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...

British Invasion hits Mount Sterling

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick John Timmons (left) and David Timmons can’t wait to talk about the British Invasion at a Mount Sterling Library program...

Madison-Plains seeks renewals, no new taxes

The Madison-Plains Local School District will be on the ballot in November, but not for additional taxes. Instead, the school board is asking voters...

Supreme dairy show a first for county, country

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Helena Hall, 5, washes her cousin Kai Parker’s calf named “Special.” Hall had already given her own calf, “Brooklyn,”...

Trips can be easy on gas tank

With the constant rise of gas prices, many have been forced to scale down, if not cancel altogether, their plans for summer travel. A drive...

See carnivores up-close & personal at The Wilds

Messenger photos by Whitney Wilson Coy Zebras, while beautiful, are also shy. Often times, visitors can only steal a glance of these creatures as...

Column: Crumb-crushing curtain-climber changes world

It was exactly three years ago this month when Kyle and I first met. He was a spineless little imp that drooled a lot...

Fair Photos

London sweeps ambassador contest The winners of the 2007 Madison County Junior...

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