A Mount Sterling resident near East Main Street reported that a statue of a black man in a sitting position with a fishing pole was stolen from her front porch between Aug. 22 about 3 p.m. and Aug. 23 about 10:30 a.m. She said she heard a vehicle with a noisy, sport-type muffler drove up the alley east of her house about 1:30 a.m. Police responded to the report of a suspicious person at TravelCenters of America on U.S. Route 42 in London about 8 p.m. The caller said a man approached him and told him he knew another driver that won $120,000 at the casino and was willing to double what was in people's wallets. An officer approached Darrell Noel, who denied that he had spoken to the witness.

Kathy Endres, center, has a Mount Sterling alley named for her. Her husband Phil, holds the sign.

A Mount Sterling man was sentenced Thursday to six months in Tri-County Jail for assaulting a man at Crown Sports Lounge in London. Madison County Common Pleas Judge Eamon Costello made the decision against the recommendation of the pre-sentence investigation, which suggested a prison sentence.

Watch the Cincinnati Reds take on the New York Mets on Sunday, Sept. 7, while fighting against congenital heart defects - the number one birth defect in the world.

Wilmington News JournalCole Voltz, left, prepares to sit at the defendant's table Friday and plead guilty to hazing.

Mount Sterling council member Heather Rice displays an artist's rendering of the veterans monument the village plans to build adjacent to its downtown gazebo.

Three Columbus men will face burglary and theft charges after allegedly breaking into a Mount Sterling residence with a juvenile and taking a firearm.

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College kicked off the fall semester Monday with 2,225 students enrolled in courses.