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  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The staff and patients of Madison State Hospital would like to thank this wonderful community for all the generous support you have provided over several decades.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, December 05, 2016 3:00 PM
    As the nights turn frigid, a small number of people in the Madison area are forced to seek shelter from the cold. Despite what some might think, Madison does have homeless people - men, women and children who don’t know where they are going to sleep from one night to the next.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: In a recent paper, there was a small article that made me smile. “Morgan & Nay receives honors”.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The Salvation Army would like to thank the community for the ongoing support they have shown to us throughout the year.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    To the editor: With all of the festivals and publicity our community has experienced recently, I wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge another “newsworthy” accomplishment.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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?
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: This letter is in response to the Oct. 10, 2016, article entitled “Domestic Abuse Case Turns Fatal” and the comments of prosecutors Chad Lewis and D.J. Mote implying that Jefferson Superior Court Judge Michael J. Hensley failed to protect Laura Russell, who was my client in a separate divorce action.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • OUR VIEW
    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.
  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: As a retired clinical social worker recently relocated to the Madison area, I have become interested in the mayor’s plan to move the Senior Center from Main Street to a part of the Trilogy facility, on the lower level of River Terrace at the old KDH campus.
  • 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.


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