Nearly 20-car crash closed I-70 West in Madison County
WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio (WCMH) – Interstate 70 West in Madison County was closed for two-and-a-half hours after a multi-car pile-up that occurred early Monday morning. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol in Madison County, I-70 West was closed near West Jefferson by the Taylor Blair Road overpass and Little Darby Creek after a multi-car […]
OSHP: 15 to 17 vehicles involved in Madison County crash on I-70
WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Madison County have reopened following a crash involving at least 15 vehicles in Madison County. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. just west of West Jefferson. OSHP said there are minor...
OSHP: Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Westbound Lanes on I-70 in Madison County
Major multi-vehicle crash shuts down westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Madison County, Ohio. With 15 to 17 vehicles involved, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports no injuries. Weather is suspected to be a factor in the early morning incident. Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.
Ohio first state in nation to activate NEVI chargers
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Friday that Ohio's first electric vehicle (EV) charger funded through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program is now online, making Ohio the first state in the nation to activate a NEVI charger. The new NEVI charging station is located at the Pilot Travel Center...
Ohio activates first NEVI-funded electric vehicle charger
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio has become the first state to activate a charger through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday. The charging station is at a Pilot Travel Center on I-70 at U.S. Route 42 located in Madison County. The facility has chargers...
Ohio First State to Activate NEVI-funded EV Chargers
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's first electric vehicle chargers funded through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program is now online, making the state the first in the nation to activate a NEVI charger. The new NEVI charging station is located at the Pilot Travel Center along Interstate 70 at U.S. Route 42 in Madison County, west of Columbus. The station is equipped with fast chargers installed by EVgo that are capable of providing up to 350 kW when charging a single vehicle.
No-till becomes way for Fred Yoder to leave his legacy in the land
PLAIN CITY, Ohio — Fred Yoder was looking for a grease gun as the sun rose on his farm one day in early November. Rain earlier in the week slowed the harvest, and hundreds of acres of corn needed attention. He learned nearly 40 years ago that maintenance was a cost saver, and saving costs meant better profits at harvest time.
Court seeks volunteers to advocate for children
A new volunteer opportunity is available through the juvenile court system in Madison County. The Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA) seeks adults interested in giving youths in the custody or care of Children’s Services a voice. Volunteers advocate for children who are in the court system as a result of abuse, neglect, or dependency. Oftentimes, these children are in foster care, a group home, or a treatment facility for mental health.
10 new welcome signs for Madison, paid with $50,000 of ARPA funds. Older ones in 'poor condition'
MADISON — Motorists coming to town may notice spiffy new welcome signs at the town line, replacing older signage that was worse for wear. “Since taking office four years ago, many in the community had brought to my attention the poor condition of our current signs and how they do not live up to our community standards,” First Selectman Peggy Lyons said in an email.
West Jefferson Joins Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
[Columbus, OH – November 22, 2023] – The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) officially welcomed the village of West Jefferson, in Madison County, as the newest member of MORPC. The acceptance of the village of West Jefferson as a member took place Nov. 9, 2023, following a resolution to join MORPC that was previously approved by the village.
Ex-Upper Arlington teacher and coach accused of raping student takes plea deal
A judge has accepted a plea agreement between the Madison County Prosecutor's Office and a former Upper Arlington teacher and coach accused by a former student of raping her starting when she was 12, a deal that his accuser says is too lenient. Joel Cutler, 48, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Madison County...
West Jefferson Becomes 86th Member of MORPC, Bringing Potential Benefits and Opportunities to Local Residents
West Jefferson, in Madison County, has joined the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) as its 86th member. The village approved a resolution to join MORPC and was officially accepted on November 9, 2023. The commission, which includes various counties, cities, and organizations in Central Ohio, guides investments in transportation and infrastructure.