London Mayor Dave Eades told members of city council Thursday that has wouldn't be running for re-election in 2015, but would like to see others give it a try to make the race "interesting." Have you had a problem with the way London Mayor Dave Eades has run the city for the past 24 years? If so, he wants you to put your hat into the ring next year.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French speaks to members of the London Rotary Club Thursday about what it's like to be a judge on the state's highest court. In some ways, the Ohio Supreme Court is a lot like kindergarten.

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Pyles, of London, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 20, with their family at Cap City Diner.

A local family recently posed for a photo with five generations. Naomi "Sis Jackson" Pluchinsky, of London, is seated holding great-great-grandson, Braesyn Young.

"Women now make up 1 out of every 3 agricultural producers across the U.S.," said Gigi Neal, Ohio State University Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources and co-leader of OSU Extension's Ohio Women in Agriculture team. "We want to recognize the women who are often the backbone of agriculture across the state of Ohio."

The Downtown London Association and London Community Organization are together hosting a meeting to discuss the benefits of historic district designation. Steve Avdakov, principal at Heritage Architectural Associates, will speak to local business owners, property owners and city stakeolders on the benefits of historic district designation.

McDonald's restaurant at 23 E. High St., London, was closed temporarily on Tuesday due to a small fire in one of the fryer units. It was extinguished by an overhead suppression system and resulted in no injuries.

Beck's announced that construction has begun on the company's London, Ohio, facility. Located just east of Farm Science Review with access to both I-70 and U.S. 40, the new facility will allow Beck's to better serve customer needs throughout central Ohio.

Officers responded to a report of family disturbance near Antietam Avenue about 3 p.m. They found two people arguing loudly about money issues. The parties assured police that there was no physical violence and would not be.

Tom offered him one of his extra pair of leg warmers . All I had to ward off the cold is my thin, yellow windbreaker.

In 2000, the New London City Council approved a development plan for the Fort Trumbull peninsula and granted the New London Development Corporation the authority to implement that plan, including the authority to seize people's homes by eminent domain. Some Fort Trumbull residents sold their homes willingly; others sold under duress.

Stanton was charged for an incident on July 19. Stanton allegedly slammed the victim into a wall by the throat, threw the victim to the ground and later had sex with the victim. The victim only had sex with Stanton to avoid getting hit again, the victim told police.

A Mount Sterling resident near East Main Street reported that a statue of a black man in a sitting position with a fishing pole was stolen from her front porch between Aug. 22 about 3 p.m. and Aug. 23 about 10:30 a.m. She said she heard a vehicle with a noisy, sport-type muffler drove up the alley east of her house about 1:30 a.m. Police responded to the report of a suspicious person at TravelCenters of America on U.S. Route 42 in London about 8 p.m. The caller said a man approached him and told him he knew another driver that won $120,000 at the casino and was willing to double what was in people's wallets. An officer approached Darrell Noel, who denied that he had spoken to the witness.

A Mount Sterling man was sentenced Thursday to six months in Tri-County Jail for assaulting a man at Crown Sports Lounge in London. Madison County Common Pleas Judge Eamon Costello made the decision against the recommendation of the pre-sentence investigation, which suggested a prison sentence.

A London man facing gun-related charges was ordered an evaluation of competency in Madison County Common Pleas Court Tuesday. Antonio Tedeschi, 72, of Dublin, faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a handgun in a motor vehicle.

The annual Jonathan Alder Day will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Madison County Historical Museum, 260 E. High St., London.

A portion of land which belongs to London City Schools, situated northeast of the athletic fields, has been leased to a SBA Towers V, LLC to erect a cell phone tower. It will bring the district a monthly revenue of $1,200.