100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

June 30, 1916Madison County Democrat — Drs. W.F. Green and L.W. Olney have been on a week’s visit to Detroit, Mich. They were attending th...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


What do I expect in Heaven

What do I expect in Heaven

The concept held by many people is that, in Heaven, we will be ushered into God’s presence with Jesus at His right hand. Some believe that the e...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


One big factor favors Trump

One big factor favors Trump

The historic shakeup of the Republican Party continues after voters in the GOP primaries rejected the establishment favorites and gave Donald Trump th...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Celebrating the Boy Scouts of America

Celebrating the Boy Scouts of America

This month marked the 100th anniversary of when President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation adopted by Congress to officially charter the Boy Scouts o...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Local industries continue to boom

Local industries continue to boom

It is officially summertime in Ohio, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy local entertainment, whether that is a county fair or liv...

June 25th, 2016 |  


The Amish and adoption

The Amish and adoption

On Friday afternoon my husband Daniel and I, along with our two little ones, walked down to my parents shop to join those congregating for the annual ...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Cicadas are out — must be summer

Cicadas are out — must be summer

In 1972, when I moved to the central Ohio area from the east coast, I saw my first tandem 18-wheeler trucks and my first red-winged blackbirds. The hu...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


When camping, keep food safety in mind

When camping, keep food safety in mind

We are planning to go camping for a long weekend this summer and I want to be sure we’re smart about the food we bring and prepare. What should ...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Who’s your idol?

Who’s your idol?

For almost 20 seasons, there was a show entitled “American Idol” in which individuals tried out to become the best singer of the season. M...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Not smart enough to be an idiot

Not smart enough to be an idiot

In my experience, everybody has a slice of “idiot” somewhere hiding inside them. The trick is not to let it show itself at the wrong time....

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |