Column: What does it mean to be ‘blessed ?

There’s just a day or two to get out those final few Christmas cards. This year, my husband, John, and I have received some...

Column: Look for holiday spirit

Heading into the holiday season with a spirit of more downs than ups, I was searching for that one favorite holiday memory that would...

Photos: Wrestling around county

  Madison Plains’ Jordan Bivens (top) controls his 140-pound match against Westfall’s Cody Moore during Madison-Plains wrestling tournament Dec. 15. Bivens went on to pin...

Remember When: Groceries were sold at Plimalles

  For a short time around 1916, H.C. Plimalle’s Grocery was located in the building at the corner of South Main and West First streets...

Ideas abound for new English Fest in London

A fish-and-chips cookoff and an English dog show are just two of the ideas on the table as the London Business Council, an affiliate...

Madison-Plains increases hourly laborers pay rates

Administrators at Madison-Plains Local Schools noticed the district was having trouble attracting substitute workers. So, on Dec. 17, the Board of Education approved hikes...

Letters to the Editor

Next year, Kambree’s Kids will help local folks Once again our wonderful community pulled through for Kambree’s Kids, benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hos-pital. Through the hard...

Photos: West Jefferson Christmas in the Park

Toy soldiers greet visitors at the entrance to Garrette Park, which will remain lit from 5:30 to 11 p.m. weekdays and 5:30...

Policy includes electronic bullying

Jonathan Alder’s Board of Education will consider a revised policy on bullying. Superintendent Doug Carpenter provided a draft to board members on Dec. 10....

VFW gives $35,000 to good causes

  Messenger photo by Linda Dillman ...

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