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09/22/2017 05:27 PM
Money approved for storm damage

At the London City Council meeting Thursday, Mayor Pat Closser addressed appropriation of legislation 162-17. The legislation was to appropriate $150,000 from the general fund to the Stormwater Utility line of the budget.


09/19/2017 06:30 PM
Birth announcements

Robert Lorn Hartley III and Jessica Hartley , of Mount Sterling, announce the birth of a son, Anthony Lee Hartley, born Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Madison Health in London.


09/18/2017 11:44 AM
Kinze Showcases Prototype Split Row Planter

On Sept. 13, 2017, at Husker Harvest Days, Vermeer Corp. introduced the first self-propelled baler for making round hay bales.


09/16/2017 05:26 AM
Farm Science Review begins Tuesday

On Tuesday, thousands of people will descend on Madison County for the start of the 55th annual Farm Science Review. The three-day event, held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center, highlights trade and education in Ohio agriculture.


09/16/2017 12:57 AM
Life HappensPausing to Remember

The Buffalo State College dormitory staff from 1985-1986 featured Stephen Hoffman who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and columnist Jeff Gates .


09/15/2017 08:24 PM
Crooning for a Cure

Once again this year, the Music Men of London Barbershop Quartet will be raising funds for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, the best way they know how - by singing. Members of the group include from left, Matthew Tlachac, Jeff Gates, Craig Chadwell and Paul Oswalt during one of their performances on 'Good Day Columbus.'


09/15/2017 03:50 PM
Search for perpetrators of bomb on London subway, 29 wounded

A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car injured 29 people in London on Friday, sparking a huge manhunt for the perpetrators of what police said was the fourth terrorist attack in the British capital this year. Prime Minister Theresa May said the device "was intended to cause significant harm," but to the relief of authorities and Londoners, the bomb - hidden in a plastic bucket inside a supermarket freezer bag - only partially exploded, sparing the city much worse carnage.


09/15/2017 01:34 PM
The Latest: NYC beefs up protection after London bombing

Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have tweeted their support for the people of London in response to the attack on a subway train. Netanyahu tweeted "We stand with PM May and the people of Britain in our common fight against the forces of terror."


09/15/2017 08:48 AM
Mayor of London: City Won't Be Defeated

Sadiq Khan says the city "utterly condemns the hideous individuals who attempt to use terror to harm us and destroy our way of life." He says Londoners should remain "calm and vigilant" after a fire on a subway train that police are calling a terrorism incident.


09/14/2017 09:09 PM
Response to PEGIDA rally prompts Londoner to file code of conduct...

Counter-protesters outnumbered PEGIDA members by about ten to one at a rally at London City Hall on Aug. 26, 2017. The fallout from last month's tense anti-Islam rally in front of city hall is continuing, with a code of conduct complaint filed against the mayor and members of council.


09/14/2017 06:43 PM
Jonathan Alder Day is this Sunday

Dressed accordingly, two girls learned to make rope just like the pioneers did at the Madison County Historical Society's annual Jonathan Alder Day last year at the society's museum in London. The girls are the daughters of Nikki Byrd of London.


09/11/2017 07:48 PM
Martha Mabe passes at age 100 -

Martha Jane Mabe of London passed away Saturday at the age of 100. Mabe had spent most of her full and active life in the community, running local businesses with her late husband, Robert, such as Mabe's Drive In, The Snack Shop and Steakhouse Restaurants, The LampPost and Youth Centre clothing stores along with raising her family.


09/09/2017 10:40 AM
This is 80: Titans DC Dick LeBeau Still Going Strong

He ate a cheeseburger 367 days in a row, in fact, and in Forrest Gump-like fashion, one day just decided to end it. "I was shooting for a year, and I made it," LeBeau said with a smile.


09/08/2017 06:07 PM
London School Board names new district treasurer -

"I have some very big shoes to fill," said Trevor Gummere, the new Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for the London City School District. Gummere's comments came just moments after he was appointed unanimously at a special meeting of the London City School Board, and was referring to outgoing School District Treasurer Kimberly Blind.


09/06/2017 06:45 AM
H.E.L.P. House in need of assistance

Delores Heilman, director of the H.E.L.P. House in London spoke of different items that the H.E.L.P. House is currently in need of. "Prices are going up, which means a lot of things aren't available anymore that we used to get from Mid-Ohio Food Bank."