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Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month hits home

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month hits home

Every month, every week, practically every day, has some special designation. Last week we had National Dog Day. Facebook was …

September 1st, 2015 |  

What is a household sewage treatment system?

What is a household sewage treatment system?

There are many types of household sewage treatment systems used in Madison County where centralized (public) sewer systems do not …

August 31st, 2015 |  

The village is growing

Dear Editor: Tuesday, Aug. 25 was a great day for the village of Mount Sterling with the groundbreaking for the …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Meeting the challenge

Meeting the challenge

Area students are back in the classroom for another year of academic achievements. To help them make the most of …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Lowering Ohio’s infant mortality rate

Lowering Ohio’s infant mortality rate

Earlier this year, the Ohio House passed a resolution declaring the state’s high infant mortality rate a public health crisis …

August 28th, 2015 |  

What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit?

What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit?

We learn about them in Isaiah 11:2-3 “The spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Well, it happened again

Well, it happened again

I like this idea of getting older. I mean, it beats the alternative, right? I’m ready to go, but I’m …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Making your judicial vote count

Making your judicial vote count

As the voting patterns were analyzed after the Nov. 6, 2012 general election, one thing became clear: a lot of …

August 27th, 2015 |  

An answer to most modern depression

An answer to most modern depression

Turn it off! Turn off the TV; turn off the radio; turn off your internet news. Only about one out …

August 26th, 2015 |  

The case of the ringing cell phone

The case of the ringing cell phone

When Rocky Coss admitted that he had personally, if inadvertently, violated his strict rule against cell phones going off while …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Letter: We must support our veterans first

Dear Editor, Citizens: I believe it is about time that you contact your elected people and demand that before any …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  

Illuminating trade deal for Ohioans

Illuminating trade deal for Ohioans

Ohioans have seen first-hand what so-called free trade agreements have done to our state and our economy. Bad deals have …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Humor in the unexpected

Humor in the unexpected

“Expect the unexpected” is an adage so jarringly accurate, it might as well be the cardinal rule for being alive. …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Gloria serves up taco pizza

Gloria serves up taco pizza

By Gloria Yoder Greetings from Illinois. “Thanks so much, I’m looking forward to it,” I said as I hung up …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Food safety: Why older people face more risk

Food safety: Why older people face more risk

I often hear that the elderly are more at risk from foodborne illness. Is that true, and if so, why? …

August 21st, 2015 |  

What’s better than fresh summer corn?

What’s better than fresh summer corn?

Corn is the most widely grown crop in America. Since 2007, more than 13,000,000,000 (that’s billion) bushels annually have been …

August 21st, 2015 |  

The truth about handing out trophies

The truth about handing out trophies

If this column isn’t an award-winning piece of journalism, I may not get paid for writing it. Well, at least …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Who is right?

Who is right?

Now that there is a TV program promoting transgender awareness, it is time to clear the air. Who is right …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Could I have your autograph?

Could I have your autograph?

Have you ever met a famous person and asked for their autograph? I used to do that all the time! …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Be aware of the symptoms of concussions for your child’s safety

Be aware of the symptoms of concussions for your child’s safety

With school back in session where kids are playing together at recess and with the beginning of sport seasons like …

August 20th, 2015 |  

On Americans voting … and not

On Americans voting … and not

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters …

August 20th, 2015 |  

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