About Us

The Westside Messenger, covering the Hilltop, West Columbus, Galloway, Franklin and Prairie townships and Darby Estates, and distributed to ZIP codes 43204, 43228 and 43119. The editor is Andrea Cordle.

The Eastside Messenger, covering Truro Township and Reynoldsburg, and distributed to ZIP codes 43068. The editor is Rick Palsgrove.

The Southeast Messenger, covering Groveport, Canal Winchester, Southeast Columbus, and Madison Township and distributed to ZIP codes 43109, 43207, 43232, 43125, 43110, and 43068. The editor is Rick Palsgrove.

The Southwest Messenger, covering Grove City, Harrisburg, Darbydale, Orient, Southwest Columbus, Urbancrest, Jackson, Franklin and Pleasant townships, and distributed in ZIP codes43123, 43126, 43137 and 43146 The editor is Andrea Cordle.

The Madison Messenger, covering Madison County, including London, Mount Sterling, West Jefferson, South Solon, Sedalia, Summerford and all rural routes, and distributed to ZIP codes 43140, 43143, 43162, 43153, 43151 and 43064 up to the Madison/Union county line. The Madison Messenger also goes to South Charleston (45368) in Clark County the first Sunday of each month. The editor is Kristy Zurbrick.

Rick Palsgrove is the managing editor for the editorial department and can address questions or comments about the news content of the newspapers.


The Columbus Messenger Offices, located at 3500 Sullivant Ave. in Columbus
The Madison Messenger offices, located at 78 S. Main Street in London.

Columbus Messenger Newspapers

Publisher & General Manager:

Philip F. Daubel

Madison Office Manager:

Jim Durban

Advertising Manager, Columbus office:

Doug Henry

Advertising Manager, Madison Office:

Grant Zerkle

Production Coordinator:

Paulette Devoe

Managing Editor: Rick Palsgrove

Classified Manager: Carolyn Sapp