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  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 24, 2015 3:00 PM
    It seems as if hardly a week goes by that we don’t warn the community of yet another fraudulent effort to collect money from unsuspecting victims. The latest scam involves criminals identifying themselves as Duke Energy representatives.

     
  • Top students showcased in Custer Contest
    OUR VIEW
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:00 PM
    When five Madison Consolidated High School students take the stage for the Custer Contest on Sunday, they will become part of a tradition at the high school that dates back to 1912.

     
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Late in the afternoon of this past Thursday as I drove along Vaughn Drive, I noticed a large group of young boys, teens, and older men assembled at the basketball court. My attention was drawn to several older men standing around the edge of the court. Their faces stuck in my mind.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:00 PM
    We’d like to believe that senseless acts of violence don’t happen in this quiet, quaint town on the Ohio River.

    But the reality is that — yes they do.


     
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 17, 2015 3:00 PM
    Lee Hamilton has wisdom to share with current members of Congress. That wisdom could help Congress and average Americans.

     
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I agree that voter turnout locally and statewide must be improved. Slashing the in-person absentee voting hours by 20 hours a week in Jefferson County is not the way to get more participation.

     
  • Lee Hamilton
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:00 PM
    I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:00 PM
    Indiana’s reputation is taking a beating this spring, and not just because of the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Indiana’s poor voter turnout in 2014 also is hurting our image. It has brought publicity such as this opening sentence in a Chicago Tribune story last week:

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, April 13, 2015 3:00 PM
    Hoosier lawmakers have an opportunity to undo a piece of legislation that they shouldn’t have passed in the first place. They do have a bit of experience in this area.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 10, 2015 3:00 PM
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County will hold its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake on Saturday at Madison’s Ten Pin Alley.

     
  • Friday, April 10, 2015 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I’m responding to the letter from Hanover College President (Sue DeWine) about RFRA. We are debating if people of faith can be forced to participate in ceremonies or practices that are against their religious beliefs.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, April 09, 2015 3:00 PM
    A good opportunity awaits Hoosier veterans looking for a job.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:00 PM
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

     
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: I love newspapers. Have since I was a little child eons ago, when I learned to read the comics. Sometimes I wish your paper published only comic strip pages.

     
  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:00 PM
    To the editor: While I was happy to see the changes made to RFRA, they will have no effect until people can sue when they are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation. That won’t be possible in most of Indiana until our state leaders add sexual orientation as a protected category in our anti-discrimination laws.

     


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