Madison Press- RSS OPINION Feed Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:46:33 EST 1800 Ending veteran homelessness in Ohio 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. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:08 EST Letter: Spread of Ebola must be stopped 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. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:19 EST Monster cookies are just the thing for Halloween Boo! It's time for the annual influx of “ghosties and ghoulies and things that go Bump! in the night!” Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:16 EST Gloria’s birthday present Dear friends both far and wide, Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:14 EST Use Halloween to coach moderation 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? Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:13 EST Letter: Medication synchronization maintains health regimen Dear Editor, Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:46:04 EST Learn more about judicial candidates 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. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:04 EST Think about these things 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... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:26:09 EST What we really care about is food 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. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:08:16 EST Nobody is as good as their selfie 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. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:31:15 EST The Marriage Supper of the Lamb Are you going? You say, “going where?” And I say, “To the wedding?” Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:31:14 EST 100 Years Ago With Charlie Miller 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... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:31:21 EST OUR VIEW: Make your voice heard Pumpkins and falling leaves are giving way to pink ribbons. And purple ones. And blue ones. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:31:13 EST Election letter writing tips Throughout the years, the exchange of ideas through letters to the editor has been the lifeblood of a newspaper's editorial page. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:22:16 EST Letter: Cemetery levy funds are sorely needed 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. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:20:32 EST When I look at things 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. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:31:17 EST Letter: Say ‘thank you’ to the Keepers of The Valley Dear Editor, Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:59:12 EST That ‘early voting” brouhaha’ 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... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:26:10 EST Enforcing trade laws to support businesses 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... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:31:15 EST Gloria adores her mom Hello to one and all! Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:31:24 EST