Bicyclist Joe Harp, right, and a fellow cyclist known only as Jim, inspect on Wednesday the repair of the bridge over Oak Run which runs between the Madison County Senior Center and the Prairie Grass Trailhead. The fix was a four-day project performed by the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails for approximately $1,200.

A London woman faces felony charges after stealing two bank cards and making purchases amounting to about $1,700 between the two. Misty Ross, 39, was arraigned Thursday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.

A Mount Sterling man avoided a prison sentence Thursday in Madison County Common Pleas Court because of his young age, and recent family loss that led him down a path of drug use, according to Judge Eamon Costello. Logan Riffle, 19, was sentenced to a community-based correctional facility for drug treatment and three years of community control.

A Galloway man has been charged with felonious assault after throwing a set of cooking utensils and consequently stabbing a woman in the shoulder area with a knife. Jesse Carmody, 24, was arrested and taken to Tri-County Regional Jail.

Xenia Township's fiscal officer Barbara Miller resigned from her elected position Sept. 30, the same day she was found guilty of misdemeanor obstructing official business in Xenia Municipal Court.

Vicki Rusmisel, of the Ohio Nut Growers Association, demonstrates the nut wizard, a device to collect walnuts. They're falling now and have some value.

American Bison, once native to Ohio, have reappeared in a pasture adjacent to Arbuckle Road. Two calves lie in the sun, soaking up some early autumn sunshine, while parents stand nearby.

As Halloween is rapidly approaching, it's time to start deciding where you will go trick-or-treating. Numerous locations have announced their trick-or-treat times.

Principal people from Rocking Horse Community Health Center met Monday with Madison County Commissioners to talk about the services now being offered to residents of Madison County. It replaces the free clinic.

A Dayton man who led troopers on a high-speed chase from Interstate-70 to U.S. Route 42 Friday morning is facing felony charges. Tyler Anderson, 19, was arraigned on charges of failure to comply, a third-degree felony, and receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony.

The new municipal court building, located at 55 N. Oak St., will be open from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 for an open house. The event will also kick off the refurbishment campaign for the Madison County Courthouse, which is 125 years old.

Who do you think is the best - or least best - candidate for your city's or village's council in the Nov. 3 general election? Local residents have one shot this fall to make a difference in their local, elected leadership. One vote, especially in a local election, can and does make a difference, and Monday, Oct. 5 is the last day Madison Countians can register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.

Former Madison County Agricultural Society treasurer Brenda Roseberry sits at her formal pretrial in August with attorney Michael Hess. She pleaded guilty Thursday to a count of failure to file state income tax returns.

In Madison County, our drug treatment division of Mental Health Services continues to pursue measures to counter the opiate problem that plagues our community. Different from drug problems of the past, opiates have taken on a life of their own and taken too many lives that have crossed its path.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers arrested two of three suspects in a high-speed chase. It started Thursday around 3 a.m. on I-70 in Madison County.

The Madison County Master Gardener volunteers are offering a 20-week training program in January for those interested in becoming Master Gardeners. According to training coordinator Barbara Myers, the Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteer program provides this intensive training in horticulture to prepare trainees to volunteer their time with educational program and activities for Ohio residents through the local OSU Extension Office.

A London man was sentenced to three and-a-half years in prison Wednesday after using a juvenile to complete drug transactions. Strickland previously pleaded guilty to different charges, but his attorney, Tony Buscemi, told the court that his client was not properly informed of the mandatory prison time that one of the charges required.