Happy New Year. It seems appropriate today to wish students a happy new year as the school year is about to begin.
Really? They’ve got to be kidding. Indiana is forcing a senior center to stop offering prizes for card games in which residents pay a few dollars to play, saying the packages of cookies or toilet paper offered to winners makes the euchre games gambling.
Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidates are vying.
The face of a saint on a $10 bill could be healthy.
College preparedness is a national problem. More than 1.7 million college freshmen across the U.S. take remedial courses each year. The annual cost of remediation to states, schools and students is close to $7 billion, according to a report compiled in 2012 by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
The flood waters have receded, but several of our neighbors are still coping with the effects of last week’s storms.
To the editor: As the rector of Christ Episcopal Church, I would like to invite anyone affected by the recent flooding in Jefferson County to a Healing Service at our church, located at 506 Mulberry St., which will be held at noon Thursday.
The 2015 Jefferson County 4-H Fair is now history. And, as in past years, the fair provided many memories for those 4-H’ers who participated and the folks who attended.
Before parents send their children back to school, families should remember that proof of immunizations is a crucial part of the process.
Gov. Mike Pence has announced the Indiana Department of Revenue will conduct a two-month tax amnesty period this fall.
A recent study by the Center for American Progress shows that Indiana students have the sixth highest debt per graduate in the country.
Two genuine Hoosier leaders shared some thoughts last week. Those who aspire to be elected leaders in 2016 would do well to learn from them.
To the editor: On June 17 the Madison Courier featured headlines and lead story concerning a complaint against Madison Consolidated Schools and Southwestern School involving meals catered by members of the Madison Assembly of God for staff members from these schools during teacher in-service days.
The Jefferson County 4-H Fair begins tonight, and if it’s like past fairs, we can expect a great experience.