There are two months left in the year 2014. (Didn't 2014 start last month?) The next primal scream you hear will be mine.
The soldiers who fought the Revolutionary War were our first veterans, the only cohort of U.S. warriors who took up arms to create rather than defend a country.
Dear Editor,Citizens, for those of you who understand and believe in the U.S. Constitution I have an absolute solution to safe gun control.
I saw something on Facebook last week. It said, “Most of the people who died yesterday had plans for today. Don't take life for granted.” For some reason, that saying stuck with me for almost a week.
Life in Christ is a journey of learning and growth. It is the learning that prompts the growth. We begin by getting to know Jesus, to grow in love with Jesus, and to live in Him. Our spiritual journey requires a map. In “Alice in...
It seems to me that nobody is happy with the way they are. When you are young, you want to be old and then when you get old you want to be young.
Dear Editor,Dear voters:
Oct. 30, 1914Madison County Democrat — Mr. and Mrs. Myron Silver and son, are on a two weeks visit at San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Silver will spend the time hunting game in that section of...
The number one reason why this is the best time to take up painting is its reasonably low cost to get started. There is also a bigger market in which to sell your paintings than ever before.
In May, Dennis and Kate Stiner faced a tragedy that no parent should have to endure. Their son Logan — a student athlete at Keystone High School in LaGrange, who planned on attending the University of Toledo this fall — died from ingesting...
October is National Chiropractic Health Month. The 2014 theme is “Conservative Care First.” As the chiropractic profession has evolved, it has become clear that the distinction in the health care environment is “conservative...
In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps U.S. veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service.
Dear editor:The outbreak of Ebola has the whole country in fear of this dangerous disease.We must stop the flow of people coming and going from West Africa with this awful disease.
Boo! It's time for the annual influx of “ghosties and ghoulies and things that go Bump! in the night!”
Dear friends both far and wide,
My 6-year-old daughter is excited about trick-or-treating this year, but I'm concerned about how to limit the candy she eats afterward. What's the best way to handle Halloween?
Election Day is less than two weeks away. Before voting, I encourage you to do two things: educate yourself about judicial candidates and vote all the way to the end of your ballot.
Saint Paul writes in Philippians, chapter 4, verse 8: “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything...
Our community may have ongoing assaults, thefts, drug problems, education challenges, weather catastrophes and political campaigns and debates, but what we really care about is food.That's right, food.
I must confess I am not up to date with the latest technical gizmos. So much technology is around today that I believe most people have really lost their identity. I do not think they will soon recover.
Are you going? You say, “going where?” And I say, “To the wedding?”
Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans' views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is...
Oct. 23, 1914Madison County Democrat — Mrs. Mary Matheney and Victor Timmons were married, Wednesday evening, at the home of the bride by Rev. Woodrow. They have the best wishes of...
Pumpkins and falling leaves are giving way to pink ribbons. And purple ones. And blue ones.
Throughout the years, the exchange of ideas through letters to the editor has been the lifeblood of a newspaper's editorial page.
Dear Editor,I wish to clarify and add to the information presented to the Village of Mount Sterling council on Oct. 13, 2014 and subsequently reported in both the Press and Tribune.
When looking at things, I try to really see them for what they are, what they were and what they might turn into. Sometimes you have to wait on something before you can use it or maybe understand it.
It seems to me that since the U S Supreme Court has agreed with the manner in which Ohio has chosen to define the length of time that Ohio voters may cast “early voting” ballots, a kinda quick overview of the situation is appropriate. Just...
When I travel across Ohio, I hear from business owners who have successfully expanded their companies, created jobs, and sold their products in foreign markets. In 2013, Ohio exports totaled a record-breaking $50.8 billion. To quantify that, every $1...
Hello to one and all!
Everyone should do something wild and goofy from time to time, if only to have something to talk about for the next five years. This is a philosophy with which my children are very familiar.
Few things are as sacrosanct to so many people as high school football.That's what makes the decision by a New Jersey school to shut down the season in response to allegations of sexual abuse all that more empowering.
The week was going quite well until I ran into Ms. PC.
I was driving the other day and missed my exit. Almost immediately, the road sign told me that the next exit was 15 miles ahead. Fifteen miles.
Yes, I drank the Kool-aid. For many years after my ordination, I embraced many of the tenets of religious liberalism. There is no one size fits all description of what religious liberalism is or how it translates as it crosses denominational lines.
As a kid growing up in Philadelphia, I was told that October — all 31 days of it — was Fire Prevention Month, which, in my humble opinion, is fine, even though since 1922 attention has been focused on Fire Prevention Week, which took place...
Evidently, only men are supposed to ask for raises. Women who do will only annoy their bosses and instead should simply have faith in the system and hope for good karma.
Fall is my favorite time of the year.
Today, The Madison Press is going pink by featuring our annual Breast Cancer Awareness issue.
Oct. 16, 1914Madison County Democrat — Isaac H. Hambleton has been spending a week visiting his son, Wallace, at Urbana. Mr. Hambleton passed his 90th birthday in August and is still...
All that stored-up energy and no place to put it. All those thoughts and feelings bundled up with no real exit. That's not exactly true. There are ways of letting it go.