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McKee celebrates 20 years

McKee celebrates 20 years

Plain City mayor Darrin Lane, left, presents a certificate of appreciation to police chief Dale McKee at Monday’s village council meeting. McKee...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Memorial, Sheriff’s Office, and Coalition Unite for Drug ‘Take-Back’

MARYSVILLE — The Union County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Richwood Police, Plain City Polic...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Ohio Soybean Council sponsored Thomas at the Commodity Classic

Ohio Soybean Council sponsored Thomas at the Commodity Classic

Tolles Career & Technical Center teacher, John Thomas, recently returned from the 2018 Commodity Classic, America’s largest farmer-led, farm...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Damages to clock building cause concern

Damages to clock building cause concern

The clock tower building needs help.In a prepared statement to Plain City Village Council members Monday, business owner, Tammy Redmond, said the roof...

April 15th, 2018 |  


The Bidwell Family in Madison County

The Bidwell Family in Madison County

Researching family history can be rewarding and frustrating in equal measure. The Plain City Historical Society is often visited or contacted by indiv...

April 15th, 2018 |  


ODA launches ”Ag is Cool!” Creative Expression Contest

ODA launches ”Ag is Cool!” Creative Expression Contest

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Department of Agriculture has opened 2018’s “Agriculture is Cool!” Creative Expression Contest. Childr...

April 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Alder lacrosse growing
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Softball squads earn wins
ODNR announces seasonal APV areas now open

ODNR announces seasonal APV areas now open

COLUMBUS — Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the spring weather at one of the state’s designated All-Purpose Vehicle (APV) areas, according to...

April 15th, 2018 |  


JA grad returns to Ohio for hoops

JA grad returns to Ohio for hoops

Lily Hess, a current member of the United States Air Force Academy and graduate of Jonathan Alder High School, is playing on a club basketball team fo...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Kaltenbach blast carries BW

Kaltenbach blast carries BW

BEREA — The bats came alive as the 25th-ranked Baldwin Wallace University baseball team hammered six total home runs in an Ohio Athletic Confere...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Pioneer Pipeline

Pioneer Pipeline

It’s roughly a two-hour drive to get from Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City to Shawnee State University in Portsmouth. It’s a route...

April 15th, 2018 |  


County shines in weather-shortened meet

County shines in weather-shortened meet

MECHANICSBURG — Raining champs.The Jonathan Alder Middle School girls track team came up on top in the weather-shortened Mechanicsburg Middle Sc...

April 15th, 2018 |  


West Jeff, Alder remain unbeaten

West Jeff, Alder remain unbeaten

As the weather took a turn for the better, the Madison County high school baseball teams hit the diamond in hopes of building some momentum.Tuesday, A...

April 15th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• The library will host a series of STEM projects this winter at the Plain City Unit...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• The library will host a series of Storytimes this winter at 11 a.m. at the Pleasan...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• The library will host a series of Storytimes this winter at 11 a.m. at the Pleasan...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Joseph and Kylie Harris, of London, announce the birth of a daughter, Aspen Harris, born Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Madison Health in London.She wei...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Birth Announcement

Jeremiah Sullivan and Brittany Johnson, of Columbus, announce the birth of a son, Jayden Elliott Sullivan, born Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at Grant Hosp...

September 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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My somber longing for summer
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Going to the beach
Gloria’s appreciative ode to readers

Gloria’s appreciative ode to readers

Mail time has always been a highlight at our house. When daddy comes home from work at 3:30 he stops at the mailbox to bring in the mail. A common que...

April 15th, 2018 |  


A healthy dose of medicine for the soul

A healthy dose of medicine for the soul

A large segment of the human population takes things way too seriously for their own good. The strange anomaly is that most people laugh at the wrong ...

April 15th, 2018 |  


The key is obedience

The key is obedience

What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word, “Obedience?” I think about my mom telling me that I needed to obe...

April 15th, 2018 |  


FDA recalls kratom due to salmonella fears

FDA recalls kratom due to salmonella fears

I just heard that the FDA recalled something called kratom, but I’m not sure what it is. Is it some kind of food, and why has it been recalled?M...

April 15th, 2018 |  


He’s coming again

He’s coming again

This past week was an interesting week for weather in Ohio. On Monday morning, we had about three inches of snow. Then, on Tuesday afternoon and eveni...

April 7th, 2018 |  


Dozer came for a visit

Dozer came for a visit

I got a short-lived Easter gift this year. When our daughter, Ingrid, flew to New Hampshire to spend the long Easter weekend with the rest of her fami...

April 7th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


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. |  


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