the Madison County Court of Common Pleas for a felonious assault charge resulting from a home invasion and burglary occurring in 2017. John W. Turner III, 20, who had previously pleaded guilty to a single count of felonious assault, had also been originally charged with one count of aggravated burglary.


04/13/2018 09:54 PM
Wendy's catches fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at the Wendy's on Lafayette St. Friday evening around 6 p.m. Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at the Wendy's on Lafayette St. Friday evening around 6 p.m. Wendy's on Lafayette Street in London caught fire sometime around 6 p.m. on Friday. Multiple fire departments responded to the situation including London Fire Department, Central Township Joint Fire District, Prairie Township, and Tri-County Fire Department.


04/12/2018 01:12 AM
New London Notes: Library presents final Winter Lecture Series program

The New London Library presents the final program in the Winter Lecture Series at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15 in the dining room of The Laurels of New London at 204 W. Main St. The topic is "Foxes in Folklore," and it will be presented by Ironwood Wolves, along with a foxy ambassador. The New London Community Club meets at 9 a.m., Friday, April 13 at the Wildcat Connections Caf to continue planning for Hometown Holidays scheduled for Dec. 1. Anyone with suggestions about the event or who wants to become involved is invited to attend.


04/08/2018 07:29 PM
Hackett elims set for this week at Miami Valley

Elimination week for the James K. Hackett Memorial Series at Miami Valley Raceway is upon us. One of the longest running racing events in Ohio, the Hackett will add a new twist in 2018 as trotting events have been added for the first time.


04/07/2018 12:16 AM
London to appear in 'Reader's Digest'

The bell sitting outside the former London school building has the names of many of the city's fallen soldiers in previous American wars. It serves as the centerpiece for an article appearing in the May "Reader's Digest," written by former London resident, Mark Jackson.