Mount Sterling Council member David Timmons, right, said he was proud of the turnout of village residents at the information gathering meeting on neighborhood revitalization held Jan. 15. Mount Sterling Council member David Timmons, right, said he was proud of the turnout of village residents at the information gathering meeting on neighborhood revitalization held Jan. 15. The parks and recreation committee met earlier in the month, and is considering hiring Jackie Dill in the position, said committee spokesperson and council member Rebecca Burns during Monday's regular council meeting. Dill is also a sheriff's deputy who patrols the village.


Several young people will display their musical talents Saturday, Jan. 31 as part of Madison County Arts Council's annual Young Artist Showcase, presented at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of London, located on Garfield Avenue. Among the performers will be sisters Kyla Oswalt and Leila Oswalt.


CPR and First Aid classes are offered at Madison County Hospital for the public and health care providers. Classes are held in the Park Avenue Medical Building, 55 Park Ave., London.


Military Veterans Resource Center is inviting all job-seeking veterans in Madison County to attend a Veterans Career Workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The workshop is free for participants and will take place at MVRC's Springfield office, located at 1920 Kenton St. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch included. This interactive workshop is designed to improve veterans job search skills and help them become more competitive candidates.


Seeking to make a few bucks with the snow fall, Dale Pertuset, left, and Shanice Sheely walk north on South Oak Street in search of their next snow-covered sidewalk. Jobs had been few, Pertuset said.


A Columbus man was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for domestic violence and failure to appear Monday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Khaliem Williams, 31, was indicted in February 2014.


Sidney Anderson, left, and Sean Miller are co-owners of X-Press Fitness, a gym expected to open Feb. 10 on London's west side. Sidney Anderson, left, and Sean Miller are co-owners of X-Press Fitness, a gym expected to open Feb. 10 on London's west side.


A London man was sentenced to three years in prison for drug trafficking in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Donevan Wynkoop, 19, of London, pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated drug trafficking in October.


CPR and First Aid classes are offered at Madison County Hospital for the public and health care providers. Classes are held in the Park Avenue Medical Building, 55 Park Ave., London.


A new Affordable Care Act insurance navigator, Raymonia Lucy, will be available at the Madison County Health Partners Free Clinic from 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays to meet individually with clients. Lucy can discuss enrollment options with clients, as well as assist them with the online enrollment process.


Left, Shari Thomas, county coordinator for the Girl Scouts, talks about how they could be involved in the PAX program, which will run at the same time as the Jazz and Ribs fest in August. Listening are Laura Eldridge, of Action for Children, and Marci Darlington, PAX leader.


Madison County Spelling Bee runner-up and overall champion from left are: Annie Hirshberg, sixth grade, county runner up from Canaan Middle School and Caleb Arteaga, seventh grade, county champion from West Jefferson Middle School. Madison County Spelling Bee runner-up and overall champion from left are: Annie Hirshberg, sixth grade, county runner up from Canaan Middle School and Caleb Arteaga, seventh grade, county champion from West Jefferson Middle School.


An organization treasurer who lost over $60,000 in county fair funds to an apparent scam is under investigation by the Ohio auditor's office.


A Madison County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the rape of a teen he lured to a lake via text messages two years ago. Steven Eagle, 23, of London, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court to one count of rape and was sentenced by Judge Eamon Costello.


Josh Peters, at right, was unanimously selected by the Madison County Republican Central Committee to fill the vacant at-large seat on London City Council. At left, central committee chairman Steve Saltsman.


Standing right, Jean Allard, a retiree who built a house on Choctaw Lake, thought the $25 late fee was outrageous. He suggested billing quarterly for sewer service.


In 2017, the Ohio law will begin to allow golf carts and other under-speed vehicles on all Ohio roadways which have a speed limit of 35 mph or less. Currently, USVs are only allowed on roadways when municipalities write it into their local ordinances.