War and poverty: a compromise with hell

War and poverty: a compromise with hell

It’s so easy to paper over the real American security void with verbiage about strength vs. weakness and the endless need to upgrade the militar...

February 15th, 2018 |  


A bug on the plate is worth how much?

A bug on the plate is worth how much?

Did you ever have a smile on your face that no matter what you did you could not wipe it off?Well, that is quite a regular occurrence with me. But thi...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Love is in the air

Love is in the air

I’m writing this column on Wednesday of this week which is Feb. 14, better known as Valentine’s Day. And like they say, “Love is in ...

February 15th, 2018 |  



100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 15, 1918Madison County Democrat — The Domestic Science Club was entertained at the home of Mrs. W. H. Headley Thursday afternoon. Miss Grac...

February 14th, 2018 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Feb. 15, 1918Madison County Democrat — The Domestic Science Club was entertained at the home of Mrs. W. H. Headley Thursday afternoon. Miss Grac...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Cutting the cord

Cutting the cord

Like many of you, I’m always looking for ways to save money. I regularly review utility bills to see how they change month-to-month, something I...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Hate and humility in the social media

Hate and humility in the social media

I was a late adopter of Facebook. I had a nagging fear that no one would befriend me, and that my Facebook experience would become a monologue. Of cou...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our g...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Get your popcorn ready

Get your popcorn ready

Celebrating the Prince of Humbug.“There’s a sucker born every minute.”Those are the immortal words of the greatest showman of all ti...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Raspberries lend color to Valentine’s dessert

Raspberries lend color to Valentine’s dessert

Most months of the year there’s a holiday to celebrate.Think about it. January has New Year’s; Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day; March bri...

February 9th, 2018 |