Repeal the Second Amendment

Repeal the Second Amendment

Another mass murder episode strikes us, this time in Oregon, my state. This time at a college. I teach at a university in Oregon and this gun problem ...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


Yummy desserts make choices hard

Yummy desserts make choices hard

How do you want to live? That’s a loaded question, for sure.Our world is full of choices every day. Whether you’re rich or poor — or...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


M-P moving in right direction

M-P moving in right direction

It’s been just more than a year since I switched administrative hats in Madison-Plains, moving from the treasurer’s seat into the superint...

October 2nd, 2015 |  



Where does morality come from?

Where does morality come from?

There are some moral principles that we see in every culture. It could be a coincidence that they developed that way, or it could be they had the same...

October 1st, 2015 |  


How are you doing today?

How are you doing today?

“How are you doing today?” I would imagine you have been asked this question every day of your life by someone. Maybe even multiple times ...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Heroin & painkillers: A deadly opiate duo

Heroin & painkillers: A deadly opiate duo

In Madison County, our drug treatment division of Mental Health Services continues to pursue measures to counter the opiate problem that plagues our c...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Letter: Support the London Public Library’s levy

(Editor’s note: The deadline to submit letters to the editor regarding any issues or candidates for the Nov. 3 election is Oct. 27.)Dear Editor,...

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


Register now to make a difference

Who do you think is the best — or least best — candidate for your city’s or village’s council in the Nov. 3 general election?D...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Painting to live

Painting to live

The statement, painting to live, is not about making a living even though I have used my art talent to do just that. This is entirely different. It is...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


School fees sideline kids

For many families, the cost of allowing their students to participate in sports or other extracurricular activities — including band, theater, c...

September 30th, 2015 |