Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

The Buckeye State is a study of contrasts. This gamut includes large-city cosmopolitan chic versus pristine Ohio farmlands. Beautiful summers are the ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Choosing between health and your job

Choosing between health and your job

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s announcement that federa...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


Letter: Leaders owe Dr. Young an apology

Dear Editor,In response to the article “Ground breaks in Mt. Sterling,” published in the Aug. 26 issue of the Madison Press.Each time I re...

September 14th, 2015 |  



Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Of all the issues that come before the state legislature, some take on extra significance when weighed against the consequences of not acting. Since I...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Tailgates are back

Tailgates are back

I’ve lived in central Ohio for more than 40 years. When I first came it took a while to realize the impact that is made by sports played by team...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Facebook readers weigh in on traffic changes

Facebook readers weigh in on traffic changes

The lights on High Street in London returned to normal operations Friday after about two months of experiments.We asked our Facebook readers, “D...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Initially, at least, put the focus where it should be

Another police officer is gunned down, the eighth victim of cold brutality in the past month.We should feel numb. We should feel angry.Many do, and th...

September 11th, 2015 |  


It’s hard being a fool when there’s so much competition

It’s hard being a fool when there’s so much competition

Ever since I was a young lad, I have had a competitive spirit. Being married has accelerated that competitive spirit, sometimes to my personal detrime...

September 10th, 2015 |  


What’s up with America?

What’s up with America?

I never thought I would live long enough to see what happened last week. An American. A Christian. A woman. A mother. Thrown into jail because of her ...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Applying past lessons to be more prepared

Applying past lessons to be more prepared

This year the Madison County Safety Expo was a huge success. There were more displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities by more organizations t...

September 9th, 2015 |