Car shows trophies are unique

Creativity rules over size for Plain City car show trophy design. Car show participants love trophies. It’s not uncommon to see a proud car owner...

Run/bike now for Christmas later

 Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Kayla Crager (far left), 13, and Christian Crager (far right), 9, get into the Christmas spirit to help Lt. Mark...

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Remember When: Whiteys grocery

From 1951 to the mid-1960s, Elza Ellsworth “Whitey” Penwell and his wife, Margaret, owned and operated Whitey’s Carryout at 146 S. Oak St....

Grand showman title goes to Scott

Messenger photo by Dianne Schultz Jonathon Scott, 19, a member of Green Range 4-H Club, is congratulated by State Rep. Chris Widener for being named...

Rates for West Jeff trash collection will go up

On July 16, West Jefferson village council voted to extend its contract with Waste Management for residential trash collection. Public Service Director Harold Walker...

Ox Roast Idol contest expands

“More” is the word that best describes what’s different about this year’s West Jefferson Ox Roast Idol contest—more prize money, more seating for spectators,...

Six rise to top as premier exhibitors

Two Madison County Junior Fair exhibitors received their second set of first-place honors in the Premier Livestock Exhibitors competition. Four exhibitors nabbed top premier...

Task force tackles pay-day loans

Paycheck to paycheck, many Ohioans find themselves caught in an unforgiving payday lending routine—no money, high interest rates, and no way out. The Madison County...

London board focuses on employees

 “It’s all about personnel this week,” said Superintendent Steve Allen as the London Board of Education delved into its July 17 meeting agenda. A retire/rehire...

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