Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library:Halloween Costumes — Halloween costumes are available to anyone during the month of October.
Oct. 2, 1914Madison County Democrat — West Jefferson High School Notes — The Junior Class will render the following program: Song, class; original story, Carmen Hambleton; book...
With an original painting, what do you really have?
Rachel (Cultice) Knaub will celebrate her 105th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 380 Keny Blvd., London.
President Sylvia Hildreth called the September meeting to order and welcomed 34 people and particularly those who were attendees for the first time or hadn't been to the meeting for awhile.
The Madison County Senior Center weekly activities are:Monday, Oct. 69 a.m. — Chair volleyball9:30 a.m. — Crocheting, knitting and needle crafts
The Madison County Republican Women's Club held its Sept. 23 meeting at the EMA building in London.
COLUMBUS — Call it speed dating for food producers and school districts.
Hello to everyone, both near and far.After spending the past four weeks with family in Ohio it feels good to be home again. The weather has been perfect since we're back.
My daughter Heather once said, “It's a good thing everybody doesn't like the same things, or we'd all live in houses that looked just alike. Everybody would have the same painting hanging over the same sofa covered with a...
This year we have an overabundance of green beans from our garden. If we eat them with rice, will they make a complete protein like other beans do?
Summer is over and winter is beginning to give us her cold shoulder. The only way I can really handle winter is the hope of summer coming again in all her warm embraces. I can only take the shivers for so long.
• On Sunday, Sept. 28 Don and Betty Seymour will be at the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Christian Union in Sedalia. They spent 50 years on the mission field and will be sharing details of their 50th...
Someone has said, “Change is inevitable, growth is optional.” Think about that for a minute. Let that roll around in your mind and see if you agree. “Change is inevitable, growth is optional.”
If you want a good reputation, you must habitually act with virtue. Virtues are learned habits to do good. At a young age we are encouraged to act in particular ways. Our parents remind us of how important our reputations are. We will be judged by our...
Sept. 25, 1914Madison County Democrat — West Jefferson High School notes. The seniors expect to take up Shakespeare's “As You Like It,” in the near...
I like to take short photo trips. It's usually out my driveway or a walk down my road. Sometimes I make a right turn onto a neighbor's farm to see how things have changed since my last walk. All the while I am taking pictures for possible...
The Madison County Senior Center weekly activities are:Monday, Sept. 299 a.m. — Chair volleyball9:30 a.m. — Crocheting, knitting and needle crafts
Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority will host a buffet meal on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Der Dutchman restaurant in Plain City.
The South Charleston Heritage Days Festival will be held this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Sept. 28.
How many fruits and vegetables should children eat every day?
Hi to all of you.
This year, all at once the nights are chilly. Last week, so were the days. Seems like a trend. It took the summer of 2014 a long time to really warm up but a short time to slide into fall. A sure sign is the song of the cicadas at night as they say...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.
Some days you just need to embrace a kitchen sink approach to cooking. This quick bread is just such a case.
Recently I had to travel involving changing planes, which involved spending a night at the Orlando airport. Checking in at the front desk, I then went to my room and settled down for the evening.
Saint Joseph Catholic Church is celebrating its 150th (Sesquicentennial) year in 2014.
The Farm Science Review was held this week, and for the first time in 15 years, I participated in it.
Most people think of the commandment to honor their father and mother as a commandment for children. None of the commandments were limited to “some” of God's people. Our life long goal is to keep all of the commandments. All of our...
• Family and Friend Day will be held at the Center Street Church of Christ in Christian Union, 180 W. Center St., London at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21. There will be special music, drama, and a devotional by Pastor Lee Stanley. The theme is...
Every fall, the garden centers seem to push trees and shrubs for fall planting. Is this actually a good time to plant, or is it just a way for them to sell more plants?
Sept. 18, 1914Madison County Democrat — No news for Sept. 18.
The faucet of creativity seems to be turned off so what should I do?
The Hannah Emerson Dustin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has begun a new program year.The chapter held its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 8, at the Mills Lounge at the Marysville Methodist Church.
A local family recently posed for a photo with five generations. Naomi “Sis Jackson” Pluchinsky, of London, is seated holding great-great-grandson, Braesyn Young. Standing, from left, are: Darell Young (son), Chris Young (grandson) and...
Hi to each of you!Can it really be true that three years have swiftly passed since the birth of our darling daughter, Julia? Julia certainly has blessed our lives in so many ways.
We had a cookout at my sister's house last weekend and I noticed she rinsed off her chicken in the sink before preparing it for cooking. Are we supposed to do that?In a word, no. In three words, no, no, no!
Are you ready for some football? The weather's getting there. The days are a little cooler and the nights are downright comfortable.
It is worth a few moments to reflect upon how the Catholic church teaches. Every doctrine or teaching of the church is part of a coherent whole, meaning that everything is woven together. For almost 2,000 years, the church has relied upon the Holy...
Newport United Methodist Church is once again having its annual fall supper from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The menu will feature ham, chicken and homemade noodles, mashed potatoes, homegrown vegetables, salad, pies and desserts. The cost is...
I really love going down the creeks around here in my small canoe. I study the shoreline to find trees that have exposed their essence, their roots. Some look like tangled messes, others show great power as they fight against seasonal flood waters.
Summer is coming to a close as members of the Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Psi are busy planning their fall fundraisers. Members enjoyed seeing familiar faces and new ones at the fair gate in July.
Upcoming events at the Hurt/Battelle Memorial Library:Storytimes — Join the library every Wednesday, Friday and select Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. for Storytimes.
Funny how dates cue us to look around and notice our surroundings. It's still really dark at 6 a.m. That little bit of light in the early morning that reminds me of summers in Sweden is already gone.
Greetings from the Yoders.
“What a difference a day makes.”I know you have heard that before, or maybe you have even said it yourself. Too many times, we take the time we have been given for granted. I know I am guilty of that.
• First United Methodist Church, 52 N. Main St., London, is having Sunday School kickoff at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7 as Sunday school classes for the youth will resume. All the children of the church are welcome and encouraged to bring friends.
Marjorie Daniels and Laura Vallery make noodles for the upcoming noodle dinner at the Midway Presbyterian Church. The dinner will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the church, 13681 Main St. S.E., Sedalia.
The opinion of Fundamentalist Christians is that God dictated it directly. That is why it is called the “Word of God.” All Christians recognize the Bible as the inspired Word of God. We differ on the question of the human influence in the...
My schedule recently called for me to do some travel involving airplanes. I was sipping my umpteenth cup of coffee when I happened to notice several people walking by who were sneezing. Is there a sneezing epidemic going on that I have not heard of...