Treasures of our faith

Treasures of our faith

For a proper spiritual development we must consider how we will cultivate the gifts of the Holy Spirit. They will work hand in hand with the virtues.T...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 3rd, 2015. |  


Do you know?

Do you know?

Twenty-two more days! I am so excited I can hardly wait! On Sept. 26, deer season opens in Ohio and I am going to be ready for it. I mounted some trai...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Iran nuclear deal — striking similarities to North Korea

Iran nuclear deal — striking similarities to North Korea

President Ronald Reagan’s rule of arms control was “trust, but verify.”The current negotiators with Iran have lost sight of this cre...

September 3rd, 2015 |  



Cancer: A very scary word

Cancer: A very scary word

Many years ago I was diagnosed with melanoma on my right arm. As I was in my hospital bed with several IV’s in my left, I was told about the imm...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Sept. 3, 1915Madison County Democrat — We had a heavy rain Sunday morning. So much moisture has a bad effect on the growing corn having a tenden...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Trump and the trouble with labels

Trump and the trouble with labels

Donald Trump’s sustained momentum in the Republican primary race for president brings with it criticism from some conservatives — the ones...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage my patients to get this important vaccine. Th...

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month hits home

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month hits home

Every month, every week, practically every day, has some special designation. Last week we had National Dog Day. Facebook was full of pictures of frie...

September 1st, 2015 |  


What is a household sewage treatment system?

What is a household sewage treatment system?

There are many types of household sewage treatment systems used in Madison County where centralized (public) sewer systems do not exist.The most commo...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Lowering Ohio’s infant mortality rate

Lowering Ohio’s infant mortality rate

Earlier this year, the Ohio House passed a resolution declaring the state’s high infant mortality rate a public health crisis and urged timely a...

August 28th, 2015 |