Test dairy, nutrition IQ with MyPlate quizzes

Test dairy, nutrition IQ with MyPlate quizzes

My son, who is 11, says that since butter is made from milk, it should be counted as a dairy food. I know that it’s not dairy, but can you help ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Quick short rib recipe perfect for fall

Quick short rib recipe perfect for fall

It’s coming. It’s subtle — some might say sneaky — but it’s right around the corner. How do I know?Oh, there are lots of...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

For the last three years I have worked on legislation to transform the federal government’s response to the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


End of Ssummer recipe redux

End of Ssummer recipe redux

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close and that the Amish school next to us will soon be filled with scholars eager to begin anot...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Do all roads lead to Heaven?

Well, I did it. I became the proud owner of a “My Pillow” this week. Now, I know they are a little pricey but they are cheaper than a Slee...

August 26th, 2016 |  


A better way for foreign policy and national defense

A better way for foreign policy and national defense

Over the past few months, news of terrorist attacks has become all too familiar. With attacks from ISIS within our borders in San Bernardino and Orlan...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Zika virus cases in Ohio

Zika virus cases in Ohio

Zika virus is a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, and there is no indication that it can spread person to person through casual contact. However, the...

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


100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

Aug. 25, 1916Madison County Democrat — The Rev. H. G. Solomon of North Vernon, Indiana, is a guest at the Rest Home of Rev. Jennie Linn. Mr. Sol...

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


Seek and ye shall find

Seek and ye shall find

Seek and ye shall find, knock and it will be opened to you.This is where I am. I am seeking truth but as the late movie script says, “You can...

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


Every life a mix of good, bad

Every life a mix of good, bad

The only thing we know about people – both people we know from a distance as well as our closest friends - is what we know about them. What we d...

August 23rd, 2016 |