Columnist: Are presidential polls meaningless?

Columnist: Are presidential polls meaningless?

Within the past few days two “major” polls were released that “might” show some interesting trends in the preferences among vo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


No more excuses: You need a flu vaccine

No more excuses: You need a flu vaccine

Even healthy people need a flu vaccine.Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease which affects the lungs and can lead to serious illness, including pneu...

September 24th, 2015 |  


An honest and good heart

An honest and good heart

What would you do if you found a money bag containing $1 million dollars? That would be life-changing for most of us. We could retire, take a nice vac...

September 24th, 2015 |  



McKinney: I have a confession to make

McKinney: I have a confession to make

Many of us are sharing the same secret.It’s something we know is best to keep to ourselves, rather than endure the rolled eyes, demeaning stares...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Encouraging voter registration and participation

Encouraging voter registration and participation

Tuesday, Sept. 22, marked National Voter Registration Day. In 2008, six million Americans did not vote because they missed the registration deadline o...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


I like painting demonstrations

I like painting demonstrations

I like watching painting demonstrations, and I enjoy doing them.I watch them on TV, and I often watch Bob Ross, a master of doing a 20-minute demonstr...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Sept. 24, 1915Madison County Democrat — (No news, this is a continuation of last week’s column on conditions of Main Street.) Travelers wi...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


All veterans deserve a place to call home

All veterans deserve a place to call home

Winter is fast approaching, meaning colder temperatures and dangerous conditions for far too many veterans facing homelessness in Ohio.The progress we...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


What happened to ‘Eat your vegetables’?

Kids are scarfing down a lot of high-calorie and fried foods at fast-food joints daily, according to a government report that gives even greater weigh...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


Madison County Farm Bureau annual meeting a success

Madison County Farm Bureau annual meeting a success

As a member of the Madison County Farm Bureau, you have the unique opportunity to attend and vote at the annual meeting. The 2015 Madison County Farm ...

September 21st, 2015 |