Pat Baynes, right, president of the Mt. Sterling Public Library Board of Trustees, holds the envelope which contained the $50,000 donation from former Mt.

A Mount Sterling man informed the court Tuesday that he will go to jury trial in February to fight a charge of OVI. John Jacobs, 53, was also arraigned on a separate count of OVI on the same day.

The school zone sign at Tolles Career & Technical Center on U.S. Route 42 and the one at Fairhaven School on State Route 38 will be upgraded with flashing lights, it was reported to Madison County Commissioners Tuesday by county engineer David Brand. They are part of an upgrade which will be done in all school districts within the county.

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.

Village officials were impressed by the turnout at a village meeting held Thursday evening in the Mount Sterling Community Center. Fifty residents attended the first meeting held to garner the thoughts and desires of residents for their neighborhoods.

Madison County Sheriff's deputy Jack Dill on Monday submitted a report to Mount Sterling village council which described in detail the types of calls and their frequency by sheriff's deputies. Overall, Dill reported 1,755 incidents in the village.

Editor's Note: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Village of Mount Sterling is expecting to have some money to spend later this year and its council and administrators want resident input on how to spend it. Village administrator Joe Johnson said during Monday evening's council meeting the village is in the process of applying for a neighborhood revitalization grant.

A London woman originally charged with assault had her charge dropped to a misdemeanor Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Kaylee Payne, 21, of London, was sentenced to three days in jail, a sentence that will be removed if she pays a fine of $200 in the next 60 days.

More than $50,000 in sewer bills is owed by delinquent account holders, sewer district employees reported Monday to commissioners. Tom Taylor and Nathan Peters, sewer district operators, said there are 80 accounts throughout all the county sewer districts which are behind on payments.

Following is the real estate transactions from the Madison County Recorders Office for the weeks of Dec. 23 through Jan. 5. William L. Cain and Bill Cain to Madison County Emergency Medical District 1, Lot No. 20 and Part Lot No.

Three Columbus men who broke into a Mount Sterling residence with a juvenile and took a firearm were each sentenced to two years in prison Thursday. Cory M. Swihart, 19, Marcus J. Knight, 20, and Jason K. Williams, 19, all pleaded to a single count of burglary last October in Madison County Common Pleas Court.

Mt. Sterling Community Center director Annie Tomlinson, left, receives a check for $25,000 from Bonnie Stump, who presents it on behalf of donor Stanley Hanson, a former Mount Sterling resident. A former village resident has given the Mt.

A Columbus man was sentenced to one year in prison Tuesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court after a jury found him guilty of two counts of drug possession in November. Noble argued during the Nov. 18 trial and during Tuesday's sentencing hearing that the driver of the vehicle threw the pills on his lap and told him to hide them.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.