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,...

Friends House looking for volunteers

By way of a 2008 proclamation designating October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, President George W. Bush reiterated his administration’s dedication "to eradicating...

New car show set for June 20-22 in London

(Posted June 17, 2014) The 1st Annual London Turn-Key Nationals will take place June 20-22 at the Madison County Fairgrounds, 205 Elm St., London. The...

Family inspires author

(Posted Nov. 7, 2019) By Theresa Hennis, Staff Writer Author Deborah Snyder, a Galloway resident and West Jefferson native, has always loved to read, but writing...

Local man takes helm at middle school

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Junior Fair Livestock Sale up 23 percent over last year

(Posted Sept. 9, 2014) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor The upward trend continues for the Madison County Junior Fair livestock sale. Last year’s totals were impressive, running...

Trees coming down at hospital campus

(Posted March 21, 2017) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor Later this week, crews will begin removing trees from the Madison Health campus to make way for...

LHS students carve out their own niche

Students in Ben McCoy’s woods program at London High School designed and made this entrance sign for Choctaw Lake using computers and a computer-controlled...

First-time qualifier wins Grand Showman trophy

(Posted July 21, 2017) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor “Keep your cool”—words of advice for future Livestock Grand Showman of Showmen hopefuls from this year’s winner,...

Dr. Starr inducted into Senior Hall of Fame

(Posted May 19, 2014) On May 14, Dr. John “Jack” Starr was inducted as Madison County’s honoree into the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging’s...

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