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    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:00 PM
    Thursday - Thanksgiving Day - is a day for each of us to count our blessings and, hopefully, set aside our problems for a day.
    Monday, November 14, 2016 3:00 PM
    Six years ago, the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation that allows judges to fine public officials who deliberately flaunt public-access laws. We remind our area’s public officials, particularly those who won their elections Tuesday and will take office for the first time this coming January, to give the law serious consideration before the new year.
    Friday, November 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    We just elected a new president - the Commander in Chief of our military. Millions of men and women have put their lives on the line since our nation first fought for its independence to afford us the opportunity to chose our leaders.
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    Congratulations to president-elect Donald Trump. The day after an election, most newspapers write editorials saying that regardless of who won we must come together as a nation.
    Monday, November 07, 2016 3:00 PM
    This year’s presidential race has turned off many voters, and some may be tempted to stay home on Tuesday. Please don’t.
    Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Tuesday is Election Day — thank goodness. Most of us are weary of this contentious - sometimes vile - presidential campaign. A bit of that attitude has trickled down to the state and local levels.
    Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    It wasn’t so long ago that the secret communications between students came in the form of passing notes in class. Young love was professed, crushes were expressed and the holding of hands was arranged.
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:00 PM
    Courierarea children are busy preparing their Halloween costumes, but it is important that the safety message not be lost in the excitement of the season. The Indiana State Police has issued a list of recommendations to keep children safe while trick-or-treating.
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    George Washington is considered one of the great presidents for many reasons, but the main attribute may have more to do with the precedent he set for his successors.
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    Before the end of the year, we’ll be sending letters to the many government agencies and schools in our coverage area with requests for planned meeting places in 2017. We won’t be alone in doing so either. We’ll be joined by hundreds of newspapers across the state. Why?
    Friday, October 07, 2016 3:00 PM
    This is National Newspaper Week, a time to take a look at what newspapers do right … and a time to reflect on what we should do better.

    Both lists are long.
    Tuesday, October 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Indiana, and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Indiana Office of Technology are urging Hoosiers to be careful in their online activities to protect personal information.
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:00 PM
    Madison was in the spotlight Saturday and Sunday with the annual Chautauqua Festival of Art and Old Court Days celebrations and, yes, a Ku Klux Klan rally.
    Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:00 AM
    Downtown Madison was filled with locals and visitors Friday afternoon as the Chautauqua Festival of Art and Old Court Days weekend kicked off.

    Today and Sunday our city will host thousands of people in the annual early fall celebration of the arts.
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:00 PM
    This community has worked too hard and come too far to be intimidated by a rally of the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan has announced that members will gather Saturday — Chautauqua weekend — at Fireman’s Park to call attention to the spike in drug abuse in southern Indiana.
    Friday, September 16, 2016 3:00 PM
    Saturday’s Hispanic Cultural Awareness Festival - is an important and fun event for the entire community. The 16th annual festival begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain. In addition to the entertainment, the festival is educational and is suitable for the entire family. We encourage your attendance.
    Saturday, September 03, 2016 10:00 AM
    Every time an election rolls around we hear lots of heated rhetoric about the need to create more jobs; to put people back to work so that our economy can move forward.
    Friday, August 26, 2016 3:00 PM
    It’s a failing grade that Indiana must work — posthaste — to improve upon. According to USA Today, the Hoosier state is one of 12 to earn an F on its teacher background checks.
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    As if the heroin epidemic isn’t bad enough, a new even deadlier problem has surfaced too close to home. On Tuesday, Seymour police responded to several reports of heroin overdoses. It turns out the users had overdosed on heroin laced with Fentanyl.
  • Head on down to Ribberfest
    Friday, August 19, 2016 3:00 PM
    The smell of good food and the sound of great music will fill the air along Madison’s riverfront tonight and Saturday. The 15th annual Ribberfest returns to Madison.

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