Extending foster care to the age of 21

Extending foster care to the age of 21

Parents prepare their children for independence by teaching them life skills that will help them make good decisions as adults. Many children, however...

September 30th, 2015 |  


‘It’s been an honor to serve’

‘It’s been an honor to serve’

My mission every day is to fight for a smaller, less costly and more accountable government. Over the last five years, our majority has advanced conse...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Letter: Thank you, Farm Science Review volunteers

Dear Editor,The Madison County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank and recognize all who volunteered with the set-up and tear down of their lot fo...

September 29th, 2015 updated: September 29th, 2015. |  



The easy way to beat Donald Trump

Members of the Republican establishment are beginning to worry. Their grasp on power is slipping like sand through a child’s fingers as they des...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Developing readers

Developing readers

One of my fondest memories of reading and the library as a child was the excitement I had when the Dayton Montgomery Bookmobile would stop by my neigh...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Quick and tasty red sauce — good on a cool fall night

Quick and tasty red sauce — good on a cool fall night

I’m so glad nearly all food tastes good to me. There is very little that is edible (that is not downright repulsive) that I won’t try. Adm...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Type 1 diabetes requires lifelong action

Type 1 diabetes requires lifelong action

Our 11-year-old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. We’re learning a lot very quickly. What do we need to be aware of as we settle in to liv...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Columnist: Are presidential polls meaningless?

Columnist: Are presidential polls meaningless?

Within the past few days two “major” polls were released that “might” show some interesting trends in the preferences among vo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


No more excuses: You need a flu vaccine

No more excuses: You need a flu vaccine

Even healthy people need a flu vaccine.Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease which affects the lungs and can lead to serious illness, including pneu...

September 24th, 2015 |  


An honest and good heart

An honest and good heart

What would you do if you found a money bag containing $1 million dollars? That would be life-changing for most of us. We could retire, take a nice vac...

September 24th, 2015 |