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south and canal winchester news

Jarvis sworn in as newest Madison Township trustee

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Long time former Canal Winchester city councilman Bruce Jarvis was recently sworn in as Madison Township’s newest trustee, replacing Michele Reynolds...

groveport news

Groveport Madison Schools news briefs

GMHS DECA honors The Groveport Madison DECA students performed well at Districts. Here are the results from the Jan. 31 competition: DECA State Oualifiers: Eva Walton...

Groveport Madison officials researching using metal detectors to improve security

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Groveport Madison Schools officials continue to review the potential of instituting a weapon detection system (metal detectors or wands) in the...

Students celebrate Groveport Elementary’s 100th birthday

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Groveport Elementary School is 100 years old this year and students there are embracing the school’s founding. “We decided to celebrate the...

madison news

Winners named in Kurt Lattimer Aspiring Artist Award contest

(Posted Feb. 2, 2023) Winners of the Kurt Lattimer Aspiring Artist Award were announced on Jan. 22 during the Madison County Arts Council’s Young Artist...

Village’s new website: Streamlined and mobile-friendly

(Posted Feb. 3, 2023) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor The village of South Charleston has a new streamlined, mobile-friendly website that makes information easy to find. The...

Jonathan Alder receives $460,000 for safety/security upgrades

(Posted Feb. 2, 2023) Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Feb. 2 that 945 additional schools will receive state funding support for physical safety and...

grove city news

Staffing levels increase for SWCS food and transportation departments

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The supervisors at two of the most vital departments within the South-Western City Schools District presented the board of education with...

Art exhibit features mixed media and watercolors

Grove City Council’s Art Concern presents the “Art Collection,” by Diana Linik, on display and for purchase through Friday, Feb. 24 at City Hall,...

Trustees discuss sewage concerns in Pleasant Township community

By Hannah Poling Staff Writer Continued sewage concerns at the Community Gardens mobile home park were discussed by the Pleasant Township trustees. According to trustee Nancy Hunter,...

westside news

Editor’s Column – Memories of Westland Mall

By Andrea Cordle Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently announced that the state would demolish 599 blighted and vacant structures throughout Ohio. One of the properties that...

Mastiff inspires a growing non-profit organization

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Cleo the English Mastiff was in bad shape. Her body kept shaking, she had stopped eating, and she seldom let anyone get...

Prairie Township trustees approve safety contract with sheriff’s office

By Christine Bryant Staff Writer Prairie Township has approved its annual agreement for police coverage with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. At the Jan. 11 meeting, trustees...