Remember When: Threshing with steam power

With the Steam Threshers Show taking place in Plain City July 12-15, it seemed like a good time to pull out another...

Hospital thanks contributors: Progress made already on breast ca

The Madison County Hospital Foundation’s new Business Partners are: (front row, from left) Don Coonfare and Ray Glock, West Jefferson VFW Post 7005; Nancy...

Remember When: County fair board in 1938

It’s fair week! Through July 14, the Madison County Fairgrounds in London will be abuzz...

Development issues heat up in WJ

Concerns over how to handle commercial and industrial growth sparked heated discussion between West Jefferson council members and Mayor Tom Phillips at the July...

Threshers show builds up steam in Plain City

The Miami Valley Steam Threshers Show, which centers on antique steam engines and tractors, isn’t just a show-and-tell spectacle. Spectators also can experience the...

Lightning bugs on the loose

They emerge each year around the summer solstice. Golden lights in the night that float and glow as June melts into July. They are fireflies,...

London Schools starts Phase II building plan

London City Schools may get the state’s share of its school construction costs in 2010 or 2011, which is several years earlier than school...

Column: Alton Tobey lived life as large as his canvas

Used by permission of the Tobey estate Armies of blue and gray clash at...

McNeal takes her 100th birthday in full stride

Photo courtesy of Peters Photography Mary Pauline McNeal will celebrate her...

Composer hits high note with latest piece

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick John Lloyd, church organist by day and composer of orchestra music by night, holds his latest piece to...

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