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Cruise-In set for July 30
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Did I just blow my cover?
I was just thinking

I was just thinking

Thinking is not my strong suit by any stretch of the imagination. Every time I start thinking, I either get a headache or get into trouble. I’m ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Steam Threshers Open comes to Plain City

Steam Threshers Open comes to Plain City

A large crowd gathered Thursday at the Secretary’s Office in the heart of Pastime Park in Plain City to kick off a decades-old tradition. The mo...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Europe awaits local singing teens

Europe awaits local singing teens

Feeding a constant thirst for musical knowledge.And always hungry for more.Three Madison County teenagers prepare for the adventure of a lifetime doin...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Plain City rapist sentenced

Plain City rapist sentenced

A Plain City man has pleaded guilty to raping a young boy for eight years.Gary L. Zornes, 52, of 230 1/2 North Ave. in the village, accepted an agreem...

July 7th, 2017 |  


This is a test — it’s only a test

This is a test — it’s only a test

When we moved to London back in 1978, a traffic jam was something unheard of. If two cars got to the same light at the same time, it was basically bec...

July 7th, 2017 |  


To stink, or not to stink, that is the question

To stink, or not to stink, that is the question

There are all kinds of questions in this world of ours. Most are rather annoying. It would not surprise me in the least if there were a gang of hoolig...

July 7th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:00 pm |    
New members set to join HoF
Our Fair Ladies

Our Fair Ladies

There was a short delay in the start of the races for the 128th Annual Madison County Fair at London on Saturday, July 8 but the trackmen and starter ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


14u Lady Pioneers earn hardware

14u Lady Pioneers earn hardware

The Lady Pioneers 14u travel softball team won the Upper Arlington Softball Revolution Tournament held July 8-9.The team went 2-1 in pool play, defeat...

July 14th, 2017 updated: July 14th, 2017. |  


Lady Pioneers win Summer Shootout

Lady Pioneers win Summer Shootout

The Lady Pioneers ’05 12u softball team went undefeated (7-0) and won the USSSA Summer Shootout in Troy July 8-9.The team picked up pool play wi...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Tough Trucks take flight

Tough Trucks take flight

The six inches of rain that fell in London earlier in the week made the dirt track inside the grandstand at the Madison County Fairgrounds a little we...

July 14th, 2017 |  


NBA draft shows even superstars need backup plan

NBA draft shows even superstars need backup plan

According to research done by the NCAA, in a typical year just 1.1 percent of the players eligible to be selected in the NBA draft are drafted.Those n...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Passion key to making college roster

Passion key to making college roster

Former Ohio State assistant football coach Bill Conley says one aspect of an athlete’s game can land them on a college sports team roster.ItR...

July 7th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• The Friends of the Plain City Public Library are hosting a book sale in the librar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• IMAKE will be held from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Drop in and create, inv...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• IMAKE will be held from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Drop in and create, inv...

May 5th, 2017 updated: May 5th, 2017. |  


Birth announcements

Tony Rice and Monica Galloway, of Plain City, announce the birth of a son, Korbyn Lynn Rice, born Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Madison Health in London...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Wilson to be guest speaker at genealogical society

Wilson to be guest speaker at genealogical society

Jeff Wilson, artist and author, will present “Ohio Legends — Every Picture Tells A Story” at the Union County Chapter of the Ohio Ge...

April 7th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

I heard recently that reusable water bottles can sometimes be a hotbed of germs. Is that true?Yes, at least according to a recent analysis from Treadm...

July 21st, 2017 |  


“It’s not what I expected

“It’s not what I expected

My mom and dad made a yearly trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan for about 35 years. Mom loved Christmas. Each year, until they were very old and physically...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Got a minute? Make a list

Got a minute? Make a list

Sometimes, when I seem to have more things to do than time to do them, I remind myself that everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. We all have a cer...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Did I just blow my cover?

Did I just blow my cover?

Throughout life, I have gone under the ruse that when it comes to fixing things I am all thumbs and no fingers. I cannot seem to fix anything. Of cour...

July 21st, 2017 |  


A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

“Gloria, do you have anything planned for today? Are you needing help with anything?”It was Susan, a sister in church who is a dear friend...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Eating healthy at the amusement park

Eating healthy at the amusement park

My friends and I are planning to spend the day at an amusement park. Do you have any tips on how to avoid the sugar and calorie overload and eat as he...

July 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply, one of Midwest Ohio’s leading suppliers of industrial and electrical products, broke ground on Tuesday, Dec. 8 on a new facility...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

A typical child will catch five to eight colds this year — possibly more, if family or friends are around sharing their germs. While you canR...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

The Barbara George team of Keller Williams Consultants Realty in Plain City has welcomed a new real estate sales professional.Darren Clark, who was bo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage my patients to get this important vaccine. Th...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

MARYSVILLE — Memorial Health Chief Financial Officer Jeff Ehlers has received a C-Suite Award from Columbus Business First, and will be honored ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


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