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...

Meals on Wheels plans new kitchen

Workers in the Meals on Wheels kitchen located in Columbus prepare three times as many meals as their facility was designed for. The 50 workers...

New SE superintendent will help find principal

From a pool of over 30 applicants, the Southeastern Local board of education selected John Abdella of Greenville to be the district’s new superintendent....

Woman will walk 60 miles in 3 days

Amy Renner of Plain City is training to walk 60 miles in three days to raise money and awareness for the fight...

Top-notch fiddlers to perform in West Jeff July 5

A handful of world-class string players—including a young man who has been described as the greatest fiddler of our time—will soon team up with...

So. Solon teen aims to improve town park

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Matt Adkins hopes to hit a homerun with the new South Solon Community Park Association, which aims...

Towns fire up fun for the Fourth

Four communities in the Madison County area will hold Independence Day celebrations, ranging from one day to three days. West...

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