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...

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

Letter: Group effort can prevent ‘ghost town

A few letters have appeared in our papers recently about West Jefferson becoming a “ghost town.” They are indeed correct that there is a trend...

Smith notches another golf victory

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Ed Valentino and Rheba Smith won the 2007 Handicap Club Championships at London Country Club. It was Valentino’s fourth...

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...

Alder board revises bullying policy

On July 9, the Jonathan Alder Local Board of Education approved a policy revision on bullying, harassment and intimidation issues as required by state...

24 years later, 3 ladies re-do ‘Anything Goes

Messenger photo by Christina Radi Debbie Cochran (standing left), Vicki Arnold and Billie Spalsbury (seated) performed in “Anything Goes” in 1983. The Madison County Arts...

WJ Biz Council pushes for revitalization committee

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce and one of its offshoots, the West Jefferson Business Council, plan to ask West Jefferson government officials to...

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...

Farmers market on a growth spurt

There’s nothing quite like a homegrown tomato...or onion...or melon. Get it all without the work at the Madison County Producers Association’s farmers market, now open...

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