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  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The many Jefferson County residents who worked hard to organize a thoughtful, peaceful response to Saturday’s Klan rally write to thank you for your excellent coverage of the event.
    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.
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: (This is an) open letter from Jefferson County residents to Richard Preston, Larry Philmore, and the Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan We write this letter in anticipation of your proposed rally at Fireman’s Park in Madison, Indiana, on September 24, 2016.
    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.
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I am deeply disturbed that the Madison Ministerial Association is planning a protest of the KKK protest. As Christians we are taught to love our enemies.
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: With the presence of the Ku Klux Klan at the Chautauqua festival, this raises some thoughts in my mind about where we are in our society and where we are headed.
  • Friday, September 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Dick Polman’s column about “False media equivalency helps Trump” intrigued me, as a retired newspaperman. In 40 years in the newsroom, I never heard the phrase “media equivalency.”
    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
    To the editor: Good government requires changing operations, from time to time, to better serve and benefit its citizens. There are times however, when certain functions go above and beyond expectations and make government shine.
    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.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Hillary Clinton has always wanted to be queen of America, and you know we have no queens in America.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The Madison Teachers Association unanimously ratified this year’s contract with the Madison Consolidated Schools Corporation. It’s probably the best contract we’ve ratified in 20 years. It’s simpler and more understandable for teachers to figure out how much they will be paid, and the increments make sense at every level.
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County is blessed with many people who embrace volunteering. Our county has dozens of organizations that depend heavily on volunteer help.
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    Although parents’ roles in their children’s learning evolves as kids grow, one thing remains constant: we are our children’s learning models. Our attitudes about education can inspire theirs and show them how to take charge of their own educational journey.
  • Monday, August 08, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Your reporter Phyllis McLaughlin’s report on the Hanover Town Council meeting in the Thursday edition was superbly done.
    Thursday, August 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: How do you plan to spend your extra second? According to the official timekeepers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service, we have fallen one second behind and the mismatch will be resolved at 6:59:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 31. What will you do with your extra time?

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