Madison County, OH

Madison County,

Livestock 101 introducing new youth to the show ring

Young people love to connect with animals though agriculture, which is proven true time and again with a visit to a county fair. Though the show ring may be full, the exhibitors are typically only a very small representation of the young people in the community. Many young people do not have the ability to take animals to the fair for a host of reasons, but that does not mean they have no interest.
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Madison County, OHColumbus Dispatch

Madison County man admits posting threats on abortion support group's social media page

A Madison County man admitted in federal court in Columbus Tuesday that he posted threats on the social media page of a nonprofit abortion support group. James David Hampton, 40, of London, pleaded guilty to four counts of transmitting a threat in interstate commerce and faces up to five years in prison on each count. U.S. District Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. will determine a final sentence at a later date.
Madison County,

Roxy Hart and Buster are lovable and looking for homes

The following are among the pets up for adoption at the Humane Society of Madison County. If you are interested in adopting a pet, fill out an application online at or call the shelter at (614) 879-8368. The shelter is located at 2020 Plain City Georgesville Rd., West Jefferson. Donations of supplies are welcomed.
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Multiple people dead in shooting in central Ohio

WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio — At least four people were dead Monday in a shooting at an apartment in Madison County, reports say. WCMH Channel 4 reports the shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. Three victims were found inside the apartment in a duplex and one was found outside. Three males and a female were killed.
West Jefferson, OHCanton Repository

West Jefferson shooting: 'Multiple' people killed at apartment house

More than three people are dead following a shooting Monday afternoon in West Jefferson, Madison County. Police received a 911 call about 5:27 p.m. from a passerby about a gunshot victim outside a long, white apartment house at the west end bend of the 100 block of Jackson Street, north of Burnham Street in the village.

Grants providing $1.5 million for improvements at Central Ohio airports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FFA) has awarded seven grants to city governments, county governments, and universities in Central Ohio. The grants total $1.55 million that will be used to help make repairs to airports...
Madison County, OHDaily Badger Bulletin

CMS, Madison zone to include Arlington, Andrew Jackson, Alexander schools

The Superintendent of the Jackson-Madison County School System suggested expanding the Opportunity Zone that will be added to the community Montessori School and Madison Academic magnet programs. The public-private partnership building the new Madison on the University of Memphis-Lambuth campus includes a 25% zone aspect for Madison and Community Montessori...
Columbus, OHWSYX ABC6

4 people injured in multiple-vehicle crash in Madison County

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Troopers with the Ohio State Highway said drugs are suspected to be a contributing factor in a three-vehicle crash that left four people injured Tuesday in Madison County. The crash happened around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday on US 42 just south of I-70 in Deer Creek Township.
Columbus, OHWSYX ABC6

Light Ohio Blue ceremony honors fallen police officers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Across Central Ohio, officers who have died in the line of duty are being honored during "Light Ohio Blue." A ceremony was held in Madison County Monday night at the Ohio Peace Officers Memorial at the state's training academy. Part of the ceremony was honoring the...
Madison County, OHColumbus Dispatch

Voters reject Madison-Plains Local Schools levy

Madison-Plains Local Schools fell just short in its effort to renew a 1.25% earned income tax for a 10-year term. The levy received 360 votes against and 333 votes for the issueevy, according to final unofficial returns Tuesday from the Madison County Board of Elections. The earned income tax makes...