McKinney: I have a confession to make

McKinney: I have a confession to make

Many of us are sharing the same secret.It’s something we know is best to keep to ourselves, rather than endure the rolled eyes, demeaning stares...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Encouraging voter registration and participation

Encouraging voter registration and participation

Tuesday, Sept. 22, marked National Voter Registration Day. In 2008, six million Americans did not vote because they missed the registration deadline o...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


I like painting demonstrations

I like painting demonstrations

I like watching painting demonstrations, and I enjoy doing them.I watch them on TV, and I often watch Bob Ross, a master of doing a 20-minute demonstr...

September 23rd, 2015 |  



100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Sept. 24, 1915Madison County Democrat — (No news, this is a continuation of last week’s column on conditions of Main Street.) Travelers wi...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


All veterans deserve a place to call home

All veterans deserve a place to call home

Winter is fast approaching, meaning colder temperatures and dangerous conditions for far too many veterans facing homelessness in Ohio.The progress we...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


What happened to ‘Eat your vegetables’?

Kids are scarfing down a lot of high-calorie and fried foods at fast-food joints daily, according to a government report that gives even greater weigh...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


Madison County Farm Bureau annual meeting a success

Madison County Farm Bureau annual meeting a success

As a member of the Madison County Farm Bureau, you have the unique opportunity to attend and vote at the annual meeting. The 2015 Madison County Farm ...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Gay marriage plaintiff lawyers should be paid – but not enriched

It’s been almost three months since the U.S. Supreme Court announced its 5-4 decision legalizing gay marriage, building on the 14th Amendment...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Letter: London High class reunion was a success

Dear Editor,The city of London should be proud of the London High School class of 1970 reunion, which took place Saturday night, Sept. 12 at the old h...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Encourage your child to eat a healthy breakfast

Encourage your child to eat a healthy breakfast

It’s always a struggle to get my children to eat a good breakfast before school. How can I make them get up early enough to be sure they start t...

September 18th, 2015 |