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New London Chess Club plans first tournament

Messenger photo by Mike Munden London Chess Club organizer Daryl Skinner plays a game at the London Coffee Peddler. London chess player Daryl Skinner hopes his strategy to establish a resource for fellow chess aficionados will draw like-minded players to a club and tournament he is creating. The first annual unrated London Chess Tournament will tak...

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Reading trouble could mean repeating third grade

Many third-graders could be held back next school year if they fall short of minimum scores on the state reading test. The Third Grade Guarantee, approved last summer by Ohio lawmakers, requires all schools in the state to assess the reading skills of students in kindergarten through third grade by Sept. 30 and provide intervention services to thos...

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Family Fun Day set for this Sunday

(Posted Sept. 21, 2012) The Mending Hearts Beating "Family Fun Day" is set for noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at Fairhaven School, 1501 State Route 38 SE, London. There will be food, fun and games, starting with a chili cook-off at noon. Activities include corn hole, a bounce house, silent auction, crafts, face painting, a free-throw challenge,...

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Gingerbread Festival coming up on Sept. 30

(Posted Sept. 20, 2012) The South Charleston Heritage Commission will host its 19th annual Gingerbread Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at the DT&I Depot and Log House Museum, 147 W. Mound St., South Charleston.  Local vendors will be on hand with items for sale. Food will be served, including plenty of homemade gingerbread, the co...

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50th Farm Science Review set for Sept. 18-20

(Posted Sept. 12, 2012) As Farm Science Review celebrates its 50th year, organizers say that despite the changes that have occurred in agriculture during that time, one thing remains the same: Ohios premiere agricultural event is still dedicated to delivering the best agricultural research, resources, information and access to farmers. This years t...

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Fund raiser to benefit Jonathan Alder athletes

Jonathan Alder Board of Education member Dr. John Adams has started a fund raising drive for a practice facility for Jonathan Alder athletes that would simulate actual playing surfaces. Adams, a former Jonathan Alder quarterback and track participant and now team physician, made a personal donation that was matched by his business, the Adams Family...

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Students get an early start on testing

Let the testing begin. Students in the Jefferson Local School District started school a month ago and are well in the process of drug and academic testing.  Swimming through a sea of examination acronyms from MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) to OAA (Ohio Achievement Assessment) and OGT (Ohio Graduation Test), students began MAP testing last...

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City of London sets public meetings about finances and levy

With significant budget cuts planned and a levy on the ballot in November, London leaders are looking for ways to educate the public and answer questions about city finances. One of those ways is a pair of public meetings set for 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 and Sept. 23 at the London Community Center, 60 S. Walnut St. Mayor David Eades said the open meeti...

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Junior Fair livestock sale numbers are way up

While the number of animals and dairy items sold at the Madison County Junior Fair Livestock sale is trending down, the amount of money buyers spend at the sale is going up. The Livestock Sale Committee recently released the final figures for the 2012 sale, which took place July 14, the last day of the fair. Bidders spent a total of $201,243 on 404...

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Lightning cuts London/West Jeff game short

West Jefferson defeated London 42-14 on Sept. 7 in a game cut short due to lightning. The refs called it with two minutes and 14 seconds remaining in the third quarter. West Jeffersons Jonathan Flucke fights to break loose from the grasp of Londons Damon Coffill after a catch made in the second quarter. Flucke finished the night with six receptions...

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