A Columbus man was sentenced to one year and five months in prison Thursday for not paying more than $35,000 of child support. Jeffrey Hodge, 48, was previously imprisoned for 11 months in Franklin County for non support of a different child.


U.S. Sen. Rob Portman listened to members of the Madison County Substance Abuse Coalition on Wednesday following the announcement of funds becoming available through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2014. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman listened to members of the Madison County Substance Abuse Coalition on Wednesday following the announcement of funds becoming available through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2014.


I urge all Madison County citizens to choose Denise Worthington as your next Madison County Commissioner. Her career experience as a teacher, small business owner and parole officer for the State of Ohio would be a much needed addition to the county commissioner's office.


Madison County Sheriff's deputy and D.A.R.E. coordinator Roberta Braithwaite makes sure that the McKenzie kids from London, Lukah, 7, Paxton, 22 months, Sawyer, 4, and Nolan, 5, have their safety trick or treat bags for Halloween during the London Walmart's Family Fun Day this past Saturday. Madison County Sheriff's deputy and D.A.R.E. coordinator Roberta Braithwaite makes sure that the McKenzie kids from London, Lukah, 7, Paxton, 22 months, Sawyer, 4, and Nolan, 5, have their safety trick or treat bags for Halloween during the London Walmart's Family Fun Day this past Saturday.


A Madison County native is one of seven young women elected by the The University of West Alabama student body to represent them on the 2014 Homecoming court. Brooke Ames is the freshman maid.


For years residents in the unincorporated village of Kileville have had to put up with water sitting in their yards, but a multi-county effort may soon end their soggy days. Madison County Commissioners presided over a public ditch hearing held during their regular meeting Monday to discuss a remedy.


From left, City of London police Chief Dave Wiseman, Mike Hensel, director of the London Public Library, Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin. From left, City of London police Chief Dave Wiseman, Mike Hensel, director of the London Public Library, Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and Madison County Sheriff Jim Sabin.


The following information is obtained from the Madison County-London City Health District and is compiled from inspection reports. Inspections are a "snapshot" of the day and time of the inspection.


Bruce E. Keiser, Bruce Keiser, Johanna J. Keiser and Johanna Jones Keiser to Bruce E. Keiser and Johanna J. Keiser, Unit 5-319, Willow Bend and 0.6 acre, Darby Township, in Plain City, fee exempt. Andrew L. Brooks and Cynthia D. Jacobs to William J. Keith Jr. and Erin Keith, Lot No.


Six Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation County Activities of Excellence Awards program. They are the Champaign, Franklin, Gallia, Knox, Muskingum and Tuscarawas county Farm Bureaus.


The Jefferson Local Board of Education's regular meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, at the high school auditeria, 1 Roughrider Drive, West Jefferson. The Madison County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, in the commissioners office, 1 N. Main St., London.


Two London women were sentenced to a year in prison Friday after being arrested and charged in relation to a Madison County drug sweep in July. Madison County Common Pleas Court Judge Eamon Costello sentenced both Ashley Fisher, 29, and Alisha Gonzalez, 23, after they both pleaded guilty to an amended four counts of drug trafficking in September.


Daniel Stanton, 25, attended his formal pretrial in Madison County Common Pleas Court. He was arraigned Aug. 29 on a $25,000 cash surety bond.


A victim returned to his residence near Smith Calhoun Road in Plain City to find his wooden gun cabinet open, and his Mossburg Model 500 shotgun missing. The alleged theft took place between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Oct. 10. The shotgun is estimated to have a $1,000 replacement value, the report said.


Members of the public are being invited to join the Battelle Breast Care Center at Madison County Hospital as they do their part in promoting breast cancer awareness in the community. Women may visit the center during the month of October for a mammogram and indicate their school of choice, Madison-Plains or London.


As of Wednesday, 1,795 ballots were cast and received by the Madison County Board of Elections, but Director Tim Ward expects more to be submitted during the final days leading up to the Nov. 4 election. Early voting is on pace, but perhaps a little on the light side, the county's top elections official reported Wednesday.


David Dhume, a Republican, has served as a Madison County commissioner for 18 years, and is not yet ready to retire. This fall, he is on the campaign trail for at least one more four-year term in office.