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eastside news

Walker elected CW Council president

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer After more than a month of deliberations and consultations, Canal Winchester City Council finally has a president. Councilman Mike Walker was elected...

Keeping a watchful eye

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Citizens with a little free time in their schedule are turning those leisure hours into more boots on the ground for...

When Canal Winchester went Hollywood

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer More than 35 years ago, Hollywood came to Canal Winchester with the 1984 filming of “Mischief.” While it would not be the...

madison news

Madison-Plains Elementary: High Progress School of Honor

(Posted Feb. 21, 2020) By Josephine Birdsell, Staff Writer The Ohio Department of Education recognized Madison-Plains Elementary as a High Progress School of Honor for the...

Bringing art to the bike path

(Posted Feb. 21, 2020) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor Members of the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails (FMCPT) are always looking for ways to...

Fair board hires new ride company

(Posted Feb. 20, 2020) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor Ride and game options at last year’s Madison County Fair were slim. That won’t be the case...

southeast news

Groveport sign now a part of the Sign Post Forest in...

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign...” That old song lyric by the Five Man Electrical Band sums up what visitors to Watson Lake...

Community Choir show spotlights music from television

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor Remember that catchy music you once heard on television? Now you can hear those songs performed live at the Groveport Madison Area...

Groveport crime statistics for January

January crime statistics for the city of Groveport, according to the Groveport Police: 19 arrests, 18 accidents, 2 assaults, 0 burglary, 3 criminal mischief/trespassing,...

southwest news

Township to purchase a new engine

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The Jackson Township Fire Department is set to receive new equipment. At the Feb. 18 meeting, the board of trustees approved the...

westside news

Tricks of the trade

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer It is not often that school assemblies become ingrained in the mind, yet that is what happened to Tara Ysseldyke after...

Pitching policy in Columbus

Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown will hold a special competition event for a unique policy idea, and submissions are due by March 1. “Creating...

Overdoses and speeding tickets discussed in Franklin Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer The drug epidemic continues to afflict the westside and Franklin Township has seen the impact firsthand as a rash of overdoses...